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MO 0994715 viewsBrisbane Water Coaches Scania K92/PMC which subsequently operated with Peninsula Bus Lines.
m/o 7858664 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (24) MAN 16.240/Custom Coaches. To Westbus 19/12/88 - Transferred to Blue Ribbon Bus Company Pty Ltd (National Express Group), Thornton as (69) m/o 7858 -/01, then Hunter Valley Buses Pty Ltd (CDC Group) 9/05. Renumbered 3644 MO & sent to scrap 19/12/11.
m/o 4032573 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (5) Hino RC420/Domino Hedges. To Westbus 19/12/88 – Further disposal unknown.
m/o 5789560 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (37) Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 – GM/Custom Coaches rebody ex UTA 2910 11/80. Westbus 19/12/88 - Sold to Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd), Menai as (35) m/o 5789, then dereg for parts by 25/11/97 & later scrapped.
m/o 381556 viewsToongabbie Passenger Transport (36) Hino BG100/Domino which was transferred to Helmut Delf's new operation Fraser Island Top Tours, Urangan, QLD as 200 AIV -/86.
TV 763546 viewsHiglett's Motor Coach Denning
m/o 4149543 viewsToongabbie Passenger Transport (30) Hino RC420/PMC ex Seven Hills Bus Service m/o 4149 1/7/79. To Westbus 19/12/88 – Further disposal unknown.
TV 776541 viewsKoala Tours (the coach arm of the Hornsby Bus Group/Shorelink) Denning.
m/o 4265540 viewsToongabbie Passenger Transport (15) Hino BG300/Domino. To Westbus 19/12/88. – Further disposal unknown.
m/o 961527 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (29) Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 – GM/Custom Coaches rebody ex UTA 3483 3/81.To Westbus 19/12/88 - Sold to Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd), Menai as (46) m/o 961 - Dereg by 1/98 & sold to Kalamunda Bus Service, WA as (46) TC 3697 by 6/98, then to Midland Bus Company.
TV 398517 viewsMacarthur Coaches Denning
MO 027500 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K92CR/PMC. To Busways then traded to Scania Australia 10/11/99 & sold to Roadcoach (Truemelt Pty Ltd), Ulladulla as MO 4921; then to Sussex Inlet Bus Service (Raymask Pty Ltd) as MO 4921 1/7/01; then to Buslink, Sunshine Coast, QLD as (53) 597 IBA -/03; Withdrawn by 9/11.
m/o 5362498 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (41) Hino RC420/Custom Coaches ex Western Road Bus Service, Wentworthville m/o 4150 24/1/87. To Westbus 19/12/88 – Further disposal unknown.
m/o 5727497 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (9) Seddon Mk VI - Leyland 680/Custom coaches. Previously powered with a Perkins motor. Westbus 19/12/88 - Reregd m/o 8447.
TV 397492 viewsMacarthur Coaches Denning.
MO 9321486 viewsSeargents, Wyong (91) Hino/CC. This operation was taken over by Busways but it is not known if this bus was included.
MO 1236485 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K92CR/Custom Coaches which went to Busways – then to various Queensland operators – finally Bowen Transport, Bowen as (12) 561 CZO.
MO 0201482 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark I (3679) which saw subsequent service as (3) 578 AAY with Dixon, Cairns Qld.
MO 0247474 viewsBrisbane Water Coaches Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/PMC which went to Peninsula Buslines and then Busways as (393) then Sold to Rambler Tours Pty Ltd, Preston, VIC as (92) NLO 992 23/1/96; then to Surfside Buslines, Tweed Heads as (547) MO 5660 -/02 (converted to B55F), renumbered 3837 MO 9/08; Withdrawn and stored at Bustech -/09.
