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MO 9300277 viewsNorm & Bev Purtill (Nkbampy Pty Ltd), Finley MO 9300 Hino RG197K purchased with school contracts from Purtill Bros Nominees Pty Ltd, Deniliquin in 1999. Sold to CG & DM Lester, Scottsdale, TAS as FR 2355 -/07.Mar 10, 2015
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B & N Coaches180 viewsA line up of B & N Coaches fleet members taken at the depot 22 March 2010.Mar 08, 2015
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Sawtell Coaches 1963 MO214 viewsSawtell Coaches "Rosella" 1963 MO Irisbus Agoraline/Custom Coaches "CB60" at Park Beach Plaza, Coffs Harbour. Sold to Kanga Coachlines Pty Ltd, Mawson Lakes, SA as SB52GL 25/1/13; then to SR & CA Loone, Deloraine, TAS as D10JY 11/13.
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Feb 25, 2015
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0354265 viewsMO 0354 Bedford VAM70 / CCMC (8/5/69) ex Eggins, Taree MO 5190. Later renumbered MO 1767 & passed to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey 7/96. Hayden Ramsdale.Sep 13, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633269 viewsMO 633 Bedford YRQ2 / CC (3/5/76) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Hayden Ramsdale.Sep 13, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875280 viewsMO 0875 (originally MO 4442) had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Hayden RamsdaleSep 13, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 2137272 viewsMO 2137 Isuzu LT1-11P / CC (28/1/92) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Still in service with Cavanagh's in 2014. Hayden Ramsdale.Sep 13, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104259 viewsMO 9104 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / Austral (9/89) first registered 1/90 was a short lived member of the fleet. Traded to Mercedes-Benz on MO 2577 in 1993 & Sold to DW & C Martin, Bombala. Alan Greenhill photo, Hayden Ramsdale collection.Sep 13, 2014
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Crookwell Bus Service MO 5112266 viewsCrookwell Bus Service MO 5112 Albion Viking / PMC. Sold.Sep 07, 2014
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Crookwell Bus Service MO 9332281 viewsMO 9332 Isuzu ECR570S / PMC (10/83). Replaced 1/04 & Sold to Brendan Manion Coaches Pty Ltd, Beaconsfield, TAS as EW 1874 by 22/10/04.Sep 07, 2014
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 4149249 viewsMO 4149 Bedford SB / Athol Hedges (1/73). Sold.Sep 07, 2014
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 4266252 viewsMO 4266 Bedford SB3 / CCMC. Withdrawn by 1995.Sep 07, 2014
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 5699219 viewsMO 5699 Bedford VAM70 / Custom Coaches (24/3/71). Deregistered in 2006 & Sold for non-PSV at Albion Park.Sep 07, 2014
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 7902315 viewsMO 7902 Bedford BLP2 / Custom Coaches (7/10/76). Sold to Pitt's Bus Service, Taralga as MO 7902 with Crookwell - Myanga Creek contract early-1994.Sep 07, 2014
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 0463254 viewsMO 0463 Volvo B10M / Custom Coaches (17/4/86) charter coach. Sold to RJ Hayes t/a South Bundy Buses, Bundaberg, QLD as (10) 10 SBB 6/7/06.Sep 07, 2014
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Beattie Bros MO 5162131 viewsBeattie Bros MO 5162 International C1500 / Freighter (28/4/69) B45F ex JV Skelly, Crookwell. Beattie operated the Crookwell - Bannister and Crookwell - Diamond contracts, which passed to BF & MA Evans 3/82, then to BL & CD Power t/a Crookwell Charter Buses, Crookwell MO 5162 -/90, then to JO & DM Laverty 1/7/97. The International passed hands with these operator changes and was withdrawn by Laverty around late-1999. According to Laverty, the bus still exists in derelict condition outside of Crookwell.Sep 07, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 961183 viewsMO 961 had a c1962 Mercury body built on a Leyland chassis conversion from a semi trailer tug. Originally had a Leyland 300 engine, which was replaced with Perkins around 1971/1972. Photographed several years after withdrawal by David Wilson.Sep 06, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875196 viewsMO 0875 (originally MO 4442) had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. David Wilson photo.Sep 06, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4243222 viewsMO 4243 (ex MO 1700) Watt Bros bodied Albion Viking VK41L chassis with extended wheelbase. Originally configured as B52F, later converted to C37FV. Deregistered 1992 & Sold. David Wilson photo.Sep 06, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9815180 viewsMO 9815 Bedford VAL14 / CCMC ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Tamworth Bus & Travel Service, Tamworth MO 4092 by 1978. Deregistered 1992 & Sold. David Wilson photo.Sep 06, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9815195 viewsMO 9815 Bedford VAL14 / CCMC ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Tamworth Bus & Travel Service, Tamworth MO 4092 by 1978. Deregistered 1992 & Sold. David Wilson photo.Sep 06, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104248 viewsMO 9104 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / Austral (9/89) first registered 1/91 was a short lived member of the fleet. Traded to Mercedes-Benz on MO 2577 in 1993 & Sold to DW & C Martin, Bombala. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183191 viewsMO 4183 was a chassis conversion from a 3 tonne Ford truck chassis (Perkins V6) with Mercury bodywork. The bus was originally set up as a normal control B39F bus. It later underwent modifications to have a freight partition for freight and seating reduction to B14F, done around 1967. The bus was withdrawn 1/78, but sat unregistered in the Mercury yard for nearly 30 years. It was removed by 2012. Norman Chambers photo.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104261 viewsMO 9104 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / Austral (9/89) first registered 1/90 was a short lived member of the fleet. Traded to Mercedes-Benz on MO 2577 in 1993 & Sold to DW & C Martin, Bombala. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines Depot249 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines Depot252 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines Depot272 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875257 viewsMO 0875 (originally MO 4442) had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96.Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1766266 viewsMO 1766 Bedford YRQ2 / Smithfield (30/9/76) ex WD & C Sutherland, Wallendbeen MO 8069.
Passed with business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey 7/96. Ty Manning collection.
Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadliners MO 1767261 viewsMO 1767 (previously MO 0354) Bedford VAM70 / CCMC (8/5/69) ex Eggins, Taree MO 5190. Passed to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey 7/96. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 2137286 viewsMO 2137 Isuzu LT1-11P / CC (28/1/92) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Still in service with Cavanagh's in 2014.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183183 viewsMO 4183 details to follow. Norman Chambers photo.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1833251 viewsMercury used MO 1833 Isuzu FSR / MBS (3/92) on the Kempsey - South West Rocks route/freight/mail service in between operating the South West Rocks Public School service.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 2577257 viewsMercury Roadlines MO 2577 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / CC (4/93) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Still in service with Cavanagh's in 2014.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0354291 viewsMO 0354 Bedford VAM70/CCMC (8/5/69) ex Eggins, Taree MO 5190. Later renumbered MO 1767 & passed to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey 7/96. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633234 viewsMO 633 Bedford YRQ2 / CC (3/5/76) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Ty Manning collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875179 viewsMO 0875 (originally MO 4442) had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Sydney Bus Museum collection.Aug 29, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4442184 viewsMO 4442 had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus later renumbered MO 0875 and passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96.Aug 28, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1700204 viewsMO 1700 Watt Bros bodied Albion Viking VK41L chassis with extended wheelbase. Originally configured as B52F, later converted to C37FV & renumbered MO 4243. Deregistered 1992 & sold. Ken Magor photo.Aug 28, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183173 viewsMO 4183 was a chassis conversion from a 3 tonne Ford truck chassis (Perkins V6) with Mercury bodywork. The bus was originally set up as a normal control B39F bus. It later underwent modifications to have a freight partition for freight and seating reduction to B14F, done around 1967. The bus was withdrawn 1/78, but sat unregistered in the Mercury yard for nearly 30 years. It was removed by 2014. Ken Magor photo.Aug 28, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 961152 viewsMO 961 had a c1962 Mercury body built on a Leyland chassis conversion from a semi trailer tug. Originally had a Leyland 300 engine, which was replaced with Perkins around 1971/1972. Ken Magor photo.Aug 28, 2014
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633182 viewsMO 633 had a c1958 Mercury body built on an altered Leyland Comet chassis (dating from around 1950) that was originally a semi trailer tug. Hilton Everson believed this may have been the first forward control bus on the North Coast. The bus was withdrawn 5/76 & sold. Ken Magor photo.Aug 28, 2014
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Quains Enterprises Pty Ltd, Wellington (photo by Ty Manning)328 viewsFormer Quains MO 7253 Toyota Coaster spotted in Sydney's inner-west being used for private purposes.Feb 03, 2013
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Quains Enterprises Pty Ltd, Wellington (photo by Greg Bush)346 viewsMO 7249 Bedford SB3 / Domino; ex JA & ML Lewis, Wellington MO 7249 -/83.
