Bus Australia Photo Gallery

Most viewed - May 2013
8432 AO1281 viewsDee Decker Tours MAN SG220//Denning ex 2181 AC Butt Bus Lines, ex (4) BM 053 Bacchus Marsh Coaches, ex Panorama Coaches, Diamond Creek, Vic.-ex (998) 998 PIP Brisbane City Council (BCC), Brisbane, Qld., in Sunshine 30/5/2013 with 1586 AC Volvo B10M/Newnham in the background.
6238 AO1116 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (38) Scania K124EB/Coach Design ex (29) 6229 AO, ex 6105 AO; ex (37) 5537 AO, 0317 AC, PZZ 937, VV 37 EA Firefly Express, Maidstone, Victoria (named “Keen Express”), at Moorabbin 29/5/2013.
1033 MO705 viewsNorthern Beaches Buses MAN 16.240/Custom Coaches ex Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Port Macquarie (175) 1033 MO 5/12; ex m/o 8166, at Mona Vale 26/5/2013 with a glimpse of one of the double deckers used on the Return to the Northern Beaches tour in the background.
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009 GJT690 viewsThompson Bus Services Joyner (9) Renault Agoraline ABM CB60 ex (undelivered) King Bros Group, Kempsey, NSW shown on rail replacement at Roma St Brisbane 26 5 13. Received from Derek Orford.
2822 MO576 viewsPBC Goulburn (20) Hino RG230/Austral Pacific ex MO 2665; ex Bowman's Coaches (Mojeto Pty Ltd), Goulburn (20) MO 2665 1/11/08. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
8346 AO549 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (34) Volvo B10M Mk3/Austral Metroliner ex B49D; ex (254) 254 BLE (QLD) Brisbane Transport, Brisbane, QLD, at Dandenong 29/5/2013.
m/o 1038540 viewsWestbus Csepel 844.19/ABM ex (84) m/o 1038 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W. Displayed 2000 Bus & Coach Show, Warwick Farm, N.S.W, at Parramatta.
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m/o 144, m/o 1051 and m/o 8649537 viewsWestbus Girraween. Three slightly different specced Csepel /Custom Coaches CB60 units ex Baxters units 14, 94 and 11 respectively. 144 is ex m/o 8479 but was re-registered to m/o 144 while still at Baxters. Both other units have had the same registration for their life. All are seen here on Rail Standby at Clyde on the 11th of May 2013.
m/o 5370535 viewsWestbus Volvo B7RLE/Volgren "CR228L" awaits its next duty at Mt Druitt Station: a school run. Photo from crazyturbo76.
m/o 7697530 viewsCasula Coaches Volvo B10M/CC ex Di Leva t/a Paramount Tours, Lewisham m/o 7697 3/12; ex Busways Wyong (139) m/o 7697, on rail at Strathfield. Was included in the takeover by Kingsgrove Bus and Coach in 2014 where it was one of the first buses to be repainted into the livery of the new owner.
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819 GFO524 viewsSurfside (819) Mercedes Benz O405NH/Bustech based at Tweed Heads shown at Burleigh Heads, 5 May 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
1555 AC522 viewsDee Decker Tours MAN SL200/Ansair ex 2200 AC; ex (250) 1150 AO, National Bus Company-(Ventura Bus Lines), Melbourne Vic.; ex (250) 1150 AO, FKM 346 National Bus Company-(National Express Group), Melbourne Vic; ex (250) MYE 250 PTC/MET, Melbourne, Vic, in Sunshine 30/5/2013.
7582 AO513 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (42) Volvo B10M Mk3/ Austral Metroliner ex B49D; ex (257) 257 BLE (QLD) Brisbane Transport, Brisbane, QLD. in Dandenong 29/5/2013.
6240 AO512 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (40) Scania K480EB/Coach Concepts ex SB 88 FS (SA), at Moorabbin 29/5/2013.
m/o 1080510 viewsWestbus Csepel 854.07/Custom Coaches 420 ex (15) m/o 1080 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W., at Parramatta.