TV 716469 viewsMacarthur Coaches Denning.
m/o 4585449 viewsWoronora Bus Co Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1/PMC Rebody ex m/o 4252 (Ansair body UF17 10/58 B47F - withdrawn for rebodying 1980/ early 1981); ex Hill (dlr) -/75; ex B37D; ex Bender, Geelong, VIC (53) GNZ 054 -/75. Sold to Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd 17/8/88 as m/o 4585 and later adopted the Southtrans name and fleet number (22). Deregd 2000.
m/o 125449 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service Hino
m/o 789438 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/PMC which went to Southtrans as (85). Then sold to Rover Motors Pty Ltd, Cessnock (3) MO 0090 by 10/94, rereg m/o 0090, and then to AP & JP King, King Bros Bus Service Kempsey Pty Ltd as (174) m/o 0090 3/03. Resold with business to Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Kempsey as (628) m/o 0090 3/10/03 and renumbered 5565 MO 1/09. Resold to Collins Bus Service (Allen Collins), Wauchope as 5565 MO 1/09.
MO 0201436 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark I (3679) which saw subsequent service as (3) 578 AAY with Dixon, Cairns Qld.
MO 7230434 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service AEC Merlin ex London.
m/o 4432433 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Royal Tiger Cub/Comair ex Melbourne and Brighton Bus Lines (HJW 061) -/79 (centre door removed).
New430 viewsWoronora Bus Service. A New Leyland Tiger/PMC. As desto shows route 960 it would have been taken after rename to Menai Bus Service.
TB 753424 viewsToronto Bus Service (1) Denning Denair, later to become TV 989 and then TV 2277. Transferred to Charterplus Pty Ltd, Girraween 4/09 & Withdrawn 8/11; Still stored at Girraween depot 10/13.
Sugar Valley Coaches421 viewsm/o 198 Leyland Worldmaster ex Toongabbie; ex Adelaide.
m/o 628 Leyland Worldmaster/Alnor ex ABC/South Western m/o 001.
m/o 517 Leyland Panther / Denning ex BCC 678.
TV 396416 viewsMacarthur Coaches MAN
MO 001 and MO 1983415 viewsBlue Ribbon Coaches (51) Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 1811 and (85) MAN SL200/CAC ex (R83); ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (459) ZIB 459 - the latter withdrawn for parts.
MO 1877412 viewsBlue Ribbon Coaches (5) MCA –Cummins L10/MCA which saw subsequent service with various other operators in NSW and Qld before being retired from Dorrigo Bus Service in December 2013.
m/o 5973409 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL70/Custom Coaches.
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m/o 855403 viewsMetro West Bedford BLP2/Smithfield Euro ex Cumberland in 1987. Sold.
m/o 7137400 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyand Royal Tiger Cub GM/PMC rebody chassis ex Ventura Bus Lines, South Oakleigh, VIC (46) IPD 064; ex Canberra Bus Service, ACT ZIB 081 (original body PMC 256 20/7/65). After Southtrans it became m/o 005 with Helensburgh Bus Service/Crossley Bus Lines/Leisure Coaches in a swap of plates.
m/o 5778399 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Leopard/PMC. It went to Southtrans and Veolia Transport. It was withdrawn and was for sale unregistered at ex Pleasure Tours depot, Bass Hill 1/04; Removed by 9/04.
u/r395 viewsGreat Lakes Coaches – Heatherbrae Isuzu LT1-11P/MCA. There were two such units m/o 3527 and MO 2682 both of which went to King Bros and then sold to Mackay Transit Coaches, Paget Qld,
m/o 5653393 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL70/Custom Coaches.
m/o 5135391 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL14/Custom Coaches with Leyland 400 engine.
m/o 5973391 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL70/Custom Coaches down in the snow.
m/o 5284385 viewsLane Cove Bus Service (Macquarie Towns) Domino on route service.It was reregd m/o 7650 before being sold to Australian Bus Specialists (dlr), VIC via Auction 3/88, then to Thege, Sebastopol, VIC as (20) DMI 979 -/88, later reregd NDL 974.
m/o 5713383 viewsWoronora Bus Co Leyland Leopard PSU3F/2R/PMC. Sold to Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd 17/8/88 as m/o 5713 and later adopted the Southtrans name and fleet number (23); sold to Vorbach's, Padstow as m/o 5713 by 8/97; then to Kwans Motor Bus, Hoxton Park as m/o 5713 by 8/98; then sold to M. Case, Pomona, QLD as 728 FPH
m/o 7468381 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R / PMC rebody ex ? With the desto showing route 962 this would have been taken after the rename to Menai Bus Service. Saw further service with Southtrans and Connex as (80). Re-regd m/o 8555, then sold to Mosman Coaches 6/04 as m/o 8287.
