How the new PTV livery will sit with broadside adverts, like this one for Shell on Custom CB30 bodied MAN 14.220 556 (5944AO) remains to be seen. The bus is seen in Lonsdale Street on Christmas Eve 2013.
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Back downtown on Christmas Eve to see 2006 CB30 bodied MAN 14.220 560 (6092AO) heading for Garden City. Transdev has taken to incorporating its logo into some digital destination displays, which is a trifle confusing, especially as it looks a bit like the @ symbol and its significance is probably lost on many as yet unfamiliar with the name, let alone the logo.
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The same bus is seen again a month later on the 246 in Barkly Street. Congestion on the 246 along Punt Street can be bad at times and the bus behind has caught up with 560 in this evening rush hour scene as traffic queues into St Kilda.
Resting in the city a few days before Christmas 2013 is MAN 16.240 613 (7236AO), a Designline bodied bus dating from 2008.
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Christmas Eve and sister vehicle 618 (7241AO) arrives in the city on Lonsdale Street with Christmas flags flying in the left and a Scania/Custom bringing up the rear.
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