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ZVY 153237 viewsGreat Loritz Circus International 1830T/Custom Coaches, new to Mercury Road Lines, Kempsey MO 0104 then Port Macquarie Bus Service from where it was sold to Tathra Bus Service (Daly Pastoral & Bus Service Pty Ltd), Bega as (5) MO 0104 10/2/91, reregd MO 2913 29/4/97, then 1115 MO 10/08 then sold for a motorhome at Crookwell 19/2/11. Seen with the circus at Miranda 5/3/2014.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1833274 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 2577281 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.
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Mercury Roadlines Depot273 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.
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Mercury Roadlines Depot276 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.
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Mercury Roadlines Depot297 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0354298 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0354323 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875208 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875308 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 Ramsdale
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875191 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875285 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1766290 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.
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Mercury Roadliners MO 1767289 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 2137294 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 2137308 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183194 viewsMO 4183 details to follow. Norman Chambers photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183202 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183185 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4243238 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1700217 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4442194 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633294 viewsMO 633 Bedford YRQ2 / CC (3/5/76) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Hayden Ramsdale.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633255 viewsMO 633 Bedford YRQ2 / CC (3/5/76) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Ty Manning collection.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633190 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104282 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104281 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104266 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 961192 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 961159 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9815190 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.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9815204 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.
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