Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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MO 6207268 viewsRoad Runner Tours of Wyong branched out into school bus charter several years ago with two ex Jones Bros / Baxter's / Western Road Volvo B6FA/Custom Coaches’s, which still remain on old MO plates.
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m/o 7447387 viewsCasula Bus & Coach purchased two Leyland Tiger/PMC’s from Premier Illawarra last year. It was photographed shortly after acquisition on school sports duties. It was ex Premier Illawarra, Unanderra m/o 7447; ex John J Hill, Wollongong (47) m/o 7447.
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2092 MO237 viewsPrugger's of Coonabarabran operate one of the oldest Austral Tourmasters in NSW - it sees its way down to Sydney on charter only a few times a year. It is ex MO 8160; ex McWhirter, Coonabarabran MO 8160.
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1820 MO261 viewsStill in the livery of its original owner, Stan Horrell of Wollongong, McLeod's Bus Service at Branxton operate this Volvo B6FA/Custom Coaches as a spare. It is ex MO 2064; ex John J.Hill, Wollongong m/o 6280; ex Horrell Wollongong.
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3565 MO431 viewsThe last Leyland in the Hunter Valley Buses fleet is this Leyland Tiger / PMC photographed in Maitland. It was ex (121); ex Blue Ribbon Bus Co. Pty Ltd, Thornton; ex Blue Ribbon Holdings Pty Ltd, Thornton 2/02; ex (M22); ex DP49F; ex Hunter Valley Coaches (Fogg & Lewis), Maitland MO 5202. Withdrawn by 12/11 and advertised for sale at Omnibus (dlr) 6/12; Sold to Belrose Bus Lines (Pritchard Management Pty Ltd), Dee Why 16/8/12 and then Ocena View Coaches, Cromer as TV 505.
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TV 6022373 viewsThe last Mk III purchased by Manly Coaches last year (2010) was 2614, photographed in Broughton St, Kirribilli in 2011. Having replaced most Mk IIs with Mk IIIs, the replacement of Mk IIIs with Mk IVs has commenced.
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MO 8645226 viewsCarlton Investments Pty Ltd was a short lived charter / mine contract operator at Condobolin with MO 8645 Denning Denair ex Hunter Motors, Hawks Nest. Despite having ceased trading quite a few years ago, the vehicle was still parked outside an auto electrician on the main road east of Condo late 2010.
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TV 1150250 viewsBega Valley Coaches TV 1150 is a Bedford YLQ2 with an Isuzu motor and Leyland front axles and Custom Coaches body, still in the livery of its original owner, Ulladulla Bus Lines where it was (5) MO 012.
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BR66RX409 viewsBelrose Buslines Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Hunter Valley Buses ex Hunter Valey Buses Pty Ltd, Thornton 3565 MO 16/8/12 (withdrawn by 12/11); ex (121); ex Blue Ribbon Bus Co. Pty Ltd, Thornton; ex Blue Ribbon Holdings Pty Ltd, Thornton 2/02; ex (M22); ex DP49F; ex Hunter Valley Coaches (Fogg & Lewis), Maitland MO 5202 -/86, photographed at Millers Reserve, Brookvale, with ex STA Mk IV 2780 behind. Sold to KJ O'Toole t/a Ocean View Coaches, Cromer as TV 505 5/13; Withdrawn after an accident 10/13 & sent to scrap 24/10/13
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3951 MO221 viewsBusabout, Wagga Mercedes Benz O405/PMC Metro 90 ex Moorabbin Transit Pty Ltd, Cheltenham, VIC (502) 4502 AO 12/08; ex (2), ex OOZ 312; ex Quince's Scenicruisers, Oakleigh DKA 106. Sold to Buses 'R' Us, Salisbury South, SA as 3952 MO by 16/9/11, rereg SB35AS by 3/13; Resold to Murton Staff Pty Ltd, Broken Hill as (97).
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m/o 5430899 viewsBusabout Volvo B7RLE/Bustech VST in Transport NSW livery on a route 853 trip into Liverpool.
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m/o 50401616 views(937) one of the newest Busways MAN 18.310 HOCL-R-NL/Bustech VSTs was photographed at Campbelltown Station.