m/o 792381 viewsDural Busways m/o 792 Leyland Tiger/PMC Progress - withdrawn at Hunter Valley Buses, Morisset 1/2011 after having operated with Blue Ribbon Bus Co – later Hunter Valley Buses
m/o 7138380 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R/PMC Rebody of 1970 chassis ex UK - It operated for Maidstone and District as (4623) VKN 623J with a Duple (-/70) C48F body.It became m/o 460 with Southtrans and Veolia Transport before being de-registered by 17/3/03 and sold to the Parker Family (enthusiasts), Oakville for parts.
MO 9224378 viewsMacquarie Towns Bus Lines/Lane Cove Bus Service MAN 16.280/Aystral. It went to Westbus MO 9224 12/87 - Plate remade as m/o 9224, then transferred to Blue Ribbon Bus Co. Pty Ltd, Thornton as (122) m/o 9224 by 9/00, then to Hunter Valley Buses Pty Ltd 1/9/06, renumbered 3645 MO. Withdrawn by 11/10 and transferred to Morisset for storage by 1/11.
TV 2136373 viewsGreat Lakes Coaches – Heatherbrae MCA - Cummins L10/MCA, To King Bros (Port Macquarie depot). Sold to LTD Coaches, Southport, QLD as 063 GPF, then Imperial Pacific Coaches, Southport as 063 GPF, then Original Tours, Brendale as (4) 063 GPF.
m/o 4038373 viewsMoores Tours Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1/Clyde ex Cumberland Coaches (unused) 7/80; ex UTA 3373. Sold for a motorhome at Bankstown -/88.
m/o 4843367 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL14/Custom Coaches.
m/o 5214365 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAM/Custom Coaches.
m/o 4792364 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAM5/Custom Coaches ex Pearce MO 398.
SC 691362 viewsStuarts Coaches, Nowra Domino DC122 - GM 8v92/Domino on a visit to Sydney in the 1980’s. It was reregd TV 920. Possibly the coach which has been converted to a motorhome as RM 174.
MO 25359 viewsMurrays Domino GM/Domino at the snow.
m/o 5828357 viewsKogarah Coaches Leyland Leopard/PMC.
m/o 505354 viewsHighway Tours Leyland Leopard / Plaxton Panorama Elite III - rebodied by Custom Coaches in 1991 to become m/o 054 which passed on through various operators where it was reregd m/o 8994 with Transit First and was withdrawn by Veolia Transport in 2008.
m/o 7183353 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Royal Tiger Cub – GM/PMC rebody ex Melbourne - Brighton Bus Service, VIC (66).
MO 8643351 viewsSkennars Denning Landseer which subsequently operated with various other operators such as Lindsay;s Coaches, Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Premier Motor Service, South Nowra, Burkes Coaches, Hornsby who sold it to Earle F Green, Glenreagh as MO 8643, converted to RC52F. Dry hired to Original Tours, Strathpine, QLD as (3) 303 LWX, then to Collins Coachways Pty Ltd t/a Bankstown Coaches, Bass Hill, NSW as TV 6099. Held unregd at Bankstown as at 5/12 and returned to Green's as BS86YN by 12/12; Deregd by 1
MO 4790350 viewsWestern Road Liners Denning on a visit to Sydney during the 1980’s, They had more than one with this rego so it is not possible to give a positive identification.
TV 406 and m/o 7666349 viewsABC Coachlines Denning Mono - GM 6v71 ex VIP Charters, Jannali; ex Chester Coaches Pty Ltd, Chester Hill, NSW TV 727; ex Yellowline Coaches, WA; ex South Western Coachlines (Max Holman), Jannali ISD 357; ex Western Roadliners Pty Ltd, Parkes; ex Sampsons Tours Pty Ltd, Nowra TV 633. Sold at auction 10/4/89 to City Truck and Bus Centre, Ascot Vale, VIC and Bedford VAM70/CVI - see fleet list for history.
Port Stephens Depot346 viewsA general scene of the former Port Stephens Buses depot some years ago.
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