Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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PYU 836196 viewsTweed Valley Ansair Flxible Clipper.
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?174 viewsBlunt’s Tweed Valley Service Coaches (1) AEC Regal III/Syd Wood ex MO xxxx.
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MO 5201176 viewsBlunt’s Tweed Valley Service Coaches (5) AEC Regal III/Watts.
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MO ???192 viewsBlunt’s Tweed Valley Service Coaches Commer/Denning.
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u/r192 viewsVintage Port Tours, Port Macquarie White.
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UQD 884178 viewsWestern Australia Government Railways (88) ?
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XQE 574197 viewsWestrail Leyland Lion/Bolton 3/1/1982. Eric Walsh photo.
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m/o 4402 595 viewsWatts Wollongong Albion Aberdonian/Comeng ex Bass Hill Bus Service with the same registration. It was scrapped around the date the operation was taken over by John J Hill.
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m/o 5607671 viewsWatts, Wollongong Leyland OPD1/Clyde ex DGT 2689 in advertising livery for WIN TV.
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m/o 6092556 viewsWatts Bus and Coach Service, Wollongong AEC Reliance 505/Hedges ex Canberra ZIB 134.
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m/o 6092582 viewsWatts, Wollongong Reo/Properts 11/1977.
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m/o 6094581 viewsWatts Bus and Coach Service, Wollongong AEC Reliance 505/Hedges ex Canberra ZIB ? This photo and similar photos of m/o 6092 and m/o 6093 all show destination of North Beach but this is the only one which shows route no 17 although all three photos were taken in July 1978.
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m/o 6095598 viewsWatts Wollongong AEC Regal III/Syd Wood 11/1977.
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m/o 6101594 viewsWatts, Wollongong Albion Aberdonian/Freighter Lawton. Eric Walsh photo in 1981.
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m/o 6101554 viewsWatts, Wollongong Bussing AEC/Properts 9/1978.
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m/o 6102545 viewsWatts, Wollongong Albion Victor/Comeng in advertsing livery for Wollongong Showground Markets, 28/2/1983.
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m/o 6165 534 viewsWatts, Wollonging AEC Reliance/HWR 7/1978. (Photo shows m/o 6155)
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m/o 6192767 viewsWatts Wollongong Bedford YMT3/Smithfield - Eric Walsh photo 10/8/1981,Believed to be the original Smithfield Raised Deck Euro Demo.
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m/o 60931211 viewsWatts Bus and Coach Service, Wollongong AEC Reliance 505/Hedges ex Canberra ZIB 139.
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m/o 6192543 viewsWatt's Coaches Wollongong Bedford VAL 70/CCMC 11/1977.
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m/o 6193534 viewsWatts,Wollongong Bedford VAL/CCMC 9/1978.
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TV 488462 viewsWatts, Wollongong Hino RC420/CC. Eric Walsh photo 10/8/1981.
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TV 510664 viewsWatts, Wollongong Mercedes Benz O302/Denning taken 28/2/1983.
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WBS 200671 viewsWatts, Wollongong Hino RV730P/Denning taken 28/2/1983
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m/o 5119469 viewsBoronia Coach Tours AEC Reliance/PMC which was subsequently repainted orange and cream (West Bankstown Bus Service) as a route bus.

