Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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m/o 268218 viewsDelwood Bus Co IBC/Custom Coaches of 1973 at Wyndham Estate in the Hunter Valley. Centralian photo.
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m/o 4128169 viewsDelwood Coaches Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R/PMC of 1970. Centralian photo.
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m/o 4389177 viewsDelwood Coaches Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches of 1970 build. Centralian photo.
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m/o 4403187 viewsDelwood Bus co Leyland Leopard/PMC of 1979. Centralian photo.
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m/o 4464198 viewsLeyland Leopard PSU3E/2R/Custom coaches of 1979 – one of two identical coaches.
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m/o 482158 viewsDelwood Coaches Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches of 1974. Chassis believed to have been assemled from bits and pieces from an old Leopard L1 chassisby Parramatta Villawood BS. Centralian photo.
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m/o 4830172 viewsDelwood Coaches early Albion Viking VK41L/Custom CXoaches. Centralian photo,
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m/o 4967209 viewsDelwood Bus Co Leyland B21/PMCSA of 1978. ex Leyland Australia Demonstrator. Sold to Allways Bus & Coach Service, Kingsgrove as m/o 4967 7/91, then to Gilberts (dlr), Villawood - Resold to Interline Bus & Coach (Ingleburn Bus Services Pty Ltd), Ingleburn 11/93 for parts. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5096186 viewsDelwood Bus Co Leyland B21/Custom Coaches build date 31/5/1984. Sold to King's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey as (19) MO 1762 -/90, then Corindi Bus Service as MO 1762, then Matthews, Corindi as MO 1762, then Kent, Corindi as MO 1762, then Joondalup Coachline/Mindarie Bus Charters, Perth WA as TC 3867 - For sale as a fully-converted motorhome in Perth 3/12. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5159194 viewsDelwood Bus Co Leyland Super Viking/Custom Coaches of 1981, Identical unit was m/o 5158. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5597196 viewsDelwood Bus Co IBC/Custom Coaches of 1977. Sold to Junee Buses Pty Ltd, Junee as MO 9659 -/88; then to Allans Bus Service, Wondai, QLD as 220 CFK -/93; Subsequent disposal unknown. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5603192 viewsDelwood Bus Co Leyland National, ex m/o 4005. Sold to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (620) 620 OBH (QLD) - Withdrawn by 1/93 & sold. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5729181 viewsDelwood Coaches Albion Viking VK55/PMC of 1971. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5792161 viewsDelwood Coaches – Parramatta Villawood Bus Service Albion Clydesdale/Custom Coaches of 1971. Centralian photo.
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m/o 617 161 viewsDelwood Coaches Albion Viking VK55/Custom Coaches of 1974. Centralian photo.
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m/o 7270158 viewsDelwood Coaches AEC Relaince ex Parramatta Villawood BS originally with a 1968 Custom Coaches body which had aome front repairs following fire damage. Centralian photo.
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m/o 7354177 viewsDelwood Bus Co Leyland B21/Custom Coaches build date 30/5/1984. Sold to King's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey as (18) MO 1761 -/90, then Corindi Bus Service as MO 1761, then Matthews, Corindi as MO 1761, then Kent, Corindi as MO 1761, then Sawtell Bus Service (R & H WIlliams), Toormina as "Eeyoree" MO 1761, then Sawtell Coaches (Darlea Pty Ltd) as "Eeoyoree" MO 1761, then The Oxley Explorer as (14) MO 1761, renumbered 4029 MO and sold as a relocatable house in Ebor. Centralian photo.
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Various186 viewsDelwood’s m/o 4830 Albion Viking VK41L CCMC, m/o 4645 AEC Reliance 470 Coachmaster body of 1963 and m/o 4840 AEC Reliance 470 Coachmaster body of 1965. The 2 AEC Reliances were acquired by Drummond Transit with Route 59 from Delwood on 1 July 1974. Photo from the Ron Drummond collection.