2828 MO494 viewsPBC Goulburn Volvo B7R/P&D ex MO 6515. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
6459 MO488 viewsBusways (879) Bustech XDi - Cummins ISC ex m/o 9996; ex MO 6507 5/09, at Wyong.
m/o 1045483 viewsWestbus Csepel 633.05/Custom Coaches 516 ex Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween (72) m/o 1045, at Liverpool.
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m/o 5093481 viewsVeolia Transport (348) Mercedes-Benz O500LE/Bustech VST is the first O500 I have driven and it was BEAUTIFUL! It has to be one of the best examples of a modern low floor vehicle I've ever driven. Quick, smooth, responsive with great handling. Also, the Bustech body work is great, improved quality over much of their early work I drive from time to time.
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m/o 9628475 viewsVeolia Transport (145) seen inside Taren Point depot on a glorious afternoon is Mercedes Benz O405/ Custom Coaches "510" (ex Transit First / Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (90) m/o 9628 1/2/07) next to Hino RG197K PMCSA 'Commuter' Unit 39, with old number plate m/o 4228 (ex Transit First / Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (60) m/o 4228 1/2/07; ex Argent Kempsey (unused).
TV 5723471 viewsCharterPlus Volvo B10M Mk2/Volgren ex (68) 2853 AO Westrans, Hoppers Crossing, Vic-ex (102) 2853 AO-ex OGR 305-ex CYR 702 Davis Bus Lines, Ballarat, Vic, on rail at Clyde.
2822 MO467 viewsRear shot of PBC Goulburn (20) Hino RG230/Austral Pacific ex MO 2665; ex Bowman's Coaches (Mojeto Pty Ltd), Goulburn (20) MO 2665 1/11/08. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
2836 MO461 viewsPBC Goulburn (8) Hino RG230/P&D ex MO 2665; ex MO 4799; ex Bowman's Coaches (Mojeto Pty Ltd), Goulburn (8) MO 4799 1/11/08. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
7084 MO460 viewsPBC Goulburn Iveco Delta/Custom Coaches “SB50” ex Stock; Displayed at the 2011 Sydney Bus Show, Rosehill Racecourse and purchased at the 2011 BIC auction. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
5748 MO457 viewsKingsford Smith Transport Mercedes O305/Coachworks with Autobus refront ex Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd, Enfield (102) 5748 MO via Auction 28/10/11; ex Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Laurieton (607) 5748 MO 7/6/11; ex MO 4190; ex AP & JP King, King Bros Bus Service Pty Ltd (31) MO 4190 3/10/03 - Rebody of PMC 157 4/78 (rego & fleet number same prior to rebody); ex Forest Coach Lines Pty Ltd, Terrey Hills m/o 8479; ex STA Mk I 1922, at Lidcombe on emergency rail duties.
m/o 1685449 viewsSydney Buses (1685) Volvo B12BLEA Euro 3/Custom Coaches CB60 at Newport 26/5/2013 with one of the double deckers used on the Return to the Northern Beaches tour in the background.
2838 MO448 viewsPBC Goulburn (21) Volvo B7R/P&D ex MO 5696; ex Bowman's Coaches (Mojeto Pty Ltd), Goulburn (21) MO 5696 1/11/08. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
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335 BVK448 viewsBrisbane Transport (V335) Volvo B10M/Austral Pacific 9.6 lt Turbo Diesel mid mounted. Non low floor with stairs at entrance. At Chermside 14 5 13. Received from Derek Orford.
6973 MO447 viewsRed Bus Service (66) Iveco Metro/Express at Wyong.
m/o 144444 viewsWestbus Csepel 844.31/Custom Coaches CB60 ex (14) m/o 144 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W, ex m/o 8479, on rail standby at Bankstown
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XZY 221438 viewsA Bedford SB3 with PMC Adelaide body 40 seater privately acquired from the Kerang area.
