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m/o 29551 viewsCalabro’s Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R / CC (6/12/78) RB51D,in 1988.
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m/o 31859 viewsCalabro’s Leyland Woldmaster ERT1/1 / CC (29/8/77). It was one of a batch of ERTs to Calabros purchased from Hills Wollongong ex Tasmanian Coach Lines ex Pioneer Express - all were fitted with Ansair bodies. All were rebodied by Calabros prior to use. 318 passed to Westbus, then to Delwood at Villawood and later to Baxters / Holroyd BL. Seen here in 1988.
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m/o 06357 viewsCalabro’s Leyland- Albion Vk55 / CC (11/9/73) B50D in 1988.
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m/o 4670105 viewsCalabros Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches Fitted with a Leyland TL11 and Allison Automatic transmission by Calabro's. To Westbus m/o 4670 8/6/89 - Withdrawn late-2006 & sold to Steve Knowles (enthusiast), Terrey Hills 2/07, then to Harbourside Bus & Coach Service Pty Ltd, Wentworthville for parts; Sent to scrap at Sell & Parker, Blacktown 31/1/14.
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MO 3467346 viewsForster Coaches (26) Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches “310”; ex LV & AV Makeham, Nangus MO 3367, at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It has been reregd 5834 MO.
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MO 0778406 viewsForster Coaches (6) Mercedes-Benz OC1621/Custom Coaches at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was sold to Baxter’s (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Glendenning as (8) MO 0778 12/06, then rereg TV 5096.
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MO 2672296 viewsForster Coaches (21) Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was reregd 1026 MO and then sold to Christian College, Geelong, VIC 16/12/09.

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MO 9376284 viewsForster Coaches (16) Nissan RB30R/Custom Coaches ex Lansdowne Bus Service (A & PE Greenshields), Lansdowne MO 9376, at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was sold to J Chegwyn, Manilla as MO 9376 by 5/07.
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MO 0514279 viewsForster Coaches (8) Nissan RB30/Custom Coaches at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was sold to Capital Coaches, Hume, ACT as (ACT) MO 221 mid 2003.

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MO 4205330 viewsForster Bus Service (10) Scania K93CRB/Custom Coaches “310”: since reregd 1020 MO, at the Sydney 2000 Olympics.


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MO 4104297 viewsForster Bus Service (24) Hino RG230/Custom Coaches “310” since reregd 1028 MO, at the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
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MO 9206292 viewsForster Bus Service (20) Hino CM277K/Custom Coaches since reregd 1025 MO and retrofitted with an LED electronic destination, at the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
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MO 3065312 viewsForster Coaches (18) Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was reregd 1023 MO and then sold to Warragul Bus Lines (Dineen Group), VIC.

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MO 9206302 viewsForster Coaches (20) Hino CM277K/Custom Coaches at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It has been reregd 1025 MO and retrofitted with LED electronic destination.

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m/o 7872483 viewsSydney Buses (3580) Leyland Tiger/Custom Coaches ex North & Western Bus Lines m/o 613 on Olympic duties at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was then sold to RS Voss, Hervey Bay, Qld who sold out to Bay Bus Coach Hervey Bay around 1/7/2003 where it became 213 GJM - since deregd.

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m/o 357557 viewsSydney Buses (3531) Mercedes-Benz O405/ Custom Coaches "516" ex North & Western Bus Lines m/o 357 on Olympic duties at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It remained in Sydney Buses service.
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m/o 1025464 viewsSydney Buses (3581) Leyland Tiger/Custom Coaches ex North & Western Bus Lines m/o 756, ex m/o 7191, on Olympic duties at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was sold 6.7.01 to Tory’s Tours, Maryborough, Qld as 639 GDA then Keith Dodd, Maryborough

