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Alstonville MO-3966 Leyland Royal Tiger.jpg
MO 39661508 viewsLeyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster/Hedges sighted at Alstonville. Ex Brisbane City Council where they were fleet numbers 241-262. There is a photo of 248 in its original form in the October 2004 album.

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OAB 0861394 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Hino RC320/Denning

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m/o 59491389 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL70 (UF)/CC. There is a photo in the Bass Hill gallery with full details of this bus. The photo name shows as m/o 7949 but this is also believed to be a photo of m/o 5949.
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C 593511246 viewsEx Action Canberra ACT AEC REGAL III/Comeng
BCC (3) AEC Regal IV NBF-534.jpg
NBF 5341214 viewsBrisbane City Council (3) AEC Regal IV/Athol Hedges
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m/o 60931177 viewsWatts Bus and Coach Service, Wollongong AEC Reliance 505/Hedges ex Canberra ZIB 139.
PunchbowlTV340LeyTiger245A3PMC.jpg
TV 3401172 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Tag Axle Leyland Tiger Coach/PMC which was later reseated to bus seating with 61 seats reg m/o 7028. Subsequently sold to Victoria non psv.
Allways MO-738 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 738 1158 viewsAllways Bus Service, Kingsgrove AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Holsworthy, ex Tasmania.
ArandaleGlenInnesMO9750LeylandAtlanteanPMC.jpg
MO 97501149 viewsArandale, Glen Innes Leyland Atlantean/PMC which was one of only two single deck Atlanteans to have operated in Australia It was new to Seven Hills Bus Co and later Toongabbie Bus Service, where its long wheel base caused problems turning some of the corners in the Blacktown/Seven Hills area.

Red&White Leyland Lion Denning.jpg
NQH 8031108 viewsRed & White, Sandgate Leyland Lion/Denning. They operated two former Black & White Lions. #17 was registered NQH.803, whilst #18 was registered NQC.019. It was initially believed that this photo showed #18 but subsequent imformation indicates it is #17.
JJ Hill MO-6273 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 62731053 viewsJohn J Hill AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania.
Bankstown Coaches MO-145 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 1451052 viewsBankstown Lakemba Bus Service which also used the name Bankstown Coaches, AEC Reliance CBW Body ex Tasmanian MTT. It was replaced as m/o 145 by another AEC Reliance Comeng ex Bankstown – Lakemba m/o 4851 ex DOI Canberra.



Rowes Coach Tours  MO-546 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 54461048 viewsRowes Coach Tours a forerunner of todays's Busways, AEC Reliance/CC.
BCC 399-PMG Volvo Fuji.jpg
399 PMG1007 viewsBrisbane City Council (399) Volvo B10M/Fuji shown in 1988 and not 1998 as shown on the photo. Subsequently it became MO 2964 and then 4289 MO with Osborn, Muswelbrook.
Brisbane City Council Scania N112ARS 992-PLH.jpg
992 PLH 986 viewsBrisbane City Council Scania N112ARS/Denning in Fortitude Valley 8/1987 – Vince Griffiths photo.
Action ZIB-109 Bedford VAM 5.jpg
ZIB 109981 viewsAction Canberra Bedford VAM70/PMC.
CoachwaysGoldCoast174NPNBedfordVALVanHool.jpg
174 NPN970 viewsCoachways, Gold Coast Bedford VAL/Van Hool.
Blue White AEC Regal IV.jpg
u/r 962 viewsBlue & White Bus Service AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania
GraftonBusCoMO4529BedfordCCMC.jpg
MO 4529954 viewsGrafton Bus Co Bedford VAL 14/CC in Skinner St, outside the current depot.
Parramatta Ryde bus service White Super power MO-399.jpg
m/o 399954 viewsParramatta Ryde Bus Service White Super Power trailer bus at Bobbin Head. These units lead to the tours operation being called Trailer Tours.
Jannali Bus service MO-218 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 218 946 viewsJannali Bus Service AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania
AEWoodsmo977AustinSydWood.jpg
m/o 977937 viewsArthur Wood Bankstown Austin/Syd Wood seen here at the Bass Hill depot after they took over route 20. The plates were soon moved onto a new Bedford by Bass Hill and the plates again moved onto another new bus when Baxters took over Bass Hill. There are also photos of both these buses in the gallery.
CHBmo4427BdVAL70Cm.jpg
m/o 4227926 viewsChester Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL/Coachmaster.
GreyhoundPMD739HinoFtr.jpg
PMD 739923 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Hino/Freighter
ChesterCoachesmo3979HinoCCMC.jpg
m/o 3979902 viewsChester Coaches Hino RC20/CC
Surfside AEC Reliance NRS-730.jpg
NRS 730876 viewsSurfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads NSW AEC Reliance/Hedges ex Gold Coast Scenic Clippers at Southport in 1973.
GreyhoundNMD052BedfordHedges.jpg
NMD 052867 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Bedford SB/Hedges

