Bus Australia Photo Gallery


Most viewed - PMC (Pressed Metal Corporation)
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m/o 0452942 viewsVeolia Transport (54) Mercedes/PMC ex-STA Mark II 2234 at Bankstown. The trail blazer for the yellow fronts when that livery was adopted by Connex.
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m/o 19162890 viewsHillsbus Ex-STA 2137 Mercedes Benz O305/PMC MkII arriving at Parramatta Station on route 625. Withdrawn for parts by 1/09.
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m/o 7432509 viewsBusabout Volvo B10M Mk II/PMCSA ex Metropolition Transport Trust, Hobart, TAS (79) GV 4287. Transferred to associated operator Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads 5/08 but it does not appear to have been registered there.
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m/o 8439, m/o 8258, m/o 81252478 viewsWestbus. 8439 is a Volvo B7RLE/CC 'CB60'. 8258 is a Mercedes O305/PMC ex Baxters, ex Delwood, ex STA Mark 1 1899, at the Penrith depot 21/3/2007. Since sold to Select Coaches. 8125 is a Volvo B10M Mk III/CC.
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m/o 1923 and m/o 17692435 views30 Years Of O305's in Sydney Tour. Two Sydney Buses Mercedes O305 Mark 1's m/o 1923 in original livery and m/o 1769 in a later livery at the Edgecliff Bus Interchange.
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m/o 25542215 viewsSydney Buses O305G articulated 2554 in new livery This is the oldest bus in the fleet and the oldest articulated bus to get the new State Transit livery applied, ie no red stripe, no diagonal blue on the side of the bus and whole blue rear.
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m/o 89252097 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes O305G/PMC artic seen in the Killarney Heights loop on route 270 as it crosses a speed hump. Ex-STA 2573.
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17692027 viewsMercedes O305/PMC Mk I 1769 operating shuttles from Hurstville Station to the Model Railway Exhibition on the 01/10/06
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m/o 90432006 viewsWestbus Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 2179 at the depot 21/3/2007. Sold to Select Coaches
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m/o 25541938 viewsSydney Buses O305G articulated 2554 in new livery. This is the oldest bus in the fleet and the oldest articulated bus to get the new State Transit livery applied, ie no red stripe, no diagonal blue on the side of the bus and whole blue rear.
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m/o 9039 and m/o 90431937 viewsHillsbus/Westbus Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II ex STA 2303 and 2179 respectively at the depot 21/3/2007. Both have been sold to Select Coaches. 9039 was subsequently BF 43 RE with Allan Barnes Coaches.
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FUN 6801925 viewsTezza Party Bus FUN 680 was a common sight on the harbour bridge, operating its daily school run from Maroubra to Gleneaon School at Castle Cove. This bus is the last ex UTA Leopard with original bodywork running in service in Sydney. It is Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R/PMC ex West Bankstown Bus Service m/o 7227; ex UTA 3885. Transferred to Oberon for storage 26/7/11; Advertised for sale on Gumtree 6/13.
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m/o 7677 and m/o 89341911 viewsEx-Adelaide and ex-State Transit artics. Which looks better? First one is 7677, Volvo B58 articulated from Adelaide and the second one is 8934, ex-Sydney Buses 2567.
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XKT 6971910 viewsPort Stephens Coaches Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II 2010. Sold to Bankstown Coaches 31/01/08 as XKT 697, then reregd TV 5321 soon after. Seen at the depot.
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MO 21461803 viewsKiama Coachlines uses former STA 2563 Mercedes O305G/PMC on shift number 14, an am/pm school run from Kiama Downs into Kiama schools. It replaced former MO 2146, a MAN SG192 with Goppel bodywork.
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m/o 26091745 viewsSydney Buses 2609 Mercedes O305/PMC Mark III on a rainy day. Taken by Andy Lee in Bourke Street, Waterloo around 5.30pm.
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m/o 1920 m/o 8425 and m/o 76601704 viewsVeolia Transport (622) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II ex transit First ex STA 2355 since withdrawn, (683) Leyland Tiger /CC ex transit First, ex Baxters since reregd m/o 9100 and (152) Mercedes-Benz O405/CC "510" ex transit First.
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MO 22831692 viewsHunter Valley Buses Leyland Leopard/PMC. ex (53); ex (M8) MO 4034 seen approaching the depot in the last minutes of light for the day. Deregd and stored for sale at Westbus, Girraween 7/08.
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ex m/o 19231632 views30 Years Of O305's in Sydney Tour. Ex Sydney Buses Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 1923 in original livery.
