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2250 ST 746 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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m/o 9069742 viewsNew for Interline are a number of Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST' vehicles, this one is m/o 9069.
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MO 6597742 viewsRover Coaches (11) MO 6597 Mercedes-Benz OH1830L/Mills-Tui "Orbit" at Killara. Since reregd 3470 MO.
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TV 5629741 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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BR53ZC741 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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TV 307741 viewsShire Coaches/Good Az Gold TV 307 MAN 22.280/Austral Tourmaster was photographed on the outskirts of Appin after picking up scouts from the Scout Jamboree at Cataract Scout Park.

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2607AO & 2445AO740 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Benz LO812/CC at Westfield Doncaster. 456 being transferred from the Ventura side of the operations. 445 has since been withdrawn.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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m/o 5240739 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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m/o 9946739 viewsBusways (601) Mercedes-Benz LO814/A.B. Denning "Vario" ex 5584 MO by 4/10/13; ex MO 4550; ex King Bros (38), now in Sydney in region 1, seen outside its new depot Mulgrave.
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m/o 7004739 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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m/o 1347739 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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m/o 3773739 viewsSydney Buses (3773) Scania L113CRL/Ansair with most of its Skybreaker advertising missing.
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0641AO739 viewsWangaratta Coachlines Scania K280UB/Irizar "Iria" seen in Lavington NSW Friday 13/5/2011.
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m/o 9042739 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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m/o 9024738 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 9079738 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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WJM 720738 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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SB41CJ and WLF 972737 viewsSouthlink new (2560) Scania K230UB CC CB60 'EvoII' pictured with (1680) MAN NL202 CNG/ABM 160.
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5831 MO737 viewsPBC Goulburn Scania K230UB/Volgren "CR228L". Delivered 3/09 ex Demonstrator (NSW) AT15VR.
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CDI 11737 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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TV 951737 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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m/o 3237737 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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310 HOF737 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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2683AO736 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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PCT 07736 viewsPeters Coaches Toowoomba Mercedes Benz O404-3/Alan B. Denning "Galaxy" currently for sale. It is ex TV 2501 Jungs Coaches, (In Sung Jong) Sydney.
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m/o 9040736 viewsHillsbus Northmead Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 2172 since sold to G and S Mini Coaches, Bringelly, NSW.

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494 HPF735 viewsGrennan's Coaches, Nanango Qld Leyland Leopard/PMC – new to St Ives Bus Lines Sydney (still in their livery) as m/o 5181 which passed on to Forest Coach Lines before moving to Queensland. It has since returned to NSW for preservation.
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m/o 3209734 viewsSydney Buses (3209) Mercedes O405/PMC Mark V at Balmoral on a sports charter to sailing 28/2/2007.
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611 BSC734 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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m/o 3277733 viewsSydney Buses (3277) MAN SL202/PMC at Northbridge in the rain 28/2/2007.
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5561AO733 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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TV 5937732 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 8706731 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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6110 MO730 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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VBH 441729 viewsPremier Stateliner Denning-GM/Denning "Landseer Decker" at Victor Harbour 18/9/11.
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m/o 2359728 viewsSydney Buses Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II at Chatswood 28/2/2007.
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444 KKR and 390 KKR727 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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990 JJA726 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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KBL 45725 viewsKangaroo Bus Lines Denning built with Cat9 engine. At Nambour interchange after finishing the Railbus Express route from Caboolture. 29 March 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 8960725 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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m/o 1234725 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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MO 6641724 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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006 RWI723 viewsThe first Bustech Double decker CDI (343) with Surfside at Tweed Heads 17 3 13 in AOA for Subway. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 8586723 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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MO 6273723 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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268 LCW722 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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m/o 2003721 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 5239720 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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TV 4541720 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 8731720 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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5278 MO719 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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m/o 8895719 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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3827 MO718 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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0355AO718 viewsMelbourne Bus Link (355) Volvo B10BLE/Volgren "CR222L" ex PLQ076
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5921AO718 viewsNew for Benalla Coach Lines is this Mercedes O500RF-3 with Coach Design Body photographed at their depot.
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006 RWI717 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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TV 329717 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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m/o 8696716 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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m/o 3262716 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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Busabout.715 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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