Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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MO 6124310 viewsRutty’s Bus Service Mercedes-Benz O305/Ansair ex ACTION BUS 608 which saw further service with Premier Illawarra before being sold for a stationary motorhome at Lake Illawarra 4/08. Seen here in 1997.
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MO 7100222 viewsNowra Coaches Leyland Worldmaster CRT2/1/Custom Coaches in 1991.
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m/o 7447394 viewsCasula Bus & Coach purchased two Leyland Tiger/PMC’s from Premier Illawarra last year. It was photographed shortly after acquisition on school sports duties. It was ex Premier Illawarra, Unanderra m/o 7447; ex John J Hill, Wollongong (47) m/o 7447.
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AK65LP1015 viewsEx Premier Illawarra m/o 6415 Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA (2491) owned by a bowling centre in Wollongong in 2006. Since deregd.
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m/o 7968674 viewsm/o 7968 is ex State Transit Mk I Mercedes-Benz O305, 1880 seen here on charter for Casula Bus And Coach, at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. The blue and red stripes show that at one time it operated with Ruttys in Wollongong.
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u/r1281 viewsMosman Coaches DAF MBG200/Austral ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 3191 1/05 (dereg 16/7/01); ex Brisbane City Council, Brisbane (995) 995 PDO via auction 26/9/91; ex Demo. Noted 4/07 near Stony Creek Reservoir, Anakie, VIC and then for auction 26/9/07 through Manheim Fowles, Altona, VIC. Still there 11/07. Seen here being worked on late 2006 at Terrey Hills. It was never registered with Mosman Coaches.
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u/r1235 viewsMosman Coaches DAF MBG200/Austral ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 3191 1/05 (dereg 16/7/01); ex Brisbane City Council, Brisbane (995) 995 PDO via auction 26/9/91; ex Demo. Noted 4/07 near Stony Creek Reservoir, Anakie, VIC and then for auction 26/9/07 through Manheim Fowles, Altona, VIC. Still there 11/07. Seen here being worked on late 2006 at Terrey Hills. It was never registered with Mosman Coaches.
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u/r1626 viewsMosman Coaches DAF MBG200/Austral ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 3191 1/05 (dereg 16/7/01); ex Brisbane City Council, Brisbane (995) 995 PDO via auction 26/9/91; ex Demo. Noted 4/07 near Stony Creek Reservoir, Anakie, VIC and then for auction 26/9/07 through Manheim Fowles, Altona, VIC. Still there 11/07. Seen here being worked on late 2006 at Terrey Hills. It was never registered with Mosman Coaches.
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m/o 9727431 viewsCasula Bus & Coach (now part of Kingsgrove Bus Service) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/PMC ex 6931 MO 10/11; ex Premier Illawarra, Unanderra 6931 MO 9/11; Reg 15/9/11 ex m/o 6102 (dereg 7/5/11); ex John J. Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour m/o 6102 6/01. At Moorebank April 2014.
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TV 6143469 viewsMoores Tours Denning D-Deck I - GM ex Australian Zoo, Beerwah QLD, 556 HLS -/09; ex Premier Motor Service (Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd), South Nowra (56) TV 1682 (traded to Scania); ex Chris's Coaches, Campbellfield, VIC EPC 927; ex Deluxe Coachlines, Wangaratta, VIC (184) NT m/o 441 at Hurstville Oval July 2010.
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BUS 7771025 viewsThe sole 4 axle Scania K113TR from Premier Motor Service is seen here exiting their Figtree Depot (which operates Premier Illawarra services) for the overnight service to Brisbane from Sydney. This bus has an Austral Pacific Body and formerly belonged to Sid Foggs Coachlines.
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MO 00581129 viewsFearnes MO 0058 Mercedes LO814 / AB Denning Ex Premier Illawarra BUS 975, ex STA 3975 departing Harden High School. It has since been reported for sale.
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MO 02961030 viewsFearnes MO 0296 Mercedes LO814 / AB Denning ex Premier Illawarra BUS 974, ex STA 3974 departing Harden High School. It has since been reported for sale.
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MO 95501202 viewsFearnes MO 9550 Mercedes LO814 / ABD ex Premier Illawarra BUS 976, new to STA where it was m/o 3976, at Harden depot. It has been withdrawn.
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m/o 89251362 viewsForest Coachlines Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC ex STA 2573 15/3/06. Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra 23/7/09.
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m/o 89251482 viewsForest Coachlines m/o 8925 Mercedes O305G/PMC ex STA 2573 at Forest Way on the 4:15 ex Town Hall 270 to Glenrose. Since sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra.
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7011 MO807 viewsNew Premier Illawarra Mercedes-Benz O500LE/Volgren CR228L in Transport NSW livery departing Marine Dr terminus 15/11/2011.
