Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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KQH 118532 viewsWaugh & Josephson IBC Mk 3 – CAT3208RE/PMC VOV style body which was intended as a UTA demonstrator, at the Sydney Bus Show. It became best known as m/o 5589 with Chester Hill Bus Service for the Bankstown – Parramatta Red Arrow service. Later it was 006 AQK, 942 ACN, Gold Coast Citybus, Southport, QLD, then ex 006 AQK, 942 ACN, Gold Coast Citybus, Southport, QLD and then 010 DTN with Trans North – see photo of it with that operator.
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m/o 465184 viewsInnes Bros & Drover Bedford SBG/CAC body of 1957. Centralian photo displaying route no 7. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5043167 viewsInnes Bros & Drover Bedford SB3/CVI body of 1966, displaying route no 8. Centralian photo.
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MO 3540363 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Bedford Vam 70 with PMC body of 1969. In the background can be seen the roofline of former DGT 2185 Leyland decker which was MO 5726 with Katoomba Leura. Centralian photo.
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MO 3543183 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster/Bolton ex MTT Perth. Centralian photo.
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MO 4008219 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster - Cummins/Custom Coaches Rebody ex Perth, WA (442) but carried chassis no of (449). May have been regd TV 1250 as shown on the bumper. Included in take over by Blue Mountains Bus Co. where it was reregd 1677 MO. Sold to Paradise Tours Pty Ltd, St Peters as BV55JA (reg 9/8/13) - Rego cancelled by 8/5/15. Centralian photo.
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MO 4008192 viewsMountainlink (Katoomba - Leura Bus Service) Leyland Worldmaster - Isuzu rebody ex MTT, Perth, WA 499 shown here unregd before registration. Since joining Blue Mountains Bus Co has been reregd 1677 MO. Sold to Paradise Tours Pty Ltd, St Peters as BV55JA (reg 9/8/13); Rego cancelled by 8/5/15. Centralian photo.
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MO 4008353 viewsOne of the early holders of this plate at Katoomba Leura was this vehicle believed to be an Austin chassis with CCMC body of about 1958. Photo taken at Echo Point, Katoomba. Centralian photo.
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MO 4435360 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Bedford SB1 with Comair body and autumn colours in the mid ‘70s. One of Centralian’s favourite photos.
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MO 5725363 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland/MCW of 1967 originally Manchester Corp (81), then SELNEC 36 then Toronto BS 8 then Invicta United BS 16 then to Katoomba-Leura. Changed from double to single headlights. The other vehicle is not identified. Centralian photo
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MO 5725358 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland/MCW of 1967 originally Manchester Corp (81), then SELNEC 36 then Toronto BS 8 then Invicta United BS 16 then to Katoomba-Leura. Next to it is Bedford SB1/Comair MO 4435. Centralian photo.
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MO 5725 and MO 4008212 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmasters ex MTT Perth, still in Perth livery. Centralian photo.
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MO 5774 and MO 3540208 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service depot shot of Bedford VAM MO 5774 and Worldmaster MO 3540. Centralian photo.
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MO 706 214 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster ex MTT Perth 500. Centralian photo. The yellow Commodore taxi is about all that gives away the age of this photo (other than the bus) which was taken well before 2008.
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MO 3540249 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service ex MTT Perth Leyland Worldmaster with Campbell and Mannix body ex MTT Perth 451. Centralian photo.
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MO 9476156 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Servive AEC Regal VI ex MTT Perth (500). Centralian photo.
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MO 9476235 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service AEC Regal VI ex MTT Perth (500). Centralian photo.
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MO 4008 and MO 706255 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster ex Perth MTT 449 and 442, still in Perth colours. Centralian photo.
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Lineup334 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Servive linup from left - Bedford Vam 70 CCMC of 1973 MO5774; Bedford BLP2/Isuzu CCMC of 1978 MO9477; MO 3540 ex MTT Perth. Centralian photo.
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MO 0213354 viewsRFW/Ansair. New to Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty.Ltd,t/a Ansett Pioneer,Adelaide, (202) SDB 353. Sold to Kogarah Coachlines(Len Reynolds),Blakehurst,1984 and reg as TV 819. Sold to Kings Bus Service Pty.Ltd,Kempsey,by 7/85 and reg as MO 0213. Rereg TV 1221. Sold to Sydney Coachlines,Kingsgrove as TV 1221 by 8/90. Sold to Wollongong area late 2002. This one worked in Kogarah livery with Kings signage for its life with SCL.
