Ventura #1179 (ex #837, ex #42): AOAs

A history of liveries worn by Ventura #1179 (ex #837, ex #42) (Scania L94UB, Custom “CB60”) over the years:

  • August 2000 – Bus delivered as #42 in Ventura two-tone blue livery
  • 2005 – Fleet renumbering to integrate former National Bus fleet sees #42 become #837
  • December 2010 – Received AOA for “Big Bash Cricket”
  • February 2011 – Received AOA for “Motorola – Defy
  • Mid 2011 – Reverted to Ventura two-tone blue livery
  • 2014 – Fleet renumbering to integrate former Grenda fleet sees #837 become #1179
  • October 2014 – Received PTV livery, initially seen on rail replacement on 4 & 5 October in a partial livery

Ventura #837 (Scania L94UB, Custom “CB60”) runs a 703 service at Monash Uni advertising Big Bash Cricket (December 2010) (Mick Kane)

Wearing an AOA for Motorola Defy, Ventura #837 (Scania L94UB, Custom “CB60”) is seen at Middle Brighton (5/2/2011) (Craig Halsall)

Ventura #837 (Scania L94UB, Custom “CB60”) advertises Motorola Defy, posing in the sun at the Oakleigh Depot (Mick Kane)

Nearside shot of Motorola Defy AOA on Ventura #837 (Scania L94UB, Custom “CB60”) at the Oakleigh Depot (Mick Kane)

In the process of mutating into PTV livery, #1179, a 2000 Scania L94UB, Custom Coaches “CB60” runs weekend rail replacement at Parliament (4/10/2014) (Alex Smith)