Bus Australia Photo Gallery


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m/o 6215265 viewsHill’s Highway Tours Leyland Royal Tiger Cub/Comair body of 1961 – New to Hill’s. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6219324 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 6221249 viewsHills Highway Tours AEC Reliance 470/Hughes, Whetton and Riley.
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m/o 6224265 viewsHills HighwayTours Leyland Tiger Cub OPSUC 1/2/Comeng of 1955. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6226233 viewsHills Highway Tours Albion Aberdonian MR11L/Custom Coaches of 1958. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6234234 viewsHill’s Highway Tours AEC Reliance 470 ith Customs Coaches body of 1960. Centralian Photo.
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m/o 6270257 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 427241 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 809468 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 821475 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 6332218 viewsJohn J Hill Wollongong AEC Regal III rebodied by Hill in 1967 – chassis ex MTT Adelaide 206. Centralian photo.
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GYM 149217 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 6317226 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 6354241 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 6326247 viewsJohn J Hill, Wollongong AEC Regal III ex MTT Adelaide (169) with a 1939 Comeng body. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6301239 viewsJohn J Hill Bedford VAM70/PMC of 1969, ex BowdensWaverley, Centralian Photo.
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m/o 6327209 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 6304207 viewsJohn J Hill Leyland Leopard PSU3/2RT/Athol hedges ex Fearnes, Wagga. Centralian photo.
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m/o 6344247 viewsNew to John J Hill was Leyland Leopard/PMC of 1983. Centralian photo.
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m/o 7988221 viewsNew to John J Hill was Mercedes OH1316/PMCA of 1988. Centralian photo.
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TIS 816436 viewsAustralian Historical Tours Hino BT51/Freighter tri deck – body dated May 1973 and seating for 32. Photo from Centralian.
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KQH 118650 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 465248 viewsInnes Bros & Drover Bedford SBG/CAC body of 1957. Centralian photo displaying route no 7. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5043231 viewsInnes Bros & Drover Bedford SB3/CVI body of 1966, displaying route no 8. Centralian photo.
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MO 9476309 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service AEC Regal VI ex MTT Perth (500). Centralian photo.
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MO 3540457 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 3543266 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster/Bolton ex MTT Perth. Centralian photo.
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MO 4008255 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 4008441 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 4008294 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 4435457 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 5725481 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 5725469 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 4008294 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmasters ex MTT Perth, still in Perth livery. Centralian photo.
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MO 5774 and MO 3540292 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service depot shot of Bedford VAM MO 5774 and Worldmaster MO 3540. Centralian photo.
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MO 706 292 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 3540345 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 9476226 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Servive AEC Regal VI ex MTT Perth (500). Centralian photo.
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MO 4008 and MO 706341 viewsKatoomba Leura Bus Service Leyland Worldmaster ex Perth MTT 449 and 442, still in Perth colours. Centralian photo.
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Lineup434 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 0213443 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 0214477 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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?236 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 TV 1990. Centralian photo
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m/o 5583, m.o 5465 and m/o 5477279 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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?255 viewsLane Cove Bus Service IBC/Custom Coaches of 1983. Centralian photo.
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m/o 308242 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 5284257 viewsLane Cove Bus Service Domino coach with Domino body of 1979. Centralian photo.
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TV 5594102 viewsLangley's Dubbo (1) Scania K480EB/Coach Design ex Australia Wide Coaches TV 5594 by 21/1/2011, ex (SA) XNU 346, at Scenic World late 2020.
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TV 538194 viewsLeslies Hino Rainbow with luggage trailer in tow at Sydney Airport. Centralian photo.
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u/r348 viewsLevers, Queanbeyan SAAB/Centurion on display at a bus show. Centralian photo.
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m/o 2688216 viewsDGT (2688) Leyland Titan OPD2/Clyde heading back to Eddy Ave, Central from the Showground. Centralian photo.
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LTC 222395 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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TV 979188 viewsMacquarie Educational Tours, Cardiff Scania K450EB.Coach Concepts in Katoomba late 2020.
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McVicar’s477 viewsLater photo of the depot on the corner of James & Joseph Sts, Lidcombe. Centralian photo.
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m/o 978607 viewsMcVicar’s - a 32 seater Mack photographed at the depot. Centralian photo.
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m/o 5960296 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 5960293 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 8047258 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 658286 viewsMountain Devil Tours (Katoomba Leura) Denning Mono of 1976. Centralian photo.
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MO 9475339 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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