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MO 0214379 viewsKings Coachlines IBC Mk II - Cat (UF)/PMC tri deck. Was Liverpool Transport West Hoxton LTC 222 (converted to RC46F), rereg LQP 204, then TV 760, then m/o 5937; then to J & L King t/a Kings Coachlines, Kempsey as MO 0214 by mid-1986; then to JP & SM Mazzer t/a Mazzer's Coaches, Kyogle as MO 0214 by early-1988. Then Cooma Coaches ICQ 926. Registration cancelled by 18/9/94 - later noted as a motorhome conversion at Cooranbong during the 2000's.
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?158 viewsRear shot of Landmark Scania K112TR/Neoplan ex VIP then to Chris's in Victoria who brought it up to Sydney in 1993 for their inbound work and registered it TV1990. Centralian photo
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m/o 5583, m.o 5465 and m/o 5477197 viewsThree Lane Cove Bus Service Leyland Worldmasters rebodied by CCMC in 1973 when with Deanes. They were ex MTT 974, MTT 827 and MTT 870 respectively. Centralian photo.
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?189 viewsLane Cove Bus Service IBC/Custom Coaches of 1983. Centralian photo.
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m/o 308171 viewsLane Cove Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster rebodied by Deanes with a CCMC body in 1974, ex MTT Adelaide 888. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5284181 viewsLane Cove Bus Service Domino coach with Domino body of 1979. Centralian photo.
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TV 538145 viewsLeslies Hino Rainbow with luggage trailer in tow at Sydney Airport. Centralian photo.
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u/r262 viewsLevers, Queanbeyan SAAB/Centurion on display at a bus show. Centralian photo.
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m/o 2688161 viewsDGT (2688) Leyland Titan OPD2/Clyde heading back to Eddy Ave, Central from the Showground. Centralian photo.
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LTC 222323 viewsLiverpool Transport Co IBC Mk II - Cat (UF) / PMC tri deck (converted to RC46F), rereg LQP 204, then TV 760, then m/o 5937; then to J & L King t/a Kings Coachlines, Kempsey as MO 0214 by mid-1986; then to JP & SM Mazzer t/a Mazzer's Coaches, Kyogle as MO 0214 by early-1988. Then Cooma Coaches ICQ 926. Registration cancelled by 18/9/94 - later noted as a motorhome conversion at Cooranbong during the 2000's.
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McVicar’s383 viewsLater photo of the depot on the corner of James & Joseph Sts, Lidcombe. Centralian photo.
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m/o 978513 viewsMcVicar’s - a 32 seater Mack photographed at the depot. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5960214 viewsMead & O’Donnell, Oatley Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R (imported)/ Coachmaster. Body was previously on a Bedford VAL14 chassisi which was of 1974 and sold by Hills Bus Sales to Chevalier College Brisbane about 1975 hen fitted with a Superior body. The Leyland/Coachmaster was sold by Oatley in mid 1975 to Hills who sold it to Hanby of Narranderra (MO7200) in late 1975 and it eventually ended up with Bosnjak's Parramatta Bus Co as m/o 4127. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5960219 viewsMead & O’Donnell, Oatley Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R (imported)/ Coachmaster. Body was previously on a Bedford VAL14 chassisi which was of 1974 and sold by Hills Bus Sales to Chevalier College Brisbane about 1975 hen fitted with a Superior body. The Leyland/Coachmaster was sold by Oatley in mid 1975 to Hills who sold it to Hanby of Narranderra (MO7200) in late 1975 and it eventually ended up with Bosnjak's Parramatta Bus Co as m/o 4127. Centralian photo.

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m/o 8047185 viewsMidshore Busways MAN SL200/CAC ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (432) BUS 432 early 1992; ex ZIB 432 in Midshore’s distinct livery. Sold to Haidley's Panoramic Coaches (DJ Haidley), Warwick 11/95, then without use to Stewart & Sons, Bundaberg, QLD as (19) 286 DOJ. Subsequent disposal unknown. Centralian photo.
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TV 658208 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Denning Mono of 1976. Centralian photo.
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MO 9475239 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Leyland Worldmaster with PMC body and coach seating. Next to it is TV 617 Denning Denair of 1979 build. Centralian photo.
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TV 616231 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Bedford YRQ2 with Hedges body of 1974. Centralian photo.
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TV 616351 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Denning Monocoach of 1977 build, at the Megalong Rd depot is nearest on the right. Centralian photo.
