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m/o 1038464 viewsWestbus Csepel 844.19/ABM ex (84) m/o 1038 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W. Displayed 2000 Bus & Coach Show, Warwick Farm, N.S.W. Here it is seen returning to the depot as a staff bus after being relieved from a morning shift 17/8/2013.
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m/o 10572192 viewsHillsbus Toy Bus (84) Volvo B10BLE/Custom Coaches 'CB60'. A lot of toys can be seen at the front window.
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m/o 9885812 viewsBusways On their way from Glendenning Depot to Mulgrave Depot, Scania K230UB/Volgren CR228L (1130) and another ex CDC Scania pose for a photograph just around the corner from the Glendenning yard, on the first day Busways operated the full region 1 services 6/10/2013.
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m/o 9928726 viewsBusways - on it's way from Glendenning to Mulgrave, Scania K230UB/Volgren/CR228L (1135) stops to get some sun, with Riverstone township in the background, on the first day Busways operated the full region 1 services 6/10/2013.
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m/o 14542035 viewsHillsbus Volvo B10MA/Custom Coaches 'CB50' artic at Parra on Sunday departing on route 601 from Parramatta.
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m/o 19162671 viewsHillsbus Ex-STA 2137 Mercedes Benz O305/PMC MkII arriving at Parramatta Station on route 625. Withdrawn for parts by 1/09.
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m/o 76181160 viewsFrom Glenorie Bus is this Volvo B10M / CC ex Westbus, operating the Beach Bus. The Beach bus is a special service from the Hills District to Manly beach via the M2, which operates during most School Holidays.

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m/o 8181080 viewsGlenorie have recently (2004) rebranded most of their fleet as 'Hillsbus' in line with other affiliated operations operated by Westbus in the Hills district. This may not continue, due to Westbus being placed into receivership in late January 2005. This bus is a Volvo B10B with Custom Coaches "230" body. The operation has since been taken over by CDC and by 2009 was in canary yellow livery with Hillsbus.
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m/o 71561541 viewsWestbus Mercedes-Benz O405 Mk II/Custom Coaches '510' in advertising livery for Western Sydney Razorbacks.
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m/o 8982313 viewsWestbus Mercedes-Benz O405NH/ ABM 'CB60' ex Baxters 898 at Merrylands on route 815, in Westbus colours in November 2006.
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m/o 80962078 viewsFrom Westbus Bonnyrigg is this Mercedes O405 with Custom Coach body, this bus has received a full refurb pack, which has prolonged this buses life for over another 10 years. The refurb pack that all Westbus vehicles will eventually go through includes new Floor's, Seat covering, and new walls.
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m/o 71601042 viewsHillsbus Mercedes-Benz O405 Mk II/Custom Coaches '510'
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m/o 93291341 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB/Volgren 'CR228L'
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Rouse Hill Town Centre840 viewsThe rear of a Hillsbus bus at the Rouse Hill Town Centre.
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m/o 93871142 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/Volgren 'CR228L'
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TV 5577925 viewsCharterplus Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches '510'. Ex m/o 9435 7/08-ex Dural (123) 5/08 in Gold livery -ex m/o 8361 Charterbus Direct / Harris Park Transport, N.S.W. 1/07
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TV 56271246 viewsCharterplus Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST'. ex m/o 9440 7/08-ex Dural (128) 5/08-ex m/o 8964 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport 1/07
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m/o 9573977 viewsHillsbus Scania K230UB/Volgren 'CR228L' Pictured September 2008.
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m/o 95751034 viewsHillsbus Scania K230UB/Volgren 'CR228L' Pictured in September 2008.
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m/o 1441207 viewsWestbus Girraween Csepel 844.31/Custom Coaches 'CB60'
ex (14) m/o 144 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W.-ex m/o 8479
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m/o 93741276 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/ Volgren 'CR228L' pictured in September 2008
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m/o 95511009 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/ Volgren 'CR228L' pictured in September 2008
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m/o 95891033 viewsWestbus Scania K230UB/Volgren 'CR228L' pictured in September 2008
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m/o 71261051 viewsWestbus Windsor Mercedes-Benz OH1418/Custom Coaches '510' after its refurbishment and repaint into canary yellow livery. There is a photo of it in its previous livery in the Ben O galleries.

