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Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby LocoLes » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:13 pm

I photographed this immaculate Australian Pacific Denning bodied Mercedes-Benz coach [No.50] at Adelaide Airport c.1990's in the car park awaiting its' passengers from an arriving aircraft. Registration is either [VIC] COG or CDG or CQG-435. Australian Pacific's livery indicates the coach operated Tasmania-Perth-Darwin-Cairns Holiday Tours and their slogan 'We Care More' by the forward wheel.

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Re: Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby Denv12 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:48 pm

LocoLes wrote:I photographed this immaculate Australian Pacific Denning bodied Mercedes-Benz coach [No.50] at Adelaide Airport c.1990's in the car park awaiting its' passengers from an arriving aircraft. Registration is either [VIC] COG or CDG or CQG-435. Australian Pacific's livery indicates the coach operated Tasmania-Perth-Darwin-Cairns Holiday Tours and their slogan 'We Care More' by the forward wheel.

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Great photo,LocoLes.
Looks more like a Denning Landseer bodied 0303/3 as opposed to Austral Pacific. I was visiting the Brisbane factory in 1986 when they were building a batch of their coaches.
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Re: Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby boronia » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:55 pm

It would be a Landseer body with a MB factory front
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Re: Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby LocoLes » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:35 pm

Denv12 wrote:
LocoLes wrote:I photographed this immaculate Australian Pacific Denning bodied Mercedes-Benz coach [No.50] at Adelaide Airport c.1990's in the car park awaiting its' passengers from an arriving aircraft. Registration is either [VIC] COG or CDG or CQG-435. Australian Pacific's livery indicates the coach operated Tasmania-Perth-Darwin-Cairns Holiday Tours and their slogan 'We Care More' by the forward wheel.

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Great photo,LocoLes.
Looks more like a Denning Landseer bodied 0303/3 as opposed to Austral Pacific. I was visiting the Brisbane factory in 1986 when they were building a batch of their coaches.



Thank you Denv12 for your reply.............The reference above [Australian Pacific] was referring to the owner of the coach and not the body builder. :D

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Re: Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby boronia » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:02 am

As well as extended holiday tours, AP also operated "day tours" in many of those cities, using those buses.
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Re: Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby Denv12 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:37 am

Sorry Locoles. I read it wrong.I was out by a few letters.
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Re: Australian Pacific Mercedes-Benz

Postby CCCC » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:56 am

Denv12 wrote:Sorry Locoles. I read it wrong.I was out by a few letters.


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