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006 RWI 1576 viewsSurfside Bus Lines Bustech CDi double decker in a new disguise as a giant sub. Now in Translink green changed from original darker colour with AOA for Subway. Seen here laying over at Southport, Gold Coast before commencing route 5 to Coombabah. 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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006 RWI436 viewsSurfside Bus Lines Bustech CDi double decker in a new disguise as a giant sub. Now in Translink green changed from original darker colour with AOA for Subway. Seen here laying over at Southport, Gold Coast before commencing route 5 to Coombabah. 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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006 RWI302 viewsThe first Bustech Double decker CDI (343) with Surfside at Tweed Heads 17 3 13 in AOA for Subway. Received from Derek Orford.
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MDI 081062 viewsSurfside Buslines (461) Bustech MDI ex demo rests in the shade at Tweed Heads before soon doing a route 768.
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986 KMP845 viewsSurfside Buslines (767) Volvo B7RLE/Bustech VST awaits its next run at Tweed Heads.
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006 RWI801 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) 15 March 2012 in Queen St Brisbane is a Bustech CDi double decker on trial on route 315, on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.


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006 RWI747 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) 15 March 2012 in Queen St Brisbane is a Bustech CDi double decker on trial on route 315, on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.

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006 RWI414 viewsRear view of Hornibrook Buslines (343) Bustech CDI passing the Brisbane General Post Office on 24 April 2012 on the last few weeks of its run on Hornibrook's 315 route to Scarborough. It is on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.
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006 RWI419 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) Bustech CDI passing the Brisbane General Post Office on 24 April 2012 on the last few weeks of its run on Hornibrook's 315 route to Scarborough. It is on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.
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12 ADI432 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (209) Bustech ADi - Cummins ISL in Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle livery, seen at Southport. It was displayed at the 2012 BusVic conference. Received from Derek Orford.
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165 SKZ321 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (210) Bustech ADi - Cummins ISL in Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle livery. Received from Derek Orford.
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176 SKZ348 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (211) Bustech ADi in Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle livery, collecting Hotel travelers at Surfers Paradise 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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646 IOJ828 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 678 646-IOJ Volvo B12BLE/Bustech "VST" basks in the late afternoon sun after finishing its day shift at Ernest Depot. This bus was an aoa for 3D Paint but has since been put back to corporate livery.
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781 IOJ729 viewsSurfside 706 (781.IOJ) is a Volvo B12BLE with Bustech VST body, seen leaving Pacific Fair in February 2006. The bus still carries the advertising for the 2005 Gold Coast Indy 300.

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179 ISI627 viewsSurfside 711 (179.ISI) is a Mercedes Benz O500LE with Bustech VST single door body. This is one of the first O500LEs delivered to Surfside.
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141 JGI652 viewsSurfside 721 (141.JGI) Mercedes Benz O500LE with Bustech VST body. This is the first two door Bustech body in the Surfside fleet.
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644 EVE645 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 644 644-EVE Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech makes its way to Tweed Heads while operating a route 605 from Murwillumbah.
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5278 MO513 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 542 5278-MO Volvo B6M/CC heads back to Tweed depot after completing an afternoon school run. It is ex MO 0551, ex-Thompson, Casino, NSW MO 0551.
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598 FJT663 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 598 598-FJT Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech heads back to Tweed depot after doing an afternoon school run.
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5253 MO464 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 504 Hino RG197K/PMCA "160" heads back to Tweed depot after completing an afternoon school run. It is ex MO 3161, orig (502) MO.2549.
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3827 MO518 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 566 3827-MO Hino RG197K/CC heads back to Tweed depot after completing it afternoon school run. It is ex MO 1684, ex-STA (3547) m/o 5680 B51D; ex-North and Western m/o 5680.
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m/o 7489 94 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches transferred to Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd), Casula as m/o 7489 - Converted to RB53F and then transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (507) m/o 7489 – since withdrawn.
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m/o 748993 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches transferred to Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd), Casula as m/o 7489 - Converted to RB53F and then transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (507) m/o 7489 – since withdrawn.
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m/o 749089 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches transferred to Busabout and then to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (538) m/o 7490 then regred 3824 MO – since sold to Coomera River Smash Repair Group, Coomera, QLD as 575 MUP.
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m/o 749271 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches ex Busabout. Transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (501) m/o 7492 – since withdrawn.
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m/o 749477 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/Custom Coaches ex Busabout. Transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (527) m/o 7494 – Reregd 3830 MO and since withdrawn.
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m/o 749496 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/Custom Coaches ex Busabout. Transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (527) m/o 7494 – Reregd 3830 MO and since withdrawn.
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m/o 786080 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches. Transferred -/00 to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (509) m/o 7860 - Converted to RSB70F and since withdrawn.
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m/o 786077 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches. Transferred -/00 to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (509) m/o 7860 - Converted to RSB70F and since withdrawn.
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m/o 786170 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches. Transferred -/00 to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (508) m/o 7861 - Converted to RSB70F and since withdrawn.
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176 SKZ268 viewsSurfside (211) Bustech ADi in GCTS livery in heavy traffic Gold Coast 16 Oct 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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MO 93751884 viewsKiama Coachlines followed the trend of South Coast operators and once operated a fleet of three ex Action, Canberra MAN SG192 articulated vehicles. MO 9375 was one of two buses which came to Kiama via Surfside Bus Lines, and has recently been used for parts. Ex Surfside Buslines, Tweed Heads (631) 631 BBC; ex Action, Canberra (535) BUS 535; ex ZIB 535.
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TVQ 601216 viewsCarbridge Mercedes-Benz O400/Ansair Orana Painted for Star City Casino shuttles. Sold to Surfside Buslines, Ernest QLD as (621) 357 FTJ; reseated to B57F.