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m/o 0090372 viewsBusways North Coast (628) Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Rover Motors at Kempsey depot still looking very much like a Rover bus in October 2007. It was ex MO 0090; ex Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd), Menai (85) m/o 789 by 10/94; ex Hadfield Bus Lines, Engadine m/o 789. Registration was cancelled before 5/5/2012.
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MO 4803421 viewsBusways North Coast (526) Mercedes O305/PMC - Coachworks rebody at Port Macquarie depot - yes the chassis of ex UTA 1894 was still running around in October 2007. It was reregd 1053 MO and sold Golden Eagle Transport Pty Ltd, Moorebank operating as Big Bus Co as m/o 1491 (reg 18/3/10) and still regd in early 2015.
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MO 5315372 viewsBusways North Coast (499) Mercedes OH1418/Custom Coaches ex King Bros (329) still manages to look immaculate despite its lack of livery and dress rims in October 2007. It has been reregd 5574 MO.
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MO 6010408 viewsBusways North Coast (643) Mercedes O305/PM ex King Bros (61); ex STA Mk II 2174.in South Kempsey in October 2007 still looking like an STA bus. Sold to Green's Northern Coaches, Thirroul u/r for parts 11/6/08
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m/o 8177349 viewsBusways North Coast (173) MAN 16.240/Custom Coaches at the Kempsey Bridge in October 2007. It was reregd 5571 MO and then sold to Stan Biega (dealer) 17/2/12; then to A1 Tour & Charter, Evanston Park, SA as SB93EW.
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m/o 9231272 viewsBusways (792) Scania K230UB/Custom Coaches CB60 near the Rouse Hill community centre in November 2007.
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6224 MO538 viewsA brand new Mercedes Benz OH1830L for Jones Bros, Lithgow. Photo by Ben O.
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TV 52001186 viewsMoore's Tours TV 5200 Denning D-Deck ex Trailblazer Coaches (L Bultitude), Grafton 761 HTD; ex Monaro Coaches, Queanbeyan; ex Firefly (101); ex Deluxe (187) m/o 148. Photo by Ben O.

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TV 23461069 viewsLBJ Tours TV 2346 Austral DD1. Ex Coorana Coach Tours (Whalemel Pty Ltd), Picton TV 2346; ex Coopa Coaches, Thirlmere TV 2346; ex Road Runner Tours( N Bogovich), Arncliffe TV 2346; ex MO 5940; ex Eggins Holdings Pty Ltd, Taree MO 5940; ex Firefly (32) EUV 432; ex VX91BC. Photo by Ben O.

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6110 MO820 viewsHawkesbury Valley 6110 MO APG Classic ex Busabout Wagga Wagga (Fearnes Investments) TV 1352 by 9/09; ex C46FT. Photo by Ben O.

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MO 68907 viewsRogers Coaches, Kambah, ACT MO 68 Austral Tourmaster. Photo by Ben O.
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TV 44291037 viewsAustralian Luxury Travel Denning Landseer. Photo by Ben O. Sold for a motorhome 21/1/11.

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TV 5692570 viewsSteve's Bus & Coach TV 5692 Scania K124IB/Volgren "C222TX" ex AAT Kings. Photo by Ben O.

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TV 5421516 viewsSid Fogg's TV 5421 Scania K420IB / Irizar. Photo by Ben O.
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TV 4442962 viewsIllawarra Escape Tours TV 4442 Denning Denair. Photo by Ben O.

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TV 5576739 viewsHawkesford's TV 5576 Volvo B9R/Coach Concepts. Photo by Ben O.
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MO 8329135 viewsCabonne Bus Lines – Cudal Bedford BLP2/Custom Coaches ex BJ & DA Ryan, Cudal MO 8329; ex G Elsick; ex F Bassett, Cudal. It was reregd 7221 MO by December 2012, the month it was sold for a motorhome.
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MO 4377105 viewsCadia Roadliners, Orange Denning Mono 6v71 4x2 in January 2001. Sold for a motorhome mid-2000's. .
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m/o 4360247 viewsCasula Bus & Coach Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches "Euro Mk II" ex Westbus outside the Entertainment Centre in November 2007.
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TV 5561475 viewsCasula Bus & Coach Service, Moorebank Volvo B59/P&D ex Kiama Scenic Tours (PR & PL Willetts), Kiama TV 5561 11/13; ex Hopkinsons Transport Pty Ltd, Smithfield m/o 9462 8/11; ex m/o 4447 by 4/2/11; Rebody ex PTC, Melbourne, VIC (871) IUG871 12/92 (Body was Ansair (V922 7/11/77) B32D).
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MO 2723159 viewsCavanagh, Kempsey Mercedes O305G/Ansair ex (42); ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (616) BUS 616; ex ZIB 616. Since reregd 4206 MO.
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MO 5084284 viewsCavanagh, Kempsey Mercedes O305/Coachwork rebuilf of Ansair bodied unit ex ACTION, Canberra (666) BUS 666 11/99; ex ZIB 666. Since this phot in October 2007 it has been reregd 5587 MO.
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MO 5280 228 viewsCavanagh, Kempsey Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/PMC in October 2007 in Port Macquarie operating as Port Bus. Ex Blue Ribbon, Thornton(45) MO 7145; ex (62) - Rebody ex UTA 3863. Noted withdrawn at Kempsey 6/09.
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MO 5375249 viewsCavanagh, Kempsey MAN 22.290 HOCL-H 14.5m/P&D in October 2007 – reregd 4212 MO.
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MO 6412242 viewsCavanagh, Kempsey Hino RK260/Northcoast which was the latest addition to the fleet in October 2007. Since reregd 4214 MO.
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MO 8884227 viewsCavanagh, Kempsey Nissan RB30/Custom Coaches ex Dorrigo Bus Service (IR Steinhardt Pty Ltd), Dorrigo MO 8884 by 9/07; ex Whitney (Guatama Pty Ltd), Dorrigo MO 8884 10/01; ex RC49F, still in Whitney livery in October 2007. Deregd 27/3/13 & sold for a motorhome c4/13.
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MO 8930224 viewsCavanagh, Kmepsey Bedford YMT3/PMC was the oldest bus in the fleet in October 2007. It was reregd 4220 MO before being deregd in July 2011.
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m/o 9434557 viewsHillsbus Dural (127) Volvo B10M Mk IV/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 7087 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5628 with Charterplus.
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m/o 9435518 viewsRear view of Hillsbus Dural (123) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 8361 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5577 with Charterplus.

