Bus Australia Photo Gallery


Most viewed - Ty Manning Collection.
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m/o 368893 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches "210" ex m/o 8925 which went to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 368. On the other hand the bus next to it, m/o 8837 is an ex Punchbowl Bus Co Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 7155874 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines AEC Swift 505/Freighter ex Hadfield unregd, ex ACTION ZIB 203 which was reregd m/o 096 and then went to Pleasure Tours when they split from the Highway Tours group some time before the final Highway Tours split up so this never operated for Eddie Hayman.
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m/o 444796 viewsCalabro Layland Leopard/PMC. It was included in the takeover by Westbus and then sold to Pioneer Coaches Bexley. After Pioneer it was MO 4658 at Moruya , then sold for preservation in 2009.
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m/o 9207795 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMCSA ex Ventura Buslines(50) FRW 050 ex BDU 650. It was reregd m/o 020 and later became (?) 120-EJZ at Logan Coaches. It is seen besides the new m/o 018 Hino/CC.
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m/o 015793 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines. One of a number of Leyland Worldmaster/Freighter which the initial Canterbury Bus Lines took over from Cumberland Coaches but none made it to the Eddie Hayman version of Canterbury Bus Lines.Some also operated for Cumberland Coaches/Highway Tours group in the Auburn area.
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m/o 8934776 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Ansair 3/76 B38D ex Ventura (98) IKP 898 which after a short time became m/o 541. It became a mobile home.
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m/o 7802768 viewsRevesby Bus & Coach Leyland Leopard/CC ex Canterbury Bus Lines m/o 333 ex North & Western Bus Lines m/o 463, in the orange Highway Tours livery. It subsequently also operated for a short period of time with the Edddy Hayman version of Canterbury Bus Lines as m/o 333 but was withdrawn in March 1990 after serious hail damage. It did operate for a short period after this with Revesby Bus & Coach as m/o 7802 mainly on route 26 which they had just acquired from Challenge Travel
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m/o 8837725 viewsLeyland Leopard/CC ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 164. This bus which had very heavy steering, only operated for Canterbury Bus Lines in the last few years of its existence and subsequently operated with Pleasure Tours.
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m/o 7313723 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3958. It was being wrecked for parts by 31/5/1993.
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m/o 018717 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches "210" ex m/o 8990 which went to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 018.
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m/o 444713 viewsPioneer Coaches, Bexley Leyland Leopard/PMC in 1996. It was ex Westbus, ex Calabro's. After Pioneer it was MO 4658 at Moruya , then sold for preservation in 2009. How things have changed at Hurstville since this photo was taken although Lowes is still there.
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m/o 922703 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino CM277K/PMC ex m/o 8510, ex Demo m/o 8435. It went to Crossley Bus Lines for a short period of time as m/o 922 and then as (21) MO 6004 to Rover Motors where later it was reregd 3480 MO. Seen here during the period after allocation of the three digit route numbers that both old (34) and new route number (450) were shown on buses.
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MO 2555700 viewsFearnes, Wagga Wagga MCA - Cummins/MCA before it had any advertising applied and before the back door was removed. It became 4004 MO at Busabout, Wagga.
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m/o 3401698 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Worldmaster/Newnham ex Ventura Buslines(151) BBY 123, ex Hawthorn B.S, ex Rennie's B.S., rebody ex MTT. It later became (13) 190 EMC at Glasshouse Country Coaches Qld.
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MO 4196696 viewsBusways (351) was an AEC Reliance / CC ex Peninsula; Rebody ex MO 4196 (1973 CVI body). It passed to Hawkesbury Valley at Oakville, then into private hands for preservation. It was resurrected by Casula Bus & Coach Service for Charter as m/o1497 - it has now sat withdrawn with Casula since 2007.
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m/o 8879693 viewsBusways (283) was one of 4 Mercedes-Benz OH1418s with Customs Coaches bodies at Blacktown. Barely lasting 5 years with Busways, all 4 passed to Fearnes at Wagga, then to Busabout Wagga and now reside with Buses 'R' Us in Adelaide.
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m/o 676686 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC ex Cumberland Coaches, ex m/o 4375, ex Red Top Transport. Seen here still in the orange Highway Tours livery.
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m/o 7670684 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3853 ex m/o 7767 Commodore Coaches,Enfield. It was de-regd by 11/1993. Seen here at the Blakehurst depot which at the time was shared with Moore's Tours.
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m/o 8510683 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino CM277K/PMC ex Demo m/o 8435. It is rare to see a photo of this bus with this rego as it was reregd soon after its arrival to m/o 922. It is seen here next to Leyland Leopard rebody m/o 722. It went to Crossley Bus Lines for a short period of time as m/o 922 and then as (21) MO 6004 to Rover Motors where later it was reregd 3480 MO.
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m/o 248675 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3982 which was acquired from the Christian School, Burwood PTE 632. It was subsequently used for parts with the plates going to an Ventura Leyland Leopard. This carried a much wider yellow stripe around the body than used on other ex UTA Leopards.
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m/o 722658 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches "200" ex m/o 8509, rebody ex m/o 722 (Denning body).-ex STA (SA) 8417. -ex Transway,Elizabeth SA (17) RRG 483, ex Slattery, Payneham RZM 954. To m/o 722 Crossley Bus Lines, then (12) m/o 722 Connex NSW. Sold to Whitsunday Transit then reported for sale at Bowen Qld 12/03.
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m/o 018649 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 1654. It was deregd by 11/1995 with the plates going to a new Hino/CC. Seen here in a Road Safety special livery.
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MO 2972637 viewsBusways (250) MO 2972 is a Mercedes-Benz LO812 with 6/94 CC bodywork, that was ordered by Peninsula but delivered new to Busways after Busways bought out Neil Smith's share in Peninsula as of 1/7/94. The Patrick Street Shuttle was a shuttle in Blacktown and later it did operate one the non-com Gunderman - Wisemans Ferry Public School . The bus was transferred to Bulahdelah after the take over of King Bros, where it is now regd 5798 MO.
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m/o 396631 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard Mark 2 1536 seen here at the depot. It was scappped at Logan Coaches, Logan Village, Qld.

