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006 RWI1130 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) 15 March 2012 in Queen St Brisbane is a Bustech CDi double decker on trial on route 315, on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.


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651 BSC1130 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (651) Mercedes Benz O405/Motorcoach Australia seen at Seaworld
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TV 34011129 viewsBusways (891) MAN 18.31/Coach Design still shown here with its Kulnura signage – from its previous owner. Transferred to Bulahdelah depot by 4/10, still as TV 3401.

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MO 09941129 viewsManly Coaches MO 0994 is a Scania K93-CAG with PMC body, ex Busways (414) MO 0994; ex Peninsula Bus Lines, Umina MO 0994; ex Brisbane Water Coaches -/90. Since reregd TV 5900.
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UVS 3641129 viewsTransit Plus (305) later (3305) VOLVO B-10ML/Fuji, ex Hills Transit, Adelaide, SA, ex Mt. Barker Passenger Service, SA, ex Ayres Rock Touring Company, NT.
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MO 50831123 viewsCavanaghs (Kempsey, northern NSW) MO 5083 had recently been acquired from ACTION, Canberra (and still wears the ACTION livery). As BUS 674 in the ACTION fleet, it was (and still is) the only Renault PR100.1 in Australia. It was delivered to ACTION for evaluation purposes in 1986 (imported fully bodied from France), and remained in the ACTION fleet until 2000. Since reregd 4215 MO. For sale 8/2010.
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m/o 16141123 viewsSydney Buses (1614) Volvo B12BLE/Volgren on loan from V to N, operating a 263, turning into Cammeray Road from Grafton Avenue, Cammeray
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373 FMZ1122 viewsVisiting from Queensland was 373 FMZ a Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC (ex STA Mk II 2036), part of the Whitsunday Transit fleet, with signwriting for 'Prosail'. It is no longer in the Whitsunday fleet.
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BD50GM1122 viewsIveco Delta demonstrator running for Punchbowl Bus Co on route 940.
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m/o 95511121 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/ Volgren 'CR228L' pictured in September 2008
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m/o 45001121 viewsBass Hill Bus Service. Bedford YLQ2/CC. Seen here in Baxters livery after the takeover. Photo by Denair. Sold by Baxters for a motorhome in Newcastle as XCQ 655.
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Busways1120 viewsA Busways Scania/CC CB60 being prepared for delivery at Customs Coaches.
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m/o 84151119 viewsBlue Ribbon MAN SL200/CAC ex (105), ex ACTION 461 Withdrawn and stored at Westbus, Girraween for sale.
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TV 30851119 viewsClipper Tours Scania K124EB/Autobus which became AP 0104 and APT 104 at Australian Panoramic Coaches and then MO 6287 at Forster Coaches before being sold to Goldrush Tours, Kargoolie, WA as (70) TC 5880.
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m/o 70481118 viewsHunter Valley Buses Bedford YMT3/CC still in the livery of its original owner Glenorie Bus Co. Deregd 7/08.
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m/o 25521118 viewsOn the STA Randwick Tour 15/10/06 Sydney Buses (2552) Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC turns from Bay Parade into Howe St, Malabar.
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m/o 52451117 viewsWestbus Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/CC ex Bowmans St Marys at the depot 9/12/2005. Sold to R. Chahal then to Berkeley Bus & Coach
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Unregd1116 viewsThe first built CC CB80 bodied artic going to Adelaide Metro on a Scania chassis. Seen at CC Royal Park factory (SA) in the new red front livery prior to delivery.
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VTO 7191116 viewsSerco (186) and since then Southlink (2357) MAN SG280H/PMCSA Commuter.
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TC 44271115 viewsOn a Greyhound Australia service from Darwin to Perth is this Denning Landseer, passing along the Highway just south of Katherine. Note the Greyhound Australia signwriting on the front and McCafferty's signwriting on the side. 352 is registered on West Australian plates TC4427. It is ex 352 CDK; ex Bathurst Coaches (21) TV 1405; ex Deluxe (130) TC2125; ex m/o 357. Since sold for motorhome conversion
