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Most viewed - Ty Manning Collection.
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MO 41961107 viewsBusways (351) was an AEC Reliance / CC ex Peninsula; Rebody ex MO 4196 (1973 CVI body). It passed to Hawkesbury Valley at Oakville, then into private hands for preservation. It was resurrected by Casula Bus & Coach Service for Charter as m/o1497 - it has now sat withdrawn with Casula since 2007.
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MO 29721038 viewsBusways (250) MO 2972 is a Mercedes-Benz LO812 with 6/94 CC bodywork, that was ordered by Peninsula but delivered new to Busways after Busways bought out Neil Smith's share in Peninsula as of 1/7/94. The Patrick Street Shuttle was a shuttle in Blacktown and later it did operate one the non-com Gunderman - Wisemans Ferry Public School . The bus was transferred to Bulahdelah after the take over of King Bros, where it is now regd 5798 MO.
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m/o 444859 viewsCalabro Layland Leopard/PMC. It was included in the takeover by Westbus and then sold to Pioneer Coaches Bexley. After Pioneer it was MO 4658 at Moruya , then sold for preservation in 2009.
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m/o 8879792 viewsBusways (283) was one of 4 Mercedes-Benz OH1418s with Customs Coaches bodies at Blacktown. Barely lasting 5 years with Busways, all 4 passed to Fearnes at Wagga, then to Busabout Wagga and now reside with Buses 'R' Us in Adelaide.
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m/o 444776 viewsPioneer Coaches, Bexley Leyland Leopard/PMC in 1996. It was ex Westbus, ex Calabro's. After Pioneer it was MO 4658 at Moruya , then sold for preservation in 2009. How things have changed at Hurstville since this photo was taken although Lowes is still there.
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m/o 7729725 viewsBusways (123) was one of two semi-coach spec Scania K93CRs with Custom Coaches bodies, both of which ended up at Warrigal Charters, Wollongong via two different histories.
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m/o 4769719 viewsBusways (233) Volvo B58-56/Superior ex Leslies, Doonside; ex Palmers.
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WXA 429687 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches "510", part of a cancelled order for Bathurst Coaches. This one operated at the Olympics under Mercedes-Benz ownership in Bathurst colours. Later rereg m/o 7882 which it carried as (99) at Transit First and then (155) at Veolia Transport and Transdev.
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TV 898685 viewsBusways (117) Denning Landseer ex Seargent, Wyong seen here signwritten for Macarthur Coaches, Camden. Sold to Comfort Tours, Sydney, then to Pioneer Coaches, Bexley as TV 1751, then to Armidale Coaches as TV 3062 and then TV 298, then for sale in WA on Gumtree.
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m/o 054660 viewsRevesby Bus & Coach Leyland Worldmaster/Campbell & Mannix, ex Highway Tours, ex South Western Coachlines, ex Perth 235. Seen here in the orange livery acquired with Highway Tours.
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MO 0822653 viewsBusways (153) MO 0822 was one of a handful of mid-engine Volvo B6’s with Custom Coaches body with high-back seats that started life at Busways Macarthur. This one still runs at Pearce Emu Plains where it has been reregistered 3704 MO.
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MO 7227631 viewsBusways (110) MO 7227 Volvo B6 mid-engine/Custom Coaches ex m/o7373, at Campbelltown Station. Sold to Smith's, St Marys, TAS.
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MO 8274621 viewsBusways (91) MAN/Custom Coaches "Euro", Sold to Smith's, St Marys, TAS.
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MO 0181600 viewsDenning Mono 6v71 (1974).
- New to Camden Coaches (HE Hunt & Sons), Camden.
- Sold to Higletts Motor Coach Service Pty Ltd, South Camden 5/81.
- Sold to Rowes (Macarthur Coaches Pty Ltd) 6/86.
- Sold to Hunt's Coaches (HE Hunt & Sons), Camden -/90.
