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by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: [NSW} Punchbowl Bus Co selection
Replies: 4
Views: 684

Punchbowl Bus selection

Centralian, Thanks very much for posting these Punchbowl shots.Certainly brings back some memories especially m/o 4570 and m/o 5796.Many a journey on these whilst they were coaches and then in later life when Punchbowl themselves converted them into route buses. The Tiger PMC in question on display ...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: Australian Buses in Tonga
Replies: 22
Views: 2699

Australian Buses in Tonga

People, Actually there is quite a number of ex:Australian Buses running or still in existance in Tonga if you are prepared to travel around the main island of Tongatapu. Most are still running in their former operators colours.The Tupou College Leyland ex.Connex is an exception painted in the School...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: (NSW) Buses from the southern suburbs Pt 2
Replies: 12
Views: 1104

bUSES FROM sOUTHERN sUBURBS PART 2

Ben O, Good to hear back from you.B&N's accreditation was only recently revised to reflect actually being at Vanessa Street,Kingsgrove and not at Saints old depot at Holley Lane Peakhurst.B&N definitely operated out of Holley Lane after Saints shut up shop. When that occured,B&N stayed until Lochie ...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: (NSW) Buses from the southern suburbs Pt 2
Replies: 12
Views: 1104

bUSES FROM sOUTHERN sUBURBS PART 2

Ben O, As usual,good photos and nice to see some vehicles from my part of Sydney Just a minor correction.The B&N owned MK1 0305 m/o 7857 ex.STA m/o 1903 came to B&N via a two year stint at Saints Peakhurst.It operated at Saints and B&N until fairly recently in Parra/Ryde colours before being painted...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Punchbowl Bus Route 450 extended to Olympic Park
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Punchbowl Bus Route 450 extended to Olympic Park

People,
Punchbowl Bus Route 450 from Hurstville to Strathfield has now been extended to Olympic Park in peak times AM and PM Monday to Friday with a revised timetable.

There is additional frequency and buses to cover the additional running time.

Regards Punchbowl Tiger
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sun Aug 12, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: [NSW] Once upon a time ....Harris Park / AJ Moore Part 4
Replies: 1
Views: 648

Once upon a time Harris PARK/A.J.Moore

People, I don't know if this is old news but I was out and about on the weekend and spotted what I think is an ex.Harris Park CVI bodied Leopard on a property in Shane Park Road at Shane Park. It is pretty close to the front of the property so it can be seen quite easily. Regards Punchbowl Tiger
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Fri May 25, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: Punchbowl m/o 236
Replies: 13
Views: 1305

Punchbowl m/o236

People, If you do get to see m/o 236,it is now quite different from a standard PMC 160 body. In the rebuild at Custom Care,the main changes were: Bonded windows with a straight window line from front to back ie:no dropdown at the front as on a PMC160.Emergency exit located behind middle door. The fr...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Tue May 08, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: AEC Reliances ex Canberra.
Replies: 16
Views: 1416

AEC Relainces ex.Canberra

People, Keep bringing out these GEMS. Very fond memories of riding the 3 Punchbowl ex.Canberra Reliances-m/o's 143,656 and 662 as a school boy until they were sold off and replaced in the early 1970's. Their regular roster was Route 29 which went past the front door of my parent's house. Also got to...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: Coffs Harbour Bus Lines in the 70s
Replies: 27
Views: 7261

Coff Harbour buslines in the 1970's

People, Thanks to White Super Power for posting these shots.Brings back some memories of the former Punchbowl vehicles on show. Bus Riders will be able to do the positive ID's on the AEC Reliance Comeng former rego at Punchbowl and the same for the Leyland Tiger Patgay. The Reliance would have been ...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Ex Punchbowl CCMC Leopard on e-bay
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Ex.Punchbowl CCMC Leopard for sale on E-BAY

People, Bus Riders and myself were only discussing various matters a week or so back including the disappearing number of former PBC Leylands including my personal favourite L1 Leopard Coachmaster m/o 4489 and m/o 4249 Leopard Coachmaster. Thus it is nice to see at least in some form m/o 662 still i...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Tue Apr 10, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: [NSW] Old Casino Railway Station (museum)
Replies: 3
Views: 520

NSW Old Casino Railway Museum

People, Just looking at the shots of the Pay bus brings back a few memories. The paybus as shown here was a batch of 8 that were constructed back in the 1960's as mobile pay vehicles for NSWGR. They were built by Comeng hence the Comeng/CVI bus heritage of the body panels.If memory serves me right,t...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:33 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Bus worth saving m/o 4489
Replies: 25
Views: 3149

Bus worth saving m/o 4489

People, Well,if it is true and I hope it is,and what remains of m/o 4489 is still in some reasonable shape,then certainly it is a worthy candidate for preservation. In reality,it is one of the few Coachmaster bodied buses still in existance,the one and only one I think with the original windows befo...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:14 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 75TH BIRTHDAY OF OPENING OF EAST HILLS RAILWAY LINE
Replies: 1
Views: 425