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MO 4006217 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Leyland (AEC) Swift/CCMC which spent only a short time with Katoomba before being sold to Cornwell's Mooball - Mullumbimby Service as MO 8009. It later became (20) at Brunswick Valley Coaches from where it was sold in 2002. Centralian photo.
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MO 9475218 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Kattomba Leura Bus Service) Leyland Worldmaster - Cummins/PMC Rebody ex Perth, WA. Included in take over by Blue Mountains Bus Co. where it was reregd 3759 MO. Deregd by 12/5/10 & sent to scrap. Also seen is a Denning regd TV 617. Centralian photo.
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TV 1250206 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Denning Landseer of 1985 ex (30) 445 PKP, Intertour Express, Bundall, QLD, ex 445 PKP. Smekel's Citybus, Southport, QLD. Latest known operator was Buslink (069 AUV) from where it was withdrawn by 2011. Centralian photo.
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TV 617364 viewsMountain Devil Tours/Katoomba Leura Hino BT51 re-engined with a Cat 1160 and Custom Coaches body of 1974. Centralian photo.
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MO 9407272 viewsBathurst Coaches Leyland National NL116L11/2R - centre door removed – the only Mk 2 imported into Australia, ex Singapore Bus Service (Demonstrator) SBS 6820L (B38D) via Truck Imports, Silverwater -/83. Reregd MO 1128 . Sold to King's Bus Service, Kempsey as (37) MO 1128 -/93, then Corindi Bus Service as MO 1128 then S & N Kent, Corindi as MO 1128, then R & H Williams, Corindi as MO 1128, then Wills Bus Service, Avondale, QLD as 560 DQU and then to the Bundaberg Rum Distillery by -/05. Centralian photo.
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SBS 682 OL193 viewsLeyland National NL116L11/2R at a Bus Show in the seventies – the only Mk 2 imported into Australia. Sold to Bathurst Coaches as MO 9407 – reregd MO 1128. Then sold to King's Bus Service, Kempsey as (37) MO 1128 -/93, then Corindi Bus Service as MO 1128. Sold with business to S & N Kent, Corindi as MO 1128, then R & H Williams, Corindi as MO 1128. Resold to Wills Bus Service, Avondale, QLD as 560 DQU -/97, and then to the Bundaberg Rum Distillery by -/05. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5439215 viewsParramatta Ryde Bus Service/Trailer Tours White truck chassis conversion with raised deck body by Parra Ryde in 1968. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5439202 viewsParramatta Ryde Bus Service/Trailer Tours Leyland Leopard/Parra Ryde which was initially on a White truck chassis, It was sold from Parra-Ryde to the Vision Valley youth camp. Centralian photo.
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u/r186 viewsEx Parramatta Ryde Bus Service ? White/Parra Ryde possibly ex m/o 4319, well after its days with Parramatta Ryde, for sale as a motor home. Centralian photo.
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HFX 834207 viewsEx Parramatta Ryde Bus Service White/Parra Ryde m/o 4421 used here as a church bus. Centralian photo.
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?208 viewsParramatta Ryde Bus Service. The coach and charter side of the business traded under the name Trailer Tours which operated a number of trailer buses. The last trailer unit operated was registered m/o 5461 in the mid 70's. Here is one of their former trailer units photographed in Newtown about 1974 owned by a church group at the time. Centralian photo
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Lineup336 viewsA lineup shot of the rear of buses at Peninsula Bus Lines's depot in Umina. Centralian photo.
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MO 0580 and MO 0582330 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K93/PMC of 1986 new to Peninsula. Centralian photo.
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MO 1033354 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K92/PMC of 1987 acquied from Brisbane Water Coaches after that operation was taken over by Peninsula/Rowes in 1990. Centralian photo.
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MO 1746337 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K93/Newnham (Custom Coaches) of 1990. Centralian photo.
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MO 9310335 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Volvo B10M/Custom Coaches of 1983. Centralianphoto.
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MO 9931347 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Leyland Tiger/Custom Coaches of 1984. Centralianphoto.
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u/r331 viewsScania K93/PMCSA of 1990, on delivery to Peninsula Bus Lines. Centralian photo.
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u/r342 viewsA new Scania K93/Custom Coaches of 1990 build, for Peninsula Bus Lines on display at the Bus Show. Centralian photo.
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MO 9476130 viewsEx Perth AEC (500) at Katoomba Leura Bus Service. Centralian photo.
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TV 617167 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service/Mountain Devil Tours Denning Denair ex McCafferty's Coaches, Toowoomba, QLD (49) 295 NPO, which later saw service with Blue Mountains Bus Co before being sold in 2002. Centralian photo.
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