McVicars MO-054 AEC Relience.jpg
m/o 054853 viewsMcVicars Bus Service AEC Reliance/Comeng ex Canberra ZIB 031. At the left is Bankstown Sports Club and to the right a Sydney Wide store which has long gone with the whole area now occupied by the Sports Club. The bus subsequently saw service with Bankstown Bus Lines/South Western Coach Lines before being replaced by an ex Perth Worldmaster with the m/o 054 rego.
Fearnes Wagga Wagga MO-4639 Denning Leyland.jpg
MO 4639847 viewsFearnes Wagga Wagga Leyland/Denning taken 4/1978.
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MO 4130835 viewsA White/Watts from Andersons, Goonellabah who operated between Lismore - Lismore Heights & Goonellabah and became part of Kirklands in the 1980’s.

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Westbus830 viewsA Westbus Setra coach found in London on a trip there in 2008.
Drummondmo359BedSB1SydWood.jpg
m/o 359829 viewsDrummond Transit Bedford SB1/Syd Wood pictured at Regents Park complete with hand written desto and no front door, ex Meadowbank Bus Service.
Action ZIB-147 AEC Swift.jpg
ZIB 147825 viewsACTION AEC Swift/Hedges
Drummondmo361BedSB5Comeng.jpg
m/o 361798 viewsDrummond Transit Bedford SB1/Comeng ex mo 4531 ex Greenacre/Cremorne.
Westbusmo101HinoFtr.jpg
m/o 101790 viewsWestbus Hino RC320/Freighter ex Fairlines, at Fairfield Station.
Yass -Canberra MO 5491 Ley VK57 Hedgesg.jpg
MO 5491790 viewsYass – Canberra Passenger Service Leyland VK57/Hedges.
Roberts Lismore MO-3454 Leyland Tiger cub.jpg
MO 3454787 viewsRoberts Bus Service, Lismore MO 3454 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub. Roberts was taken over by Kirklands in the 1980’s. This bus has since been preserved.