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TVQ 607196 viewsCarbridge Mercedes-Benz O400/Ansair Orana Painted for Star City Casino shuttles in the original black livery. Sold to Surfside Buslines, Ernest QLD as (698) 698 EWB; reseated to B53D.
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m/o 749463 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/Custom Coaches which finished up at Surfside Bus Lines where it was reregd 3830 MO before being withdrawn.
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m/o 748975 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches. Transferred to Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd), Casula as m/o 7489 - Converted to RB53F and then transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (507) m/o 7489.
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657 ADP103 viewsEx Surfside (657) Volvo B10M/Volgren. Photo from Gary Satara showing bus on Lake Gairdner salt lake in March 2013. He is using the bus as a transporter/motorhome for his XJS Jaguar race car still is Surfside livery.
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m/o 7431792 viewsBusabout Volvo B10M Mk II/PMCSA ex Metropolition Transport Trust, Hobart, TAS (79) GV 4287. Transferred to associated operator Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads 5/08 but it does not appear to have been registered there..
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006 RWI395 viewsBustech CDi 006 RWI back with Surfside where it is (343), at Tweed Heads about to return to Southport on the 700 route, 1 September 2012. Received from Derek Orford,
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839 GWF1044 viewsSurfside Buslines (839) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech leaving Pacific fair on the Gold Coast.
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CDI 11264 viewsSurfside (351) Bustech CDi on loan to Sunbus on the route 600 to Caloundra. Travel on Sunshine Coast buses is free until Jan 6 hence the notice at the bottom of the windscreen. Taken 30 12 12. Received from Derek Orford

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CDI 11398 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery on loan to the Sunshine Coast, at Caloundra Bus Interchange before starting route 600 3/12/12. Received from Derek Orford.
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CDI 11154 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (351) Bustech CDi - Cummins ISL leaving Caloundrabus station, Sunshine Coast 10/12/13. Displayed at the 2011 Sydney Bus Show 5-6/9/11. Ex Bustech Demonstrator September 2011 to July 2012. On trial at Sunbus Sunshine Coast from 12/2012, returned 2/2013 and appears to be there again in December 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
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CDI 11324 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery repainted from red traveling along the Gold Coast Highway after leaving Burleigh Heads 16 Oct 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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CDI 11153 viewsSurfside (351) Bustech CDi (Cummings ISL)in Tranlink livery in Nerang St Southport on a diverted 700 route due to Light Rail construction 3 Nov 2013. Displayed at the 2011 Sydney Bus Show 5-6/9/11. ex Bustech Demonstrator September 2011 to July 2012 including Forest Coach Lines. On trial at Sunbus Sunshine Coast from 12/2012, returned 2/2013. Received from Derek Orford.
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CDI 11301 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery at Scarbourgh Street, Southport, alongside the construction site for the Gold Coast light rail. Received from Derek Orford.
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CDI 11323 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery repainted from red at Southport 16 Oct 2012. Received from Derek Orford.

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007 FYB1065 viewsExecutive Coachlines Leyland National. ex 183 BQJ. ex (11) 183 BQJ Amberley - Rosewood Bus Service, Leichhardt, Qld.-ex (640) 640 FPR Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads, N.S.W.-ex m/o 881 Westbus, St. Marys, N.S.W.-ex m/o 881 Bowmans Bus Service, St. Marys, N.S.W. Since withdrawn.
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007 FYB980 viewsExecutive Coachlines Leyland National. ex 183 BQJ. ex (11) 183 BQJ Amberley - Rosewood Bus Service, Leichhardt, Qld.-ex (640) 640 FPR Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads, N.S.W.-ex m/o 881 Westbus, St. Marys, N.S.W.-ex m/o 881 Bowmans Bus Service, St. Marys, N.S.W. Since withdrawn.
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741 MFF492 viewsForest Bustech XDI/Cummins ISL demonstrator on loan from Surfside Buslines, Ernest (347) 741 MFF, at Wynyard in their special green version of the Transport NSW livery.
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741 MFF324 viewsForest Bustech XDI/Cummins ISL demonstrator on loan from Surfside Buslines, Ernest (347) 741 MFF, photoshopped into STA Corporate V1 livery.
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m/o 5140185 viewsBusways (1048) Bustech CDI photoshopped into Surfside Buslines livery.
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AZV76C143 viewsMercedes 811D/Custom Coaches motorhome for sale in Croydon St, Cronulla 23/12/2012. It is possibly ex Surfside (873) 873 DEH.
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MO 93751061 viewsKiama Coachlines ex MO 9375 MAN SG192/CAC ex Surfside Buslines, Tweed Heads (631) 631 BBC; ex Action, Canberra (535) BUS 535; ex ZIB 535 being used for parts.
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CDI 11364 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery on loan to the Sunshine Coast, shown at Landsborough Rail 3 /12 /12 on route 615. Received from Derek Orford.
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819 GFO171 viewsSurfside (819) Mercedes Benz O405NH/Bustech based at Tweed Heads shown at Burleigh Heads, 5 May 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
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328 LCI566 viewsSurfside's Bustech MDI 459 rests at Tweed Heads during runs.


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328 LCI567 viewsSurfside's Bustech MDI 459 thinks its a 4wd. It is currently laying over at Tweed Heads before starting a route 768.
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645 LQY294 viewsSurfside Buslines 310 Bustech XDI - CAT C7 seen at Surfers Paradise
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102 RXE340 viewsSurfside Buslines 338 Bustech XDI - Cummins ISC seen at Surfers Paradise
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