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m/o 9435487 viewsHillsbus Dural (123) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 8361 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5577 with Charterplus.

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m/o 9436507 viewsHillsbus Dural (124) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 8359 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5624 with Charterplus.

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m/o 9437479 viewsHillsbus Dural (121) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 8362 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5625 with Charterplus then out of traffic after accident 9/2011.
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m/o 9438464 viewsHillsbus Dural (122) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 9425 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5629 with Charterplus.

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m/o 9441649 viewsHillsbus Dural (125) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 8351 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became 3639 MO with Hunter Valley Buses

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m/o 9442470 viewsHillsbus Dural (126) Volvo B10M Mk IV/Custom Coaches '510' ex m/o 7083 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, seen here in the gold livery which was temporarily adopted for the charter operation. Became TV 5626 with Charterplus.
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2914 MO165 viewsCells Bus Service, Leeton BCI JXK6127AT/BCI.
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1794 MO249 viewsPenrith Bus Company, Werrington Hino CG277K (Allison)/Custom Coaches ex Harris Park m/o 8176. I believe this was the last bus Harris Park bus sold.
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TV 594854 viewsChapman, Gulgong Denning Denair under the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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TV 22771646 viewsThe Charterplus Denair ex Toronto was used on Olympic Park - Blacktown rail in late December 2009. It was photographed at Olympic Park. It was withdrawn in August 2011. It was ex TV 989, ex TB 753.

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4720 MO109 viewsChegwyn, Manilla Mercedes-Benz 814D/MBS ex MO 4752; ex Yarrabah Coaches (G Crichton), Cairns, QLD 734 DGH.
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AM93PW226 viewsChoice Rentals Bedford BLP2-Isuzu/CC ex ONR 939; ex St Gregory's College, Campbelltown ONR 939; ex Seargent, Wyong (73) MO 8093, in King Street Sydney 28/3/2007. It was reported to be in all white May 2012 still owned by Choice Rentals.
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u/r114 viewsCoachways Scania – photo from 2007 or earlier – no other details.
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TV 1258882 viewsCommodore Coaches TV 1258 Scania K112TR/PMCSA 'Apollo' in Bourke Rd, Alexandria. It is ex Bonfield Coach Lines, Bathurst TV 1258; ex Premier Motor Service, Nowra MO 9280 (via Scania); ex Murrays (443) MO 17; ex - TV 1323; ex UVP 443; ex Sunliner Express, Manly, QLD (225). Ben O photo
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516 JUN220 viewsConnections, QLD Mercedes O500RF2/Coach Design at McMahons Point in November 2007.
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3513 MO186 viewsCowra Bus Service Volvo B10M-5600/PMCSA ex MO 6182 7/11/08; ex Bathurst Coaches Pty Ltd MO 6182 10/04; ex Southlink, SA (2401) WJP 440 -/04; ex Transadelaide, SA (1436) TA 1436. Sold to The Purple Party Bus, WA 11/11, but broke down at Balranald & advertised for sale on Ebay as at 1/12.
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6492AO250 viewsCullen's, Wangaratta Volvo B7RLE/Express seen near Wangaratta High School in October 2007. Sold to Fallon's, Wangaratta.
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TV 4580215 viewsCumberland Coaches (11) Volvo B58/Custom Coaches Euro ex Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights MO 4417 6/06 on rail December 2007. Sold to Bob's Airport Shuttle & Minibus Hire (Boris Raso), Glendenning as TV 4580 8/12.
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TV 5051242 viewsThe immaculate Cumberland Coaches Volvo B58H/PMCSA at Taronga Zoo in November 2007. It was ex TV 4965 6/07; ex Southlink, Adelaide, SA (2308) WJP 462 (AB71FR) by 3/07; ex Transadelaide (1374). Sold to Adams Coachlines, Redcliffe, WA as (BB1) TC 6573 8/10; then to Horizons West Bus & Coach Lines, Welshpool, WA as TC 6573 c12/12.
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