- Noted being stripped out for a motorhome and sold 7/91 to Cobram, VIC.
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m/o 7015595 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service. One of a number interesting ex UTA Leopards that Leslie, Arndell Park had rebuilt by Alnor, two of which passed on to Crossley’s and then Westway. This was ex UTA 1749 with original Smithfield body and saw later service with LBJ Tours, Wollongong.
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MO 5939573 viewsEggins Taree Asia Sprinter 16.210/CC which was sold to Baxters as (65) m/o 5444 and later (12) TV 5100 and then in 2011 sold to Cumberland Coachlines as TV 5984.
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m/o 7489 571 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches transferred to Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd), Casula as m/o 7489 - Converted to RB53F and then transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (507) m/o 7489 – since withdrawn.
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m/o 278570 viewsSouth Western Coachlines, Revesby AEC Reliance/CVI ex McVicars, ex Hunt, Sawtell MO 3702, in what appears to be Restwell St, Bankstown with the old Regent Theatre in the background. And One Tree Point is no longer served from Bankstown.
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MO 9929563 viewsTinonee Bus Co (7) Leyland Tiger/Custom Coaches (ex Peninsula Bus Lines, Umina) with MO 9371 Nissan RB30 (ex Bennett) & MO 2610 Isuzu LT1-11P (ex Cornwell, Iluka) at rear. MO 9929 was sold Koala Koaches, Burleigh Heads, QLD as (26) 311 FKY by 27/4/00; then for a motorhome 18/5/12.
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m/o 5929561 viewsDural Busways MAN FE/Domino which later also saw service with Glenorie Bus Service.
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m/o 5929559 viewsDural Busways MAN FE/Domino which later also saw service with Glenorie Bus Service.
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m/o 7489546 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches transferred to Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd), Casula as m/o 7489 - Converted to RB53F and then transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (507) m/o 7489 – since withdrawn.
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m/o 7490536 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches transferred to Busabout and then to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (538) m/o 7490 then regred 3824 MO – since sold to Coomera River Smash Repair Group, Coomera, QLD as 575 MUP.
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TV 725529 viewsBoronia Coach Tours – the coach arm of West Bankstown Bus Service – Hino RV730P/ Domino Tourmaster ex WB 2356. It subsequently saw service with Roadcoach (Truemelt Pty Ltd), Ulladulla / Moss Vale then Keira Tours Corrimal as TV 2373 by 10/03 and then sold to Daniela Bus & Coach, Wollongong as TV 2373, then for a motorhome by 4/09.
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MO 0520514 viewsHussey's Deniliquin MAN 16.240/PMC Royale which was included in the takeover by Purtills but since sold to Dunn, Kadina SA.
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MO 960512 viewsHussey's Roadliners, Deniliquin Elwood/PMCSA ex Sita, Yarraville, Vic. It became (5) with Purtills when Hussey was taken over. It may be one of the 4 Elwoods which were sold for conversion to mobile site offices.
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m/o 8093510 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Leyland Leopard / Howard Porter ex Hammersley Iron, WA - Saw later service with Metropolitan Bus & Coach, then Casula Bus & Coach Service.
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m/o 7621499 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Volvo B10M / PMC ex Milperra Bus Service in AOA for MILO. Was in service with Veolia Transport/Transdev NSW as (100) for driver training only until 2014 when it was sold to Paradise Tours as CA48WK.
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m/o 7494498 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/Custom Coaches ex Busabout. Transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (527) m/o 7494 – Reregd 3830 MO and since withdrawn.
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m/o 3526496 viewsNorth & Western Bus Lines. An MCA marathon model on plates which should have been reserved for the STA, out of the 17 Hino RG197Ks which were purchased with bodies split between CC (7), MCA (5) & PMCA (5). All were sold to Surfside. Some, including this one, also spent a short time leased to ACTION before being sold.
