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Another Aussie in Tonga

Postby ptlivestock » Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:09 am

Tonga - something for the Australian guys to chew on. I think it was taken in 2013 http://www.florian-vidot.com/?page_id=234
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Re: Another Aussie in Tonga

Postby boronia » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:06 pm

Part of a ship load of buses that went from Sydney to Tonga ca 1981
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Re: Another Aussie in Tonga

Postby Fleet Lists » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:57 pm

The Busways looks like it comes from Dural Busways.

Possibly although the year is not right.
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Re: Another Aussie in Tonga

Postby ptlivestock » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:43 am

Ive written to the photographer to determine the date of his photo so we shall see if us lowly bus nuts are worthy of a reply ;-)
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