Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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7554 AO308 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 MO344 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Irizar on rail on Chalmers St.
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m/o 7447331 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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6221 MO332 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O500LE/Volgren CR228L on rail at Waterfall.
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m/o 7235329 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches 510 at Wollongong.
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6925 MO208 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Irizar Century on a shopping tour in Bay Road, Taren Point 12/10/2014.
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7552 AO268 viewsPegasus Coach Tours 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, at Mittagong for a morning tea break on a Probus tour 16/10/2014.
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TV 7524252 viewsNorman Loveday, Curran Hill Scania K124IB/Autobus ex Pegasus 7554 AO, 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, on a shopping tour in Parraweena Road, Caringbah 2/11/2014.
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m/o 7447318 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, on rail at Merrylands
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m/o 6394319 viewsCasula Bus & Coach Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Premier Illawarra, ex John J Hill. Seen at Merrylands on rail.
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m/o 9727296 viewsCasula Bus and Coach Leyland Tiger/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, on rail at Olympic Park. This one is a particularly nice sounding Tiger.
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m/o 6305275 viewsCasula Bus & Coach Volvo B10M Mk1/Custom Coaches Euro II ex Premier Illawarra, Shellharbour m/o 6305 11/06, ex John J Hill, Wollongong m/o 6305 13/6/01, on rail. Still in Nowra Coaches livery which was used by Premier Illawarra.
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m/o 6369420 viewsPremier Illawarra m/o 6369 Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches "Bustech" - Sister unit to Transdev (95)
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7259 MO455 viewsNew to Nowra Coaches is this Scania K280UB/Custom Coaches CB80 on standby at Waterfall. This one features Mobitec White LED destos, although they're not powered on in this shot.
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m/o 6365359 viewsAlways love a Tiger on rail! Warrigal Charters Leyland Tiger/PMC Regal is seen at Waterfall and is ex Premier Illawarra 15/4/2013, ex John J Hill.
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m/o 6139 437 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches 238 on Crown St, Wollongong.
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7294 MO505 viewsPremier Illawarra Iveco Delta/Volgren SC222 on Crown St, Wollongong.
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5132 MO402 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Custom Coaches SB50 on Chalmers St. Havent seen one of these on rail until now.
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2412 MO302 viewsAn odd one from Premier Illawarra on rail is 2412 MO Daewoo BH117L/UBC-Chiron at Waterfall.
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7296 MO401 viewsPremier Shoalhaven Volvo B10L/Volgren CR222L on Kembla/Crown Sts Wollongong, on loan to Premier Illawarra for the GPT shuttle during roadworks.
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4744 MO270 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B10M/PMC 160 on Corimal St Wollongong
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m/o 9013408 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches SB400 looking somewhat unusual in the TfNSW Livery, on Burelli St Wollongong
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m/o 7936650 viewsJohn J Hill Leyland Lynx/PMC "Metro 90". Was built as a trial bus for the UTA in Sydney with Mercedes Mark V style body but after lengthy delays during the building stage, it never operated for the UTA/STA. Subsequently also carried this rego with Premier Illawarra.
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XXY 062279 viewsPremier Illawarra Bedford BLP2/Isuzu/Smithfield ex John J Hill, Wollongong & Shellharbour (73) m/o 6273 – It was stored for sale at Nowra Coaches and then sold.
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886 HTN860 viewsKingaroy Bus Lines (12) Austral Tourmaster ex 992 CTK, ex 992 CTK, French's Coaches, Dalby, QLD, ex TV 950, NCT 333, Nowra Coaches, South Nowra, N.S.W. Due to be retired on 13th December 2009.


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Rutty's548 viewsSeen here at Kiama in c1961 is this coach from Rutty’s in a very unusual livery. Many years later in 2001 Nowra Coaches took over both John J Hills and Ruttys on the same date, to form Premier Illawarra.
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2907 MO11 viewsDaewoo BH117L3/UBC-Chiron CS140 at Kiama Station freshly painted into the Premier group livery, of which they are now part. Photo from Noel.
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5563 MO14 viewsKiama Coaches Volvo B10L/Austral Pacific Orana enroute to Jamboree. Photo from Noel.
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5712 MO9 viewsKiama Coaches BCI Classmaster at the University of Wollongong. Photo from Noel
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8958 MO10 viewsKiama Coaches Volvo B8RLE/B8RLE climbing the Princes Highway at Gerringong. Photo from Noel.
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TV 37421121 viewsKillalea Tours, Wollongong TV 3742 Mercedes O305 ex Premier Illawarra, Figtree m/o 6354; ex STA Mk II 2047. Sold to a charter operator in the Windsor district 1/09.
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MO 21461396 viewsKiama Coachlines Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC ex Nowra Coaches u/r; ex STA 2563 at Kiama Downs on school service 14. Since reregd 2906 MO.
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m/o 6097567 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 1987 Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J.Hill resting in the Depot.
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m/o 6116479 viewsPremier Illawarra,a 1988 Mercedes Benz 0405/PMC "Metro 90" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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MO 66061470 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10ML Artic/Volgren (since reregd 2408 MO) ex Darwin Bus Service, NT (62) m/o 8.062.
