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Unknown Operators / Unidentified Buses

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I've decidedly created this thread where fleet-changes can be posted in which that buses have either ended up with Unknown owners / operators or their history isn't readily available, this thread should help keep track of buses that have been seen out in the wild but an operator hasn't been able to identified or their information is not on the fleet-lists.

Two Volvo B12B's NCBC's have been seen for sale on Pickels Auctions in the Northern Territory at Darwin however searching their full vin or last 4 digits does not return any information in the fleet list.

One of the B12B's VIN's is YV3R8L3259A135062(Build 02/10, 51 seats, build No 527)

The other B12B NCBC Vin is YV3R8L3239A135092 (Build Date 03/10, 51 seats, build No 529)
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They're ex Australian Defence Force coaches, which have all been replaced by a another batch of new Scania K410IB/ Express coaches. At least 2 have already gone to auction & there is at least 10 more possibly due to also go to auction in the future.
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Have some more to add to the list

Currently listed on Pickles Motor auctions

1995 MAN 12.190 HOC.L PMCA Apollo
VIN - 6AB7520274MX00459
Current / Last Registration -(NSW) CR12CI however it expired on the 14th August 2019

It was last reported to have been sold to Vacation Tour Coaching, Surfers Paradise, QLD however I trust the Pickles listing is using the most recent photos which still shows it to be fitted with the CR12CI NSW plates. It still has the accreditation on the drivers side but 98% of it has been taped over. It was ex Murrys 083SPR

Scania K93CRB PMCA Apollo
Vin - YS4KC4X2B01823186
Last Reported Registration - (NSW) TV 812. TV 812 is no longer currently registered as of the writing of this post.

It was last reported to have been sold to K-K Coaching, Kingsgrove in 2014 however the photo on the listing shows accreditation for a company called ".... Management" Can't read the first letters as the image is a bit on the low quality side. I think the accreditation number is 41272 and is based at Chullora Sydney.
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The operator for TV 812 was ANC Management Pty Ltd, an Asian inbound operator based at Chullora. TV 812 acquired ex K Chan t/a K-K Coaching, Kingsgrove by 1/19.
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Looks like Christian College down in Victoria withdrew their Mercedes-Benz OH1418 that was last reg ZDH302 of which expired back in 2017, it's since ended up with an unknown owner that has listed it on Gumtree for sale after they cancelled their plans to convert said bus to a motorhome.

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former STA Mercedes-Benz O305 MK 4 m/o 2991 has been listed for sale at Silverdale NSW as a Motorhome bus.
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Former 3021 MO (Renault PAC (FE)) Alan B Denning has been listed up for sale up at Coomera on Gumtree 20/11/2020
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ex Ward's Mclean
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