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m/o 79361114 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Lynx/PMC "Metro 90" Ex John J Hill, Wollongong & Shellharbour (36) m/o 7936. Was built as a trial bus for the UTA in Sydney with Mercedes Mark V style body but after lengthy delays during the building stage, it never operated for the UTA/STA.
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m/o 85591112 viewsConnex NSW (43) Isuzu LT1-11P/CC ex Pioneer Coaches Pty Ltd, Bexley, m/o 8559. 15/1/01.
Sold to Jones, Bathurst as MO 6243 10/04.
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WJM 9761112 viewsTorrens Transit (1952) MAN SG280H/PMCSA since used for parts.
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m/o 49431112 viewsWestbus Volvo B58/CC at the depot 21/3/2006. Ex Toongabbie TS (42), ex Western Road Transport. Sold to Warrigal Charters, Wollongong as TV 3744
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246 ITX1111 viewsNew for Brisbane Transport is V1200 a MAN 18.310 with Volgren CR228 body work. This is the first of 180 of these CNG powered buses.
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m/o 73611110 viewsHillsbus Volvo B10B/Custom Coaches '230' still in its original Glenorie livery.
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m/o 5701108 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford RE 6/354 Perkins/CC ex Toongabbie Transport m/o 4982 in 1971. This was replaced by a newer Bedford BLP2 (UF) 1979 model as m/o 570 well before the takeover by Baxters. Leon Batman photo.
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u/r1108 viewsMosman Coaches DAF MBG200/Austral ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 3191 1/05 (dereg 16/7/01); ex Brisbane City Council, Brisbane (995) 995 PDO via auction 26/9/91; ex Demo. Noted 4/07 near Stony Creek Reservoir, Anakie, VIC and then for auction 26/9/07 through Manheim Fowles, Altona, VIC. Still there 11/07. Seen here being worked on late 2006 at Terrey Hills. It was never registered with Mosman Coaches.
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m/o 73661108 viewsCDC Hillsbus Volvo B10M 14.5 m/Custom Coaches '510'. Because of the tapered rear this bus together with m/o 200 are known as "the trams".
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TV 41701107 viewsForest Coach Lines 4170 Volvo B12R/Coach Design ex m/o 1098.
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m/o 62031107 viewsInterior of Greens Northern Coaches Iveco Delta 260 Lowbus/CC "CB60 Evo II" at Thirroul Station where it was on Standby for Rail Replacement 6/7/2007.
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m/o 79251107 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Leyland Tiger/PMC . It became m/o 8748 before being sold to Premier Illawarra, Shellharbour as m/o 9253
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m/o 61901106 viewsAfter I thought that Premier Illawarra were going to get onto withdrawing these old bangers (Mercedes O035/Ansairs) they went and refurbished another one, I must say they look great when refurbished, it's just ashame that Ansair Built these with easy rusting steel. This bus was only completed with Refurbishment in September 2006. It'll probably last another 12-18 months before withdrawal. Withdrawn and sold in 2009. Seen here 18/11/2006.
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0896AC1106 viewsFrom Corowa-Albury Bus Service is this 2005 model Volvo B7RLE Custom Coach bodied CB60.
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m/o 78811106 viewsFrom Crossley Bus Lines is this Mercedes O305/PMC, ex (63) FRW063, EWW063 Ventura Buslines, Oakleigh Vic.-ex STA Mark I 1796. It became Connex (145) and was withdrawn April 2004. Sold to the Parker family in 2006. Seen operating a rail bus service - obviously Fleet age wasn't a problem when Crossley's put this bus on Rail Replacement back in 2000.
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GT 71981105 viewsMetro Tasmania (524) Bedford SB3/Comair at South Burnie depot c1976. It was the only new Comair Bedford delivered to Burnie
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WJP 4941105 viewsTorrens Transit (135) MAN SL200/PMCSA which had previoulsy operated with Serco as (135) and (913).
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5456AO1104 viewsDysons (300) is a Scania L94UB with Volgren CR227L bodywork.
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KBL 37 2003 Bus Show1104 viewsMotorcoach Classic II/Motorcoach fitted with 3+2 coach seating for school charter use by Kangaroo Bus Lines.

