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m/o 01886 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Hino RG197K/CC 210 ex Canterbury Bus Lines (Campsie Bus Co Pty Ltd), Blakehurst m/o 018 4/98; ex m/o 8990, in The Mall, Bankstown 30/8/2013. Aug 30, 2013
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m/o 792580 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Scania L94UB/Custom Coaches CB 60 recently repainted into TNSW livery, in The Mall, Bankstown 30/8/2013.Aug 30, 2013
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m/o 920785 viewsTransdev NSW (408) Volvo B12BLE/Volgren CR228L ex Transit First (15), still branded Veolia Transport, in the Bankstown Interchange layover area 30/8/2013.Aug 30, 2013
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m/o 475586 viewsABC Coachlines Bedford SB5/PMC ex Pioneer Coaches Pty Ltd, Bexley m/o 4755 9/87. Sold at Auction 10/4/89.Aug 30, 2013
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561 SXH156 viewsQOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. Crisp’s Coaches Stanthorpe. The most recent acquisition is this MAN 3 axle Coach Design from the Moreland Group in Victoria - which ironically had bought it new, on-sold it, only to takeover the company they sold it to.Aug 30, 2013
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017 KVY82 viewsQOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. Crisp’s Coaches Stanthorpe Mercedes Benz OH1316/Newnham ex (31) 3150 AO, RAL 509, DAH 079, Reservoir Bus Company, Reservoir, VIC.Aug 30, 2013
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095 FHU74 viewsQOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. Crisp’s Coaches Stanthorpe Mercedes Benz OH1421/ABM Starliner.Aug 30, 2013
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m/o 511984 viewsTransdev NSW (641) Csepel-Cummins 844.03/CC "210" still branded Veolia Transport. Ex transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (81) m/o 5119 1/2/07; ex West Bankstown Bus Service Pty Ltd m/o 5119 5/5/03. A rare bus to see on route service on route 993.Aug 30, 2013
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m/o 731780 viewsTransdev NSW (674) Mercedes-Benz OH1418/Custom Coaches "510" still branded Veolia Transport, ex Transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (76) m/o 7317; ex Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood (21) m/o 7317; ex Bustrans, Fairfield m/o 7317 9/4/04, at Sutherland on route 993 and it seems to have had its front end replaced (at least the bumper).Aug 30, 2013
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TV 406 and m/o 766698 viewsABC Coachlines Denning Mono - GM 6v71 ex VIP Charters, Jannali; ex Chester Coaches Pty Ltd, Chester Hill, NSW TV 727; ex Yellowline Coaches, WA; ex South Western Coachlines (Max Holman), Jannali ISD 357; ex Western Roadliners Pty Ltd, Parkes; ex Sampsons Tours Pty Ltd, Nowra TV 633. Sold at auction 10/4/89 to City Truck and Bus Centre, Ascot Vale, VIC and Bedford VAM70/CVI - see fleet list for history.Aug 29, 2013
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766 GBO115 viewsQOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. About to depart Warwick to Stanthorpe was Crisp's 1989 Denning Landseer which retains its predecessor's livery. It funnily enough caught up with us again in Stanthorpe.Aug 29, 2013
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904 NKZ122 viewsQOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. One immaculate example of the Haidley historical fleet is this 1978 Denning bodied V8 Hino RV730P.Aug 29, 2013
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3310 MO91 viewsIllawarra Escape Tours operate this old school Bedford YRT3 with CCMC bodywork, Seen at Wollongong. Known as "Barry", it is ex CR & KA Perry, Temora 3310 MO 25/11/12; ex MO 4141; ex IW & RK Camp, Temora MO 4141 -/02; ex TC & JD Mueller, Temora MO 4141; ex IW & RK Camp, Temora MO 4141; ex Cartwight, Temora MO 4141; ex RA Steinhardt Holdings Pty Ltd t/a Port Macquarie Bus Service (15) MO 7274.Aug 29, 2013
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m/o 793167 viewsTiger Tours Scania K93CR/Custom Coaches "Mk 86 VR" on rail duties at Campsie.Aug 29, 2013
