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OVO 327990 viewsMelbourne Bus Link (226) MAN SL200/Ansair Mk1 later regd 0288AO – one of the last MAN SL200/MK1’s to be withdrawn from MBL on 23/5/2002. It was sold to Party Time Tours it was stored at Party Bus, Dandenong Vic, due to its engine not working.It was then sold in 2007 to Dee Decker Tours, North Sunshine, Vic, then shortly afterwards sold to Bus Buddys(Laughter Unlimited Tours), Sunshine, Vic. Noted derelict in Sunshine in 2010.
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MCC 50794 viewsMcCafferty’s 50th Annniversary Coach (350) Denning in the then new Gold paint scheme after it was renumbered from (50) and reregd from ?. Photo would be from early 90's, taken just after having been run through the wash at Ventura's South Oakleigh Depot.
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PFX683732 viewsGemini Tours – this was an Ansair bodied Mercedes Benz 0303.
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MO 2960710 viewsDeanes Queanbeyan (21) Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC ex STA Mark II 2307 11/98, complete with Bulbar. Sold to Murphy's Commercials (dealer), Mayfield by 17/10/05.
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1000 MO624 viewsBusways North Coast (120) Scania K92/Custom Coaches ex m/o 7726 at Buladelah in 2009.
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5580 MO560 viewsBusways North Coast (652) Mercedes-Benz LO814/AB Denning Vario ex MO 4461; ex King Bros (37). at Port Macquarie in 2009. It has since come to Sydney at Mulgrave depot as m/o 5646.
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1010 MO553 viewsBusways North Coast (520) Mercedes-Benz LO812/MCA ex MO 5447; ex MO 2124; ex King Bros (303); ex Great Lakes Coaches, Bulahdelah, at Buladelah in 2009. Since deregd
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MO 5224532 viewsBusways North Coast (599) Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech ex King Bros (6). at Port Macquarie in 2009. It was reregd 1060 MO soon after this.
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OQC868521 viewsNational Bus Co (701) Mercedes Benz O405NH/Custom “550” on football duties at VFL Park Waverley. Subsequently with Ventura it retained that fleet number but acquired rego1758AO and later was repainted into Smartbus livery.
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4647 MO485 viewsBusways North Coast (600) Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech ex MO 5229; ex King Bros (96), at Port Macquarie in 2009.
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4167AO484 viewsCrown Coaches (67) Hino BC144/PMCA Cub September 2007.
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4176AO480 viewsCrown Coaches (76) Stretched Toyota Coaster September 2007. Was used to carry a lot of wheelchairs, used on handicapped runs.
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TV 2902475 viewsLoaders, Grenfell (1) Motorcoach/ MCA Classic III in Countrylink livery in 2004. Reseated from C50FT - Repainted out of Countrylink livery by 2/12.
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PFW584471 viewsNational Bus Co (719) Mercedes Benz O405NH/Custom “550” wore this livery for Titans Basketball team when new, seen here at Doncaster Depot. Subsequently with Ventura it retained that fleet number but acquired rego1719AO and later was repainted into Smartbus livery.
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1006 MO471 viewsBusways North Coast (516) Mercedes OH1421/Custom Coaches SB50 ex MO 5447; ex King Bros (215), at Buladelah in 2009.
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1050 MO465 viewsBusways North Coast (234) Mercedes-Benz O405/Custom Coaches ex m/o 8670. at Port Macquarie in 2009. Has since returned to Sydney at Mulgrave depot as m/o 6251.
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1637AO443 viewsEchuca-Moama Transit / Newton's Bus Service, Rochester (11?) a 2012, Express, Scania K280UB
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1978 MO437 viewsBusways North Coast (52) Volvo B58-56/Custom Coaches ex MO 5917; ex m/o 4547 at Port Macquarie in 2009. Sold to Warwick Hedges, Gloucester for a motorhome 2/3/10.
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1014 MO433 viewsBusways North Coast (873) MAN 18.280/Custom Coaches SB400 ex MO 5917; ex Stock 12/08, at Buladelah in 2009. Since transferred to Yamba.
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?429 viewsMcCafferty’s 50th Annniversary Coach (50) Denning in the then new Gold paint scheme before it was renumbered (350) and reregd MCC 50. Photo would be from early 90's, taken just after having been run through the wash at Ventura's South Oakleigh Depot.
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?417 viewsStuarts Coaches, Nowra Leyland Leopard/Freighter ex Womera Rocker Range. It was subseuqentlwy seen as VCN 239 in a Nowra car yard 15/10/1998,
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NBS 330394 viewsGemini Tours – this was a Domino Tourmaster which came from Leprachaun Tours.