McVicar MO-732 Leyland Leopard.jpg
m/o 732783 viewsMcVicars Bus Service Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress - believed the only coach operated by McVicar. After the southern routes were taken over by Bankstown Bus Lines (South Western) it finished up with Ogdens, Wellington with bus seating and the plates went to the Volvo artic which later was TV 5052 with Cumberland Coachlines.
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m/o 4109771 viewsBosnjaks Penrith Scania BF80/Smithfield in April 1978. It was sold to Belvedere Coaches, Newcastle (Allan Anderson) as m/o 5081 and then sold to unknown owner.
Grafton Bus Co 31 MO 0477 MCA-GM 800.jpg
MO 0477767 viewsGrafton Bus Co (31) MCA-GM - At the Bus Show at Silverwater, the first GM powered MCA
EgginsTaree MO-3242 Leyland OPD2.jpg
MO 3242766 viewsEggins Comfort Coaches, Taree Leyland OPD2/1 bodied by Comeng, ex DGT 2327, new in September 1949.
Calabro Bros Bonnyrigg NSW MO-655 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 655754 viewsCalabro, Bonnyrigg AEC Reliance/PMC (badged Leyland) ex South Western Coach Lines m/o 535, Ex McVicars, Lidcombe m/o 535.
Bass Hill Bus Service MO-4402 Albion Aberdonian.jpg
m/o 4402753 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Albion Aberdonian/Comeng which later saw service with Watts in Wollongong with the same registration.
Ruttysmo6195HinoPMC.jpg
m/o 6195749 viewsRutty's Wollongong Hino BG100/PMC
Ruttysmo6134AlbionComeng.jpg
m/o 6134744 viewsRutty's Wollongong Albion Aberdonian/Comeng. Eric Walsh photo.
LeversMO9777LeylandLeopard.jpg
MO 9777742 viewsLevers Coachlines, Queanbeyan Leyland Leopard/BRKAS believed to be ex Parramatta Ryde TV 535, ex Norway, converted from left hand drive.
Ruttys MO-6179 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 6179742 viewsRutty's Wollongong AEC Regal IV/City BW ex Springwood MO 7483.
Punchbowl Bus co MO- 919 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub.jpg
m/o 919741 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Leyland Tiger Cub/Coachmaster dating back to 1964.
Watts MO-6192 Bedford.jpg
m/o 6192733 viewsWatts Wollongong Bedford YMT3/Smithfield - Eric Walsh photo 10/8/1981,Believed to be the original Smithfield Raised Deck Euro Demo.
Foleys Kogarah NSW Denning TV-474.jpg
TV 474729 viewsFoley’s Scenic Tours Denning in 1980. Eric Walsh photo.
StoneBrosmo018AECGMStones.jpg
m/o 018727 viewsStone Bros Auburn NSW AEC-GM with Stone Bros body
Punchbowl Bus Co MO-143 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 143723 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co AEC Reliance/Comeng ex ACTION Canberra which saw subsequent service with Coffs Harbour Bus Lines as MO 430.
Bankstown Coaches MO-551 Bedford VAL 14.jpg
m/o 551718 viewsBankstown Coaches (the 1980's operator using this name) m/o 551 Bedford VAL 14/CC ex BLA Tamworth MO 5784.
BlueWhiteGreenacremo4851AECSymondsFowler.jpg
m/o 4851716 viewsBlue and White Buses, Greenacre AEC Reliance/Symonds and Fowler, ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 5409, ex Fairfield, Moonee Ponds, ex Reid, Northcote.
Parramatta-Ryde Bus service Mercedes 0305 MO-4878.jpg
m/o 4878 706 viewsParramatta-Ryde Bus Service Mercedes 0305/PMC ex UTA Mark I 1928 which was sold to Skennars, Taren Point as WVL 056 - (carried plates MO 7130 but never registered to them) then sold to Ausguays as WVL 056 then reregd TV 3994, then Link King Coachlines (Ilich) Lidcombe TV 3994.
Bankstown Coaches MO-4646 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 4646698 viewsBankstown Lakemba Bus Service which also used the name Bankstown Coaches, AEC Reliance/Comeng ex Canberra. It was sold to Koala Gold Coast
Collins Coachways Albion VK43 ISS-748.jpg
ISS 748696 viewsCollins Coachways, Grafton NSW Albion VK43.
Deanes Lane Cove AEC Reliance MO-5005.jpg
m/o 5005692 viewsDeanes, Lane Cove AEC Reliance/CVI 1/1978. It subsequently operated with Murrays as MO 9519.
Grafton Bus Co MO 9467 Denning Denflex GBW 800.jpg
MO 9467689 viewsGrafton Bus Co Denning Denflex GBW 800
Collins Coachways Albion VK43 ISW-431.jpg
ISW 431688 viewsCollins Coachways, Grafton Albion VK43
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