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TV 22771911 viewsCharterplus Denning ex Toronto Bus Service. It was withdrawn in August 2011. It was ex TV 989, ex TB 753.
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MO 22831548 viewsHunter Valley Buses Leyland Leopard/PMC. ex (53); ex (M8) MO 4034 seen approaching the depot in the last minutes of light for the day. Deregd and stored for sale at Westbus, Girraween 7/08.
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m/o 288866 viewsWestbus Girraween Csepel 844.19 with a Custom Coaches "CB50" body. This bus carried Fleet Number 79 with Baxters at the same depot. And Baxters acquired the plates with the Bass Hill operation in 1995.
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m/o 2951609 viewsWestbus Leyland Leopard PSUC3E/2R/CC. It finished its days at Blue Ribbon Thornton as (135); ex Westbus, Northmead (stored)m/o 295; ex Bonnyrigg ; ex Calabro, Bonnyrigg m/o 295.
Withdrawn by 9/08.
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m/o 7113635 viewsSouthtrans (34) Leyland Worldmaster/CC ex Westbus; ex Toongabbie Transport (39) m/o 7113 24/1/87; rebody ex UTA 2967, at Sutherland going to Lucas Height aka Barden Ridge. It subsequently became DR 6848 at Taylor's, Hillwood, Tas.

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m/o 47671365 viewsWestbus Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/CC currently operating for Hunter Valley Buses at Thornton.
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m/o 51582243 viewsWestbus ex-Baxters Irisbus Agoraline/CC "CB60" arriving at Parramatta still in Baxters livery. It was ex AP & JP King, King Bros Bus Service Pty Ltd undelivered (Reg 4/04).
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Westbus1635 viewsFour Westbus Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/CC units ex Bowmans St Marys consisting of m/o 5234, m/o 5235, m/o 5245 and m/o 5249. The last Leyland Leopards in the Westbus/Hillsbus fleet which were today 24/7/2007 sold to R. Chahal then Berkeley Bus & Coach.
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m/o 52491166 viewsHillsbus Leyland Leopard PSU3F/2R/CC ex Bowmans followed by m/o 5234, m/o 5235 and m/o 5245. The last Leyland Leopards in the Westbus/Hillsbus fleet which were today 24/7/2007 sold to R. Chahal then Berkeley Bus & Coach.
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Westbus Leyland Leopards.1143 viewsFront views of CC bodied m/o 5234, m/o 5235, m/o 5245 and m/o 5249 all ex Bowmans St Marys. The last Leyland Leopards in the Westbus/Hillsbus fleet which were today 24/7/2007 sold to R. Chahal then Berkeley Bus & Coach.
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TV 5578341 viewsCharterbus (CDC) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech ex m/o 9439 7/08-ex Dural (129) 5/08-ex m/o 1063 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, N.S.W. 1/07. Front end rebuilt and fitted with a Bustech "VST" front and dash after accident 2/09. Seen here at Kingswood Station 16/3/2013.
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TV 5627681 views9 to 11/11/2009 saw a small night rail closure between St Marys and Penrith which was covered by Charterplus. Standby duties on Tuesday night were operated by Volvo B12BLE Bustech 'VST' TV5627 ex m/o 9440. This bus is ex Harris Park Transport, and features signage for the Optus service it regularly operates. Also note compared with earlier photos of is as m/o 9440 that the skirt has been painted yellow.
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TV 5627747 viewsCharterplus Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST', ex m/o 9440 7/08-ex Dural (128) 5/08-ex m/o 8964 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport, which has now lost its Optus signwriting for the Macquarie Park Shuttle. It has since been reported to be AOA for Woolworths. Also noticed that the skirt is no longer the VST skirt shown in earlier photos.
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TV 5627676 viewsCharterplus Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST' with Optus signwriting for the Macquarie Park Shuttle, ex m/o 9440 7/08-ex Dural (128) 5/08-ex m/o 8964 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport seen here at night laying over at Central before commencing a 0045 Express to Blacktown CityRail trip 31/7/2009.
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TV 5628680 viewsCharterplus Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches "510" ex m/o 9434 7/08-ex Dural (127) 5/08 in Gold livery -ex m/o 7087 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport.

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TV 5629630 viewsCharterplus Mercedes-Benz O405/CC '510'. It has a different aircon unit to the other 4 ex HPT O405's with CDC. The heritage of this bus is ex m/o 9438 7/08 in gold livery -ex (122)-ex m/o 9245 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport 1/07.
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m/o 570779 viewsWestbus Girraween Mercedes O400/P&D ex (12) m/o 570 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W.-ex MO 8857-ex (17) MO 8857 Bega Valley Coaches, N.S.W.-ex MO 3439 OJ"s Bus Service, Kempsey N.S.W. and was a plush charter vehicle with TV Screens etc. Today, it is resigned to local school and route services. And Baxters acquired the plates with the Bass Hill operastion in 1995.
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m/o 680734 viewsWestbus Girraween Csepel 844.19 with a Custom Coaches "CB50" body ex Baxters (80).