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Premier Illawarra1619 viewsTwo unregistered ex STA Mercedes O305/PMC units - the one on the right is ex m/o 2413. The other one which had been in service with Premier Illawarra as m/o 7945 is ex 2086 which has since become TV 4725 at Northern Beaches Buses and then at Tango Pty Ltd, Melrose Park - withdrawn and stored at Terrey Hills 7/10 - sent to scrap.
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m/o 54191599 viewsSt Ives Bus Service operated an immaculate fleet of Leylands and Hinos up until 1998 when services were sold to Forest Coach Lines. (9) m/o 5419 Leyland Leopard/PMC is seen at Pymble Station, about to commence a 584 service to St Ives Chase. It became a part of Forest's fleet before being sold to Grennan, Qld as 742 EVE. It was for sale on EBay 1/2012.
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m/o 25521585 viewsSTA Randwick Tour 15/10/06. Mercedes Benz O305G/PMC m/o 2552 poses for a photo, at La Perouse terminus
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m/o 91551550 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes O305G/PMC ex STA 2550 - On dry hire from the Parker Family preservationists) from 3/07. Has since returned to the Parker Family. Seen at the Forest Depot being fueled after having the signage and accreditation applied, ready for route service the next morning.
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ex m/o 19231520 views30 Years Of O305's in Sydney Tour. Ex Sydney Buses (1923) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark 1 shown in the original Mark I livery.
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m/o 70781490 viewsSouth Trans (53) Mercedes Benz O305/PMC ex STA Mark I 1947 in Telstra advertising livery.
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MO 67191463 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B58 Arti/PMCSA ex Torrens Transit, Adelaide, SA (933); ex Serco (933); ex Trans Adelaide (1357). Since reregd 2401 MO and Withdrawn by 18/7/2012.
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m/o 23501450 viewsSydney Buses Leichhardt Mercedes/PMC MkII (2350) at the Millers Point terminus during the night before operating a route 431. Since sold to the Belfield Group Ltd, Rossmore Park NSW
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Ex Adelaide B10MA1444 viewsBus Stop Sales & Service had this ex Adelaide Volvo B10M/PMCSA articulated vehicle for sale in 2006, being stored at Tempe, alongside ex Sydney Mercedes O305 rigids, also for sale.
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MO 66121431 viewsShoal Bus Volvo B10M Articulated/PMCSA ex Southlink, Adelaide, SA (2317) WJP 401 9/06; ex STA (1387) seen at the depot in the middle of the day between school runs. Since reregd 2386 MO.
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0655AC1420 viewsMt Hotham use several ex STA Mercedes O305/PMCs on shuttles around the ski resort. Fleet number 5, 0655AC ex STA 2103, is seen at the resort in the height of the snow season 2005.
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Bass Hill1411 viewsu/r Leyland Super Viking + Allison/PMC which was never registered at Bass Hill but became m/o 132 at Baxters. Photo by Denair
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m/o 0451404 views(54) Veolia Transport Mercedes O305/PMC at Bankstown ex Crossleys ex STA 2234
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m/o 1971386 viewsVoyager Coaches Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/PMC seen departing the Randwick races. It was ex Mosman Coaches m/o 197; ex Tezza & Co, Port Botany u/r; ex Connex (38) m/o 708; ex Crossley Bus Lines, Revesby m/o 708; ex m/o 8843; ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 4559. Deregd 27/11/07.
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m/o 84761376 viewsFrom Daniella Bus & Coach is this Mercedes O305 / PMC ex Shorelink (53) ex Mt Kuringai ex Shorelink (8) ex UTA Mk1 1955. Dont know if this was on Charter or was operating the very hard to figure out Starbus shuttle services.
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m/o 55241374 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Albion Viking VK57/PMC, ex RM Campbell's demo. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 33041361 viewsSydney Buses (3304) Renault PR100.2/PMC at Ryde depot. Subsequently it became TV 5273 with Telfords.
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2536AO1342 viewsVentura (36) Leyland Tiger/PMC seen at Glen Waverley Bus Interchange in advertising livery
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ex m/o 19231339 views30 Years Of O305's in Sydney Tour. Ex Sydney Buses Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 1923 in original livery.
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MO 06601329 viewsMorisset Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/ PMC rebody ex UTA 1695 together with similar unit ex MO 0661 rebody ex UTA 1684 - being used for parts. The former has since become m/o 197 at Ley-Aec Transport - Brookvale.
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MO 6722 and MO 53681324 viewsNowra Coaches - Two ex Busways, Central Coast Scania K93s with PMCSA bodies.
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m/o 25521317 viewsSTA Randwick Tour 15/10/06. Mercedes Benz O305G PMC m/o 2552 exits Port Botany Bus Depot
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m/o 39371277 viewsUTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark II seen here after its withdrawal.
