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TV 3931366 viewsHawkesfords Austral HD1 seen here at the Spit in all over orange advertisement for Unions NSW 2006 (Your Rights at Work). Ex Pleasure Tours, Lidcombe TV 393 7/05; ex m/o 7764; ex Firefly, VIC, approaching The Spit Bridge on a charter to South Steyne 14/2/2007.
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m/o 8161365 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford SB5 CCMC. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 8921364 viewsBass Hill Bus service Bedford VAM70 - 381D/CVI. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Sold for a motorhome. Leon Batman photo.
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Doughnut Bus.1364 viewsDoughnut bus outside Collingwood VFL Ground on 26th April 1975.
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m/o 94421363 viewsHillsbus Volvo B10M Mk IV/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 7083 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5626 with Charterplus.
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m/o 41841361 viewsBass Hill Bus Service White/Syd Wood in its final depot resting place after being withdrawn from service.
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m/o 59491361 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL70 (UF)/CC. There is a photo in the Bass Hill gallery with full details of this bus. The photo name shows as m/o 7949 but this is also believed to be a photo of m/o 5949.
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m/o 6621358 viewsThe first Punchbowl Bus Co bus in Transport NSW livery, a Volvo B7RLE with possibly the last Custom CB60 body, seen here on its first day out on a 450 trip to Burwood via Strathfield. Olympian photo.
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TV 17221355 viewsPremier Illawarra TV 1722 is a Mercedes OH1622 with Austral Bodywork, ex Nowra ex Great Lakes coaches. It used to have fluting upto the middle rub strip, when repainted/refurb'd Premier removed all of that. Since reregd 4749 MO. TV 946 (now 4779 MO) is another identical unit to this one. Seen here 18/11/2006.
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m/o 14681354 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 93031354 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' seen on the Bradfield Highway 12/3/2007.
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MO 22411354 viewsWestbus Volvo B10M Mk III/Custom Coaches 'Mk 88' seen at Colo High 21/3/2007. It has been reregd m/o 9658
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m/o 71891351 viewsSugar Valley Coachlines Leyland Worlmaster/Alnor ex m/o 628, ex Kerr MO 1045, ex ABC m/o 001, ex South Western Revesby m/o 312, ex South Western Alexandria m/o 7378, rebuild ex STA Adelaide 7121. Pictured at the Sugar Valley depot.
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m/o 3351 and m/o 17111350 viewsSTA Randwick Tour 15/10/06. 3351 Mercedes O405/PMC Mark 5 & 1711 Volvo B12BLEA/CC Artic at Bondi
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OSP1 583.1350 viewsEx MMTB 583 slide taken in November 1972.
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m/o 93711349 viewsHillsbus Scania K94UB/Volgren 'CR228L' on night rail at North Sydney July 2007.
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BD50GM1348 viewsIveco Delta demonstrator running for Punchbowl Bus Co
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HolidayBus1345 viewsBelrose Buses 4 Hire - Dee Why previously known as HolidayBus, interior of u/r Leyland National ex Aerocare, Sydney Airport (unused) 11/06; ex Aerocare, Perth, WA; ex Telford Tours / Marrickville Bus Lines, Turrella, NSW m/o 8933; ex Sunbus / Rocky Transit, Rockhampton, QLD (9) 730 BPQ (on loan from Rockhampton City Council) -/96; ex Rockhampton City Council, QLD (9) 730 BPQ 5/95; ex Action, Canberra, ACT (312) ZIB 312 -/92. Sold to Cairns, QLD for Non-PSV 4/07.
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BM 0531344 viewsBacchus Marsh Coaches (4) BM 053 MAN SG220 / Denning artic ex Panorama Coaches, Diamond Creek, Vic.-ex (998) 998 PIP Brisbane City Council (BCC), Brisbane, Qld, photo by BusSpud. Since withdrawn.
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m/o 88011344 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB/Volgren 'CR228L' seen on the Bradfield Highway 12/3/2007.
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m/o 86321344 viewsTransit First Farewell Tour. (8) Mercedes-Benz O500LE/Volgren "CR228L". It soon lost the green front after the takeover by Veolia.
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MO 64521343 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M/Volgren at Nowra (Cumberland Avenue)
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MO 21461338 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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Eastern Suburbs Bus.1335 viewsLeyland eastern Suburbs Bus at batman Avenue October 1971.
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MO 56591333 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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m/o 90691331 viewsInterline took delivery of 3 Volvo B12BLE Bustech/VST's last year, and two more are due for delivery shortly. Shown here is number 9 on route 870 to Glenfield (which will be extended to Liverpool in the future) at Macarthur Square. The bus was displaying the wrong destination at the time, the driver changed it shortly after I took the photo.
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YID 819 2003 Bus Show1330 viewsAnother shot of this Scania L94UB/CC 'CB60' which has operated as a demonstrator for Westbus and recently for Interline. It was advertised for sale 'BUS SHOW SPECIAL'. It became MO 5495 at Perrett's, Werris Creek and then 3252 MO at Tamworth Buslines.
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m/o 45421330 viewsHopkinsons Metrobus Volvo B10B/P&D Coachworks seen at Merrylands (Bus Interchange)
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HOOKES1329 viewsThe First Scania L94UA/Custom Coaches 'CB60 Combo' Artic, number 1001 for Torrens Transit, also wears a special Livery for the David Hookes Foundation, with matching Rego Plates (HOOKES). Subsequently reregd SB85AS.
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m/o 89251326 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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VR BUSES & MARK 1111325 viewsBuses on emergency duty at Princes Gate.
No trains- city - Joliment 27th April 1975.