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MO 2706496 viewsEdwards Coaches, Armidale AEC Swift / Domino ex Shorelink (24) m/o 5012 2/91; ex Deanes 16/1/89.
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TV 367495 viewsTrailer Tours (Parramatta Ryde Bus Service), Ermington Austral Tourmaster; ex Intertour Express, Bundall, QLD (26) 119 POC; ex EET-Smekel. After trailer Tours it was TV 3267 first at Hawkesford's Coaches and then Australand Tours, Kingsgrove before going to Vinarli Coaches in West Wyalong NSW regd AY20RI for a mining contract.
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m/o 8397494 viewsNorth & Western Bus Lines Volvo B10M / CC "Mk 88". The pair of these was sold to Busabout (still in service). Shown here outside the Queen Victoria building in Sydney.
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m/o 7315493 viewsCrossley Coaches. This Leyland Leopard/PMC rebody ex UTA Smithfield bodied 1614 started as m/o 7315 at Helensburgh Bus Service owned by Crossley, then became m/o 171 at Revesby Bus and Coach. It was reregd m/o 8674 before its sale to Moruya Bus Company where it operated under that rego before being reregd MO 3210, nicknamed Crossley. On 8/10/03 that was taken over by K & P Marshall – was reregd 2221 MO on 15/9/2008 and withdrawn by September 2009. For more detail see discussion board thread 59520.
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m/o 7494492 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/Custom Coaches ex Busabout. Transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (527) m/o 7494 – Reregd 3830 MO and since withdrawn.
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m/o 1033485 viewsBus2000 ex m/o 5229 North & Western Bus Lines Leyland Tiger / PMC cancelled order Ventura Bus Lines, South Oakleigh, VIC. Photographed operating for Bus2000 at the Olympics still in N&W livery. Then to Crossley Bus Lines as m/o 1033, followed by Murtons, Broken Hill as MO 9127 and then 4046 MO. Withdrawn by 5/14.

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m/o 8211485 viewsCrossley Bus Lines Mercedes Benz O305/PMC ex (42) FRW 042, EVA 042, ex PTC (1867), Sydney, NSW, still in Ventura livery. It was transferred to Logan Coaches Qld as (51) 005 FXZ, then the same with Cavbus before being withdrawn.
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m/o 7492484 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches ex Busabout. Transferred to Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads as (501) m/o 7492 – since withdrawn.
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MO 8314482 viewsEdwards Coaches, Armidale Domino GM 6v71 (6/79) RC49F later "traded" to Kings Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey.
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m/o 861481 viewsWestway Bus*& Coach Service Leyland Viking Vk55 / Smithfield ex Milperra Bus Service. Sold to Fox, Devenport, TAS as DF 9481 -/93.
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TV 1866477 viewsPort Macquarie Bus Service MCA (Allison) / MCA. Sold to Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd, Sydney. Written off after an accident & salvaged by Port Stephens Coaches, heavily modified & put back in service as TV 6396.
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m/o 476473 viewsHunters Hill Coaches Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster CRT2/1 ex MTT Adelaide 818. Replaced mid-1981.
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TV 193473 viewsTelfords Domino Tourmaster ex Canberra National Coach Lines, ACT MO 96; ex Canberra Charters, O'Connor, ACT; ex Sampson's Tours, Nowra TV 633. Sold.
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m/o 789471 viewsSouthtrans (85) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/PMC ex Hadfield Bus Lines, Engadine m/o 789 3/7/89. Sold to Rover Motors Pty Ltd, Cessnock (3) MO 0090 by 10/94, rereg m/o 0090, and then to AP & JP King, King Bros Bus Service Kempsey Pty Ltd as (174) m/o 0090 3/03. Resold with business to Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Kempsey as (628) m/o 0090 3/10/03 and renumbered 5565 MO 1/09. Resold to Collins Bus Service (Allen Collins), Wauchope as 5565 MO 1/09.
