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m/o 0452864 viewsVeolia Transport (54) Mercedes/PMC ex-STA Mark II 2234 at Bankstown. The trail blazer for the yellow fronts when that livery was adopted by Connex.
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m/o 19162786 viewsHillsbus Ex-STA 2137 Mercedes Benz O305/PMC MkII arriving at Parramatta Station on route 625. Withdrawn for parts by 1/09.
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m/o 86252711 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.
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006 RWI 2608 viewsSurfside Bus Lines Bustech CDi double decker in a new disguise as a giant sub. Now in Translink green changed from original darker colour with AOA for Subway. Seen here laying over at Southport, Gold Coast before commencing route 5 to Coombabah. 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 8982427 viewsWestbus Mercedes-Benz O405NH/ ABM 'CB60' ex Baxters 898 at Merrylands on route 815, in Westbus colours in November 2006.
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m/o 17092401 viewsSydney Buses 1709 Volvo B12BLEA/CC CB60 seen at night time at Chatswood Station, about to operate a route 545.
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m/o 51582334 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).
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m/o 10572281 viewsHillsbus Toy Bus (84) Volvo B10BLE/Custom Coaches 'CB60'. A lot of toys can be seen at the front window.
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MO 9702265 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 Withdrawn 3/3/07
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TV 30502242 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.
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MO 95092224 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.
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MO 93752201 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.
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m/o 80962188 viewsFrom Westbus Bonnyrigg is this Mercedes O405 with Custom Coach body, this bus has received a full refurb pack, which has prolonged this buses life for over another 10 years. The refurb pack that all Westbus vehicles will eventually go through includes new Floor's, Seat covering, and new walls.
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MO 90832156 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.
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m/o 14542131 viewsHillsbus Volvo B10MA/Custom Coaches 'CB50' artic at Parra on Sunday departing on route 601 from Parramatta.
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m/o 9308 and m/o 93092121 viewsHillsbus both Scania L94UB 14.5m with Volgren 'CR228L' bodies
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m/o 25542086 viewsSydney Buses O305G articulated 2554 in new livery This is the oldest bus in the fleet and the oldest articulated bus to get the new State Transit livery applied, ie no red stripe, no diagonal blue on the side of the bus and whole blue rear.
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5580AO2016 viewsWearing Firefly's new colours is number 80 "Born to Express" a Denning Landseer decker. Seen at the Sydney Coach terminal preparing for it's overnight non stop trip to Melbourne via the M31 Freeway. It is ex HC54/14DT; ex (83) EFT225 Australian Pacific Tours, Sandringham, Vic and was sold to Top End Escapes, Darwin, Northern Territory.
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894 HHC2004 viewsHere we see Mk2 MAN SL200/Ansair seen with Youngs of Rockhampton as (42) in their colourful livery. Photo by Denair. It is ex (292) 0292AO, OVO329 Melbourne Bus Link, Footscray, Vic.-ex (292) MWE292 The MET/PTC, Melbourne.
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m/o 89251999 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes O305G/PMC artic seen in the Killarney Heights loop on route 270 as it crosses a speed hump. Ex-STA 2573.
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MO 77701977 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.
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Hillsbus1964 viewsInterior of a Hillstbus unit - possibly m/o 9301 Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' .
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17691951 viewsMercedes O305/PMC Mk I 1769 operating shuttles from Hurstville Station to the Model Railway Exhibition on the 01/10/06
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Hillsbus1933 viewsInterior of a Hillsbus unit - possibly m/o 9301 Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' .
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m/o 93081933 viewsHillbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L'
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128 JGI1908 viewsFrom Youngs of Rockhampton is this Mercedes Benz O500LE/Bustech VST. Photo by Denair
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Hillsbus1879 views3 of Hillsbus' recently delivered 14.5m Scania L94UB/Volgren CR228L
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6826 MO1851 viewsBusways Gosford (1028) MAN 18.320/Bustech VST in blue and white Transport NSW livery. Seen 5/5/2011.
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m/o 7677 and m/o 89341833 viewsEx-Adelaide and ex-State Transit artics. Which looks better? First one is 7677, Volvo B58 articulated from Adelaide and the second one is 8934, ex-Sydney Buses 2567.
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FUN 6801830 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.
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m/o 25541821 viewsSydney Buses O305G articulated 2554 in new livery. This is the oldest bus in the fleet and the oldest articulated bus to get the new State Transit livery applied, ie no red stripe, no diagonal blue on the side of the bus and whole blue rear.
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m/o 17211729 viewsSydney Buses (1721) Volvo B12BLEA / CC CB60 at Birkenhead Point with the 'prepay only' signage removed from the front of the vehicle.