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m/o 7648489 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1992 Scania L94IB/Custom Coaches "510" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 7932477 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 1989 Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J. Hill taken in the Depot.
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m/o 7937500 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 1989 Leyland Tiger/PMCA "160" ex John J.Hill heading back to the Depot after a School run.
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m/o 9013410 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2003 Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches "SB40" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 9248411 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2006 MAN 18.280/ Custom Coaches "CB50HCL" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 9263589 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 1989 Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 8749, ex m/o 4015, taken in the Depot.
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MO 9701777 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10ML Artic/Denning ex ADP80F; ex BCC, Brisbane, QLD (993) 993 CIG -/06 (ADP74FR). Later regd 2418 MO. This took the plates off a Volvo B58 / Hess 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 (cassied 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.
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Trade plates1042 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. Several months after Mosman being sold to Hawkesfords, we see this bendy being driven down the Warringah Expressway on trade plates.It was never registered with Mosman Coaches
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Trade plates864 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. Several months after Mosman being sold to Hawkesfords, we see this bendy being driven down the Warringah Expressway on trade plates.It was never registered with Mosman Coaches
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Trade plates861 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. Several months after Mosman being sold to Hawkesfords, we see this bendy being driven down the Warringah Expressway on trade plates.It was never registered with Mosman Coaches
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TV 3058203 viewsNowra Coaches Mercedes O404-3/Coach Design on rail at Mount Victoria May 2008. It was ex Kirkland's Buslines (JA Gilbert Pty Ltd), Lismore (408) TV 3058 1/4/08; ex Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Heatherbrae (510) 20/11/03; ex AP & JP King, King Bros Bus Service Taree Pty Ltd (125) TV 3058 10/03. Sold to Ausko Tours Pty Ltd, Regents Park as TV 3058 10/4/09.
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AH 14 HF685 viewsFrom Nowra Coaches is (102) MAN 18.280 with Custom Coaches 'SB40' body. Seen leaving Nowra Baptist School on a route service to Jervis Bay and St Georges Basin. For some reason the desto was changed from "Bay & Basin" whilst in the school pick up zone. Body scrapped late 2006 after an electrical fire with chassis sold to GH & SE Scarlett, Bega for rebodying - Became MO 6077 and then reregd 1127 MO.
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9495 MO24 viewsPremier Shoalhaven (Nowra Coaches). New in July 2021 was Scania K320UB/Custom Denning Endeavour , seen here operating on route 102 at Stewart Place, Nowra to Long Bay, Basin (Jervis Bay).
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9495 MO28 viewsPremier Shoalhaven (Nowra Coaches). New in July 2021 was Scania K320UB/Custom Denning Endeavour , seen here operating on route 102 at Stewart Place, Nowra to Long Bay, Basin (Jervis Bay).
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9495 MO32 viewsPremier Shoalhaven (Nowra Coaches). New in July 2021 was Scania K320UB/Custom Denning Endeavour , seen here operating on route 102 at Stewart Place, Nowra to Long Bay, Basin (Jervis Bay).
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MO 5533152 viewsNowra Coaches Daewoo BH117L/UBC Chiron on rail at Mount Victoria May 2008 on its way to Lithgow,
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MO 5553188 viewsNowra Coaches Deawoo BH117L/UBC Chron just coming off the Gore Hill Freeway at Artarmon on rail June 2008. Since reregd 2413 MO.
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MO 7234172 viewsA Daewoo BH117L with a UBC Chiron body from Nowra Coaches on rail at Chatswood in the rain 8/6/2008. Since reregd 2412 MO.
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MO 5368868 viewsNowra Coaches (10) Scania K93/PMCSA at Nowra Coaches Depot
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TV 951832 viewsSeen here is the only Low Floor bus in the Premier group. This Volvo B7RLE / Bustech operates route service, and night Rail Bus services out of Nowra. Seen here displaying a Premier Illawarra Desto.
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MO 64521408 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M/Volgren at Nowra (Cumberland Avenue)
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MO 71701837 viewsNowra Coaches deregd Volvo B10ML / Fuji ex Bathurst Coaches, NSW, ex (383) Brisbane City Council, Brisbane, Qld.
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MO 71701836 viewsNowra Coaches deregd Volvo B10ML / Fuji ex Bathurst Coaches, NSW, ex (383) Brisbane City Council, Brisbane, Qld.
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MO 49891236 viewsNowra Coaches' newest - Volvo B7R/CC "SB40" which was transferred to associated operator Premier Illawarra, Shellharbour as MO 4989 approx 2/07 and destroyed by fire 9/07, with the oldest ex MO 6465 Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II ex BUS 453 7/06; ex STA 2453. The latter was sold to D Jones & A Havilland for preservation 24/9/06 and then to Warrigal Charters (MJ Partridge) as TV 4797 12/06. Resold 25/2/07 for a motorhome in Victoria.
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MO 6451 and MO 67201485 viewsTwo PMCSA bodied articulated buses at Nowra Coaches. MO 6451 MAN SG220 ex Darwin now regd 2427 MO and MO 6720 Volvo B58 ex Torrens Transit, Adelaide, SA (931); ex Serco (931); ex Trans Adelaide (1355). now regd 2402 MO.
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