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1040AO733 viewsHere is a photo of Driver # 40 Volvo B01M/Volgren taken from the Atkinson Street bridge over the Monash freeway Feb 2010

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m/o 8960733 viewsIn January Connex took over Baxter's Villawood services. And have since integrated their Chester Hill services into the Villawood Depot. Number 70 a Mercedes O305 ex Baxters, ex STA is operating an ex Crossley Route (908 to Chester Hill) at Centro Bankstown. It was withdrawn by 2/2011.
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268 LCW733 viewsVeolia Transport (350) Mercedes Benz O500LE/Bustech "VST" in Translink livery is doing a 250 service into the Brisbane CBD and is just leaving Cultural Center
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ECOBUS 2732 viewsEcobus unit number 2, is pictured here operating a popular Circle Route service at Fremantle Interchange. The trial ceased in October 2007 and this bus is now preserved.

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7011 MO732 viewsNew Premier Illawarra Mercedes-Benz O500LE/Volgren CR228L in Transport NSW livery departing Marine Dr terminus 15/11/2011.
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TV 3401 730 viewsKulnura Coaches MAN 18.350/Coach Design at Taronga Zoo. Sold out to Busways 10/7/09
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5921AO728 viewsNew for Benalla Coach Lines is this Mercedes O500RF-3 with Coach Design Body photographed at their depot.
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969 LHI728 viewsBrisbane Transport (1025) MAN 18.310 (Diesel)/Volgren at the Direct Factory Outlet (DFO).
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0524AO727 viewsA lineup of three Benalla Bus Lines buses including (19) MAN 16.240/CC on the right.
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m/o 9064727 viewsBusabout have received a number of Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST's. m/o 9064 is seen here at Liverpool Stn.
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m/o 3262727 viewsSydney Buses (3262) MAN SL202/PMC at the Suspension Bridge, Northbridge, heading towards Northbridge on a 202. This shift then runs special to North Sydney and operates a 265 to McMahons Point, then McMahons Point to Lane Cove.
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TV 329726 viewsHopkinsons TV 329 Autobus Scania K124IB at Shell Harbour 3/2/10. It is ex 0778AO Olympic Coaches, ex 0778AO Chris's Melbourne on the Move, ex TV 1614 A2B Coaches, Bathurst
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TC 6571726 viewsCityBus Perth Mercedes Benz O305/PMC rebuild by Coachworks ex Busways Group (688), ex MO 1220; King Bros (25) - Rebody of PMC 054 (rego & fleet number same prior to rebody); ex Forest Coach Lines, Terrey Hills m/o 8078; ex STA Mk I 1819.


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VTI 931726 viewsTransit Plus (1969) MAN SG280H/PMCA Commuter artic seen here still in Transit Plus livery but since repainted into Admet livery. One of the few buses with Transit Plus in the one thousand series fleet numbers.

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3984 MO725 viewsBusabout Renault PR100.2/Ansair in Harden. Ex MO 6572; ex Fearnes, ex Action, Canberra, ACT (757) BUS 757 12/05. Sold to Betta Tours, Aldgate, SA 1/10.
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2320 ST 724 viewsSydney Buses (2320) Volvo B12BLEA/Volgren "CR228L" in Transport NSW livery at Ryde Depot 27/11/11.
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m/o 8415724 viewsHunter Valley Buses (105) MAN SL200/CAC ex Blue Ribbon, ex ACTION 461. Since withdrawn.
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m/o 8895724 views3 Volvo's were acquired from Baxter's by Connex. Seen here is Volvo B10M MkIV/CC number 116. Formerly Baxters 33.

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006 RWI723 viewsRear view of Hornibrook Buslines (343) Bustech CDI passing the Brisbane General Post Office on 24 April 2012 on the last few weeks of its run on Hornibrook's 315 route to Scarborough. It is on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 9720723 viewsIn August 2012, Cumberland Coachlines purchased two Scania K93s/Custom Coaches from Kingsgrove Bus Service of which this is one. Being new to Brisbane Water Coaches, they were incorporated into Peninsula Bus Lines, then into the Busways fleet, before coming down to Sydney to operate for Kingsgrove in April 2008.
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m/o 8696723 viewsTo make way for the fleet numbers Connex intended for the Baxter's vehicles, a number of their current buses were renumbered into much more logical sequences. This former Southtrans Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches "210" was originally 73 but is now 47. Most Hino's are now in the 40 fleet number range.

