Bus Australia Photo Gallery


Most viewed - Canterbury Bus Lines/Greenacre Bus Co/Tribute to Eddie Hayman
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m/o 8531109 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Ansair ex Highway Tours (Canterbury Bus Lines section) m/o 853, ex Canterbury Bus Lines pre Highway Tours m/o 853, ex Symons Narooma MO 8174, ex Deane m/o 5473, ex Ansett Pioneer D211 used in the Snowy Mountains. It finished its operating days on loan to Sydney Coach Lines after they took over part of one of the Highway Tours routes.
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m/o 3681078 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 1 ex UTA 3592 in the Highway Tours orange livery. It subsequently also operated for a short period of time with the Eddie Hayman version of Canterbury Bus Lines but was scrapped in December 1989 with plates going to Mark II Leopard ex UTA 3921 and later to a new Hino/CC which was taken over by Punchbowl Bus Co.
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m/o 43341033 viewsGreenacre Bus Co Bedford SB/CC built in December 1960 ex Hammondville m/o 4334 showing route 46 for the Campsie to North Belmore service (via Albert Ave). This route was acquired from Red Top Transport.
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m/o 3901027 viewsGreenacre Bus Co Bedford SB-Perkins/CC of November 1975 operating a route 47 trip from Greenacre to Lakemba. This route had previously been operated by West Bankstown Bus Service.
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m/o 3331013 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/CC ex North & Western Bus Lines m/o 463, ex Hunters Hill Bus Company, Gladesville m/o 463, in the orange Highway Tours livery. It subsequently also operated for a short period of time with the Edddy Hayman version of Canterbury Bus Lines but was withdrawn in March 1990 after serious hail damage. It did operate for a short period after this with Revesby Bus & Coach as m/o 7802 mainly on route 26 which they had just acquired from Challenge Travel.
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m/o 43291009 viewsRed Top Lakemba Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress seen at the depot. After the takeover by Cumberland it became m/o 248 and subsquently still carrying that rego, it was repainted by Canterbury Bus Lines in blue/cream but only lasted 4-6 weeks in service as it was written off in an accident with a truck.
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m/o 368997 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches "210" ex m/o 8925 which went to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 368. On the other hand the bus next to it, m/o 8837 is an ex Punchbowl Bus Co Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 7155949 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines AEC Swift 505/Freighter ex Hadfield unregd, ex ACTION ZIB 203 which was reregd m/o 096 and then went to Pleasure Tours when they split from the Highway Tours group some time before the final Highway Tours split up so this never operated for Eddie Hayman.
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m/o 8150903 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 1539. Deregd by 5/1993.
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m/o 015879 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines. One of a number of Leyland Worldmaster/Freighter which the initial Canterbury Bus Lines took over from Cumberland Coaches but none made it to the Eddie Hayman version of Canterbury Bus Lines.Some also operated for Cumberland Coaches/Highway Tours group in the Auburn area.
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m/o 9207875 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMCSA ex Ventura Buslines(50) FRW 050 ex BDU 650. It was reregd m/o 020 and later became (?) 120-EJZ at Logan Coaches. It is seen besides the new m/o 018 Hino/CC.
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m/o 7802857 viewsRevesby Bus & Coach Leyland Leopard/CC ex Canterbury Bus Lines m/o 333 ex North & Western Bus Lines m/o 463, ex Hunters Hill Bus Co, in the orange Highway Tours livery. It subsequently also operated for a short period of time with the Edddy Hayman version of Canterbury Bus Lines as m/o 333 but was withdrawn in March 1990 after serious hail damage. It did operate for a short period after this with Revesby Bus & Coach as m/o 7802 mainly on route 26 which they had just acquired from Challenge Travel
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m/o 8934853 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Ansair 3/76 B38D ex Ventura (98) IKP 898 which after a short time became m/o 541. It became a mobile home.
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Various.814 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines - Eddie's backyard always had an assortment of interesting buses residing there.
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m/o 8837811 viewsLeyland Leopard/CC ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 164. This bus which had very heavy steering, only operated for Canterbury Bus Lines in the last few years of its existence and subsequently operated with Pleasure Tours.
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m/o 7313811 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3958. It was being wrecked for parts by 31/5/1993.
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m/o 018799 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches "210" ex m/o 8990 which went to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 018.
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m/o 922788 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino CM277K/PMC ex m/o 8510, ex Demo m/o 8435. It went to Crossley Bus Lines for a short period of time as m/o 922 and then as (21) MO 6004 to Rover Motors where later it was reregd 3480 MO. Seen here during the period after allocation of the three digit route numbers that both old (34) and new route number (450) were shown on buses.
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m/o 248777 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard, PMCSA, ex m/o 7118 ex Ventura Buslines (19) FRW 019 - seen here before its initial registration. It became (?) 053 EJZ at Logan Coaches Qld.
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m/o 020 775 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 1. There were two Mark 1' s which carried these plates but because of the black window surrounds this would be the second one ex UTA 3744 which was previously m/o 7222. It went to Crossley Bus Lines but was then on loan to Canterbiry Bus Lines. The plates were seen on a Mark 2 29/11/1991 still with Canterbury.
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m/o 3401773 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Worldmaster/Newnham ex Ventura Buslines(151) BBY 123, ex Hawthorn B.S, ex Rennie's B.S., rebody ex MTT. It later became (13) 190 EMC at Glasshouse Country Coaches Qld.
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m/o 8510763 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Hino CM277K/PMC ex Demo m/o 8435. It is rare to see a photo of this bus with this rego as it was reregd soon after its arrival to m/o 922. It is seen here next to Leyland Leopard rebody m/o 722. It went to Crossley Bus Lines for a short period of time as m/o 922 and then as (21) MO 6004 to Rover Motors where later it was reregd 3480 MO.
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m/o 676761 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC ex Cumberland Coaches, ex m/o 4375, ex Red Top Transport. Seen here still in the orange Highway Tours livery.
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m/o 7670760 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3853 ex m/o 7767 Commodore Coaches,Enfield. It was de-regd by 11/1993. Seen here at the Blakehurst depot which at the time was shared with Moore's Tours.
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m/o 248754 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3982 which was acquired from the Christian School, Burwood PTE 632. It was subsequently used for parts with the plates going to an Ventura Leyland Leopard. This carried a much wider yellow stripe around the body than used on other ex UTA Leopards.
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m/o 015751 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 1540 which was deregd by 10/97. Plates were next reported on a 1998 Mercedes O405/CC with Crossley Bus Lines - this was still in use with these plates with Veolia in 2011.
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m/o 368 743 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 1 3592, which did come across to Canterbury Bus Lines but was replaced by a Mark 2 by December 1989.
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m/o 541742 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 1539 which spent less than three years in service being deregd by 31/5/1993 with the plates going to an ex Ventura Leyland Leopard.

