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m/o 89571135 viewsHarris Park Transport Hino RG197K/CC which was sold to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 9030 where it lost the bullbar.Sep 24, 2006
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m/o 12031048 viewsSydney Buses (1203) Mercedes Benz O405NH (CNG)/Custom Coaches at Chatswood.Sep 24, 2006
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m/o 17092810 viewsSydney Buses 1709 Volvo B12BLEA/CC CB60 seen at night time at Chatswood Station, about to operate a route 545.Sep 23, 2006
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m/o 51582723 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).Sep 23, 2006
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m/o 19163223 viewsHillsbus Ex-STA 2137 Mercedes Benz O305/PMC MkII arriving at Parramatta Station on route 625. Withdrawn for parts by 1/09.Sep 23, 2006
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MO 64521346 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M/Volgren at Nowra (Cumberland Avenue)Sep 20, 2006
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m/o 7865835 viewsMoore Tours Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II ex STA 1971. Since sold to Thereabout Travel (R Samuels), Blakehurst as m/o 7865.Sep 20, 2006
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m/o 8861371 viewsPunchbowl Bus Company Scania L94UB/Custom Coaches CB60 at Sydney Olympic Park (Homebush Bay)Sep 20, 2006
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MO 52062651 viewsBusways (596) Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech ex King Bros - it has since become 1057 MO.Sep 20, 2006
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889 DNM1190 viewsSurfside Buslines (889) Mercedes-Benz 811D/CC. Withdrawn 10/2008.Sep 20, 2006
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233 IRC1057 viewsConnex Qld Mercedes Benz OH1728L/Express which became (516) with Veolia.Sep 20, 2006
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216 JIB1767 viewsBrisbane Transport (1216) MAN 18.310/Volgren CR228L at Westfield ChermsideSep 20, 2006
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m/o 3048861 viewsSydney Buses (3048) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark IV on iits way to Parramatta.Sep 20, 2006
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m/o 45421333 viewsHopkinsons Metrobus Volvo B10B/P&D Coachworks seen at Merrylands (Bus Interchange)Sep 20, 2006
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MO 4063888 viewsBeaumont - Coffs Harbour MAN 11.230/ExpressSep 20, 2006
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m/o 92581542 viewsConnex (67) Mercedes O305/Ansair ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (627) BUS 627, ex ZIB 627. seen here in Railway Parade Kogarah. Deregistered 6/06 - used for parts and scrapped at Taren Point depot.Sep 20, 2006
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BUS 137861 viewsACTION Dennis Dart SLF/Wright (Crusader) (Northern Ireland)Sep 20, 2006
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MO 49861473 viewsFearnes Wagga Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech which was displayed at the 2000 Bus & Coach Show, Warwick Farm. This photo appears to have been taken at the Olympics. It was reregd 6088 MO with Busabout, Wagga.Sep 20, 2006
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TVQ 6001765 viewsCarbridge (Rozelle, Sydney) operate the Star City Casino services. TVQ 600 is a Mercedes-Benz O400 with Ansair 'Orana' body. This vehicle was a common sight on route 7 spectator services. It has since been sold to Martin Albury retaining its registration, but since reregd 1925 MO.Sep 20, 2006
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m/o 61351687 viewsRuttys (Wollongong, NSW) (35) m/o 6135 is a Hino RG197K with PMC '160' body and is still as such with Premier Illawarra.Sep 20, 2006
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MO 93752519 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.Sep 17, 2006
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MO 95092723 viewsMO 9509 is one of many unique bendys which Nowra Coaches has operated over the years. New in September 1982, this bus was delivered to MAN Australia as a demonstrator with an imported kit body assembled by Custom Coaches. It demonstrated for several operators and was leased to the BCC (fleet no 999) until 1986. It then joined the pre-existing fleet of Action, Canberra MAN SG192s as BUS 672. 672 was withdrawn along with the other artics, and ended up at Nowra Coaches on town school runs. By 6/04 it was sold to International Stagelines, Burswood, WA as TC 4214, then to National Bus Lines, Burswood as TC 4749.Sep 17, 2006
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MO 77702363 viewsAn eye catching bus in the Harrison's fleet was MO 7770, a 1978 Domino DC113 which was acquired from Pioneer Motor Service, Nowra MO 7770; ex Sonter, Laurieton MO 7770. This bus remained in service after the takeover by Shoal Bus but was sold by 8/07.Sep 17, 2006
