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Early TAA Airport buses - posting for GM

PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 10:20 pm
by Centralian
GM has asked me to post the following photos for him, coming from the discussion under the Sydney / NSW Forum topic "mo1" :


http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-18815
TAA White MBA.



http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-18816
TAA White Waddingtons UW616 and UK997.



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TAA AEC MBA Motor Show 1950's



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Another view of the TAA AEC MBA body at the Motor Show.



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TAA bus fleet (there was another fleet shot of this group GM asked me to post but I've reached the max 5 images limit which if exceeded gets a few people upset, so I'll leave it there.

PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 10:43 pm
by Ken
Interesting pics. Feel free to post the other pic in a new thread.

One pic mentions "50s" - I presume the other pics are around the same era?

PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:56 am
by Bus Riders
:wink: A preserved example of a TAA AEC Reliance resides at the Motor Museum in Hobart Tasmania. The restoration job on this unit is first class.

PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:39 pm
by leopard1543
Interesting photos :!:
In the 2nd photograph (UW616 & UK919) looks like the mechanical hand above the drivers' side window on both buses :!: :shock:

PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:07 pm
by boronia
I recall that Ansett or ANA had a number of Commers with "deck and a half" (camel back) bodies in the 50s.

Re: Early TAA Airport buses - posting for GM

PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:42 pm
by system improver
Did GM takes the OP pictures? I note that this bus has curved windows. Most subsequent photos of either the MBA AECs or Tiger Cubs appear to have two flat screens. However, I have found one photo, which I assume was taken at Hobart, which also seems to show curved windows:
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