Denning buses and coaches:a history in photos.Part 1.

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Re: Denning buses and coaches:a history in photos.Part 1.

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Here's an image of one of Fellowes Denning Denairs on display at the bus show. Somewhere in my slide collection waiting to be looked at I'm fairly certain I have a few shots of the one off Denning in question on display at the bus show. No promises but I'll see what I can find.

http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-18947
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While on Denning, here's an advertisement by Pickles for their auction of the Deluxe fleet of over 100 vehicles. I haven't recorded the date/year, someone may be able to confirm that.
Advertisement for the Pickles auction of the Deluxe fleet.
Advertisement for the Pickles auction of the Deluxe fleet.
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Thank you Centralian for your reply and photos.

The Denning of Fellowes shows how similar the concept coach was to those Dennings.I know they had a later model Denning with centre door.

I was working for Deluxe in 1989.They were shut down that year.The fleet would have been up for auction later that year or into 1990.
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Deluxe went belly up in 1990, 25th September was a Tuesday that year. 115 coaches must have pretty much been the entire fleet.
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A few pictures of Fellowes Dennings.Pictures from the Ken Magor collection
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FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING MONO TV-599
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FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING DENAIR TV-599
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING DENAIR TV-599
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING DENAIR TV-615
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING DENAIR TV-615
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING MONO m/o-666
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING MONO m/o-666
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING MONO JJM-524
FELLOWES SWANSEA COACHES DENNING MONO JJM-524
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Thanks for adding the photos Bedford-29.Great collection.I like the Denair TV599. Those centre doors make a difference.
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Never seen a centre door in a Denair before.
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Hi all, we are proud owners of a Denning Coach, (No 712), late of Tasmania,then Kunanurra WA, and now Darwin, for a fit out to Motor Home, here a couple of pics as i drove her home.
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stevegj52 wrote:
MAXWELLS AEC 4.jpg

Any updates on this resto project.
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CCCC wrote:
stevegj52 wrote:
MAXWELLS AEC 4.jpg

Any updates on this resto project.
I think all posts for its progress were here:

http://www.busaustralia.com/forum/viewt ... 48&t=76779
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'96 MAN Austral Denning Starliner, model 14.190 HOCLH, with "school" accessories. Originally in service with Westernport Road Lines as NXX656, still in daily service with Sydney Boys High School.
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I know very little about Aussie coaches, but i have to confess that the Denair is just beautiful. What kind of chassis usually equipped these bodies?
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Re: Denning buses and coaches:a history in photos.Part 1.

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There was no chassis as such.
The predecessor to the Denair was the Mono, standing for Monocoque, meaning mono constructed or integral.
Usually fitted with a Detroit Diesel engine, Fuller or Spicer gearbox, Eaton or Rockwell Diff with either Eaton or Rockwell brakes.
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Re: Denning buses and coaches:a history in photos.Part 1.

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Hi Denv12...
Here are some of my Denning coaches photos taken at various Tasmanian locations. I may have already posted one or 2 elsewhere. :)

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IMG_0239 - Mercedes-Benz 0303 [Denning Majestic] Fenton of Boat Harbour [A 93 ZX] @ West Park, Burnie c.31Oct2012.JPG
IMG_0239 - Mercedes-Benz 0303 [Denning Majestic] Fenton of Boat Harbour [A 93 ZX] @ West Park, Burnie c.31Oct2012.JPG (148.68 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
IMG_0240 - Mercedes-Benz 0303 [Denning Majestic] Fenton of Boat Harbour [A 93 ZX] @ West Beach, Burnie c.31Oct2012.JPG
IMG_0240 - Mercedes-Benz 0303 [Denning Majestic] Fenton of Boat Harbour [A 93 ZX] @ West Beach, Burnie c.31Oct2012.JPG (150.64 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
img098 - Denning - GM 'Mono' Morses' Coaches of Devonport [EH 7824] @ Stewart St. Devonport c.2000.jpg
img098 - Denning - GM 'Mono' Morses' Coaches of Devonport [EH 7824] @ Stewart St. Devonport c.2000.jpg (151.01 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
img099 - Denning Denflex - GM [PMCSA] K&D Sims, Sprent #3 [DK 4462] @ Argyle St. Hobart c.22Nov2004.jpg
img099 - Denning Denflex - GM [PMCSA] K&D Sims, Sprent #3 [DK 4462] @ Argyle St. Hobart c.22Nov2004.jpg (165.4 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
img849 - Mercedes-Benz 0303 [Denning] Australian Scenic Tours No.53 [DN 2073] @ Strahan c.1998..jpg
img849 - Mercedes-Benz 0303 [Denning] Australian Scenic Tours No.53 [DN 2073] @ Strahan c.1998..jpg (131.58 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
IMGP0853 - Denning-GM Landseer [KNB 01] KnB Coaches, Perth, Tas @ Evans St. Hobart c.23Jun2011.JPG
IMGP0853 - Denning-GM Landseer [KNB 01] KnB Coaches, Perth, Tas @ Evans St. Hobart c.23Jun2011.JPG (194.55 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
IMGP7226 - Denning - GM Landseer - Burn's Coach Service [DK 2341] @ Burnie c.19May2009.JPG
IMGP7226 - Denning - GM Landseer - Burn's Coach Service [DK 2341] @ Burnie c.19May2009.JPG (172.24 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
IMGP7228 - Denning - GM Den-Air. Burn's Coach Service of Gunn's Plains [C-01177] @ Burnie c.19May2009.JPG
IMGP7228 - Denning - GM Den-Air. Burn's Coach Service of Gunn's Plains [C-01177] @ Burnie c.19May2009.JPG (179.47 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
IMGP7322 - Denning-GM Denflex K&D Sims of Sprent [FJ 4679] @ Wynyard c.24May2009.JPG
IMGP7322 - Denning-GM Denflex K&D Sims of Sprent [FJ 4679] @ Wynyard c.24May2009.JPG (161.29 KiB) Viewed 22293 times
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