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MO 4084185 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (26) Mercedes-Benz O400/Custom Coaches 300 ex (96) which became 3580 MO with Hunter Valley Buses.
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MO 5536338 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (42) Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Custom Coaches “550” ex 585 ERE National, Brisbane,Qld. In 2014 it is still in the CDC group at Hillsbus Dural as m/o 9652.
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MO 4158113 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (91) Bedford YMT3/Custom Coaches. Isuzu repower by Busways. Ex Busways, Camden (35) MO 0176; ex m/o 5308; ex Riverstone Bus Service m/o 5308. It subsequently became TV 5130 with Australian Bus and Coach Service (Revline Auto Tech) – Luddenham before being sold non-PSV to Bowral early 2009.
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MO 3314192 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (8) Mercedes-Benz LO812/Custom Coaches ex (31) which went to Hunter Valley Buses and then sold to PR & PL Willetts t/a Kiama Scenic Tours as TV 4971 between 11/07 & 12/07, then to GJ Cresswell's Transport Pty Ltd, Deloraine, TAS as A 74 DF by 6/08.
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m/o 7566269 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (60) MAN SL200/Custom Coaches ex Westbus, Windsor m/o 7566; ex Toongabbie Transport Service, m/o 7566. It became 4076 MO at Hunter Valley Buses before being withdrawn by 12/12.
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MO 2776180 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Service (29) Volvo B6R/Custom Coaches 300 ex (117) which became 3594 MO with Hunter Valley Buses.
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MO 0175262 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (81) Bedford YRT3/Custom Coaches ex (149); ex Busways, Camden (34) MO 0175; ex m/o 5307; ex Riverstone Bus Service m/o 5307. Deregd and stored for sale at Westbus, Girraween 7/08.
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MO 4202210 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (66) Mercedes-Benz OH1418/Custom Coaches “310” which became 3555 MO with Hunter Valley Buses.
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m/o 3550204 viewsBlue Ribbon Bus Co (83) Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches ex m/o 5951; ex Hawkesbury Valley Coaches (B Calabro & Sons Pty Ltd), Windsor m/o 5951; ex Kirkpatrick, Windsor 2/11/90; ex Clarksons Bus Service (R & P Clarkson), Oakville m/o 5951. Sold to Pritchard Management Pty Ltd t/a Belrose Bus Lines, Dee Why 31/12/07 & reg TV 4727 5/3/08; Resold for a mobile tattoo parlour in Brisbane 4/09.
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MO 979361 viewsOrange Omnibus and Tourist Services (11) Mercedes OC1617/Custom Coaches in 1990. It was sold from the Buslines group to Whitsunday Transit Cannonvale, Qld as 446 HDF, then transferred to Bowen Transit, Bowen, Qld as (6)446 HDF.
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MO 979365 viewsOrange Omnibus and Tourist Services (11) Mercedes OC1617/Custom Coaches in 1990. It was sold from the Buslines group to Whitsunday Transit Cannonvale, Qld as 446 HDF, then transferred to Bowen Transit, Bowen, Qld as (6)446 HDF.
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MO 781765 viewsOrange Omnibus and Tourist Services (1) Bedford BLP2 (UF)/Custom Coaches in 1990. Sold to Wyllie, Port Sorell as DA 2564.
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MO 836963 viewsOrange Omnibus and Tourist Services (4) Bedford BLP2/Custom Coaches in 1990. Sold to Cooks Bus Service, Orange. Onsold to Qld 4/2000.
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m/o 4256197 viewsMosman Coaches Leyland Leopard PSU3C/2R/Custom Coaches ex Connex (26) m/o 4256; ex Pioneer Coaches, Bexley; ex Westbus; ex Calabro, Bonnyrigg m/o 4256; ex OFR 073.
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m/o 4256182 viewsMosman Coaches Leyland Leopard PSU3C/2R/Custom Coaches ex Connex (26) m/o 4256; ex Pioneer Coaches, Bexley; ex Westbus; ex Calabro, Bonnyrigg m/o 4256; ex OFR 073.
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m/o 8715250 viewsMosman Coaches Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/PMCSA ex Connex (35) m/o 922 - withdrawn 11/02; ex Crossley, Revesby; ex m/o 9200; ex Ventura, Melbourne (100) FRW100; ex BFI 100. Sold non-psv to Austral.
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MO 64631551 viewsA recent addition to Nowra Coaches was this MAN 18.280 with Custom Coaches SB40 bodywork. It is seen at Stewart Place bus terminal in Nowra operating the Sunday service to Huskisson, Vincentia, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point. This service has had many different vehicle allocations over the years including ex Busways Scania K93s, the ex STA Scania 14.5m demo and a Nissan UD RB30. It was initially regd AH13HF and has since been transferred to Premier Illawarra where it has become 4778 MO.
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MO 55641236 viewsFleet number 1 at Wiseleys Wingham is this immaculate Bedford VAM70/CC dating from 1970.
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5262AO165 viewsKefford Corporation – Westrans, Werribee (94) Mercedes O405NH/ABM CB60 ex (undelivered) King Brothers Bus Group, North Coast, NSW. at Lara for the 2007 Air show. Included in the takeover by CDC.
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MO 1948174 viewsKirklands Lismore (277) Nissan RB31S/Custom Coaches in 2006. Reregd 5014 MO then (115) with Ballina Buslines before being sold to Maryborough, QLD for conversion to a motorhome 26/10/12.
