Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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TV 7194158 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K113TRB 14.5m 8x2/AP "Royale" ex Murrays Australia Ltd, Gold Coast, QLD (784) 269 RJJ by 9/13; ex (ACT) MO 78; ex (SA) VYE 174, after dropping off scouts at Kurnell for the Australian Scout Jamboree 12/1/2016.
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7610 MO207 viewsPremier Shoalhaven BCI FCB6127B/ BCI "Classmaster 57" at the Cronulla Leagues Club 12/1/2016, after dropping off scouts at Kurnell for the Australian Scout Jamboree.
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7544 MO204 viewsPremier Shoalhaven BCI FCB6127B/ BCI "Classmaster 57" at the Cronulla Leagues Club 12/1/2016, after dropping off scouts at Kurnell for the Australian Scout Jamboree.
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m/o 7935339 viewsSouthside Bus & Coach Pty Ltd – Blakehurst Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/PMCA 160 x Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra m/o 7935 24/10/15; ex Premier Illawarra, Shellharbour by 13/8/15; ex John J. Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour (35) m/o 7935, at the Sylvania Athletic Centre 30/6/2016 surprisingly in TNSW livery. De-regd 13/8/16 and sold for preservation by 14/1/17.
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MO 6721253 viewsGood Az Gold Tours and Transfers – Windsor Hino RG230/P&D ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 6721 via BCI (dlr) 3/14; ex BUS 907 7/06; ex MO 4813 3/03; ex AP & PJ King, King Bros Bus Service Taree Pty Ltd (296) MO 4813 2/03; ex Great Lakes Coaches (Bulahdelah Bus Co Pty Ltd), Heatherbrae MO 4813, at Webers Circus in the Kingsway, Miranda 7/7/2016.
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m/o 63591347 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O305/PMC ex John J Hill ex STA 2360 still in John J Hill livery shown here after withdrawal having been sold for preservation.
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m/o 63591246 viewsRear view Premier Illawarra Mercedes O305/PMC ex John J Hill ex STA 2360 still in John J Hill livery shown here after withdrawal having been sold for preservation.
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Premier Illawarra1809 viewsTwo unregistered ex STA Mercedes O305/PMC units - the one on the right is ex m/o 2413. The other one which had been in service with Premier Illawarra as m/o 7945 is ex 2086 which has since become TV 4725 at Northern Beaches Buses and then at Tango Pty Ltd, Melrose Park - withdrawn and stored at Terrey Hills 7/10 - sent to scrap.
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2611 MO797 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2007 Mercedes Benz OH1830LE/Custom Coaches "CB60 EVO II", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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4751 MO517 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2006 Volvo B7RLE/Custom Coaches "CB50HCL", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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4763 MO595 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2007 BCI at the depot.
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4767 MO587 viewsPremier Illawarra,a 2007 BCI ex MO 7941, on the clockwise free shuttle, at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong in November 2011.
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4774 MO575 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2008 BCI ex MO 8069, arriving at Park Life concert.
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5158 MO690 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2010 Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches "SB400" arriving at Park Life concert.
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m/o 61191833 viewsNowra Coaches Mercedes-Benz O305/Ansair ex Premier Illawarra, ex Rutty's Bus Service, Figtree (19) m/o 6119 6/01; ex Action, Canberra (596) BUS 596 11/95; ex ZIB 596, one of two such buses on town school and route services. It is seen at Stewart Place departing for South & West Nowra. Later regd 2368 MO.
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6270 MO565 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2009 Mercedes Benz 0500LE/Volgren CR228L", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6271 MO698 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2009 Mercedes Benz OH1830L/Volgren "SC222" on a Charter passing through Berry.
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6275 MO523 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1988 Mercedes Benz 0405/PMC "Metro 90", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6276 MO525 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1997 Mercedes Benz 0405/Custom Coaches "238", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6642 MO487 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes Benz OH1830L/Volgren “SC22” on rail in Sydney on the Queens Birthday weekend.

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6919 MO682 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2011 Mercedes Benz OH1830L, Irizar "Century" in the Depot in white Livery.