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MO 287066 viewsDooralong Valley Bus Service Hino CG277K/Custom Coaches 410 on rail brand new in January 1995, Still with this operator in 2013 which is now known as Coastal Liner, regd 2622 MO. Taken at Strathfield 05/01/97.Aug 29, 2013
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TV 527668 viewsTelfords Volvo B7R/P&D ex (179); ex m/o 8604, in Jackson Ave, Miranda 28/8/2013.Aug 28, 2013
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619 HEB139 viewsHaidley's Panoramic Coaches – Warwick MAN SL200/Ansair ex (339) 0339 AO, OVO 376, Melbourne Bus Link, Footscray, VIC (B40D), ex (339) MWE 339, Public Transport Corporation (PTC), Melbourne, VIC which is the last operated by the family. Seen on the QOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. Aug 28, 2013
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Lineup127 viewsQOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. On arrival in Warwick at our first stop, we were greeted with possibly the most impressive lineup of vehicles you could ever imagine (Coasters excluded of course). On display was all bar one of the Haidley's current fleet, as well as their historical fleet of PMCSA, Freighter and Denning bodies.Aug 28, 2013
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BCT 2391 viewsByways BCI PK6125AT – Cummins/BCI affectionately nicknamed "Lily" which performed flawlessly throughout the long trip on the QOCS Warwick and Stanthorpe tour. It is pictured here at our comfort stop as Fassifern, just before Aratula. Aug 28, 2013
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067 GJT123 viewsThompsons Joyner (67) Leyland Tiger/PMCSA at Corinda on rail replacement 25/8/2013, ex (18) 018 GJT, ex (63) 063 DMU, ex 167 AVR, Coastliner Tours, West Tweed Heads, NSW, ex 167 AVR, Tweed Bus Service, West Tweed Heads, NSW. Receiveds from Derek Orford.Aug 28, 2013
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007 GJT145 viewsThompsons Joyner (7) Renault Agoraline/ABM "CB60" at Corinda on rail replacement 25/8/2013, ex (undelivered) King Bros Group, Kempsey, NSW. Received from Derek Orford.Aug 28, 2013
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844 HAP 118 viewsRed and White Sandgate (23) Austral Tourmaster at Roma St Brisbane on rail replacement 25/8/2013, ex 844 HAP, Darling Downs Transit, Wyreema, QLD, ex 642 FMW, Port Douglas Limousines, Cairns, QLD, ex TV 905, Forest Coachlines, Terrey Hills, NSW. Received from Derek Orford.Aug 28, 2013
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BV85BQ134 viewsRear shot of ex Hawkesfords (30) TV 6486 Mercedes-Benz LO812/Custom Coaches ex Sunbus, Sunshine Coast, QLD (5524) 008 DFB (B27D) 17/12/09; ex (135). Dereg during 2011; Noted for sale at the Taree Truck Centre (dlr), Taree 9/12. Seen here as a motorhome in Denman Ave, Cronulla 27/8/2013.Aug 27, 2013
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m/o 58490 viewsBankstown Strathfield Bus Service AEC Swift 760 6P2R/PMCSA. Not included in takeover by Westway. Sold to Scott Wilson, Warriewood 5/03, then without use to Allambie Coach Lines (RL & VM Niukapu), Warriewood as m/o 8500 - Not included in sale to Manly Coaches 1/06, but stored there for sale & sold to Tony Finneran for preservation 2/4/06.Aug 27, 2013
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0080AO89 viewsDysons (184) Scania L94UB/Volgren CR227L on rail replacement 20 March 2011 in North Melbourne.Aug 27, 2013
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4297AO87 viewsDysons (146) Scania L94UB/Volgren CR222L ex PZZ966, on rail replacement 20 March 2011 in North Melbourne.Aug 27, 2013
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467 SIM262 viewsDrivers cab of Red and White Coaches, Sandgate (7) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches ex (797) 5296 MO, m/o 1023, Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Hawkesbury Valley Bus Service, Oakville, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Busabout, Casula, NSW, ex m/o 373, State Transport Authority, Sydney, NSW (B51D), ex m/o 373, North & Western Bus Lines, Gladesville, NSW, ex m/o 373, Metro West Bus Lines, Ermington, NSW, on rail replacement between Corinda & Richlands – taken at Richlands.Aug 27, 2013