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MO 4906166 viewsBeaumont's Coaches – Mullumbimby (3) Hino RG230/Custom Coaches “310” with a 210 style bumper, in 2006. Reregd 5046 MO and then to Northern Rivers Buslines as (37).
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MO 5988206 viewsKirklands, Lismore (354) Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches SB40 in 2006. It is now (132) 5012 MO with Ballina Buslines.
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MO 1947170 viewsKirklands, Lismore (257) Nissan RB31S/Custom Coaches in 2006. It became (114) 2984 MO with Ballina Buslines then sold to Maryborough, QLD for conversion to a motorhome 26/10/12.
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MO 5233125 viewsWallers Bus Co, Nimbin Hino RG230/Custom Coaches 310 ex MO 5233; ex J & B Bus Services Pty Ltd, Lismore MO 5233, in 2006. Sold to Wisby, Margate, TAS as C41TU by 10/12.
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MO 9432133 viewsBeaumonts, Mullumbimby (2) Isuzu LT1-11P/Custom Coaches in 2006. Sold to an unknown operator, QLD as 036 KBE.
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MO 9235149 viewsKirklands Bus Service, Lismore (352) Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches “SB40” in 2006. Since reregd 5015 MO and now part of Ballina Buslines.
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MO 106110 viewsCoffs Harbour Bus Lines (11) Bedford YRT3/Custom Coaches.
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MO 9114104 viewsCoffs Harbour Coaches (33) Mercedes-Benz OH1621/Custom Coaches sold to Brisbane Adventist College, Mt Gravatt as 305 FXB.
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MO 4688118 viewsCoffs Harbour Bus Lines (9) Bedford YRT3/Custom Coaches.
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MO 9710114 viewsCoffs Harbour Coaches (19) Mercedes-Benz OC1617/Custom Coaches Sold to Stonestreet, Toowoomba as 695.FWK, then ex 658 RJH, ex 14 SBB, ex 695 FWK, Sharpe Transit Services, Bundaberg, QLD then 814 RQH with South Bundy Buses – since withdrawn.
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MO 0967118 viewsCoffs Harbour Coaches (27) Mercedes Benz OC1617/Custom Coaches which subsequently saw service with South Bundy Buses as (7) 777 GRA and then Organ’s Bus Service, Kyneton, Vic as (44) 2944 AO.
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MO 0234123 viewsCoffs Harbour Coaches (24) Mercedes Benz OH1316/Custom Coaches. Sold by King Bros to J Doyle t/a Macleay Island Bus Service, Macleay Island, QLD as 608 GPJ; then to G and S Jacob and Sons Pty Ltd t/a Blue Bus, Russell Island as 608 GPJ 6/03; Replaced 1/10 & sold for a motorhome.
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m/o 7494180 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/Custom Coaches which finished up at Surfside Bus Lines where it was reregd 3830 MO before being withdrawn.
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m/o 8154204 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches. Transferred to Liverpool Transport Co Pty Ltd, West Hoxton as m/o 8154 - Repainted into Busabout livery when business merged with Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd).
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m/o 8353215 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches. Transferred to Liverpool Transport Co Pty Ltd, West Hoxton as m/o 8353 - Repainted into Busabout livery when business merged with Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd).
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m/o 8153184 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Coach Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches. Transferred 9/97 to Liverpool Transport Co Pty Ltd, West Hoxton as m/o 8153 - Repainted into Busabout livery when business merged with Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd).
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m/o 7202194 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Mercedes-Benz OC1617/Custom Coaches. Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as m/o 7202 by 3/97, then written off following a roll over after being hit by a car in 2001.
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m/o 7489249 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches. Transferred to Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd), Casula as m/o 7489 - Converted to RB53F and then transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (507) m/o 7489.
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m/o 5130152 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Leyland Super Viking/Custom Coaches. Sold to JR & TA Schirmer, Walla Walla as MO 5193 4/92; Sold by 25/1/01.
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m/o 194174 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Mercedes-Benz OC1617/Custom Coaches. Reregd m/o 8986 by 3/97 and sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as m/o 8986 by 3/97, then rereg MO 6723. Sold 5/10/06 to Casula Bus & Coach as MO 6723.
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m/o 829278 viewsWestbus Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches "Euro II" in 1998 – now with Hunter Valley buses.
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m/o 4360230 viewsWestbus Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches in 1998. It subsequently operated with Hillsbus before being sold to Casula Bus & Coach.
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m/o 7591212 viewsWestbus Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches "Euro II" in 1998. It subsequently operated with Hillsbus before being withdrawn.
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