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CDI 11762 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery on loan to the Sunshine Coast, at Caloundra Bus Interchange before starting route 600 3/12/12. Received from Derek Orford.
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KBL 11762 viewsKangaroo Bus Lines have recently taken delivery of this Denning Phoenix (integral chassis-body). This bus replaces the previous number 11 which is was a Leyland Worldmaster with Superior body that was kindly donated to QOCS. The Phoenx is progressively entering production with the second production unit due soon.
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TV 5629760 viewsCharterplus Mercedes-Benz O405/CC '510'. It has a different aircon unit to the other 4 ex HPT O405's with CDC. The heritage of this bus is ex m/o 9438 7/08 in gold livery -ex (122)-ex m/o 9245 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport 1/07.
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1425 MO760 viewsWestern Road Liners, Parkes Hino RK260/CC "SB40" ex MO 6171 (reg 14/1/05) seen here in Forbes - Operated the CRA Copper Mine shuttle at Cobar from new until 6/09. It was replaced at Cobar by an ex LTD Rentals Rosa, Brisbane.

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m/o 2325759 viewsSydney Buses Mk 2 Mercedes Farewell Tour – From this you get an idea of the hail downpour that hit the Forestville area in particular where 2325 was photographed.
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BR53ZC759 viewsRear view of Mercedes Benz OH1830LE/Custom Coaches “CB80” demonstrator in TNSW livery regd 3/9/12. On loan to CDC Group and sent to the newly acquired Deane's, Queanbeyan. Seen in Canberra 25/9/2012.
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622 LLH759 viewsSurfside Bustech XDI 444 wearing an Allegro AOA lays over at Tweed Heads.
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1681 MO758 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2008 Mercedes Benz OH1830LE/Custom Coaches "CB60 EVO II" on the anti clockwise free shuttle, at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 9024758 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co, Riverwood Volvo B7RLE/Custom Coaches "CB80" in Transport NSW livery, at Sydney Olympic Park for the Royal Easter Show.

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m/o 7004757 viewsHillsbus Volvo B10M Mk I/CC seen on ex Harris Park route 625. Bus since sold to Shannon's Bus & Motor Homes, Kenwick, WA for conversion to a motorhome
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WJI 673756 viewsAdmet Torrens Transit MAN SL202/PMCA #427
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m/o 1347756 viewsSydney Buses 1347, Mercedes-Benz O405NH-CNG/CC in advertising for FCUK (French Connection UK), photographed in Oxford Street, Bondi Junction.

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4462 MO756 viewsYoung Hills replaced an ex Dineen Hino RG197K last year with this new Hino RN8J. It was photographed along with the other two Hinos in the fleet on the street outside their depot.

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m/o 5240755 viewsForest Volvo B7RLE/CC CB60 Euro V's with the new ZF Ecolife gearbox, 5240 delivered about 2 weeks before 5239 is seen in the Forest depot.

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990 JJA755 viewsSeen here in the Kingaroy depot of Coast & Country is number 32 Mercedes Benz OH1621/Denning "Majestic" - ex Benecke's which was new to Snowliner of Cooma in NSW. Still retaining it's old Snowliner livery.

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2607AO & 2445AO755 viewsNational Bus Co Fleet 456 & 445 Mercedes Benz LO812/CC at Westfield Doncaster. 456 being transferred from the Ventura side of the operations. 445 has since been withdrawn. Note the different destination arrangements.
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5831 MO754 viewsPBC Goulburn Scania K230UB/Volgren "CR228L". Delivered 3/09 ex Demonstrator (NSW) AT15VR.
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m/o 9333754 viewsHillsbus Scania K940UB/Volgren "CR228L" in AOA for the Simpsons, operating on Metrobus route M61 16/12/2012 at Railway Square.
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2250 ST 754 viewsSydney Buses (2250) Alexander Dennis Enviro350H/CC CB80 which is on a Hybrid bus trial, on a route 440 trip to the City. First reported sighting of this bus in service. Photo by Ben O.
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310 HOF754 viewsSunbus. Operating alongside larger buses on route 1, is this Mercedes O815D with Custom Coaches CB20 bodywork, which has been produced in an interesting partnership between Custom Coaches and Bustech who designed this body.