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MO 6451 and MO 67201266 viewsTwo PMCSA bodied articulated buses at Nowra Coaches. MO 6451 MAN SG220 ex Darwin now regd 2427 MO and MO 6720 Volvo B58 ex Torrens Transit, Adelaide, SA (931); ex Serco (931); ex Trans Adelaide (1355). now regd 2402 MO.
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m/o 40941259 viewsCrowthers Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA Mk II 2206. Sold to Bathurst Coaches Pty Ltd as MO 5927 by 4/04, then to Jones Bros Bus Co Pty Ltd, Bathurst as MO 5927 and transferred to Lithgow depot - Sold by Biega (dlr) 3/08 and noted at Roselands 15/4/08 regd AU29ZV. Seen here in Buslink livery at the rear of the Gannons Road depot.
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MO 25351256 viewsKirklands of Lismore have operated Lismore route and school services for many years. Whilst now they operate a generally standardised fleet of Mercedes, Nissan and MAN vehicles, they once had a great variety of vehicles acquired with the businesses of many local operators. Mercedes O305/PMC MO 2535 came into the fleet when Kirklands took over the Lismore town services of Simes Brothers, ex Smekel's, Gold Coast, QLD 864 PNS. Since transferred to Shorelink where it became (46) m/o 8509. Then sold 3/11 to Beachwheels Coaches Pty Ltd, Beacon Hill still as m/o 8509.
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m/o 41911255 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC at Collaroy.
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MO 58791236 viewsA Mercedes Benz OH1622 with a 1987 PMC body, prepares for afternoon school duties in Brilliant St Bathurst in Nov 2005. Jones Bros acquired it with the business of Bathurst Coaches. It previously operated for Shorelink & Deanes Coaches
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MO 21461229 viewsKiama Coachlines Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC ex Nowra Coaches u/r; ex STA 2563 at Kiama Downs on school service 14. Since reregd 2906 MO.
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m/o 14681224 viewsKurnell Bus Lines Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 2102 wearing their new signwriting. This was subsequently renamed back to Skennars Bus Lines although accreditation is still Kurnell. Deregd by 1/12.
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m/o 3351 and m/o 17111213 viewsSTA Randwick Tour 15/10/06. 3351 Mercedes O405/PMC Mark 5 & 1711 Volvo B12BLEA/CC Artic at Bondi
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m/o 25741212 viewsSydney Buses (2574) Mercedes O305G/PMC in heavy rain during Military Road peak hour.
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MO 56591209 viewsSurfside Buslines (590) Hino RG197K/PMCA "Commuter" ex-STA (3536) m/o 174 B51D; ex-North and Western m/o 174; ex m/o 8804. Later regd 5252 MO.
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TV 41851207 viewsManly Coaches Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC ex STA 2555 2/06. Deregd 1/12/08. Seen turning from Tyneside Ave into Victoria Ave, Chatswood on its daily drop of St Aloysius kids to Tyneside oval.
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MO 03021202 viewsFearnes, Wagga Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/Smithfield ex UTA 1703 - Remodelled by PMC with "Metro 90" front (Rebuild R9945 2/91). Sold to Riad Chahal (bus enthusiast), Sydney 12/06 and onsold to Voyager Coaches Pty Ltd, Brookvale as m/o 1071. Resold to Ley-Aec Transport Brookvale as m/o 1071 and then m/o 025.
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m/o 40061180 viewsHopkinsons Metro Bus Mercedes-Benz O405/PMCSA ex m/o 7779 ex Quince Melbourne DKA136 B41D
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m/o 77601178 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Pleasure Tours, Bass Hill m/o 7760; ex North & Western, Gladesville m/o 5924, seen departing Shellharbour depot for a school run.
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m/o 1321172 viewsu/r Bass Hill Bus Service Leyland Super Viking + Allison/PMC which became m/o 132 at Baxters seen here in the Baxters livery. From there it was sold to Fearnes Investments, Wagga Wagga as MO 4852 and then to Capital Touring Services Pty Ltd, Gowrie, ACT as MO 222. Photo by Denair.
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m/o 1140 and m/o 1203.1165 viewsFrom State Transit, Sydney Buses are these Mercedes O405NH-CNG/CC's. STA buses at Macquarie Centre are stopping opposite the interchange due to reconstruction works. 1203 and 1140 are seen here operating routes 295 and 545. Of these 1203 was at times used as a supplementary Tway bus.

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m/o 89251164 viewsForest Coachlines Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC ex STA 2573 15/3/06. Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra 23/7/09.
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MO 19131162 viewsBusways (508) Hino AK176K/PMCA "Commuter" ex King Bros (319); ex Great Lakes Coaches, Bulahdelah MO 1913 via King Bros. Sold to Used Bus Sales Australia (Ken Chauvier), Brisbane 6/6/08.
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