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TV 260221 viewsDenning Landseer High Deck Sold by Baxters to McCafferty Holdings Pty Ltd, Toowoomba, QLD as (203) 203 BSM, then Greyhound Australia as (203) 203 BSM, then to a Melbourne, VIC operator. Centralianphoto
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TV 347196 viewsDelwood Coaches Denning Denair ex TV 722. Sold by Baxters to Palmer's Leisure Tours (AR & JP Palmer), Wyong as TV 347 25/4/93 (converted to RC53F), then renumbered TV 1125, then to Road Runner Tours Wyong Pty Ltd as TV 1125, then AG48WB, then TV 4500 - Resold for a motorhome in 2010. Centralian photo,
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TV 911203 viewsDelwood Bus Co IBC/Custom Coaches of 1984. Reregd TV 382. Traded to Denning 6/88 & Resold to Kings Way Tours, Gold Coast, QLD as KWT 50; then to JR Hobson t/a Ballina-Byron Tours, Ballina as QHK 697; Dereg by 9/5/02 & For sale at Dick White (dlr), Alstonville 2/03; Resold for a motorhome - Noted for sale on Gumtree at Inverell 9/14 as a fully-converted motorhome still regd QHK 697. Centralian photo.
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TV 995158 viewsDelwood Coaches Leyland Tiger/Custom Coaches on 1987 on the Parramatta Mascot via Bankstown airport service. Centralian photo.
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TV 995188 viewsFor a brief period Delwood Bus Co ran an airport link service from Parramatta and TV995 was used on that. Leyland Tiger with Custom Coach body of 1987. Centralian photo.
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m/o 2170189 viewsDGT Leyland Titan OPD2-1/Clyde on route 1 Showground duties. It went to Hill, Fairy Meadow ['76], then "Double Dekka" Canberra Mall ACT [4/82] Stationary Diner then unknown owner, Red Hill ACT ['91] u/r motorhome. Centralian photo.
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?179 viewsUnidentified DGT double decker looking down from Central Station country promenade onto Eddy Ave. Centralian photo.
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MO 3434188 viewsDuffy’s Bus Lines of Grose Vale Vedford VAL70/Custom Coaches of 1973. Not the best quality image seen here in the late 70’s or early 80’s. Centralain photo.
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TV 249170 viewsEast West Coach Lines Scania K112TR/Neoplan ex VIP. It was sold to Kings, Kempsey and then Lyons, Lightning Ridge. Centralian photo.
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TV 8245345 viewsBlue Mountains Explorer (120) Volvo B10BLE/Custom Coaches 550 ex Dysons (799) 3196AO outside Katoomba Station on a wet Friday. Centralian photo.
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MEX 609141 viewsEx TAA Ford R192 fitted out for airport traffic – assumed this was not rego with TAA. Centralian photo.
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u/r 231 viewsFellowes Swansea Coaches Denning Denair at the NSW Bus Show in 19??. Centralian photo.
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?146 viewsFrancis Tours Ford former airport bus in its after life. Centralian photo.
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WZA 741156 viewsDon't ask me where or the vehicle history, but a GMC converted into a diner. Late '70's Centralian photo.
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m/o 574 and m/o 4987186 viewsHeron Bus Lines Leyland and Leyland Tiger Cub/Coachmaster. Centralian photo.
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HIC 865164 viewsAn interesting conversion of something, maybe a top deck conversion mounted on a small truck chassis, Seen in late 70’s or early 80’s by Centralian as possible mobile home conversion.
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m/o 6200174 viewsHill's Highway Tours, Wollongong Leyland Tiger Cub OPSUC1/Custom Coaches body of 1963. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6200164 viewsHill's Highway Tours AEC Reliance 505/Coachmaster of 1963 ex Drummond ex Delwood with route 59. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6205193 viewsHill's Highway Tours Leyland Titan OPD1/0.600. Originally a double decker with Hills and was rebodied by Custom Coaches in 1963. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6206183 viewsHill's Highway Tours, Wollongong Leyland Titan OPD1 which was rebodied by Custom Coaches in 1966, Seen here operating the scenic service from Stanwell Park to Wollongong (later a Greens Northern Coaches route and then Premier Charters). Centralian photo.
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m/o 6214193 viewsHill’s Highway Tours Leyland Tiger Cub/Custom Coaches of around 1963. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6215199 viewsHill’s Highway Tours Leyland Royal Tiger Cub/Comair body of 1961 – New to Hill’s. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6219223 viewsHill’s Highway Tours Bristol VRT SL 6LX chassis destined for a UK operator with it is believed an ECW decker body. The chassis was salvaged following a fire at the body builders and was imported by Hills. It received this Smithfield body of mid 1973 and operated with Hills in Wollongong. It was later sold to Murton Broken Hill and then returned to Hills Bus Sales where it is believed the body was recycled onto a Leyland Leopard chassis which became MO 743 at Fearnes Wagga. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6221188 viewsHills Highway Tours AEC Reliance 470/Hughes, Whetton and Riley.