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m/o 5185511 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Bedford VAM70/PMC. In the background is m/o 5119 an AEC Reliance/PMC with similar single door body operating for Boronia Coaches which was the coaches arm of West Bankstown Bus Service.
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m/o 981 and m/o 197474 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service. Two similar Syd Wood bodied buses m/o 981 an Atkinson and m/o197 a Dennis which was replaced on these plates by an AEC Reliance/Freighter ex Woronora.
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m/o 412507 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service, Greenacre Albion Valkyrie/Syd Wood
West Bankstown Bus Service MO-4810 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 4810669 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/Coachmaster dating back to 1964. Shown here with its original silver roof.
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m/o 197442 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/Freighter ex Woronora Bus Service. It was only a small bus and had trouble on school runs
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m/o 197412 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service – A Dennis badged Syd Wood but actually it had some old ex DRTT Leyland chassis (extended fitted with 6LW Gardner) but managed to get a front end from Dennis m/o 997 (ex DRTT 1492) that was disposed of in the late 50s. Would have been a very smart bus in its day with tinted windows. Came to grief running a then new Rex Rd & Bambil St extension (which was very tight to run) blowing the motor resulting in West Bankstown quickly purchasing an AEC Reliance Ftr off Woronora as replacement.
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m/o 412407 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Bedford VAM/Hedges. A seemingly strange purchase, badly damaged in a "TBone"accident in Greenacre when returning to the depot on the "last in shift".
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m/o 4222416 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/Coachmaster - Deregistered after being replaced by a Hino.
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m/o 4222436 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/Smithfield on a Condell Park HS run in Condell Park.
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m/o 4244 447 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/Smithfield. First West Bankstown bus delivered new with a full (dark) crean roof, it also had an interesting Smithfield body with a "Gold Star"header and a "Capital"grill.
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m/o 4245 376 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC/Coachmaster on the infamous maintenance ramp at the depot.
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m/o 4245356 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC/Coachmaster displaying a destination that would have rarely/if ever used. Orange is not true colour due to old slide.
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m/o 4245370 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC/Coachmaster.
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m/o 4566412 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Albion Waddington
West Bankstown mo 4597 AEC Rel PMCg.jpg
m/o 4597430 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/PMC – PMC’s first underfloor.
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m/o 4686380 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Albion/Waddington. Orange is not true colour due to old slide.
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m/o 4810392 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service 4810 AEC Reliance/Coachmaster – after repaint into red and cream livery – it has also lost the grill above the front bumper bar – see earlier photo.
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m/o 5185398 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Bedford VAM/PMC shown here with the later cream roof and without the West Bankstown logo shown in an earlier photo.
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m/o 5191400 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/CCMC.
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m/o 5191408 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/CCMC - after an accident under the Marion St rail bridge was rebuilt with a new front & rear.
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m/o 5380416 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/PMC. Probably the photographer’s favourite West Bankstown bus
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m/o 5380390 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service AEC Reliance/PMC. The Firestone Tyre place has long gone and The Appian Way is now one way in the opposite direction. Orange is not true colour due to old slide.

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m/o 549384 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Bedford BLP2/PMC.
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m/o 549359 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Leyland Titan with Gardner engine/Syd Wood rebody. Orange is not true colour due to old slide.
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m/o 5542424 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/Freighter. During its life it was repainted into the newer dark cream roof livery.
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m/o 5542400 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/Freighter with original silver roof. Orange is not true colour due to old slide.
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m/o 5652354 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/Freighter with original silver roof. Orange is not true colour due to old slide.

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m/o 5652445 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/Freighter. During its life it was repainted into the newer dark cream roof livery.
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m/o 5700389 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service/Boronia Coaches Hino/Freighter.
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m/o 5819390 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/PMC in the original silver roof scheme.
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m/o 5819403 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Hino/PMC (with cream roof) doing the Georges Hall Loop prior to returning to Bankstown.
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m/o 5979394 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service/Boronia Coaches Hino/Freighter.
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m/o 981425 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Atkinson/Syd Wood displaying a desto from the once owned route 88 Bankstown – Padstow.
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m/o 981419 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service Bedford BLP2/PMC
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WB 2356672 viewsWest Bankstown Bus Service/Boronia Coaches Hino Domino which was reregd TV 725. It subsequently saw service with Roadcoach (Truemelt Pty Ltd), Ulladulla / Moss Vale then Keira Tours Corrimal as TV 2373 by 10/03 and then sold to Daniela Bus & Coach, Wollongong as TV 2373, then for a motorhome by 4/09.
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