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TV 367469 viewsTrailer Tours (Parramatta Ryde Bus Service), Ermington Austral Tourmaster; ex Intertour Express, Bundall, QLD (26) 119 POC; ex EET-Smekel. After trailer Tours it was TV 3267 first at Hawkesford's Coaches and then Australand Tours, Kingsgrove before going to Vinarli Coaches in West Wyalong NSW regd AY20RI for a mining contract.
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MO 8585466 viewsHawkesbury Valley Bus Service Volvo B10M/PMCSA ex Navy -/92 - Extended and had new front and rear panels fitted by PMC Sydney in 1992 Transferred 9/97 to Liverpool Transport Co Pty Ltd, West Hoxton as MO 8585 - Repainted into Busabout livery when business merged with Busabout (Neville's Bus Service Pty Ltd) and reregd 6008 MO before being transferred to Busabout, Wagga.
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MO 7494465 viewsFrancis, Armidale Albion Viking EVK55L / Domino (5/75) acquired with runs from Edwards Coaches 9/79.
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m/o 607464 viewsRevesby Bus & Coach Service Leyland Leopard/Hill ex Highway Tours, ex Hills Bus & Coach Service m/o 6321, ex John J Hill m/o 6367.
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m/o 888464 viewsSugar Valley Coachlines (8) Leyland Panther PSUR1/1/Denning ex Brisbane City Council, QLD 682. Scrapped by the end of 1998.
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m/o 864462 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Volvo B58-56 / Smithfield ex Holsworthy Bus Service which was converted from coach to bus seating.
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m/o 312462 viewsSouth Western Coachlines Revesby Leyland Worldmaster CRT2/1 / Alnor rebody ex STA, Adelaide, SA (7121), ex (834), ex South Western Alexandria m/o 7378. It subsequently operated with ABC Coachlines as m/o 001 then Kerr MO 1045, then Sugar Valley Coachlines m/o 628 and then m/o 7189 – see photo of it as m/o 7189.
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m/o 7777461 viewsCrossley Bus Lines MAN 16.290 / Coach Design ex Whitsunday Transit 226 BRJ. Prior to takeover by Connex sold to Lolai Coach Tours, Canterbury where it became TV 3298.
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m/o 5508458 viewsWestway Bus & Coach service manual Hino BG100/Domino in one of the many advertising liveries it carried.
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TV 808458 viewsTelfords Denning Mono ex Sunliner Tours, Gosford HOP 022; ex Central Coast Transit, Umina UPO 022; ex Richter Bros Bus Service, Umina ISZ 013. Sold for a motorhome conversion via Slattery (dlr) - fitted out and burnt out at The Rocks, Sydney on 26/5/94.
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m/o 7167455 viewsHopkinsons AEC Swift/Smithfield ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (335) ZIB 335. Sold to AM Murray, Oakwood, QLD as 897 ALE 17/4/89 (converted to B52F).
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m/o 4303454 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Leyland Leopard/Smithfield in AOA for radio station 2WS. ex Holsworthy Bus Service.
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m/o 034452 viewsHopkinsons AEC Swift 505/Smithfield ex Action, Canberra, ACT (234) ZIB 234. Sold R Jones, Bombala as MO 1522 7/3/90. It is beside m/o 4713 Volvo B58-56/Smithfield ex Action, Canberra, ACT (349) ZIB 349. Sold to Kynoch Coaches, Toowoomba, QLD as (38) 538 DHL and then for a motorhome, QLD.
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m/o 4258451 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Hino BX341/Smithfield ex Milperra Bus Service.
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m/o 8815450 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Hino CM277K / Austral Denning Starliner, which was sold to Nuich & Son, Northam, WA as TC 4591, then to Austin, Lower Longley, TAS as A 82 ZI, still in Westway colours! Repainted white in 2013.
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m/o 057448 viewsWestway Bus & Coach Service Leyland Viking Vk55 / CCMC ex Milperra Bus Service.
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