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MO 21461728 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.
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m/o 93811701 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/Volgren 'CR228L' seen here with two other similar buses.
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m/o 26091700 viewsSydney Buses 2609 Mercedes O305/PMC Mark III on a rainy day. Taken by Andy Lee in Bourke Street, Waterloo around 5.30pm.
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BP 61 YS1682 viewsAlexander Dennis Enviro 200 demonstrator in NSW livery at Marcoola Queensland 24 Jan 2014 still carrying accreditation for Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd Valley Heights were it operated some time ago and also still carrying an STA Waverley run plate. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 40091676 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.
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TV 47641674 viewsFrom Premier Motor Service is this Scania K124EB with Autobus Bodywork. This was previously registered BUS 777 and was the last Autobus built for Premier MS. Seen at Sydney awaiting departure on an evening Brisbane service.
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m/o 19571656 viewsInterior of Busways (808) Scania K230UB/CC "CB60"
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025 GJT1653 viewsThompson Volvo B10M/Volgren (QLD) ex (209) 209 RZL, ex (28) 028 GJT, ex 114 HWP, Buslink, Kunda Park, QLD (HC63DTV), ex (8) 0631 AO, DFM 401, Sunraysia Transit, Mildura, VIC, ex DFM 401, Holidaymakers, Mildura, VIC, on rail replacement at Redbank 10 Feb 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
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TV 17651651 viewsHopkinsons TV 1765 Denning Decker ex Video Pak, Frenchs Forest, at Taronga Zoo on a 7 coach charter to Clifton Gardens.
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m/o 14021635 viewsA Sydney Buses Ryde Mercedes O405NH/CC gassie in heavy rain at Parramatta.
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MO 64631634 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.
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m/o 93011626 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L'
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m/o 92021614 viewsNew for Forest Coachlines is this Volvo B12BLE/CC CB60. Photographed at their Terrey Hills depot.
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127 BRB1608 views Brisbane Transport (127) MAN SL200 [Denning series2] at Myrtleford on a tour.

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AL14KG1600 viewsA recent acquisition as a demonstrator by Busways' Glendenning depot in Western Sydney is (790) AL 14 KG, a Scania K230UB with Custom Coaches new 'CB60 EVO II' body.
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m/o 48061596 viewsSydney Buses (4806) Volvo B12BLE/CC almost complete stands for a moment in the driveway at Custom Coaches.
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m/o 94531590 viewsFirst trip for this brand new Volvo B12BLEA/CC CB60 artic for Forest Coachlines, 9453. Seen at Killarney Heights on route 270 on its first trip.
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733 IMT1588 viewsNew for Hermit Park Bus Services of Townsville (QLD) is (21) a Coach Concepts bodied Denning Manufacturing coach. Photographed by Denair in the depot.
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m/o 94531587 viewsNew for Forest Coach Lines is this Volvo B12BLEA / CC CB60 Evo II Articulated bus, for use on Forest's increasingly popular City 270 service.
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m/o 17211586 viewsSydney Buses 1721 Volvo B12BLEA / CC CB60 at Gladesville with the 'prepay only' signage removed from the front of the vehicle.
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D/D’s1580 viewsHassleFree Tours DBD664 RML272, HER881 ML and GBT916 RM221 at Christchurch D/D’s 20/7/2015.
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TV 5331557 viewsHopkinsons TV 533 Coach Concepts Volvo B12B at Shell Harbour 3/2/10. It was at the 2009 Sydney Bus Show.

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m/o 17211538 viewsSydney Buses (1721) Volvo B12BLEA Artic/CC at Drummoyne with the 'prepay only' signage removed from the front of the vehicle
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TV 38771537 viewsThis is a Volvo B7R with Coach Design body from Keans of Scone. Keans operated an express coach service from Sydnay to Scone daily (now ceased), this service has previously been operated by Volvo B10M coaches and Leyland Tiger coaches. The service was almost exclusively operated by these Volvo B7R's when this photo was taken in 2006.
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m/o 54191519 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.
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BUS 3821504 viewsACTION (382) MAN 18.310/CC "CB60 Evo II" at Canberra Centre 21/9/2012.
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m/o 91551502 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes O305G/PMC ex STA 2550 - On dry hire from the Parker Family preservationists) from 3/07. Has since returned to the Parker Family. Seen at the Forest Depot being fueled after having the signage and accreditation applied, ready for route service the next morning.
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UC 9431489 viewsRitchies, Auckland, NZ (461) Mercedes O305 / Ansair ex Action (591), Canberra is seen at their school bus depot in Swanson.
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