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6920 MO912 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2011 Mercedes Benz 0500LE/Volgren CR228L" in Transport NSW livery, at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6924 MO347 viewsPremier Illawarra
Volvo B9R/Irizar "Century"

Seen on rail at Central 14/9/13
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6926 MO768 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2010 Volvo B9R/ Irizar "Century" at the Rugby Grand Final
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7553 AO579 viewsPegasus Coaches Scania K124IB/Autobus ex TV 4761 by 12/11; ex Premier Motor Service, Nowra TV 4761, ex (SA) WRG 864, on rail in Sydney on the Queens Birthday weekend 2012.
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m/o 77601461 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Pleasure Tours, Bass Hill m/o 7760; ex North & Western, Gladesville m/o 5924, seen departing Shellharbour depot for a school run.
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8344 MO32 viewsPremier Shoalhaven Scania K360UA/Volgren Optimus.
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9495 MO76 viewsNew to Nowra Coaches in July 2021 was this Scania K320UB/Custom Endeavour. Custom Denning Photo.
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TV 951390 viewsPremier Motor Service (151) Scania K93CR/P&D. Sold to Sandringham & Brighton Coaches, Moorabbin, VIC as (10) 5172 AO 5/9/03.
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7281 MO382 viewsNowra Coaches Scania K320IB/Higer A30 at Goulburn 10/6/2015.
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7552 AO446 viewsPegasus Volvo B12Bi/Coach Design ex TV 4433 by 12/11; ex Premier Motor Service (Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd), South Nowra TV 4433, ex Kirklands Buslines (JA Gilbert Pty Ltd), Lismore (409) TV 4433, in Canberra 17/9/2015.
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TV 7488646 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K440IB/Coach design at Broadbeach North 4/8/2014
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6643 MO411 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes_OH1830L/Volgren "SC222" at Floriade, Canberra 30/9/2014. Displayed at the BusVic 2010 Show at Mooney Valley Racecourse.
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TV 4595293 viewsPremier Motor Service (4595) Scania K113TR - 13.5m/Austral Pacific/NCBC ex (159), ex NV38CK, body was started by Austral Pacific & finished by NCBC, after Austral Pacific collapsed, in Pitt St, Sydney 15/3/2011.
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TV 4599546 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K114IB/NCBC "Protege" in Eddy Ave 24/12/2012.
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6566 MO 522 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O500LE/Volgren “CR228L” in Dapto 1/8/2012.
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SB 67 AH568 viewsYorke Peninsula Coaches Scania K113TR/Austral Denning Majestic ex (14) 634 HII Coachlink, Arundel, Qld-ex (514) BUS 514 Premier Motor Service, Nowra, N.S.W.-ex (514) TV 1379 Greyhound Pionner, N.S.W., at Virginia 14/9/2016.
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MO 95092820 viewsMO 9509 is one of many unique bendys which Nowra Coaches has operated over the years. New in September 1982, this bus was delivered to MAN Australia as a demonstrator with an imported kit body assembled by Custom Coaches. It demonstrated for several operators and was leased to the BCC (fleet no 999) until 1986. It then joined the pre-existing fleet of Action, Canberra MAN SG192s as BUS 672. 672 was withdrawn along with the other artics, and ended up at Nowra Coaches on town school runs. By 6/04 it was sold to International Stagelines, Burswood, WA as TC 4214, then to National Bus Lines, Burswood as TC 4749.
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MO 77702489 viewsAn eye catching bus in the Harrison's fleet was MO 7770, a 1978 Domino DC113 which was acquired from Pioneer Motor Service, Nowra MO 7770; ex Sonter, Laurieton MO 7770. This bus remained in service after the takeover by Shoal Bus but was sold by 8/07.
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MO 90832746 viewsIt was not long ago that Nowra Coaches were operating 5 ex Action, Canberra MAN SG192 articulated vehicles. MO 9083 has a fully imported Goppel body and was one of the first few articulated buses into Australia. It now operates in Western Australia.