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m/o 7670736 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3853 ex m/o 7767 Commodore Coaches,Enfield .Seen here still in the orange Highway Tours livery.
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m/o 333733 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3915 ex m/o 7802, which was deregd 5/8/1996 with the plates going to an ex Ventura Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 722730 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Custom Coaches "200" ex m/o 8509, rebody ex m/o 722 (Denning body).-ex STA (SA) 8417. -ex Transway,Elizabeth SA (17) RRG 483, ex Slattery, Payneham RZM 954. To m/o 722 Crossley Bus Lines, then (12) m/o 722 Connex NSW. Sold to Whitsunday Transit then reported for sale at Bowen Qld 12/03.
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m/o 018728 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 1654. It was deregd by 11/1995 with the plates going to a new Hino/CC. Seen here in a Road Safety special livery.
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m/o 8452727 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3954 which later became m/o 020 and deregd 18.12.96.
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m/o 333721 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard, PMCSA, ex m/o 9209 ex Ventura Buslines (51) FRW 051. It went to Crossley Queensland.
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m/o 3401705 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Worldmaster, Newnham ex Ventura Buslines (151), ex Hawthorn Bus service, ex Rennie's Bus lines rebody of Adelaide Worldmaster. It later became (13) 190 EMC at Glasshouse Country Coaches Qld.
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m/o 396700 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard Mark 2 1536 seen here at the depot. It was scappped at Logan Coaches, Logan Village, Qld.