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m/o 6224197 viewsHills HighwayTours Leyland Tiger Cub OPSUC 1/2/Comeng of 1955. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6226180 viewsHills Highway Tours Albion Aberdonian MR11L/Custom Coaches of 1958. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6234170 viewsHill’s Highway Tours AEC Reliance 470 ith Customs Coaches body of 1960. Centralian Photo.
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m/o 6270185 viewsHills Highway Tours AEC Reliance 470 with Ansair body of 1960. Vehicle had previously been m/o 068 with South Bexley in Sydney.
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TV 427175 viewsHill’s Highway Tours believed to be Bedford KM/Custom Coaches which later became m/o 6213 or possibly the subsequent holder of the plates a Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches of 1970. Centralianphoto
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TV 809385 viewsRFW GM 8V71/Ansair. New to Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty.Ltd,t/a Ansett Pioneer,Adelaide as (205) SZA 577. Transferred to Perth and reg 6FT 411. Sold to Highway Tours,Enfield,1984 and reg as TV 809. Sold to Coast and Country Coaches,Tacoma and reg as MO 0218. Sold back to Highway Tours,Enfield as MO 0218. Sold to Freedom Coaches,(Geoff Tegle),Panania by 10/86 regd TV 821, reregd TV 095 and then TV 508. Sold to Sydney Coachlines,Kingsgrove by 4/88 and reg as TV 520. Dereg 2/92. Sold 2004.
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TV 821388 viewsRFW 990/Ansair. New to Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty.Ltd,t/a Ansett Pioneer,Perth,as (208) 6GA 108. Sold to Highway Tours,Enfield,late 1984 and reg as TV 821. Sold to Stafford and Maruda,t/a Pleasure Tours,Wollongong as TV 821. Sold to Chester Coaches Pty.Ltd,Chester Hill,by 6/86 and reg as TV 733. Rereg TV 098. Rereg TV 073. Sold with business to Carah Coaches Pty.Ltd,t/a Newmans Coaches,Chester Hill. Sold to Sunski Tours,Canberra. Sold to H.Beames,t/a Glenhenry Tours,Morwell as VV13AG. Sold to Aust-Wide Tours,Regency Park as VCZ 990. Sold for camper as VCZ 990,2002.
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m/o 6332158 viewsJohn J Hill Wollongong AEC Regal III rebodied by Hill in 1967 – chassis ex MTT Adelaide 206. Centralian photo.
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GYM 149154 viewsJohn J Hill Wollongong Leyland Comet with John J hill body style of the late 50’s. Believed this was former m/o 6322 with JJHill. The AEC badge has been overpainted with 'Comet'.
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m/o 6317159 viewsJohn J Hill Wollongong AEC Reliance with John J Hill body style of the late '60's and early '70's. Built in 1971.
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m/o 6354173 viewsJohn J Hill, Wollongong AEC Regal III ex MTT Adelaide with Comeng body of 1949. (Anyone remember the Coles New World piggy banks advertised on the side of this bus?) Centralian photo.
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m/o 6326177 viewsJohn J Hill, Wollongong AEC Regal III ex MTT Adelaide (169) with a 1939 Comeng body. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6301162 viewsJohn J Hill Bedford VAM70/PMC of 1969, ex BowdensWaverley, Centralian Photo.
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m/o 6327153 viewsNot known for its coaches, John J Hill did manage to hide a few in its fleet. One was m/o 6327 this Bedford VAM 70 with CCMC body of 1974. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6304147 viewsJohn J Hill Leyland Leopard PSU3/2RT/Athol hedges ex Fearnes, Wagga. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6344162 viewsNew to John J Hill was Leyland Leopard/PMC of 1983. Centralian photo.
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m/o 7988150 viewsNew to John J Hill was Mercedes OH1316/PMCA of 1988. Centralian photo.
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TIS 816340 viewsAustralian Historical Tours Hino BT51/Freighter tri deck – body dated May 1973 and seating for 32. Photo from Centralian.
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