Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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6221 MO318 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O500LE/Volgren CR228L on rail at Waterfall.
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m/o 7235313 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches 510 at Wollongong.
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6925 MO197 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Irizar Century on a shopping tour in Bay Road, Taren Point 12/10/2014.
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7552AO239 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 7524240 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 7447300 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 6394296 viewsCasula Bus & Coach Leyland Tiger/PMC ex Premier Illawarra, ex John J Hill. Seen at Merrylands on rail.
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m/o 9727281 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 6305262 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 6369400 viewsPremier Illawarra m/o 6369 Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches "Bustech" - Sister unit to Transdev (95)
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7259 MO434 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 6365340 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 416 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches 238 on Crown St, Wollongong.
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7294 MO486 viewsPremier Illawarra Iveco Delta/Volgren SC222 on Crown St, Wollongong.
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5132 MO382 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Custom Coaches SB50 on Chalmers St. Havent seen one of these on rail until now.
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2412 MO287 viewsAn odd one from Premier Illawarra on rail is 2412 MO Daewoo BH117L/UBC-Chiron at Waterfall.
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7296 MO368 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 MO247 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B10M/PMC 160 on Corimal St Wollongong
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m/o 9013372 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches SB400 looking somewhat unusual in the TfNSW Livery, on Burelli St Wollongong
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m/o 7936621 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 062254 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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Rutty's536 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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TV 37421099 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 21461363 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 6097537 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 1987 Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J.Hill resting in the Depot.
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m/o 6116456 viewsPremier Illawarra,a 1988 Mercedes Benz 0405/PMC "Metro 90" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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MO 66061428 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M Artic/Volgren (since reregd 2408 MO) ex Darwin Bus Service, NT (62) m/o 8.062.
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m/o 7648466 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 1992 Scania L94IB/Custom Coaches "510" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 7932461 viewsPremier Illawarra - a 1989 Leyland Tiger/PMC ex John J. Hill taken in the Depot.
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m/o 7937478 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 9013392 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2003 Volvo B7R/Custom Coaches "SB40" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 9248394 viewsPremier Illawarra, a 2006 MAN 18.280/ Custom Coaches "CB50HCL" at the corner of Burelli & Corrimal Sts, Wollongong.
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m/o 9263565 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 9701732 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M 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.
Withdrawn 3/3/07 and stored. Still at depot 6/08.
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Trade plates1005 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 plates822 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 plates827 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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AH14HF666 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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MO 5533137 viewsNowra Coaches Daewoo BH117L/UBC Chiron on rail at Mount Victoria May 2008 on its way to Lithgow,
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MO 5553166 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 7234153 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 5368854 viewsNowra Coaches (10) Scania K93/PMCSA at Nowra Coaches Depot
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TV 3058175 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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TV 951802 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 64521377 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M/Volgren at Nowra (Cumberland Avenue)
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MO 71701771 viewsNowra Coaches deregd Volvo B10ML / Fuji ex Bathurst Coaches, NSW, ex (383) Brisbane City Council, Brisbane, Qld.
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MO 71701768 viewsNowra Coaches deregd Volvo B10ML / Fuji ex Bathurst Coaches, NSW, ex (383) Brisbane City Council, Brisbane, Qld.
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MO 49891187 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 67201452 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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MO 6463870 viewsNowra Coaches MO 6463 MAN 18.280 / CC 'SB40' ex AH13HF which operates the Nowra to Bay & Basin service. It has since been transferred to Premier Illawarra where it has become 4778 MO.
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MO 6722 and MO 53681456 viewsNowra Coaches - Two ex Busways, Central Coast Scania K93s with PMCSA bodies.
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MO 6724907 viewsNowra Coaches MO 6724 is one of two Mercedes 1617/CCs ex Hawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach. 6724 has an Allison Automatic gearbox and its sister, MO 6723, has a 5 speed syncromesh gearbox and exhaust break. Ex m/o 4808 7/06; ex Hawkesbury Valley (B Calabro & Sons Pty Ltd) m/o 4808 by 3/97.
Sold to Casula Bus & Coach Pty Ltd as MO 6724 5/10/06 and later rereg m/o 7968.
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374 KZT479 viewsOriginal Tours Scania K113TR/Austral Denning "Majestic" with manual shift ex 817 HNM, Coachlink, Gold Coast, QLD, ex (513) BUS 513, Premier Motor Services, Nowra, NSW, ex (513) TC 3856, TV 1378, Greyhound Pioneer Australia, Brisbane, QLD, on rail replacement at Redbank 10 Feb 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
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2410 MO504 viewsNowra Coaches/Premier 2410 MO Daewoo BS120CN ULF/UBC Chiron seen at Bomaderry Station
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TV 4596694 viewsPremier Motor Service unit 4596 TV-4596 Scania K114IB/NCBC travels through Coolangatta in March 2009
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6643 MO481 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes OH1830L/Volgren SC222 at Chatswood on a Charter.
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MO 1145178 viewsPioneer Motor Service, Nowra Nissan UD/Custom Coaches ex King's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey MO 1145 14/4/90. To Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as MO 1145 1/5/95; Traded to Dick White (dlr), Alstonville 7/07 on a new Daewoo & sold to Robertson's Bus & Coach (GR Robertson), Toowoomba as 620 KMT; For sale at Dick White (dlr), Brisbane, QLD 10/13; Resold to Lifestyle Motorhomes, Hervey Bay, QLD for conversion to a motorhome 12/13.
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MO 1304183 viewsPioneer Motor Service Denning Denair ex CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey MO 9328,.seen arriving in Sydney. Sold by Nowra Coaches by 11/9/2004.
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MO 1305195 viewsPioneer Motor Service Denning Landseer ex Murrays (347) TV 1638; ex VBA 178; ex New Wrights EBJ 053 seen here arriving at the Melbourne Cup. Sold to Greyhound as 361 CXH. Then sold NPSV to Somerville, Victoria.
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MO 759245 viewsPioneer Motor Service, Nowra Denning GM. Withdrawn by Nowra Coaches -/00 and sold for a motorhome in Sydney.
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