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m/o 8555 700 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard ,Smithfield ex m/o 3420 ex Ventura Buslines (82) rebody ex Hammersley Iron.
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m/o 333696 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3915. It was de-regd 5.8.96 with the plates going to an Ventura Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 248693 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress ex Cumberland ex m/o 4329, ex Red Top, seen here after having received a major overhaul in 1990, during the short time it carried the blue/cream livery before it was written off in an accident with a truck.
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m/o 722689 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/Denning SA ex STA (SA) 8417. -ex Transway,Elizabeth SA (17) RRG 483, ex Slattery, Payneham RZM 954. It was rebodied initially as m/o 8509 and then back to m/o 722. Photos of this bus in the the blue and cream livery are very rare as it is believed even Eddie Hayman did not have one.
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m/o 020684 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Ex UTA Leyland Leopard/Smithfield Mark 2 3954. It was de-regd18.12.96 with the plates going to an ex Ventura Leyland Leopard.
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m/o 368679 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines ex UTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark 2 3921. It was deregd 11/95 with the plates going to a new Hino/CC.
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m/o 9207 then m/o 020.674 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines, Leyland Leopard, PMCSA ex Ventura Buslines (50) FRW 050. It became (?) 120 EJZ at Logan Coaches Qld.
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m/o 396672 viewsOne of Eddie Hayman's favourites, an earlier m/o 396 AEC/PBCo of 01.05.1948 seen in Argyle St Parramatta 28.07.1948 on a route 200 trip to Rogans Hill. An RD Photo. These plates were subsequently used by a number of other operators but found their way back to Eddie via Cumberland Coaches and Highway Tours.
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m/o 676670 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC ex Cumberland Coaches, ex m/o 4375, ex Red Top Transport.


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m/o 020663 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard,Smithfield ex m/o 8452 ex UTA Mk2 (3954) seen heer in North Parade, Campsie in Road Safety livery. It was deregd 18.12.96 with the plates going to an ex Ventura Leyland Leopard. This was the first Smithfield bodied Leyland Leopard for the UTA.
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m/o 416653 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC ex Cumberland, ex Red Top Transport. This was always considered a great bus to drive. It was deregd in May 96 after 25 and a half years service in the same area.
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m/o 4375502 viewsLeyland Leopard/PMC ex Red Top running for Cumberland Coaches - at Roselands about 1980. It was reregd m/o 676 before going to Highway Toours and then Canterbury Bus Lines where it received the blue and cream livery. It was sold privately when the operation was taken over by Punchbowl Bus Co. Scanned from a David Wilson print.
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m/o 248502 viewsCanterbury Bus Lines Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress ex Cumberland, ex Red Top, seen here at the Blakehurst depot still in the orange/white Highway Tours colours. Similar bus the lovely 416 is behind already in blue and cream livery. 248 received a major overhaul in 1990, was painted in blue/cream but only lasted 4-6 weeks in service as it was written off in an accident with a truck. David Wilson photo.
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m/o 7802483 viewsThis photo at Beverly Hills depicts Canterbury Bus Lines m/o 7802 running for Eddie Hayman. This was its first day out. It subsequently swapped plates with hail damaged Leyland Leopard/CC to become m/o 333. This particular Leopard/PMC, ex UTA 3915, had a standard handbrake as opposed to a maxi like most of Eddie's ex UTA fleet. David Wilson photo.
   
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