Sydney Buses (Route 177) Mercedes-Benz O305G


This scale 1:76 model depicts Mercedes-Benz O305G no.2552 on Route 177 to Dee Why. Thirty O305G buses were delivered to Sydney between 1981 and 1984. 2552 was built in 1983 and operated for 24 years.

The O305G was the first articulated bus type bus type to be delivered to the NSW Government. They provided an alternative to the high capacity Leyland Atlantean double-decker buses being phased out at the time, the last running in 1986. The Mercedes buses continued to run until the final withdrawal in 2010. Volvo buses began to replace them in 2005 and over 230 articulated buses now ply the streets of Sydney.

2552 was originally delivered in a special brown and golf Urban Transit Authority livery and later changed to the blue and white State Transit Authority scheme. This model depicts the bus in the former livery. Route 177 commenced in 1953 between Sydney City and Dee Why. Express trips were renumbered E77 in 1997 and these services continue to operate to this day.

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Additional information

Weight470 g
Dimensions27.5 × 9 × 7.5 cm