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TV 5106753 viewsCarbridge TV 5106 Mercedes O405NH/Custom Coaches "CB60" in T-Bus livery shown on 16/2/10.
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VBH 441753 viewsPremier Stateliner Denning-GM/Denning "Landseer Decker" at Victor Harbour 18/9/11.
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6110 MO753 viewsHawkesbury Valley 6110 MO APG Classic ex Busabout Wagga Wagga (Fearnes Investments) TV 1352 by 9/09; ex C46FT. Photo by Ben O.

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m/o 9042752 viewsWestbus have acquired 20 ex-STA Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC Mk II's as a result of the increased vehicle requirement needed to operate their split of the ex-Harris Park Transport routes. The buses have been allocated to various depots around Sydney - Penrith depot-based m/o 9042 (ex STA 2196) is seen at Penrith Stn awaiting departure on route 791 to South Penrith.
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MO 6597751 viewsRover Coaches (11) MO 6597 Mercedes-Benz OH1830L/Mills-Tui "Orbit" at Killara. Since reregd 3470 MO.
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WJM 720751 viewsFrom Torrens Transit is this Mercedes O305G with PMC bodywork. 593 is one of over 50 of these Vehicles operating on the famous Adelaide O-bahn Guided Busway. Recently services from the North East were extended to operate to Adelaide Airport. 593 is shown at the new Adelaide Airport Terminal which isn't currently in full operation, the buses still divert via the old Terminal on their way back into the City. Routes J1 and J2 provide a pretty much constant 15 minute frequency from the City and Beyond to the Airport from 6am till well after 11pm.
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0641AO751 viewsWangaratta Coachlines Scania K280UB/Irizar "Iria" seen in Lavington NSW Friday 13/5/2011.
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m/o 9040751 viewsHillsbus Northmead Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 2172 since sold to G and S Mini Coaches, Bringelly, NSW.

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m/o 8706750 viewsOn the Last Day of service Harris Park Transport m/o 8706 makes its final journey to Beecroft, terminating at Beecroft, before heading to the depot. This is a Hino RG197K/CC Mk 288. The bus was sold to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 9029 where it lost the bullbar
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TV 5879750 viewsTelford's 2009 Volvo B7R with the unique "Quality" bodywork, out on rail.
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m/o 9069750 viewsNew for Interline are a number of Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST' vehicles, this one is m/o 9069.
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611 BSC750 viewsA recent repaint from Surfside Bus Lines is number 611, a Mercedes O405/MCA operating a Carrara Markets service at Surfers Paradise.

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MO 6641749 viewsVeolia Transport Volvo B12BLE/Bustech (409) is seen sitting in Moore Street, Liverpool. Note the old style country plates. These are becoming very rare in NSW, let alone in the Sydney Metro area! Reregd m/o 7559 by 13/7/2010.
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m/o 3773749 viewsSydney Buses (3773) Scania L113CRL/Ansair with most of its Skybreaker advertising missing.
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TV 951748 viewsSeen here is the only Low Floor bus in the Premier group. This Volvo B7RLE / Bustech operates route service, and night Rail Bus services out of Nowra. Seen here displaying a Premier Illawarra Desto.
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TV 5937748 viewsCharterplus Volvo B10M Mk II/Volgren ex (76) 4935 AO, CZU 476 Eastrans, Oakleigh, Vic - transferred from CDC, Vic 6/09, in a newer advertising livery for Moove With Us and shortened horns. De-regd by 4/14 & sold to General Busfleet Mangement / Purple Coaches, Bayswater, WA 8/7/14.
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m/o 8586747 viewsAdditional for Connex Revesby is 72 a Mercedes O305 with PMC Body. It is currently unknown which ex STA bus this is at the moment. Photographed at Padstow Station enroute to One Tree Point. Later identified as ex STA 2411.

