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by Landseer
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: [NSW] Once upon a time ...... Batterham's Bus Lines
Replies: 8
Views: 4251

Re: [NSW] Once upon a time ...... Batterham's Bus Lines

Looking for a photo of Batterhams RFW coach
Can anyone help
by Landseer
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Laurie MacBeth
Replies: 1
Views: 10298

Re: Laurie MacBeth

Hi Paul
Laurie lives around Port Macquarie
Robert Collins ex owner of Bankstown Coaches would know details
by Landseer
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Kingsgrove Bus Co artic
Replies: 25
Views: 22490

Re: Kingsgrove Bus Co artic

one for sale at Bloomsbury QLD near the BP
still has original front panel / Header
by Landseer
Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Batterhams Cessnock
Replies: 15
Views: 6652

Re: Batterhams Cessnock

TV588
is it a RFW or Hino chassis
one photo states RFW and another says Hino
can tell us did they build two bodies the same design on both chassis???
by Landseer
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?
Replies: 19
Views: 12552

Re: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?

50 on the road
One was never completed as a R&D unit
by Landseer
Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?
Replies: 19
Views: 12552

Re: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?

Sorry that info is wrong Chassis number #139 the second batch built still oringal rear suspension & 49 seater Check your dates as Chesters did not have a RFW till the Explorer was built in 1983 charter plates till TV were issued The Ansair RFW was Geoff Tegals Fredom Coachlines as payment for the Ba...
by Landseer
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?
Replies: 19
Views: 12552

Re: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?

TV821 was never TV733 / TV098 they are two different coaches TV821 was an Ansair body Ex Ansett Pioneer sold to Hilly's Highway Tours TV733 was Built as MIM735 For Chester Coaches Australian Explorer 4 wheel drive Austral body This has been said before and I worked there at the time Landseer/ Jumbo
by Landseer
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?
Replies: 19
Views: 12552

Re: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?

Landseer wrote:That was the new list who they where built for
Need to look at fleet list to find where they went
by Landseer
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?
Replies: 19
Views: 12552

Re: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?

That was the new list who they where built for
by Landseer
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?
Replies: 19
Views: 12552

Re: RFW Chassis:How Many Were Made?

There were 50 RFW chassis # # 021 Berima Coaches Mittagong TV 505 # 022 Leslies Junee # 024 Blue Line Kirrawee TV 603 # 026 Carah Coaches Randwick PBX 695 # 033 Bosnjaks Edensor Park MO 5905 # 036 Leslie Junee MO 4063 # 037 Motorhomes Gordon # 038 Nevilles Casula MO 5520 # 046 Batterhams Cessnock MO...
by Landseer
Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Tv Plate Question
Replies: 18
Views: 3042

Re: Tv Plate Question

Sydney unrestricted TV plates
Six companies granted about 1983/4

Foleys Scenic Tours brought by Chester Coaches then by Newmans TV069 to 082 then 094 to 099 & 101
Ansett Pioneer
Clipper Tours / Deanes Nth Ryde
AAT
Murrays / Canberra Cruises
APT

TV100 was granted to Chalmers Coaches
by Landseer
Sat May 21, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Australia Wide Coaches "CDi" decker coach. 5/5/16
Replies: 24
Views: 8255

Re: Australia Wide Coaches "CDi" decker coach. 5/5/16

where is the spare tyre hidden, beside a phone call????
by Landseer
Thu Apr 07, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: SKENNARS TRIBUTE COACH
Replies: 2
Views: 2504

Re: SKENNARS TRIBUTE COACH

A motor home one for sale on the Pacific hwy Boombee Coffs Harbour seen it yesterday but coundnt stop
On spider rims - two axle - D5 thermokink A/C
by Landseer
Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Entrance Red CCMC RFW's
Replies: 37
Views: 9005

Re: Entrance Red CCMC RFW's

Hi GM

Thanks for the pics
May I use them on the RFW Facebook page
by Landseer
Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Entrance Red CCMC RFW's
Replies: 37
Views: 9005

Re: Entrance Red CCMC RFW's

The 37 footer was spec with an 8v71 but built with a Cummins 903 the other two were 40 footers where 903 Cummins spec all had 5 speed Fullers & two speed Eaton diffs On of the Cummins ones is at Wittenoom WA in a sad state We're on Coil Spring & airbag tag suspensions See RFW trucks Buses Australia ...
by Landseer
Fri Feb 26, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Newmans TV 821
Replies: 51
Views: 15560

Re: Newmans TV 821

TV098 was never on an Ansair body after my RFW coach was sold the plate went onto a Volgren Twin deck your history is wrong RFW TV821 was Highway (Hilly) plate which Geoff used as he swap the bus run to hilly and Geoff got the coach in exchange used Chester's plate TV095 TV094 & TV096 When Newmans b...
by Landseer
Mon Feb 08, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Newmans TV 821
Replies: 51
Views: 15560

Re: Newmans TV 821

Good to see you have corrected the info on my old RFW coach Mim 735 to TV 098 NSW unrestricted plates
by Landseer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:04 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Newmans TV 821
Replies: 51
Views: 15560

Re: Newmans TV 821

Industry
You are correct about the West Darling Coach
by Landseer
Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Newmans TV 821
Replies: 51
Views: 15560

Re: Newmans TV 821

RFW TV 733 which became TV098 was a 4x4 Australian explorer nothing to do with Geoff Teagle or Ansett A lot of interesting theories about the coach - TV821 became TV095 there where 10 RFW for Ansett Pioneer 1x 1972 Customs body D5 thermoking A/c Chassis #049 was inherited from West Darling Tours Ali...
by Landseer
Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Airline Buses
Replies: 10
Views: 8003

Re: Airline Buses

there is a Commer cambleback at Dingo qld which is a longterm resto project
by Landseer
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Bedford-29 takes a picture
Replies: 19
Views: 3817

Re: Bedford-29 takes a picture

Auburn BS was brought by Todds the in late 1985 brought Cherter Hill Bankstown route 73 & 84 from the Deweys
by Landseer
Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Bedford-29 takes a picture
Replies: 19
Views: 3817

Re: Bedford-29 takes a picture

Wilcox had 6 val14 Bedford's all Press Metal bodies by memory
by Landseer
Sat Dec 13, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: A little bit of Sunshine Coast Coaches hidden treasures
Replies: 3
Views: 3836

Re: A little bit of Sunshine Coast Coaches hidden treasures

Seen last Monday a Coach with freshly painted / stickered-Sunshine Coast Coaches on the sunny coast
Looked like a ex Coolum Coach ??
by Landseer
Tue Dec 02, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Casula Bus Service
Replies: 36
Views: 11342

Re: Casula Bus Service

The Tiger is the longest bendy built by memory at 19 meters special build for Westy at Chevallum by his son I believe
by Landseer
Sat Sep 06, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: And more truck drivers/companies ignoring height limits
Replies: 19
Views: 1203

Re: And more truck drivers/companies ignoring height limits

My truck is permitted to 5.00metres in nsw qld vic
Power wire at rail crossings is 5.2m
Wire sage is a problem but that is the energy / rails problem

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