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MO 90781155 viewsHarrison's Motor Service of Bomaderry has recently sold their runs and buses to Shoal Bus. Harrison's oldest bus, MO 9078, a MAN SG192 with fully imported Goppel bodywork is seen at the depot in October 2004. It did not take Shoal Bus long to withdraw this vehicle after the takeover in early 2006.Sep 17, 2006
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MO 90832636 viewsIt was not long ago that Nowra Coaches were operating 5 ex Action, Canberra MAN SG192 articulated vehicles. MO 9083 has a fully imported Goppel body and was one of the first few articulated buses into Australia. It now operates in Western Australia.Sep 17, 2006
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MO 25351397 viewsKirklands of Lismore have operated Lismore route and school services for many years. Whilst now they operate a generally standardised fleet of Mercedes, Nissan and MAN vehicles, they once had a great variety of vehicles acquired with the businesses of many local operators. Mercedes O305/PMC MO 2535 came into the fleet when Kirklands took over the Lismore town services of Simes Brothers, ex Smekel's, Gold Coast, QLD 864 PNS. Since transferred to Shorelink where it became (46) m/o 8509. Then sold 3/11 to Beachwheels Coaches Pty Ltd, Beacon Hill still as m/o 8509.Sep 17, 2006
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MO 27711277 viewsPort Stephens Coaches MO 2771 is one of many different Volvos which have operated the Ski Rider Motel to Perisher shuttle service. This Volvo B10M with Ansair bodywork has been transferred from Port Stephens to the snow to operate this service during the snow season. Since reregd 3121 MO.Sep 16, 2006
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m/o 83321604 viewstransit First Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech m/o 8332 and m/o 8333 have been signwritten for the new cross regional route 900 service which commenced 18/09/06 as a part of the new, revised transit First route network.Sep 16, 2006
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TV 30502595 viewsBusways (493) TV 3050 Mercedes-Benz O404-3/Coach Design is seen at Central Station several minutes before departing on the 1pm service to Forster. This coach is one of many vehicles taken over from the King Brothers bus group, North Coast. A sight no longer seen since about the 22nd October 2011.Sep 16, 2006
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m/o 54191873 viewsSt Ives Bus Service operated an immaculate fleet of Leylands and Hinos up until 1998 when services were sold to Forest Coach Lines. (9) m/o 5419 Leyland Leopard/PMC is seen at Pymble Station, about to commence a 584 service to St Ives Chase. It became a part of Forest's fleet before being sold to Grennan, Qld as 742 EVE. It was for sale on EBay 1/2012. Sep 16, 2006
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FUN 6802184 viewsTezza Party Bus FUN 680 was a common sight on the harbour bridge, operating its daily school run from Maroubra to Gleneaon School at Castle Cove. This bus is the last ex UTA Leopard with original bodywork running in service in Sydney. It is Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R/PMC ex West Bankstown Bus Service m/o 7227; ex UTA 3885. Transferred to Oberon for storage 26/7/11; Advertised for sale on Gumtree 6/13.Sep 16, 2006
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KP 19461201 viewsPurtill's KP 1946, a Mercedes O500RF with NCBC "Protege" bodywork, is seen on a damp day in the Riverina operating a Countrylink service to Echuca. Later regd 2750 MO.Sep 16, 2006
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0655AC1551 viewsMt Hotham use several ex STA Mercedes O305/PMCs on shuttles around the ski resort. Fleet number 5, 0655AC ex STA 2103, is seen at the resort in the height of the snow season 2005.Sep 16, 2006
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MO 58791406 viewsA Mercedes Benz OH1622 with a 1987 PMC body, prepares for afternoon school duties in Brilliant St Bathurst in Nov 2005. Jones Bros acquired it with the business of Bathurst Coaches. It previously operated for Shorelink & Deanes CoachesSep 16, 2006
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MO 64631953 viewsA recent addition to Nowra Coaches was this MAN 18.280 with Custom Coaches SB40 bodywork. It is seen at Stewart Place bus terminal in Nowra operating the Sunday service to Huskisson, Vincentia, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point. This service has had many different vehicle allocations over the years including ex Busways Scania K93s, the ex STA Scania 14.5m demo and a Nissan UD RB30. It was initially regd AH13HF and has since been transferred to Premier Illawarra where it has become 4778 MO.Sep 15, 2006
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MO 55641510 viewsFleet number 1 at Wiseleys Wingham is this immaculate Bedford VAM70/CC dating from 1970. Sep 15, 2006
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m/o 86253173 viewsA surprise withdrawal from the STA Ryde depot fleet has been (3529) m/o 8625, a 1984 Mercedes O305/Ansair originally new to Action 649, coming to STA via North & Western Bus Lines, Gladesville.Sep 15, 2006