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MO 9702866 viewsNowra Coaches MO 970 Volvo B58 with imported Hess bodywork is seen negotiating a roundabout in the pouring rain during a recent organised tour to Nowra. It was ex Holroyd Bus Lines u/r; ex South Western, Jannali m/o 625; ex m/o 5852; ex Campbelltown Bus Service (Rowes) m/o 5852; ex Rowes, Plumpton m/o 5852; ex SHW 542 (carried SA rego SHW 542 when new to Rowes); ex Volvo demonstrator - Registered as m/o 4255 whilst in use for PTC and also known to operate for Briscoe, Adelaide, SA as SHW 542. Withdrawn 3/3/07
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MO 0849328 viewsPioneer Motor Service (47) Denning Landseer arriving at the 1987 Melbourne Cup.
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MO 1248314 viewsPioner Motor Service (49) Denning Landseer parking at the 1988 Melbourne Cup.
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TV 950326 viewsPioneer Motor Service (59) Denning Landseer at the Nowra depot in 1997.
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MO 1304344 viewsPioneer Motor Service (51) Denning Denair at the old Nowra depot in 1991.
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MO 7021321 viewsPioneer Motor Service (39) Denning Denair seen in Eden during 1989.
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MO 1304302 viewsPioneer Motor Service (51) Denning Denair arriving at the 1997 Melbourne Cup.
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TV 1682347 viewsPioneer Motor Service (56) Denning Landseer seen in Melbourne on Phantom of the Opera Tour in 1992. It saw subsequent service with Greyhound as (362) CXH.
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MO 1304298 viewsPioneer Motor Service (51) Denning Denair seen in this highway shot in 1999.
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MO 64632049 viewsA recent addition to Nowra Coaches in 2006 was this MAN 18.280 with Custom Coaches SB40 bodywork. It is seen at Stewart Place bus terminal in Nowra operating the Sunday service to Huskisson, Vincentia, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point. This service has had many different vehicle allocations over the years including ex Busways Scania K93s, the ex STA Scania 14.5m demo and a Nissan UD RB30. It was initially regd AH13HF and has since been transferred to Premier Illawarra where it has become 4778 MO.
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m/o 6397484 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Ventura Bus Lines, South Oakleigh, VIC (72) 2572 AO -/04; ex COV 572; ex FRW 072 (B41D), seen in 2006. Transferred to Nowra Coaches for scrapping by 3/11.
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m/o 6304404 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour (4) m/o 6304 6/01, seen in 2006. Transferred to Nowra by 3/13 & deregd.
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MO 6344476 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Ventura Bus Lines, South Oakleigh, VIC (29) 2529 AO -/04; ex CMU 529; ex FRW 029 (B41D), seen in 2006. Transferred to Nowra by 1/13 & deregd, having been reregd 4777 MO by then.
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m/o 6340359 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour (40) m/o 6340; ex m/o 7558., seen in 2006. Still in service.
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m/o 7671435 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Pleasure Tours of Australia, Lidcombe m/o 7671 7/05; ex Punchbowl Bus Co Pty Ltd, Riverwood m/o 4567, seen in 2006. Transferred to Nowra by 3/13 & deregd.
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m/o 6361342 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour m/o 6361, seen 2006. Sold to Mark Burton for preservation by 3/11.
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m/o 7932355 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour (32) m/o 7932, seen in 2006 in the initial Premier Illawarra livery which was the old Nowra Coaches livery. Still in service.
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m/o 6415626 viewsPremier Illawarra Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Pleasure Tours of Australia, Lidcombe m/o 8216 7/05; ex Punchbowl Bus Co Pty Ltd, Riverwood m/o 7658, seen in 2006. Sold for non-PSV at Taree 12/12.
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m/o 7202382 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Mercedes-Benz OC1617/Custom Coaches. Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as m/o 7202 by 3/97, then written off following a roll over after being hit by a car in 2001.
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m/o 194345 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach Mercedes-Benz OC1617/Custom Coaches. Reregd m/o 8986 by 3/97 and sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as m/o 8986 by 3/97, then rereg MO 6723. Sold 5/10/06 to Casula Bus & Coach as MO 6723.
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