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m/o 333630 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3915. It was de-regd 5.8.96 with the plates going to an Ventura Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 4769624 viewsBusways (233) Volvo B58-56/Superior ex Leslies, Doonside; ex Palmers.
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m/o 7729622 viewsBusways (123) was one of two semi-coach spec Scania K93CRs with Custom Coaches bodies, both of which ended up at Warrigal Charters, Wollongong via two different histories.
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m/o 248622 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress ex Cumberland ex m/o 4329, ex Red Top, seen here after having received a major overhaul in 1990, during the short time it carried the blue/cream livery before it was written off in an accident with a truck.
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m/o 722619 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Denning SA ex STA (SA) 8417. -ex Transway,Elizabeth SA (17) RRG 483, ex Slattery, Payneham RZM 954. It was rebodied initially as m/o 8509 and then back to m/o 722. Photos of this bus in the the blue and cream livery are very rare as it is believed even Eddie Hayman did not have one.
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m/o 020614 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3954. It was de-regd18.12.96 with the plates going to an ex Ventura Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 368610 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3921. It was deregd 11/95 with the plates going to a new Hino/CC.
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m/o 054606 viewsRevesby Bus & Coach Leyland Worldmaster/Campbell & Mannix, ex Highway Tours, ex South Western Coachlines, ex Perth 235. Seen here in the orange livery acquired with Highway Tours.
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m/o 676602 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC ex Cumberland Coaches, ex m/o 4375, ex Red Top Transport.


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m/o 7852601 viewsSt Ives Bus Service (8) Leyland Pacesetter ERT1/1 - 0600/PMC (Rebody - Chassis ex UTA 3369) which went to Forest Coach Lines Pty Ltd m/o 7852 6/7/98 - At Barrie Watt (dealer), Woolloongabba, QLD for resale. Sold to Agnes Water Buses, Agnes Water, QLD as 173 EYK (converted to B55F). Secured by W Khong for preservation & transferred to Sydney early-2011.

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TV 898600 viewsBusways (117) Denning Landseer ex Seargent, Wyong seen here signwritten for Macarthur Coaches, Camden. Sold to Comfort Tours, Sydney, then to Pioneer Coaches, Bexley as TV 1751, then to Armidale Coaches as TV 3062 and then TV 298, then for sale in WA on Gumtree.
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m/o 7189599 viewsSt Ives Bus Service (18) Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R/Custom Coaches. Sold to Sugar Valley Coachlines Pty Ltd (Spencer Ross), Edgeworth as (5) m/o 7189 late 1996, then to Toronto Bus Service t/a Sugar Valley Coachlines, Edgeworth 17/3/98. Withdrawn & sold to Andrew Haviland, Sydney for preservation by 10/02, then to the Parker Family, Oakville.