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m/o 8638394 viewsHornsby Ku-ring-gai Bus Co – Turramurra Leyland Leopard/Austral Starliner ex Connex NSW Pty Ltd, Menai (62) m/o 7914; ex Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd) (62) m/o 7914 9/99; ex Hopkinson, Smithfield m/o 4542; Rebody ex UK chassis - Reengined with TL11 by 5/90. Since deregistered. Seen here in 2004 on an enthousiasts’ country tour which included Loaders of Grenfell.
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TV 476393 viewsLoaders, Grenfell (4) Austral Denning Highlander - GM s60 ex King Bros Bus Service (105) TV 476; ex Newman's Bus Service (Botsford Holdings Pty Ltd), Macksville TV 476, in 2004.
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4183AO387 viewsCrown Coaches Mercedes O303-3/Denning Majestic in September 2007. It appears to have received a more modern Air Conditioner.
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1734AO 386 viewsVentura/National Bus Co (734) Mercedes Benz O405NH/Custom “550” in SmartBus livery. It is ex PLQ095 with National.
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CTG 250385 viewsVentura Bus Lines (138) ex (157) Mercedes OH1316/Newnham ex Hawthorn Bus Service, - new to Willis, Vermont as (17). It and another Mercedes were later swapped with Ryan’s Bus Service (1) Leyland Tiger/PMCSA, becoming (1) and (2) in the Ryan fleet.
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1646AO381 viewsEchuca-Moama Transit / Newton's Bus Service, Rochester (3) Bustech XDi/Bustech.
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Lineup380 viewsThree Crown Coaches Mercedes O500RF’s/Northcoast Protege in September 2007.
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DHE432378 viewsGemini Tours – this was a unusual Domino, Domino ?
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1649AO368 viewsEchuca-Moama Transit / Newton's Bus Service, Rochester (3) a 2000 Northcoast, Renault PR100.4 ex Irisbus Demo ( May have been replaced by the XDI which now carries that fleet number)

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TV 951357 viewsPremier Motor Service (151) Scania K93CR/P&D. Sold to Sandringham & Brighton Coaches, Moorabbin, VIC as (10) 5172 AO 5/9/03.
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1645AO356 viewsEchuca-Moama Transit / Newton's Bus Service, Rochester (2) Mercedes Benz O400/Ansair Orana ex C53D, ex OZI078; ex TVQ603 (NSW) Carbridge, Rozelle, NSW.
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4059AO356 viewsEchuca-Moama Transit / Newton's Bus Service, Rochester (7) a 1998, NCBC Scania L94UB ex (14) YAH212 (NSW) Carbridge, Sydney, NSW.
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TV 892354 viewsAllways, Kingsgrove Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R 3-axle/Denning "Majestic". It finished its days as 5201 MO with Prior's Bus Service - Batemans Bay ex MO 5486 (Dereg 27/11/09 and stored at Mogo - sold for a motorhome as BI68RZ -/10.) ex Ausbus, Bundall, QLD 342 BOP (RC46FT); ex Gold Coast Coaches, Bundall; ex Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle, Bundall; ex Allways, This photo taken in 2009 or earlier.
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1640AO347 viewsEchuca-Moama Transit / Newton's Bus Service, Rochester (6) a 2001,NCBC "Downtown City Bus", Scania L94UB.
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MO 13 (act)346 viewsDeanes Queanbeyan (43) Volvo B58-56/Comair ex Metropolitan Transport Trust (MTT), Hobart (339) GT 2564 6/96. Sold locally for non-PSV in Queanbeyan as YRK 729. Advertised for sale on Ebay 2/08.
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7713AO344 viewsVentura (125) a 2009 Scania K270IB/Irizar at the Shrine of Remembrance on 30/08/2010
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6111AO337 viewsBeechworth Bus (11) MAN 10.160/ABD "Frontrunner or Corsair" which was sold to Yackandandah Bus Lines, Yackandandah as (11) 6111AO. Seen here 10/6/2007.
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TV 6123336 viewsPremier Motor Service Scania K113TRB 8x2 14.5m/Autobus ex (QLD) 851 FEN 17/2/11; ex Surf City Coaches, Southport, QLD (3) 851 FEN, 4 axle coach laying over at Ventura between runs in December 2011.
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060 DBC331 viewsA Leyland Tiger/Denning Majestic 3 axle for Thompson's of Strathpine ex (15) 015 GJT, ex (60) 060 DBC, ex 514 BDK, Coastliner Tours, West Tweed Heads, NSW, ex 514 BDK, Tweed Bus Service, West Tweed Heads, NSW.