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VYL 846588 viewsDions Mercedes-Benz O405/PMC Metro 90 ex Quinces Scenicruisers, Oakleigh, VIC DKA 127 7/99, at North Wollongong Station with signage for the Wollongong University - North Wollongong shuttle 15/11/2011.

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4767 MO552 viewsPremier Illawarra Gong Shuttle BCI, ex MO 7941 at Wollongong University 15/11/2011.
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4778 MO573 viewsPremier Illawarra MAN 18.280/Custom Coaches SB40, ex Nowra, ex ASH13HF seen here 15/11/2011, has signage for the University of Wollongong - Gwynneville / Keiraville shuttle service. It commenced in early 2010 as a trial service and successfully became a permanent route as of July 2010.
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m/o 7760516 viewsNo Gong photo collection would be complete without a Tiger. This one with PMC body was purchased by Premier Illawarra from Pleasure Tours m/o 7760. It was new to North & Western as m/o 5924. It is seen here 15/11/2011.

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MO 4765203 viewsGreat Lakes Coaches Hino RG230/P&D at Newcastle Station during the Olympics in 2000. To King Bros (294) 1/02. Then sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as BUS 913 2/03 - renumbered MO 6449 7/06. Transferred to associated operator Surf City Coaches, Southport, QLD as MO 6449 approx 6/08, then back at Nowra Coaches as 5154 MO by 7/09; Traded to BCI 2/14 & Sold to Thompson Bus Services, Joyner, QLD as (51) 051 GJT (reg 2/5/14).
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MO 4765230 viewsGreat Lakes Coaches Hino RG230/P&D at the depot in 1999, To King Bros (294) 1/02. Then sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as BUS 913 2/03 - renumbered MO 6449 7/06. Transferred to associated operator Surf City Coaches, Southport, QLD as MO 6449 approx 6/08, then back at Nowra Coaches as 5154 MO by 7/09; Traded to BCI 2/14 & Sold to Thompson Bus Services, Joyner, QLD as (51) 051 GJT (reg 2/5/14).
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TV 6143180 viewsMoores Tours Denning D-Deck I - GM ex Australian Zoo, Beerwah QLD, 556 HLS -/09; ex Premier Motor Service (Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd), South Nowra (56) TV 1682 (traded to Scania); ex Chris's Coaches, Campbellfield, VIC EPC 927; ex Deluxe Coachlines, Wangaratta, VIC (184) NT m/o 441, in the Kingsway, Miranda 15/12/2016.
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m/o 7352160 viewsLey-Aec Transport , Brookvale Mercedes O405/PMC Metro 90 ex Premier Motor Service t/a Premier Illawarra, Unanderra m/o 7352 20/5/16; ex B45D; ex Rutty's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Figtree (52) m/o 7352 6/01; ex Quinces Scenicruisers Pty Ltd, Oakleigh, VIC (unused), in Bellingara Road, Miranda 28/4/2017,
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m/o 197140 viewsLey-Aec Transport , Brookvale Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/PMC Metro 90 ex Premier Motor Service t/a Premier Illawarra, Unanderra m/o 7932 2/3/15 (deregd 25/8/14) ex John J Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour (32) m/o 7932 6/01 in Bellingara Road, Miranda 28/4/2017,
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TV 4599441 viewsPremier Motor Service (4599) Scania K114IB 14.5m/NCBC "Protege" in Flora St, Sutherland 19/2/2012.
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TV 4595403 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 Flora St, Sutherland 4/3/2012.
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1689 MO170 viewsNight photo of Premier Illawarra Mercedes OH1830LE/Volgren CR228L at Dapto Station in all white livery 21/7/2017. Previously in Gong Shuttle livery.
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6926 MO346 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Irizar "Century" with Premier Motor Service accreditation in Flora St, Sutherland 14/6/2012 doing the 10.25am Premier Motor Service trip from there to Eden - no destination shown.
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1683 MO384 viewsPremier Illwarrra Mercedes O500LE/Volgren CR228L in the Keira/Burelli/Corrimal St area.
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2611 MO401 viewsPremier Illawarra, a Mercedes OH1830LE with a Custom Coaches CB60 Evo2 Body, in the Keira/Burelli/Corrimal St area.
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7183 MO463 viewsThe newest acquisition to Premier Illawarra, a Mercedes O500LE with Volgren CR228L bodywork in TNSW livery, in the Keira/Burelli/Corrimal St area.
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7182 MO and 7070 MO465 viewsThese two Premier Illawarra Mercedes O500LE/Volgren CR228L's meet at Corrimal/Burelli Sts.