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RFS 3681325 viewsTransit First Demo Volvo B12BLE/Volgren CR228L Door side view
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BUS 7261323 viewsACTION Renault PR180.2 (artic)/Ansair (Mk I)
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TAA BUS IN Flemington Road, Melbourne.1323 viewsTAA Bus in Flemington Road, Melbourne on 16th April 1975.
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m/o 94401322 viewsHillsbus Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST pictured at Rogans Hill 18/3/2007. Reregd TV 5627.ex Dural (128) 5/08-ex m/o 8964 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport 1/07
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m/o 36371322 viewsSydney Buses (3637) Scania L113 CRB CNG / Ansair at Rockdale Station
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m/o 4943 and m/o 82561320 viewsWestbus On left Volvo B58/CC ex Toongabbie TS (42), ex Western Road Transport. ex Toongabbie TS (42), ex Western Road Transport at the depot 21/3/2006. Sold to Warrigal Charters, Wollongong as TV 3744 and on right Volvo B10M Mk III/CC. Seen here at Windsor depot.
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MO 94651318 viewsBowmans Coaches Goulburn (11) MO 9465 Bedford YMT3 / CC ex XPT 328, ex Baxter (80) m/o 816, ex Bass Hill BS m/o 4461. Was retained by proprietor Ken Bowman with the take over by PBC Goulburn.
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Yarra 1321318 viewsYarra Z3 Class Tram photoshopped into Transport for NSW livery.
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m/o 8181317 viewsGlenorie have recently (2004) rebranded most of their fleet as 'Hillsbus' in line with other affiliated operations operated by Westbus in the Hills district. This may not continue, due to Westbus being placed into receivership in late January 2005. This bus is a Volvo B10B with Custom Coaches "230" body. The operation has since been taken over by CDC and by 2009 was in canary yellow livery with Hillsbus.
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m/o 47671316 viewsBlue Ribbon Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/CC Ex Westbus, ex Calabro. Deregd for parts by 11/07.
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TV 57241316 viewsAt the NRL Grand Final a shot of Charterplus Volvo B10M/Volgren with a destination which reflects its heritage, being new to Davis Bus Lines of Ballarat where it was (98) 2849AO, ex CSM 198. Hayden Ramsdale photo.
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m/o 72081316 viewsMosman Charter Buses Mercedes O305/PMC ex Forest Coach Lines, ex STA Mk II 2180 atEppingStation. Later regd TV 5748
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m/o 75661316 viewsWestbus Windsor 7566 which is reported to be a MAN SL200 with Custom Coaches body ex m/o 7566 Toongabbie Transport Service. Since reregd 4076 MO
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m/o 85421314 viewsBusways (238) Mercedes-Benz O405/CC - since reregd 2002 MO at Coffs Harbour.
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2606 MO1313 viewsRed Bus Service fleet no 23 is an Iveco Metro with Express bodywork. Seen here wrapped for the Gosford Free Shuttle Service at Gosford 5/5/2011.
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MO 49171313 viewsSussex Inlet Bus Service. MAN SG220/Goppell ex Roadcoach; ex Stagecoach, Cairns 266 DLR; ex (68); ex Beach Bus; ex BCC (997). Has since been reregd 2372 MO with Shoal Bus and then deregd 26/3/11 and sent to scrap.
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m/o 1535, m/o 1614, m/o 10711312 viewsMarking 15 years since the last Leopards ran in STA service, 25 years since the last Waverley Atlanteans ran and 125 years of government road transport, Leopards 1535 & 1614 and Atlantean 1071 operated a tour on Sunday 31st October 2004.

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m/o 34161311 viewsSydney Buses (3416) Scania L113TRBL/Ansair, Orana at Young St, Circular Quay
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MO 57591311 viewsSurfside Buslines Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches ex STA (3548) m/o 5745 B51D; ex North and Western m/o 5745. Since reregd 3829 MO.
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MO 27131308 viewsHunter Valley Buses (ex Blue Ribbon) MCA - GM 6v92tta/MCA. ex MO 2713-ex (156)-ex (125)-ex (R13)-ex TV 985. Later reregd 2448 MO
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m/o 40061308 viewsHopkinsons Metro Bus Mercedes-Benz O405/PMCSA ex m/o 7779 ex Quince Melbourne DKA136 B41D
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m/o 78821305 viewsRecently repainted with the green front transit First (99) m/o 7882 Mercedes O405/CC 510 in Chalmers Street, City. This livery did not stay long after the takeover by Veolia.
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6502 MO1304 viewsBusways 826 Scania K230UB/ CC "CB60" (not new) but still wearing a new style of Advertising is seen at St Huberts Island near Umina on a route 60 to Kincumber. That bridge in the background is quite steep. Note the unusual desto Kincumber then Woy Woy.

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WJP 6781303 viewsSerco Adelaide (116) MAN 11.190 HOCL-NL/PMCA seen here in Serco livery. It retained this rego when the Serco contract was taken over by Torrens Transit.
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m/o 15371303 viewsWestern Sydney Buses (1537) Volvo B12BLE/CC CB60 operating on route T80 the Liverpool Parramatta TWay.
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m/o 93081301 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' seen on the Bradfield Highway 12/3/2007.
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MO 09941301 viewsManly Coaches MO 0994 is a Scania K93-CAG with PMC body, ex Busways (414) MO 0994; ex Peninsula Bus Lines, Umina MO 0994; ex Brisbane Water Coaches -/90. Since reregd TV 5900.
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986 KMP1298 viewsSurfside Buslines (767) Volvo B7RLE/Bustech VST awaits its next run at Tweed Heads.
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m/o 22581298 viewsSydney Buses Kingsgrove depot put out their best presented vehicle on Olympic duties.
Mk II Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC 2258, seen here at Lidcombe Stn, is the only vehicle remaining in an 'old' colour scheme.
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