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0152AO328 viewsCleeland Bus Lines, Cowes Toyota Coaster HZB50R. Has retained this rego with South Coast Buses, Wonthaggi – part of the Moreland group.
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6921AO327 viewsVentura (121) a 2007, Scania K230IB/Irizar in livery for Melbourne Heart Soccer team seen at the Old Melbourne Gaol on 11/09/2012
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4179AO327 viewsCrown Coaches (79) Stretched Nissan Civilan September 2007. Was used to carry a lot of wheelchairs, used on handicapped runs.
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1012AO319 viewsDriver Bus Lines, Mt Waverley (12) MCA – GM series 55/MCA Marathon ex FZP 012, in its 2011 livery.
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4913AO317 viewsKefford Corporation - Westrans, Sunshine (32) Volvo B10M MkII/Volgren which was included in the take over by CDC, was then transferred to Benders Buslines and then sold to Mansfield Mt Buller Bus Lines as (45) 0445AO.
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2080 AO313 viewsCullens Bus Lines, Wangaratta Metrotec Delta 16.250/Express ex PZZ980, seen here 10/6/2007.
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FZP 012313 viewsDriver Bus Lines, Mt Waverley (12) MCA – GM series 55/MCA Marathon in its original livery. Was rergd 1012AO.
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4144AO311 viewsCrown Coaches Mercedes Benz OH1316/Ansair ex (6) Tullamarine Bus Lines, Airport West, Vic. It replaced a Mercedes Benz O303/Porter and in turn was replaced by a BCI in 2009.
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4423 AO309 viewsPeninsula Buslines (Grenda) (423) Volvo B10B/Volgren on Rail replacement at Mordialloc Station [this bus has never had the extra number added to make it 423]. It became (423) with Ventura
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MO 4641308 viewsFearnes Wagga is a Mercedes OH1418/Custom Coaches ex Busways Blacktown Pty Ltd, Blacktown (284) m/o 8877, in 2006. It became 4015 MO with Busabout, Wagga then sold to Buses 'R' Us, Salisbury South, SA as (92) 4015 MO 3/7/11, rereg (SA) SB26AS.
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FWR144305 viewsCrown Coaches Mercedes Benz O303/Porter ex DIT897, ex (M19) XQD577 Westrail, Perth, W.A. It subsequently became 4144AO. It was replaced by a Mercedes Benz OH1316/Ansair.
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MO 3398305 viewsDeanes Queanbeyan (26) Mercedes-Benz O305/Ansair ex Action, Canberra, ACT (656) BUS 656 11/97; ex ZIB 656. It was reregd 4519 MO and was included in the takeover by QCity (CDC) with that rego.
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2411AO303 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines (Grenda) (311) Volvo B10B/Volgren ex Frankston Passenger Service on Rail Replacement leaving Mitcham station, It later became (311) 2411AO with Ventura.
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CTG 250300 viewsRyan’s Bus Service (1) Mercedes OH1316/ Newnham ex Ventura Bus Lines (138), ex (157) ex Hawthorn Bus Service, - new to Willis, Vermont as (17).
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2640AO299 viewsVentura Buslines (311) Volvo B10M MkII/Volgren. ex (140), ex FRW140, ex CXR904; ex CXR904 Hawthorn Bus Services, Vermont, Victoria; ex CXR904 Rennies Bus Service, Box Hill, Victoria. Sold for motorhome 02/12
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1198AO299 viewsNational Bus Co/Ventura (700) MAN 10.150/Volgren ex (101) VTS818 (SA) Serco, Adelaide, SA; ex (313) TA1313 (SA) Trans Adelaide, Adelaide, SA which was transferred to Transdev, Melbourne. Seen here still in National livery 24/5/2007.
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FWR126296 viewsCrown Coaches Mercedes Benz O303/Porter ex DKW725, ex (M16) XQD576 Westrail, Perth, W.A. It subsequently became 4126AO. It was replaced by a Mercedes Benz OH1316/Ansair.

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MO 2759294 viewsDeanes, Queanbeyan (42) Volvo B58-56/Smithfield ex Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd), Taren Point (unused) 16/2/94; ex GR Hopkinson Transport Pty Ltd, Smithfield m/o 5667; ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (367) ZIB 367. Dereg 9/99 & scrapped for parts for MO 49.
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4126AO293 viewsCrown Coaches Mercedes Benz OH1316/Ansair ex (5) CGE942 Tullamarine Bus Lines, Airport West, Vic. It replaced a Mercedes Benz O303/Porter and in turn was replaced by a BCI in 2009.
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