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m/o 9079747 viewsLatest business venture for Hawkesfords, the takeover of Mosman Coaches now Mosman Charter Buses. Seen here is Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC ex Sydney Buses 2344 fitted with wheelchair lift in rear stairwell, operating shopping tours near Tempe 2/12/2006. Since reregd TV 5755
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8426AO746 viewsVentura (993) a 2010 ex Stock, Scania K280UB/Custom Coaches "CB80", seen leaving Glen Waverley Station for Eastland.
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m/o 3209745 viewsSydney Buses (3209) Mercedes O405/PMC Mark V at Balmoral on a sports charter to sailing 28/2/2007.
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m/o 3237745 viewsSydney Buses (3237) Mercedes O405/PMC Mark 5 arriving Taronga Zoo in the late afternoon. It is fitted with 47 high-back seats & centre door removed ex Silver Service livery (d) ex Airport Express.
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MO 6273743 viewsFearnes from Wagga Wagga have acquired 2 Mercedes O305's with Ansair Body from Panorama of Melbourne. Shown here is MO 6273 which was formerly number 3 in the Panorama Fleet. This bus originally was ACTION (603). It was included in the sale to Busabout, Wagga but was sold by 5/2009 to King Long Coaches as TV 5661.
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m/o 7847 and m/o 8304742 viewsTransdev/Shorelink. Two early series Scania L94UB's have been refronted with the CC CB60 EvoII front. Unit 85 which has been refronted for a while, is posed next to Unit 88 which has just returned with the new front.
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2683AO742 viewsMountDandyBus (Ventura) (359) 2683 AO Scania L113/Volgren 'CR221L', operating tram replacement on route 1, seen here just off St Kilda Rd at Southbank. Later renumbered (825).

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m/o 3277742 viewsSydney Buses (3277) MAN SL202/PMC at Northbridge in the rain 28/2/2007.
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5561AO742 viewsNew for Ventura are these Scania L94UB/CC CB60"MAX". These buses are short wheel base (approx 11.7m) while achieving maximum seating capacity. Here shown is fleet no 55 which was later changed to 880.

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5278 MO741 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 542 5278-MO Volvo B6M/CC heads back to Tweed depot after completing an afternoon school run. It is ex MO 0551, ex-Thompson, Casino, NSW MO 0551.
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3827 MO739 viewsSurfside Buslines unit 566 3827-MO Hino RG197K/CC heads back to Tweed depot after completing it afternoon school run. It is ex MO 1684, ex-STA (3547) m/o 5680 B51D; ex-North and Western m/o 5680.
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444 KKR and 390 KKR739 viewsTwo Greyhound Australia services operated by Denning Landseers crossing at Kings Canyon turnoff. (334) 484 KKR on the left in McCafferty's livery which has since been sold, and (360) 390 KKR on the right in another Hybrid Greyhound Australia Livery.

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m/o 2832738 viewsSydney Buses (2832) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark 4
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m/o 2359738 viewsSydney Buses Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II at Chatswood 28/2/2007.
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006 RWI737 viewsHornibrook 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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0355AO737 viewsMelbourne Bus Link (355) Volvo B10BLE/Volgren "CR222L" ex PLQ076
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m/o 2003737 viewsVeolia 496, one of 10 metrobus Volvo B7RLE VSTs loads passengers up for an m91 to Parramatta at the Hurstville interchange 3/8/2011.
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m/o 1234737 viewsHere we see the recently launched ANSTO shuttle service from Sutherland Station. It was temporarily operated by Veolia Menai (141) MAN 10.155/CC 510 which was transferred over for the service from Bankstown and new to Crossley's Revesby. Photo by Daniel. It has since been sold to Fangia Buslines where it was BK47WI then deregd 5/5/12 but back in service 12/12 as BR63US.
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Busabout.737 viewsAn undelivered flood damaged Mercedes-Benz O500LE/Bustech VST for Busabout Wagga Wagga seen at the Hawkesbury depot on the Glenorie/Hawkesbury Valley Tour 30/10/2011, next to the link vehicle between Dural and Oakville, a Leyland Leopard which was new to Calabro's, Bonnyrigg as m/o 444 and here in later Pioneer livery. There are a number of other photos of this latter vehicle in the gallery.
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006 RWI736 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) Bustech CDI showing the seating on the upper deck and the skylight emergency hatches, 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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TV 4541736 viewsBankstown Coaches TV 4541, Volvo B58H/PMCSA ex Blue Mountains Explorer ex WJP 601 Torrens Transit, Adelaide at Granville Interchange on the Bankstown Coaches tour still in Blue Mountain Explorer red livery.
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m/o 5239735 viewsForest have also received 2 Volvo B7RLE Euro V's with the new ZF Ecolife gearbox. 5239 which was only delivered on a recent Thursday is seen here posed in the Forest depot.
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m/o 8731735 viewsThe last of the old style Bustech body built is Connex 219 Scania L94UB/Bustech, seen here wearing all over advertising for Club Menai at Bankstown South Terrace on Rail Replacement services. It remained at Menai after all its siblings moved on until the AOA was removed.

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