Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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7610 MO192 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 MO187 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 7935302 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 6721228 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 63591301 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 63591209 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 Illawarra1781 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m/o 7945 is ex 2086 which has since become TV 4725 at Northern Beaches Buses and then at Tango Pty Ltd, Melrose Park - withdrawn and stored at Terrey Hills 7/10 - sent to scrap.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 MO754 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 MO490 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2006 Volvo B7RLE/Custom Coaches "CB50HCL", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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4763 MO562 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2007 BCI at the depot.
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4767 MO557 viewsPremier Illawarra,a 2007 BCI ex MO 7941, on the clockwise free shuttle, at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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4774 MO544 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2008 BCI ex MO 8069, arriving at Park Life concert.
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5158 MO657 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2010 Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches "SB400" arriving at Park Life concert.
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m/o 61191773 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 MO531 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2009 Mercedes Benz 0500LE/Volgren CR228L", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6271 MO672 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2009 Mercedes Benz OH1830L/Volgren "SC222" on a Charter passing through Berry.
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6275 MO493 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1988 Mercedes Benz 0405/PMC "Metro 90", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6276 MO492 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1997 Mercedes Benz 0405/Custom Coaches "238", at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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6642 MO469 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes Benz OH1830L/Volgren “SC22” on rail in Sydney on the Queens Birthday weekend.

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6919 MO656 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2011 Mercedes Benz OH1830L, Irizar "Century" in the Depot in white Livery.
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6920 MO870 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 MO330 viewsPremier Illawarra
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Seen on rail at Central 14/9/13
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6926 MO747 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 2010 Volvo B9R/ Irizar "Century" at the Rugby Grand Final
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7553AO555 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 77601406 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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TV 951358 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 MO360 viewsNowra Coaches Scania K320IB/Higer A30 at Goulburn 10/6/2015.
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7552AO406 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 7488595 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K440IB/Coach design at Broadbeach North 4/8/2014
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6643 MO386 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 4595263 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 4599495 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K114IB/NCBC "Protege" in Eddy Ave 24/12/2012.
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6566 MO 501 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O500LE/Volgren “CR228L” in Dapto 1/8/2012.
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SB67AH381 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 95092772 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 77702424 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 90832690 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 9702802 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 0849295 viewsPioneer Motor Service (47) Denning Landseer arriving at the 1987 Melbourne Cup.
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MO 1248282 viewsPioner Motor Service (49) Denning Landseer parking at the 1988 Melbourne Cup.
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TV 950295 viewsPioneer Motor Service (59) Denning Landseer at the Nowra depot in 1997.
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MO 1304312 viewsPioneer Motor Service (51) Denning Denair at the old Nowra depot in 1991.
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MO 7021285 viewsPioneer Motor Service (39) Denning Denair seen in Eden during 1989.
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MO 1304273 viewsPioneer Motor Service (51) Denning Denair arriving at the 1997 Melbourne Cup.
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TV 1682319 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 1304268 viewsPioneer Motor Service (51) Denning Denair seen in this highway shot in 1999.
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MO 64631990 viewsA recent addition to Nowra Coaches 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 6397455 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 6304379 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 6344432 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 6340334 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 7671406 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 6361323 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 7932329 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 6415584 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 7202360 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 194321 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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m/o 6168303 viewsRutty’s Bus Service Mercedes-Benz O305/Ansair ex ACTION BUS 596. Sold by Premier Illawarra to Hillsong Church, Sydney as AY51RF by 9/08. Seen here in 1999.
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m/o 7414265 viewsRutty’s Bus Service Hino BG300P/PMC. Transferred by Premier Illawarra to Nowra Coaches for sale by 12/12 & Sold to Glenorie Coaches Pty Ltd, Dural for parts 1/4/13. Seen here in 1991.
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m/o 6137630 viewsRutty’s Bus Service Renault PR100-2/Ansair ex Action, Canberra, ACT (684) BUS 684 5/00 during the 2000 Olympic Games. It saw further service with Prmier Illawarra befoe being withdrawn 16/5/2009.
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