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m/o 6135384 viewsPremier Illawarra a 1990 Hino RG197K with a PMCA 160 body.
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m/o 7936387 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1989 Leyland Lynx with PMC Mk5 bodywork, originally intended for STA but never delivered. It has just returned to service after having been off the road for about 6 months.
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m/o 7909381 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1988 Mercedes OH1316 with PMCSA bodywork.
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m/o 9013325 viewsPremier Illawarra, a Volvo B7R with a 2003 Custom Coaches SB40 body.
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5132 MO687 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2011 Volvo B9R with Custom Coaches SB50 bodywork in TNSW livery.
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m/o 6139349 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1998 Mercedes O405 with Custom Coaches 238 bodywork.
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m/o 7444400 viewsPort Stephens Coaches Volvo B12R/QCC Majestic ex Premier Motor Service (154) NX45AS; ex BUS 154; ex WWL 585, on a shopping tour in Bay Road, Taren Point 5/8/2012. Since reregd TV 7494.
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4760 MO370 viewsPremier Illawarra, one of a bunch of BCI Low Floors Operated by Premier, in the Keira/Burelli/Corrimal St area.
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m/o 6260356 viewsPremier Illawarra, a Leyland Tiger with a 1988 PMC Metro 90 body.
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6275 MO369 viewsPremier Illawarra, a Mercedes O405 with a PMC Metro 90 body of 1988, ex 4765 MO, ex MO 6184, ex m/o 6184.
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m/o 9244378 viewsA very Unique bus body is the Custom Coaches CB50HCL low floor, this one being on a MAN 18.280 Chassis, from Premier Illawarra in the Keira/Burelli/Corrimal St area. It is ex AI29LY.
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m/o 9244569 viewsPremier Illawarra MAN 18.280/Custom Coaches CB50HCL low floor ex AI29LY photoshopped into TNSW livery.
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4767 MO368 viewsPremier Illawarra BCI low floor in the Gong Shuttle Livery in the Keira/Burelli/Corrimal St area. It is ex MO 7941.
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TV 4600288 viewsPremier Motor Service (4600) Scania K114IB 14.5m/NCBC "Protege" in Flora St, Sutherland 17/2/2013.
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TV 6143343 viewsMoores Tours Denning D-Deck I - GM ex Australian Zoo, Beerwah QLD, 556 HLS -/09; ex Premier Motor Service (Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd), South Nowra (56) TV 1682 (traded to Scania); ex Chris's Coaches, Campbellfield, VIC EPC 927; ex Deluxe Coachlines, Wangaratta, VIC (184) NT m/o 441 in Jackson Ave, Miranda 3/4/2013.
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6279 MO381 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes OH1830L with Volgren SC222 bodywork on rail in Chalmers St.
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5158 MO357 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B7R with Custom SB400 bodywork, on rail on Chalmers St.
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6924 MO326 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R with Irizar Century bodywork, would've provided an unusally comfortable ride, on rail at Sutherland.
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6567 MO352 viewsPremier Illawarra Volgren CR228L bodied Mercedes O500LE, on rail standby at Sutherland
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TV 950233 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K380IB 13.5m/Irizar "Century" in Flora St, Suthertland 23/5/2013 on their service to Eden.
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TV 4599258 viewsPremier Motor Service (4599) Scania K114IB 14.5m/NCBC "Protege" in Flora St, Sutherland 30/6/2013. Soon after this Premier ceased using the Sutherland stops in both directions due to the Sutherland interchange changes.
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0122AO226 viewsBendigo Coachlines (48) Scania K113TR/Austral Pacific "Majestic" ex Coppa Coaches, Thirlmere, NSW; ex (268) BUS 268 (NSW) Premier Motor Service, Nowra, NSW, at the Shrine of Remembrance May 2011.
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m/o 9727364 viewsCasula Coaches Leyland Tiger/PMC ex 6931 MO; ex Premier Illawarra, Unanderra 6931 MO; ex m/o 6102; ex John J. Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour m/o 6102, on rail at Strathfield.
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7554AO300 viewsPegasus Coach Tours - Riverstone Scania K124IB/Autobus ex TV 4765 by 12/11; ex Premier Motor Service, Nowra TV 4765 by 3/11; ex PMS 160 7/06; ex (SA) WRG 865, at Ourimbah on a late morning tea break 20/11/2013. Was sold by auction early 2014.
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6927 MO333 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Irizar on rail on Chalmers St.
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m/o 7447319 viewsCasula Bus and Coach Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Premier Illawarra, Unanderra m/o 7447 8/10; ex John J Hill, Wollongong (47) m/o 7447, now carrying accreditation for Kingsgrove Bus Service, at Elouera Beach 21/3/2014.
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