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467 SIM200 viewsRed and White Coaches, Sandgate (7) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches ex (797) 5296 MO, m/o 1023, Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Hawkesbury Valley Bus Service, Oakville, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Busabout, Casula, NSW, ex m/o 373, State Transport Authority, Sydney, NSW (B51D), ex m/o 373, North & Western Bus Lines, Gladesville, NSW, ex m/o 373, Metro West Bus Lines, Ermington, NSW, on rail replacement between Corinda & Richlands – taken at Richlands.Aug 27, 2013
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467 SIM174 viewsRed and White Coaches, Sandgate (7) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches ex (797) 5296 MO, m/o 1023, Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Hawkesbury Valley Bus Service, Oakville, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Busabout, Casula, NSW, ex m/o 373, State Transport Authority, Sydney, NSW (B51D), ex m/o 373, North & Western Bus Lines, Gladesville, NSW, ex m/o 373, Metro West Bus Lines, Ermington, NSW, on rail replacement between Corinda & Richlands – taken at Richlands.Aug 27, 2013
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m/o 45282 viewsBankstown Strathfield Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R/Smithfield ex UTA 3960 (B42D). Scrapped for parts by 11/95, in AOA for Master Roast.Aug 26, 2013
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m/o 552 80 viewsBankstown Strathfield Bus Service Leyland Leopard/PMC ex UTA 3851 -/88. Deregd upon the arrival of m/o 552 Csepel 5/97 & scrapped for parts.Aug 26, 2013
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0926AO87 viewsDysons (262) Scania L113CRL/Volgren CR221L ex (26) 0926AO, PCI042 Bell Transit/Bell Street Bus Co., Preston, on rail replacement 20 March 2011 in North Melbourne.Aug 26, 2013
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4291AO113 viewsDysons (139) Scania L94UB/Volgren CR222L ex PRL595, on rail replacement 20 March 2011 in North Melbourne.Aug 26, 2013
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MO 022384 viewsSnowliner MO 0223 Mercedes OC1617/Custom Coaches was one of a handful of vehicles left on old MO plates in early 2011. It was withdrawn early 2013.Aug 26, 2013
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TV 115094 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.Aug 26, 2013
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m/o 832888 viewsTransdev NSW (166) Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech still branded Veolia Transport, at Cronulla Station 25/8/2013. Aug 25, 2013
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TV 570335 viewsShire Shuttle Bus Mitsubishi Rosa with trailer in Captain Cook Drive, Caringbah 25/8/2013.Aug 25, 2013
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Ex m/o 2336163 viewsEx Sydney Buses (2336) Mercedes O305/PMC sighted in Banksmeadow heading to a scrapper 23/12/2010. After being used by Hawkesfords Mosman Charter Buses as (285) TV 5763 and m/o 9455 it was used in TV show "Rescue Special Ops" then scrapped.Aug 25, 2013
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Ex m/o 2336122 viewsEx Sydney Buses (2336) Mercedes O305/PMC sighted in Banksmeadow heading to a scrapper 23/12/2010. After being used by Hawkesfords Mosman Charter Buses as (285) TV 5763 and m/o 9455 it was used in TV show "Rescue Special Ops" then scrapped.Aug 25, 2013
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TV 56065 viewsKurnell Passenger & Transport Service Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches Hyliner ex Stock late-1988 - First new bus under Nicholson ownership. Sold to Sapphire Scenic Tours (PA Sayers), Pambula as SS 1151 (later on TV plates), then to Raymond Terrace Coaches (N Marchbank) as TV 3365 -/03. Photo from HCVA collection.Aug 25, 2013
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m/o 5192100 viewsKurnell Passenger & Transport Service AEC Swift 690/Denning (SA) ex Hadfield, Engadine (unused) -/88; ex STA, Adelaide, SA (402) RCL 803. Sold after the joint Buslink route operation with Crowthers commenced.Aug 25, 2013
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MO 864598 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.Aug 25, 2013
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TV 6022145 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.Aug 25, 2013