75TH BIRTHDAY OF OPENING OF EAST HILLS RAILWAY LINE

People, Just a bit trivia but Thursday 21st December this year marks the 75th Birthday of the opening of the East Hills Railway line in Sydney. It has seen a lot of changes from open paddocks and chicken farms,the World War 2 Army Base at Riverwood,electrification through to East Hills,then double t...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Wed Nov 29, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Volvo B12LE CC CB60 Sighted in SA
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

Volvo B12BLE IN SA

People, Don't know if this is new news or am a little late in the uptake but noted a new unregistered STA B12BLE running around the block near Volvo Chullora yesterday with fleet number 4812. Is this a new registration block in use or I am a little late in picking up on the news. Regards Punchbowl T...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:06 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: Punchbowl m/o 236
Replies: 6
Views: 889

Puncjbowl m/o 236

People, A little birdie tells me it should be back at Hannans Road within a fortnight after it's extended vacation at Custom Coaches. The latest delay was fitting an overhauled engine. Body should have a few differences from before but will have to wait and see it to know what exactly has been under...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:20 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: 4306 and it's wonderful Alco 244 mill!
Replies: 3
Views: 1056

4306 and it's wonderful 244

People, 4306 is the sole survivor of the 6 built for the NSWGR in 1956 by Goninans in Newcastle.There were 2 locos of this design constructed in the USA for an American Railroad but neither of them survive. Thus 4306 is the only one left on the planet.This model loco is unique in that it was a GE de...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: CFCLA 'RL' CLASS Loco to begin Load Trials 27/10/06
Replies: 8
Views: 1402

cfcla 'rl class begins trials

People, The 'RL' class is another rebuild out of a former NSW 442 class. Basically,it is a 442 underframe,bogies and Traction Motors married up with a new single ended body like a 'AN' class with EMD 645-16 engine and EMD Alternator. These locos are being built by RTSG/Bluebird Engineering at Isling...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: CFCLA 'RL' CLASS Loco to begin Load Trials 27/10/06
Replies: 8
Views: 1402

CFCLA 'RL' CLASS Loco to begin Load Trials 27/10/06

People,
RL301 is on the move this morning on the Heavy Load Trial.

It left Broadmeadow around 0930hrs with B61 and S317 to work as planned to Sydney conducting haulage tests at Cowan Bank later this morning and this afternoon.

Regards Punchbowl Tiger
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: CFCLA 'RL' CLASS Loco to begin Load Trials 27/10/06
Replies: 8
Views: 1402

CFCLA 'RL' CLASS Loco to begin Load Trials 27/10/06

People, Subject to change but at this stage,CFCLA owned locomotive RL301 will begin Road Trials in NSW tonight. It is programmed to run from Sydney to Broadmeadow tonight and return with SSR locomotives S317 and B61 on Friday on a Railcorp Sleeper Train leaving Broadmeadow around 0900hrs and trialli...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sun Oct 22, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Veolia QLD ex Punchbowl Tigers
Replies: 12
Views: 1435

veolia Qld ex.Punchbowl Tigers

Simes and Denair,
Many thanks for posting the photo.Hope that we can see some more pictures of these machines posted plus ID them against their former regos.

Many thanks,
Punchbowl Tiger
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:54 am
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Veolia QLD ex Punchbowl Tigers
Replies: 12
Views: 1435

Veolia ex.Punchbowl Tigers

People, The three Tigers that were sold to Veolia were all Allison converted many years ago.The electronic Destos would be new installations. Any chance any of our Brisbane friends could post some photos of these machines on this board once they are all in service. Kind Regards Punchbowl Tiger
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:43 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track
Replies: 34
Views: 4873

LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track

People, The CFCLA owned RL 301 is currently at Rail Fleet Services at Chullora for noise testing and weighing for it's NSW Accreditation. It is proposed to Trial it on the Patrick Rail Trains to Newcastle later this week or next week subject to the Chullora tests. If I get some dates and times of it...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Mon Oct 16, 2006 4:07 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track
Replies: 34
Views: 4873

LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track

People, 1437 is the first of the first batch landed in Australia to grace the tracks.Four more are currently at ANI Bradken Braemar being reactivated and converted. Once 1437 has had it's bugs ironed out and has been signed off by Railcorp and placed in their TOC operating Manual,then it can go into...
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Fri Oct 13, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track
Replies: 34
Views: 4873

LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track

People,
The first loco 1437 will be in revenue service this weekend working for Railcorp on the North Shore line shutdown towing ballast and spoil wagons to give it and it's crews some more shakedown work.

Regards Punchbowl Tiger
by PUNCHBOWL TIGER
Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track
Replies: 34
Views: 4873

LVRF/IRS Danish MZ Class locos commence trials on NSW Track

People, The Lachlan Valley Rail Freight now called Independent Rail Services owned Danish built MZ locomotives have now commenced trials before acceptance by Railcorp on NSW Rail Network. Tomorrow,the first one will do load trials on Cowan Bank from Hawkesbury River to Cowan and return three times w...

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