Archive for August, 2009

Panorama Melaka bus

August 21, 2009

On my last visit to Melacca, this Hicom bodied MAN SL252 operated by PM Cultural & Tourism Sdn Bhd was still in superb condition. During my visit this year, I photographed the same bus. Condition has deteriorated, electronic destination display spoiled and near side headlight broken. A piece of paper was stuck to the windscreen to show the route details:


Magnum Bus

August 10, 2009

Hop on board the Magnum Bus on 8th and 9th August weekend and get free Magnum ice creams. Two SBS Transit buses were chartered by Wall’s to promote their Magnum ice creams.
Magnum Bus at Bras Basah Road :

Small Sunday Times article on 9th August :
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August 3, 2009

Some Chinese people are a superstitious lot. Certain numbers are to be avoided at all cost. Certain numbers must be obtain at any cost especially when it comes to vehicles registration plates. The number “4” is unlucky and it sounds like “death” in Chinese. Since LTA started to introduce the PCXXXX series of registration numbers for buses and coaches in 2008, Five Stars Express bid for all the numbers PC1111, PC2222, PC3333, PC5555, PC6666, PC7777 for their coaches but avoided PC4444. Transtar Express bid for all the single digit numbers PC1, PC2, PC3, PC5,…etc, no PC4.
Here is one fellow who is not afraid of the number “4” :
So far I have yet to spot buses or coaches with registration numbers PC444 and PC4444. Any brave souls out there bidding for it?