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CDI 11723 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery on loan to the Sunshine Coast, shown at Landsborough Rail 3 /12 /12 on route 615. Received from Derek Orford.
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7747AO722 viewsA 2010, Coach Design, Volvo B7R parked on Princes Bridge in the City belonging to Heritage Bus (Hester), Ballarat.
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5930AO722 viewsSkybus (70) 5930AO is a Scania L94UB/CC 'CB60', a departure from the usual Volgren bodied vehicles for this company.
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MO 1986722 viewsTransit First MO 1986 is a Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC, recently acquired from Jones Bros, Lithgow. The vehicle was initially STA Mk II 2471. It later became (633) with Veolia Transport - It was withdrawn by 8/11.

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m/o 7647721 viewsVeolia Transport (682) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/CC ex transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (46) m/o 7647 1/2/07; ex Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood (47) m/o 7647 1/1/05; ex Delwood Coaches, Villawood m/o 7647 4/92 - Body rechassised from Roman; ex RC49F.
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7543AO720 viewsYarra Valley (Martyrs Bus Lines) (43) Volvo B7/Autobus ex (32) 5432AO C50FT Bayside Coaches/Nuline Charter

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PCT 07720 viewsPeters Coaches Mercedes Benz O404-3/Alan B. Denning "Galaxy" ex TV 2501, Jungs Coaches, (In Sung Jong) Sydney.
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m/o 2443719 viewsSydney Buses (2389) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II
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m/o 3170719 viewsSTA Mercedes-Benz O405/PMC Mk V 3170 is nicknamed the 'Pumpkin Bus' and is in a special livery advertising the late night services out of Manly.

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ECOBUS 3719 viewsA Hydrogen fuel cell bus part of the worldwide trial, of such buses. Perths PTA has taken delivery of 3 units, built entirely in Germany by Mercedes, for use on the Transperth Urban Transport network. No 3 is photographed at one of the many conventions these buses have taken part in. Since the trial ceased in October 2007 1 and 3 have been used for parts.

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841 JHT719 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 731 841-JHT Volvo B12BLE/Bustech "VST" arrives into Tweed Heads before starting a 700 to Southport in March 2009. This is one of many VST's recieving the white Stainless Steel panel replacements instead of the Grey Plastic Panels.
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MO 1317717 viewsThree older photos this month from Andrew MacGee showing Busways Scania K93/CC’s ex Peninsula Buslines. (417) is in Busways livery with white around the headlights.

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0334AO & 0343AO716 viewsMelbourne Bus Link 334 and 343 both MAN SL200/Ansair MK2, Laying over between duties at Footscray Depot, bus 334 is now Withdrawn.
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TV 5177716 viewsCarbridge (31) Mercedes O500LE Volgren "CR228L" in P-Bus Livery shown on 16/2/10.
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m/o 6206716 viewsGreens own this Hino RG230/Autobus, photographed outside their depot at Helensburgh.
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SB95EK715 viewsTorrens Transit (Admet) (1528) Scania K230UB/CC. Desto is blank as photo was used in Where Is It section of the discussion board.
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KBL 50714 viewsNew for Kangaroo Bus Lines is this Mercedes O500LE / CC 'CB60' photographed on possibly it's first day of service at Redcliffe Jetty.

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MO1847714 viewsMarshall's, Moruya MO 1847 MAN 15.192 / PMC 'Progress' ex Glenorie Bus Co, ex Dural Busways seen just after being withdrawn at their Moruya depot.
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m/o 7621714 viewsVeolia (100) m/o 7621 Volvo B10M/PMC (the oldest Volvo B10M in the fleet) ex Transit First was photographed at Campbelltown Station relieving a stand-by railway bus shift. Was in service with Veolia Transport/Transdev NSW as (100) for driver training only until 2014 when it was sold to Paradise Tours as CA48WK.