Sold to GJ Selems, Gilgandra (believed to never have been registered with Selems).
Feb 03, 2013
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B & C Gilkes, Wellington (photo by Greg Bush)234 viewsMO 7937 Bedford YRQ2 / PMC; ex JV & T O'Neill, Coonamble MO 7937.
Sold to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington as (6) MO 7937 early-1990s; Replaced by 2001.
Feb 03, 2013
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Ogden's Coaches (photo by Ty Manning)527 views(16) MO 8997 Mercedes-Benz OF1315 / Autobus, still in fleet as 4800 MO.Feb 03, 2013
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Ogden's Coaches (photo by Ty Manning)441 views(11) TV 054 Volvo B10M / PMCSA "Apollo"; ex Dubbo Coaches (JA Gilbert Pty Ltd) TV 054; ex MJK 470; ex Dubbo Bus & Coachlines (Stonestreet) MJN 470.
Dereg -/10 and stored for sale at Mudgee - sold for for a race car transporter in Northern Territory as 970 854 2/10.
Feb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)262 viewsMO 5634 Bedford VAM (LPG) / PMC; Sold to R & B Collyer t/a Mudgee Bus Service, Mudgee 10/72; Between 6/79 & 9/79 sold to KJ & WL Boyd, Narromine; then to Frasers Coaches (Dubbo) Pty Ltd, Dubbo -/94.Feb 03, 2013
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Ogden's Coaches MO 4195 (photo by Ben Ogle)337 views(14) MO 4195 Leyland Super Comet / PMC; ex MO 446; ex m/o 446; ex Cope, Wellington m/o 446; ex Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Moorebank m/o 446; ex Milperra Bus Co m/o 446 1/7/87 - 6/78 truck chassis.
Dereg 30/10/06 and stored - Still at depot 3/7/08. Sold for a motorhome at Logan Reserve, QLD early-2010.
Feb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)258 views(7) MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood; ex Bus Lines of Australia.
Sold to RJ Drummond t/a Drummond Transit, Greenacre.
Feb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)206 views(4) MO 779 Bedford / CAC.Feb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)196 viewsMO 803 Bedford / CACFeb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)254 views(17) MO 3608 AEC Regent III / Comeng; ex DGT 2145 6/73 - New as H33/26D.
Sold to J Preston, Wellington for a motorhome reg JPP 638; then to Strathfield Car Radios, Coffs Harbour by 1982; Registration cancelled prior to 9/4/01.
Feb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)240 viewsMO 4576 International / PMC; Allocated to the Wellington - Mumbil school service.
Traded to John A Gilbert Pty Ltd (dealer),Villawood -/68; Resold to Reg Waser, Parkes -/68; then to D Redhead, Moggill, QLD as PXX 730 for use on a service from Indiroopilly to Moggill. Remained on that service until Brisbane City Council took over 1/73.
Feb 03, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 9087 (photo by Greg Bush)233 viewsMO 9087 Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 / Campbell & Mannix ex Bosnjak's, Edensor Park; ex MTT, Perth (411).
Sold to K & E Cope, Wellington as MO 9087 3/88; then u/r to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington; then locally for a shed near Wellington; then to local owner Colin Berry, Mumbil for possible restoration.c3/12.
Feb 02, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)238 viewsOffner, Wellington No 7 MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood ex Bus Lines of Australia, No 15 MO 5921 Unknown, No 8 MO 382 GMC / Syd Wood & No 6 Unknown.Feb 02, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)228 views(7) MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood ex Bus Lines of Australia; Sold to RJ Drummond t/a Drummond Transit, Greenacre.Feb 02, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)218 viewsNo 7 MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood ex Bus Lines of Australia, No 15 MO 5921 Unknown & No 8 MO 382 GMC / Syd Wood.Feb 02, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 3606 (photo by Greg Bush)197 views(14) MO 3606 Bedford SB5 / CCMC Purchased 4/75; Sold to K & E Cope, Wellington as MO 3606 3/88; Subsequent disposal unknown.Feb 02, 2013
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 3608 (photo by Greg Bush)216 views(17) MO 3608 Bedford SB5 / PMC; Sold to Gersbachs Garage Pty Ltd, Wellington as MO 3608 2/80; then to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington as (17) MO 3608 7/89, Withdrawn during or before 1996 & held u/r - Sold for non-PSV.Feb 02, 2013
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