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Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby beddy » Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:47 pm

Hi everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has and any info or pics of the johnsons of aldgate buses. Thanks
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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby beddy » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:18 am

anyone??
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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby system improver » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:48 am

Here are the only pics that I have available from the John Masterton Collection:

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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby beddy » Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:06 pm

thanks for that system improver.
Prehaps some one can tell me some info/stories of them. Also any more photos are appreciated
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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby system improver » Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:04 pm

I have scanned some more photos from the John Masterton Collection, but I cannot provide any info on the services. That will have to come from one of our SA posters.

The first three photos were taken by Bruce Tilley and are ex Bond's Tours with Bond's bodywork:
An International KB6:
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Another Inter KB6 but converted to FC:
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A Bedford SB3:
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The remaining photos were taken by John Masterton and details need to be filled in, eg previous operator, chassis:

A Freighter Bedford VAM:
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Another three Freighter bodied vehicles the first being a Bedford, the others chassis unknown, perhaps a Leyland and a Volvo:
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An Ansair bodied Bedford (?):
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And finally, a Cheetham and Borwick bodied International ex Dept of Supply:
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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby TT » Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:53 pm

If you were asked to describe Johnon's livery I don't think you'd get it correct!! I remember them geting around in all of these different colours (and so were ATS Associated Tourist Services from Port Adelaide - companies owned by the same people?)
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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby beddy » Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:14 pm

Thanks Once Again System Improverand TT!!!. Looks like they were fairly big back in there day.
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Re: Johnsons Of Aldgate

Postby Denv12 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:35 pm

Some of both Johnson's Coaches and Associated Tourist Serices buses came from my Late father Jack.G.Sellick,second hand bus dealers.

The Freighter bodied Bedford,there were 2 identical vehicles with the respective fleet numbers of #47 and #48.One was RYT-943 shown in one photo.Both were ex STA Adelaide. Another Freighter Bedford was ex Daniels Tours from Victoria.

The Bedford Comair reg RXE-554 was also purchased from Jack and was also ex STA.
Len Johnson purchased 2 Comair's from Jack that were ex Goldsworthy' from Kaniva,Vic.They were used on school runs based at Aldgate.I drove them in 1984.

Johnson purchased 2 vehicles from Briscoe's.The single axle Denning nicknamed "The Jet" as it had 707 on its number late.And the PMC single axle shown.

Some of my photos I posted in the topic below:
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