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m/o 7189595 viewsSt Ives Bus Service (18) Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R/Custom Coaches. Sold to Sugar Valley Coachlines Pty Ltd (Spencer Ross), Edgeworth as (5) m/o 7189 late 1996, then to Toronto Bus Service t/a Sugar Valley Coachlines, Edgeworth 17/3/98. Withdrawn & sold to Andrew Haviland, Sydney for preservation by 10/02, then to the Parker Family, Oakville.
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m/o 416587 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC ex Cumberland, ex Red Top Transport. This was always considered a great bus to drive. It was deregd in May 96 after 25 and a half years service in the same area.
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MO 0822578 viewsBusways (153) MO 0822 was one of a handful of mid-engine Volvo B6’s with Custom Coaches body with high-back seats that started life at Busways Macarthur. This one still runs at Pearce Emu Plains where it has been reregistered 3704 MO.
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Ogden's Coaches (photo by Ty Manning)556 views(16) MO 8997 Mercedes-Benz OF1315 / Autobus, still in fleet as 4800 MO.
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WXA 429554 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches "510", part of a cancelled order for Bathurst Coaches. This one operated at the Olympics under Mercedes-Benz ownership in Bathurst colours. Later rereg m/o 7882 which it carried as (99) at Transit First and then (155) at Veolia Transport and Transdev.
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m/o 5181549 viewsSt Ives Bus Service. (7) Leyland Leopard/PMC which went to Forest Coach Lines seen here in its days with St Ives, at Pymble.
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MO 7227546 viewsBusways (110) MO 7227 Volvo B6 mid-engine/Custom Coaches ex m/o7373, at Campbelltown Station. Sold to Smith's, St Marys, TAS.
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MO 8274544 viewsBusways (91) MAN/Custom Coaches "Euro", Sold to Smith's, St Marys, TAS.
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MO 1786529 viewsBathurst Coaches (15) Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC ex STA Mk IV prototype 2717 - The bus that never dies!! Withdrawn after an accident with STA and revived by Bathurst Coaches, later withdrawn after an accident with Jones Bros only to be revived once again re-entering service with Fleetpro, Prestons.
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MO 0181525 viewsDenning Mono 6v71 (1974).
- New to Camden Coaches (HE Hunt & Sons), Camden.
- Sold to Higletts Motor Coach Service Pty Ltd, South Camden 5/81.
- Sold to Rowes (Macarthur Coaches Pty Ltd) 6/86.
- Sold to Hunt's Coaches (HE Hunt & Sons), Camden -/90.
- Noted being stripped out for a motorhome and sold 7/91 to Cobram, VIC.
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m/o 5420517 viewsSt Ives Bus Service Chev / Syd Wood (18/8/48) B36F. It was new as m/o 571, rereg m/o 5420 1/11/68, rereg m/o 5355 9/70.
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m/o 7015501 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service. One of a number interesting ex UTA Leopards that Leslie, Arndell Park had rebuilt by Alnor, two of which passed on to Crossley’s and then Westway. This was ex UTA 1749 with original Smithfield body and saw later service with LBJ Tours, Wollongong.
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TV 1398498 viewsBathurst Coaches (19) MAN 16.240/Bathurst Coaches. Bodywork was assembled in the Bathurst Coaches workshop to resemble a GBW body. Sold to Illawarra Escape Tours (Bob Jarunkel Pty Ltd), Unanderra as TV 1398 2/1/01, rereg IET 004 by 8/02, then TV 4444 .
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MO 1782497 viewsBathurst Coaches (14) extended Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC ex UTA Mk I 1908; Now a motorhome recently advertised for sale.
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m/o 278496 viewsSouth Western Coachlines, Revesby AEC Reliance/CVI ex McVicars, ex Hunt, Sawtell MO 3702, in what appears to be Restwell St, Bankstown with the old Regent Theatre in the background. And One Tree Point is no longer served from Bankstown.
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m/o 4232 495 viewsDuffy’s Bus Lines Grose Vale Bedford VAL/Custom Coaches which saw subsequent service with Macquarie Towns Bus Lines after they took over the operation.
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m/o 5929493 viewsDural Busways MAN FE/Domino which later also saw service with Glenorie Bus Service.
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MO 5939493 viewsEggins Taree Asia Sprinter 16.210/CC which was sold to Baxters as (65) m/o 5444 and later (12) TV 5100 and then in 2011 sold to Cumberland Coachlines as TV 5984.
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m/o 5929492 viewsDural Busways MAN FE/Domino which later also saw service with Glenorie Bus Service.
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m/o 5412 and m/o 946486 viewsSt Ives Bus Service (2) Leyland Leopard PSU3C/2R/Custom Coaches Sold to Shorelink (John A. Gilbert Pty Ltd), Mt Kuring-gai as m/o 5412 6/7/98 - Noted as a motorhome in Korumburra, VIC registered (VIC) QTD 891 23/2/12 and (21) Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R/Custom Coaches ex m/o 5578. Sold to Sugar Valley Coachlines, Edgeworth as (3) m/o 8623 late 1996, then to Toronto Bus Service t/a Sugar Valley Coachlines, Edgeworth 17/3/98. Withdrawn at Morisset mid-2002 & dereg 12/6/02 - sold for a motorhome
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St Ives484 viewsThis might be one of the 5 CVI Bedford VAM70s which operated with St Ives Bus Service.
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m/o 5094482 viewsThe AEC Reliance 470 / Comeng 1/5/56 B43FR with St Ives Bus Service which was the ex Canberra vehicle in the St Ives fleet, Formerley Canberra ZIB 006 it was purchased 10/66, registered m/o5094 21/11/66, then 5415 (1/11/68), 5355 (7/69), 5420 (10/70), 5418 (25/9/72), 5416 (8/78).
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m/o 7489 474 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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Ogden's Coaches (photo by Ty Manning)469 views(11) TV 054 Volvo B10M / PMCSA "Apollo"; ex Dubbo Coaches (JA Gilbert Pty Ltd) TV 054; ex MJK 470; ex Dubbo Bus & Coachlines (Stonestreet) MJN 470.
Dereg -/10 and stored for sale at Mudgee - sold for for a race car transporter in Northern Territory as 970 854 2/10.
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