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TV 4541713 viewsBankstown Coaches - Bass Hill Volvo B58H/PMCSA ex Blue Mountains Explorer (Golden West Holdings Pty Ltd), Katoomba (702) TV 4541 5/11; ex (1373) WJP 461 Torrens Transit, Adelaide, SA.; ex (2307) WJP 461 Southlink, Adelaide, S.A. Seen on the Bankstown Coaches Tour at South Granville 3/7/2011 still in Blue Mountain Explorer red livery.
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m/o 7301713 viewsAfter just over a week the ANSTO shuttle was operated by Veolia Transport star mini (65) Mercedes-Benz O814D/CC (new to Baxters Bus Lines) which had arrived from Bankstown, with (141) going back to Bankstown. Photo by Daniel.
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6152 MO & TV 3857713 viewsTwo recent additions to the Warrigal Charters fleet - Both Scanias that were new on the Central Coast, but arrived in Wollongong with very different histories. 6152 MO a K93CRB with CC body remained in Busways fleet at Heatherbrae until quite recently. TV 3857 a K93CR with PMCSA body was a relatively early withdrawal from Busways that went to Nowra Coaches and then Warrigal earlier this year. 6152 MO deregd 12/11 and to be used for parts.
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MO 5907712 viewsKulnura Coaches MAN 18.280/Coach Design. At Adcock Park, West Gosford. Sold out to Busways 10/7/09
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1229AO712 viewsMees (97) Volvo B7/Autobus ex (29) 1229AO Nuline Charter/Bayside Coaches

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176 SKZ711 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (211) Bustech ADi in Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle livery, collecting Hotel travelers at Surfers Paradise 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 8708710 viewsHarris Park Transport ceased operating route service on the 21st of December 2004. Seen here in the final week of service is Hino RG197K/CC Mk288 operating a route 626 to Cherrybrook, at Pennant Hills. The bus was sold to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 9028 where it lost its bullbar
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m/o 430709 viewsVeolia NSW (147) Mercedes-Benz O405/CC "510" ex transit First / Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (91) m/o 430 1/2/07; ex m/o 7141. Seen here at Rockdale.
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m/o 1213709 viewsSydney Buses (1213) Mercedes-Benz O405NH CNG/CC "Citaro" in TNSW livery happened to be at Circular Quay as I got off the train on 3/11/2011.
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m/o 1449708 viewsBusabout 1449 is a Bustech bodied Volvo B7RLE.
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870 NSN707 viewsBustech are currently producing a number of Volvo B12BLE/VST's for Surfside, who own Bustech. About 11 of these are currently in service for Surfside.

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5136 MO706 viewsSingh’s Bus Service, Murwillumbah Volvo B12M Coach Concepts ex NV85GS; ex Currumbin Valley Coaches (Brim's), Gold Coast, QLD NV85GS; chassis; ex Volvo cancelled order, at Loganholme Queensland on charter 5 July 2012. First Volvo B12M chassis in Australia. Photo from Derek Orford.
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m/o 8589706 viewsTelfords Renault PR100.2/Ansair ex Action Canberra 778 since reregd TV 5294 shown in heavy rain. This photo graced the Bus Australia home page for a long time.
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TV 5937705 viewsCharterplus Volvo B10M Mk II/Volgren ex (76) 4935 AO, CZU 476 Eastrans, Oakleigh, Vic - transferred from CDC, Vic 6/09, in advertising livery for Moove With Us. De-regd by 4/14 & sold to General Busfleet Mangement / Purple Coaches, Bayswater, WA 8/7/14.
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WJP 444705 viewsThe last Volvo B10M in Service with Adelaide Metro's operator Torrens Transit, 2405 is shown here at Seacliff on a route 266. This bus is expected to be withdrawn in April, ending an era of Volvo buses operating on Adelaide's Government Services. 2405 previously operated for Southlink, and as 1440 with Trans Adelaide and STA.
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TV 5576704 viewsHawkesford's TV 5576 Volvo B9R/Coach Concepts. Photo by Ben O.
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m/o 8573704 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes-Benz O405/CC
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m/o 7658704 viewsUp until the 21st of December 2004 the Kyle Bay/Connells Point route, was the last remaining bus route in Sydney still with it's original route number. On the 22nd of December Punchbowl took over this former Harris Park Transport run, and renumbered it route 953. Seen here is a Scania L113CRL/CC CB60 operating an Inbound trip on Connells Point Road.
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7267AO703 viewsVentura Bus Lines (644) MAN 16.240/Designline in Smartbus livery operating a 903 service to Mordialloc 28/9/2011.
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u/r703 viewsVentura Bus Lines (1001) Volvo B7RLE/Volgren "CR228L" at Volgren prior to delivery. It did not keep that fleet number for long with it going to a new Scania. It is possibly one of 855, 856 or 857 in the Invicta fleet - these buses were delivered in June 2012.
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