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m/o 683373 viewsWestbus Girraween Motorcoach integral with a Cummins L10 ex (67) m/o 683 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W.-ex mo 1.363. Shuker, Darwin.Recently repainted into a white livery possibly for use in another CDC operation after region 3 is lost on 1st October.
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m/o 75411287 viewsWestbus m/o 7541 MAN 16.240/CC ex Macquarie Towns Coach Lines, currently operating for Hunter Valley Buses at Thornton. Since reregd 3641 MO. Withdrawn 12/11 & sent to scrap.
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m/o 75661184 viewsWestbus MAN SL200/CC ex Toongabbie T. S, Transferred to Blue Ribbon Bus Company Pty Ltd (National Express Group), Thornton as (60) m/o 7566 -/01, then Hunter Valley Buses Pty Ltd (CDC Group) 9/05. Renumbered 4076 MO at Edgeworth depot. Withdrawn and de-regd by 12/12.
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m/o 7587358 viewsWestbus Girraween Volvo B10M Mk I/ Custom Coaches "Euro II". It was a Seven Hills Depot stalwart for years until quite recently, transferring to Girraween Depot via another couple of Westbus depots.
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m/o 7612710 viewsThe newest addition to the Charterplus fleet (still showing Westbus signage) is a Volvo B10M Mk II/CC ex Windsor, ex Bonnyrigg and has clocked up many many km's over its life.
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m/o 84771457 viewsWestbus Csepel 844.19/Custom Coaches 'CB50' ex (81) m/o 8477 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W. on night rail at North Sydney July 2007.
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m/o 9701433 viewsAn original Busways Scania K230UB/Custom Coaches CB60, fleet number 850, is seen coming out of Windsor - somewhere it would not have been seen prior to October last year!
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m/o 144, m/o 1051 and m/o 8649348 viewsWestbus Girraween. Three slightly different specced Csepel /Custom Coaches CB60 units ex Baxters units 14, 94 and 11 respectively. 144 is ex m/o 8479 but was re-registered to m/o 144 while still at Baxters. Both other units have had the same registration for their life. All are seen here on Rail Standby at Clyde on the 11th of May 2013.
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m/o 8970263 viewsWestbus Scania L113CRB/Custom Coaches “238” ex Baxters (10) on rail at Schofields Stn 18/8/2013.
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m/o 898347 viewsWestbus Mercedes O405NH/ABM CB60 ex (8) m/o 898 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W.-ex King Bros undelivered, on rail standby at Richmond 18/8/2013.
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m/o 92241346 viewsWestbus MAN 16.280/Austral ex Macquarie Towns Coach Lines-ex MO 9224, to Hunter Valley Buses Pty Ltd 1/9/06, renumbered 3645 MO. Withdrawn by 11/10 and transferred to Morisset for storage by 1/11. Later scrapped.
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m/o 93171576 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' on night rail at North Sydney July 2007.
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m/o 9325557 views9 to 11/11/2009 saw a small night rail closure between St Marys and Penrith which was covered by Charterplus. Seen here is m/o 9325 which was on loan from from Hillsbus, Northmead, a Scania L94UB/Volgren "CR228L", seen here awaiting passengers off a train.
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m/o 9326660 views9 to 11/11/2009 saw a small night rail closure between St Marys and Penrith which was covered by Charterplus. Seen here is m/o 9326 which was on loan from from Hillsbus , Northmead, a Scania L94UB/Volgren "CR228L", which was on standby duties.
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m/o 9354255 viewsIn a really nice AOA that the photo doesn't do justice is this Scania K94UB/Volgren "CR228L" from Hillsbus Northmead.
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m/o 93711143 viewsHillsbus Scania K94UB/Volgren 'CR228L' on night rail at North Sydney July 2007.
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BUS 709 and 4501 MO1284 viewsACTION (709) the only Renault PR180.2/Ansair articulated vehicle to be equipped with a ZF Gearbox and Deanes Buslines Queanbeyan (now part of CDC) Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches ex MO 6298; ex Harris Park Transport m/o 8246, at Civic 25/9/2012.
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MO 255398 viewsCapital Touring Services – Gowrie Mercedes Benz O305/PMC. Converted to single door & repainted white by 9/12; ex Select Transport NSW Pty Ltd, Enfield (12) m/o 1917 -/10; ex Westbus, Bonnyrigg m/o 1917; ex STA Mk II 2145. Floriade Explorer 25/9/2012.

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