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(1970s -1980s) - Fairfax Media Archives

Postby kypros1992 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:11 am

Some photos of interest. Haven't really seen the light of day

Commuters and commuting.A private bus from North and Western at Macquarie shopping complex terminus. - 1983
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Crowds waiting for buses in Sydney tonight.Picture taken at Wynyard Park. 1980
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General Manager of Bosnjak bus company, Mr. Roger Graham, co-ordinates the departure of emergency buses from the Darcy Street, Parramatta bus terminal.Mr. Les Cook, a member of the Action Committee for Public Transport collects $2 from passengers before t - 1984
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Barry Briggs, General Manager of Bankstown Parramatta Bus Line pictured alongside his Parramatta to Bankstown - Red Arrow Bus Service Which is about to come under competition from the Government buses. 1987
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Postby Centralian » Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:36 pm

Certainly a few memories there, Roger Graham included. The Red Arrow bus looks like the PMC that ran the route and was in Red Arrow livery.
I also remember those great bus shelters (note roof) at the Bosnjak's terminal at Parramatta Station.
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Postby kypros1992 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:09 pm

A few more (last post for now)

Blacktown 1983
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Rowes Bus Service 1982
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Liverpool Bus Company 1979
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Postby Swift » Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:45 pm

These official black and white press photos have an added impact. Love the N&W Leopard with the sample of passengers and showing the professional presentation of the driver. Also enjoyed the Leslie's ex Canberra Freighter bodied Swift at Blacktown. Both 1983 shots.
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Re: (1970s -1980s) - Fairfax Media Archives

Postby kypros1992 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:59 am

Another selection

"Heroes of the West Series:Mr. Frank Oliveri at his Green Valley bus depot." - 1979
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"Bus leaves Chatswood Station with passengers stranded by Derailment." - 1980
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"Two of three buses allegedly stolen from a Paramatta bus depot parked in Ethel Street, Harris Park, early today." - 1979
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Postby Atlantean 1016 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:45 am

Swift wrote:These official black and white press photos have an added impact. Love the N&W Leopard with the sample of passengers and showing the professional presentation of the driver. Also enjoyed the Leslie's ex Canberra Freighter bodied Swift at Blacktown. Both 1983 shots.

That was Frank and Morris's first new bus after the take over of Alan Redman's Hammondville Bus Service. m/o5950 was a Smithfield bodied Albion Viking VK55, keeping with the beautiful fleet of Albions Alan had.
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