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KP 19461103 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.
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MO 50591103 viewsHunter Valley Buses Bluebird CSRE/ABM "Starliner" ex Blue Ribbon ex Bathurst Coaches still in Bathurst livery.
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MO 6331103 viewsCavanagh's (Kempsey) MO 633 Mercedes-Benz O305G/Ansair is ex-ACTION, Canberra 617. It was withdrawn in 2007.
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m/o 43991103 viewsSydney Buses (3532) Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches 516 ex North & Western, in Herbert Street, St Leonards.
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C 593511102 viewsEx Action Canberra ACT AEC REGAL III/Comeng
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WJI 6591101 viewsTorrens Transit (539) Mercedes-Benz O305 /PMCSA seen in Admet colors.
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ZB 42641099 viewsMetro Tasmania (528) Bedford SB3/CBW at Guide Falls c1970. It was delivered new to Burnie in 1970 but was exchanged for a Freighter bodied Bedford SB3 [No.321] from Launceston 6 months later.
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m/o 52351099 viewsWestbus Leyland Leopard/CC ex Bowman St Marys at Windsor High School 22/9/2005. Sold to R. Chahal and then to K Muir.
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006 RWI1098 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) 15 March 2012 in Queen St Brisbane is a Bustech CDi double decker on trial on route 315, on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.

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m/o 92011098 viewsVeolia Transport (401) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST heading to Campsie Station, operating a rail bus.
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TV 5751 & 5748 MO1098 viewsHawkesford's Mercedes-Benz O305s in Cremorne. TV5751 is PMC bodied ex m/o 1921 20/9/08; ex STA Mk II 2278 while 5748 MO is a Coachworks rebody. It is ex Busways 5748 MO 7/6/11; ex MO 4190; ex King Bros (31) MO 4190, rebody of PMC 157 4/78 (rego & fleet number same prior to rebody); ex Forest Coach Lines Pty Ltd, Terrey Hills m/o 8479; ex STA Mk I 1922.
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Mini Bustech Industries.1096 viewsCollection of various bus models. Majority being designed and built by Bustech Rules.
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O405NH & B12BLE1096 viewsLeft side view of Sydney Buses models.

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m/o 90091095 viewsShown at Penrith for the Head of the River 31/3/2007 is Shire Coaches MAN 16.240/CC ex Red & White (Coach Australia Pty Ltd), Sandgate, QLD (19) 097 EXI 28/1/06; ex Darling Downs Transit Pty Ltd, Wyreema, QLD; ex Westbus, Windsor, NSW MO 862; ex Macquarie Towns Coach Lines. The operation was taken over by Good Az Gold Tours and Transfers - Oakville.
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m/o 63131094 viewsSoon to be retired Premier Illawarra Volvo B10M/CC Euro Mk II ex John J Hill, on Northcliffe Drive at Berkeley about to pass a police speed trap, and then pick up some school kids from Berkeley High. This seems to be the most used of the 4 1982 B10M's. I rarely see 6360, even when JJH were still about 6313 was always out in service, yet the other 3 only seemed to turn up on short shifts. m/o 6305 has already been sold to Casula Bus & Coach, and this one followed shortly afterwards.
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PJR 3401094 viewsIn March 1976, this Leyland Panther would've been quite new at the time operating for the Brisbane City Council bus fleet.

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TV 29091094 viewsBusways North Coast (623) TV2909, a NCBC bodied Irisbus FRH which was originally part of the King Bros fleet. Seen here at the Eddy Avenue bus terminal at Sydney's Central Staion prior to departing on the daily service to Forster.

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2003 Bus Show1093 viewsIrisbus Eurorider/CC 'SB40' for Wisely's, Wingham. The SB40 body now comes with the option of the original or the Starliner III front as featured on this vehicle. It became (15) MO 5824 and then 2499 MO and then (41) in the Forster fleet after they took over Wiseley.

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801 DOG1092 viewsGreyhound Scania K114IB/Mills-Tui (Majestic Valere). Since reregd TC 5846 (wa).
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TV 52001089 viewsMoore's Tours TV 5200 Denning D-Deck ex Trailblazer Coaches (L Bultitude), Grafton 761 HTD; ex Monaro Coaches, Queanbeyan; ex Firefly (101); ex Deluxe (187) m/o 148. Photo by Ben O.

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EXP2171089 viewsSeen at Lidcombe Stn is Dysons (Melbourne) EXP217, an Austral "Metroliner" bodied Austral Allstar ex (52) EXP217 Mee's Bus Lines, Heidelberg Heights, Vic. Later regd 4288AO and then mo 2475 when transferred to Alice Springs.
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