• Dublin Corporation manual dustcart.

Dublin Bus DF694

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Summerhill based Van Hool An68Atlantean on the southbound leg of a cross city 16A service.

The offside add was a colourful campaign from the 1990's, 'Yoplait the route for fruit'. Perhaps of note, is the manual dustcart, 'MZL 815' , for so long a part of everyday life in the city.

Scan from a slide. Dublin June 22nd 1991.

SHH389X, D464-Darren Hall, EV56, and 28 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Shamrock 105 39 months ago | reply

    Jonathan, superb 1991 mid summer shot, why was D694 on the 16A southbound on Grafton Street? was Dame Street/Georges Street closed on the day of the pic? As regards the MZL registered dustcart, there is one of them still in service around the Liberities. Just looking at D694, it was in very original 'as delivered condition' and hadn't been through the BMS at Inchicore and for that reason perhaps was chosen as a preservation bus by the TMSI at Howth where it now lives in retirement. P

  2. Longreach - Jonathan McDonnell 39 months ago | reply

    P. Thank you. As far as I recall Dame Street was just fine, the problem was further along I think????

    Thats interesting about the dustcart, noted thank you. I would like to track it down. Yes bodywise 694 was close to original body mouldings OK. J

  3. Colum O'Dwyer 28 months ago | reply

    I miss the old green buses :) Much nicer than the ones we have now.

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  4. matt760. 26 months ago | reply

    We would love to see you in our group- Irish~photographers

  5. dennis trident william 20 months ago | reply

    What bus is the last one?it looks so ugly! loool but serisly what bus is it?

  6. Longreach - Jonathan McDonnell 20 months ago | reply

    The last bus is a 'KD' class Bombardier. Thanks for looking.

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