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MO 173074 viewsMacphersons Tamworth Denning Denair - GM 6v92tta photographed at Tamworth depot in 1994. It was ex Wollongong Coaches TV 594 via Auction 7/8/90; ex LLM 914 by 7/89. Sold to Alpine Allover Adventure Tours, Cooma as MO 1730; Subsequent disposal unknown.Aug 24, 2013
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MO 1851105 viewsMacphersons Walcha (10) Albion Viking AVK43-505/Denning photographed at Walcha depot in 1994.It was new to Border Coaches, Yeerongpilly, QLD as (18) PQR 586 (C45F). Sold.Aug 24, 2013
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3565 MO185 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.Aug 24, 2013
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1820 MO105 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.Aug 24, 2013
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3888AO87 viewsEndeavour Coaches Mercedes 0303/MCA ex 325GPA (QLD) Red Emu Tours, Brisbane, QLD; ex (4) DZ0179 (TAS), DK1582 (TAS) Smith, South Riana, Tasmania; ex TV 420 (NSW) Australian Scenic Tours, Newcastle, NSW., in Geelong South 2/6/2013.Aug 24, 2013
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0889AO72 viewsEndeavour Coaches Volvo B10MSE/Volgren C221SX ex QZZ688; ex MO 3213 Forest Coachlines, Terrey Hills, NSW, in Geelong South 2/6/2013.Aug 24, 2013
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OVO 327171 viewsMelbourne Bus Link (226) MAN SL200/Ansair Mk1 later regd 0288AO – one of the last MAN SL200/MK1’s to be withdrawn from MBL on 23/5/2002. It was sold to Party Time Tours it was stored at Party Bus, Dandenong Vic, due to its engine not working.It was then sold in 2007 to Dee Decker Tours, North Sunshine, Vic, then shortly afterwards sold to Bus Buddys(Laughter Unlimited Tours), Sunshine, Vic. Noted derelict in Sunshine in 2010.Aug 23, 2013
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2092 MO118 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.Aug 23, 2013
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m/o 7447156 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.Aug 23, 2013
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0889AO91 viewsEndeavour Coaches Volvo B10MSE/Volgren C221SX ex QZZ688; ex MO 3213 Forest Coachlines, Terrey Hills, NSW, in Geelong South 2/6/2013 with 3888AO Volvo B10MSE behind it.Aug 23, 2013
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0888AO58 viewsEndeavour Coaches Bristol VRLL- Leyland 680/ECW in Geelong 2/6/2013. . It is ex BUS168, ex FZN060; ex FZN060, BSW903 (or 803) Hamer Fun Tours, The Basin, Victoria (brought to Australia in conjunction with Top Deck Travel, Europe); ex Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive, UK; ex (66) OCK66K National Travel (West) Ltd. UK; ex (66) OCK66K Standerwick Coaches, UK.Aug 23, 2013
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0888AO71 viewsEndeavour Coaches Bristol VRLL- Leyland 680/ECW in Geelong 2/6/2013. . It is ex BUS168, ex FZN060; ex FZN060, BSW903 (or 803) Hamer Fun Tours, The Basin, Victoria (brought to Australia in conjunction with Top Deck Travel, Europe); ex Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive, UK; ex (66) OCK66K National Travel (West) Ltd. UK; ex (66) OCK66K Standerwick Coaches, UK.Aug 23, 2013
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MO 6207117 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.Aug 22, 2013
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3517 MO122 viewsCowra Bus Service (Thompson) owns this immaculate Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress which has operated in this livery in Cowra since being new to Thomas Bus Service, Cowra.Aug 22, 2013
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SB00GB106 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (41) Volvo B7R/Coach Concepts at Moorabin 29/5/2013.Aug 22, 2013
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8346AO217 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (34) Volvo B10M Mk3/Austral Metroliner ex B49D; ex (254) 254 BLE (QLD) Brisbane Transport, Brisbane, QLD, at Dandenong 29/5/2013.Aug 22, 2013
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m/o 7587189 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..Aug 22, 2013
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