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m/o 40091962 viewsBaxters Bus Lines is the latest operator to pull out of route service due to the NSW bus reforms. This lineup shows the wide variety of vehicles which were operated by the company right up until their sale to the Cabcharge / Comfort Delegro group. However, Baxter's have continued on as a charter only operator with most of the buses pictured. At front is m/o 4009 Asia Sprinter 16.210/CC ex MO 2095; ex Joyce's Valley Link, Urunga (6) MO 2095 3/02. Since reregd TV 5099.Sep 15, 2006
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MO 26521379 viewsA recent addition to the ever changing Port Stephens Coaches fleet was MO 2652, a brand new Volvo B7R with Custom Coaches 'SB40' bodywork. Its pictured in York Street, Wynyard during North Shore line railway replacement. Since reregd 3129 MO.Sep 15, 2006
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MO 21462001 viewsKiama Coachlines uses former STA 2563 Mercedes O305G/PMC on shift number 14, an am/pm school run from Kiama Downs into Kiama schools. It replaced former MO 2146, a MAN SG192 with Goppel bodywork.Sep 15, 2006
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MO 9702740 viewsNowra Coaches MO 970 Volvo B58 with imported Hess bodywork is seen negotiating a roundabout in the pouring rain during a recent organised tour to Nowra. It was ex Holroyd Bus Lines u/r; ex South Western, Jannali m/o 625; ex m/o 5852; ex Campbelltown Bus Service (Rowes) m/o 5852; ex Rowes, Plumpton m/o 5852; ex SHW 542 (carried SA rego SHW 542 when new to Rowes); ex Volvo demonstrator - Registered as m/o 4255 whilst in use for PTC and also known to operate for Briscoe, Adelaide, SA as SHW 542. Withdrawn 3/3/07 Sep 15, 2006
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m/o 8976974 viewsMoore's Tours "Enterprise" Mercedes Benz O405/Custom Coaches "420" at HaymarketSep 13, 2006
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692 ERE1664 viewsSurfside Buslines (692) Mercedes-Benz O400/BustechSep 13, 2006
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401 FOC1610 viewsSurfside Buslines (401) Volvo B7R/Bustech seen in Gold Coast Tourist livery.Sep 13, 2006
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543 IWV1598 viewsMount Gravatt Bus Service (Mary) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST 2 Door.Sep 13, 2006
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67 CBS1673 viewsLogan City Bus Service Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST.Sep 13, 2006
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330 HBX811 viewsCalliope Coaches "LooneyTunes" Csepel/P&D ex Unknown Operator. It lost its nickname after the takeover by Bus Link Gladstone.Sep 13, 2006
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212 EQS544 viewsBrisbane Transport (212) Volvo B10M mk3 [QBB] which has operated for Hornibrook Transit.Sep 13, 2006
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16 WBC889 viewsWestside Bus Co (16) Dennis Dart SLF/NCBC ex 357 GCOSep 13, 2006
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68 WBC1478 viewsWestside Bus Co (68) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech "VST"Sep 13, 2006
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m/o 71921514 viewsHillsbus Mercedes Benz O405NH/Custom Coaches Series 550 at Sydney Olympic Park (Homebush Bay)Sep 13, 2006
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m/o 82431575 viewsConnex NSW (202) Scania L94UB/Bustech.Sep 13, 2006
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m/o 5701506 viewsBaxters Bus LInes Mercedes-Benz O400/P&D ex MO 8857; ex Bega Valley Coaches (17) MO 8857 6/05; ex OJ's Bus Service, Kempsey MO 3439. It was included in the take over by Westbus Girraween as m/o 570 1/9/06.Sep 13, 2006
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m/o 10381560 viewsBaxters Bus Lines (84) Csepel 844.19/Australian Bus Manufacturing which was displayed at the 2000 Bus & Coach Show, Warwick Farm and included in the takover by CDC (Westbus), to Chaterplus where it was deregd 2/2015.Sep 13, 2006
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m/o 86371180 viewsBaxters Bus Lines (28) Csepel 613.03/Express. Displayed at 2001 Bus & Coach Show. Sold to Howard Murrurundi as MO 0999.Sep 13, 2006
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TV 45921166 viewsPremier Motor Service (606) Scania K124EB/Queensland Coach Company (Majestic)Sep 11, 2006
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MO 91051121 viewsPrior's Bus Service - Batemans Bay Volvo B7R/Alan B Denning (Galaxy)Sep 11, 2006
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MO 14673 viewsDeane Queanbeyan (62) Leyland Lynx B60 + Voith/Leyland UK/Bolton built as 39 seat JRA demonstrator.Sep 11, 2006
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TP 11871475 viewsTransperth (1187) TP 1187 Mercedes Benz O405NH/Volgren CR225L seen at Fremantle.Sep 05, 2006
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m/o 40061311 viewsHopkinsons Metro Bus Mercedes-Benz O405/PMCSA ex m/o 7779 ex Quince Melbourne DKA136 B41DSep 05, 2006
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