4347 AO436 viewsBerwick Bus Lines (5) Irisbus Eurorider/ABM “CB50” at Officer 29/5/2013.
m/o 7619429 viewsCharter Plus Volvo B10M Mk2/CC MK 86 VR ex Westbus, on rail, at Clyde.
m/o 1674419 viewsSydney Buses (1674) Volvo B12BLEA Euro 3/Custom Coaches CB60 at Long Reef 26/5/2013.
m/o 1686417 viewsSydney Buses (1686) Volvo B12BLEA Euro 3/Custom Coaches CB60 at Palm Beach 26/5/2013.
SB00GB411 viewsVictorian Touring Coaches (41) Volvo B7R/Coach Concepts at Moorabbin 29/5/2013.
6428 MO409 viewsBusways (202) Mercedes O405/Custom Coaches Mk88 ex m/o 8579, at Wyong,
m/o 8301405 viewsVeolia Transport Hino CM277K/PMCA 160 ex (30) – the first ex Caringbah bus to have lost its Caringbah orange stripes and also one of the first two Veolia buses to have lost their fleet numbers, replaced by the numeric part of the registration. Photo from Underlay.
1549 MO402 viewsPBC Goulburn (17) Scania A30/Higer. Photo by Punchbowl Tiger Cub.
m/o 1967383 viewsCompass Tours operate this Hino BG300 with Custom Coaches Mk86 bodywork, ex 6148 MO1; ex Busways Gosford (889) 6148 MO; ex MO 4838; ex Kulnura Bus Lines (Sam Calleija Inv Pty Ltd) (5) MO 4838 10/7/09; ex South Western Coach Lines, Jannali m/o 927, on rail at Lidcombe.
m/o 9727381 viewsCasula Coaches Leyland Tiger/PMC ex 6931 MO; ex Premier Illawarra, Unanderra 6931 MO; ex m/o 6102; ex John J. Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong & Shellharbour m/o 6102, on rail at Strathfield.
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m/o 5119375 viewsVeolia Transport (641) Cummins 844.03/Custom Coaches “210” is completely different to every other Csepel I've driven, but then again, I don't know that I've driven 2 alike! The interior is almost completely unmodified from it's WBBS days I think. The history of this unit (seen inside Taren Point Depot) is ex Transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (81) m/o 5119 1/2/07; ex West Bankstown Bus Service Pty Ltd m/o 5119 5/5/03.
m/o 8850371 viewsVeolia Transport (693) MAN SL202/Ansair ex Transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (72) m/o 8850 1/2/07; ex Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood (50) m/o 8850 1/1/05; ex m/o 363; ex STA (3567) m/o 7012 - leased to BUS2000 3/01; ex Parramatta Ryde Bus Service (Riverside Bus & Coach Services Pty Ltd), Ermington m/o 7012; ex Action, Canberra, ACT (734) BUS 734, on rail at Parramatta.
m/o 1490359 viewsGreen’s Northern Coaches Iveco Eurorider/Custom Coaches SB400 ex MO 6155 on rail on Chalmers St.
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280 BNK356 viewsBrisbane Transport (V280) Volvo B10M mk3/Austral Engine 9.60 lt 6 Cylinder Turbo Diesel, mid mounted - Non low floor with stairs at entrance. At Bracken Ridge 16 5 13. Received from Derek Orford.
m/o 7538 350 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co. Scania L113CRL/Austral Pacific, a rare style of body outside of Adelaide, on rail on Chalmers St.
6927 MO344 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B9R/Irizar on rail on Chalmers St.
A87 CU 332 viewsAustin - Lower Longley Volvo B6M/PMC ex (9) m/o 122, m/o 4818, Kingsgrove Bus & Coach, Peakhurst, NSW, ex m/o 4818, m/o 7687, Port Stephens Coaches, Anna Bay, NSW, ex m/o 7687, Westbus, Edensor Park, NSW, ex Stock. Seen here still with the Kingsgrove green stripes.
BS 75 EF321 viewsTelford’s Mercedes-Benz OH1830LE/Custom Coaches "CB60 Evo II" ex demonstrator now painted into their livery, on rail on Eddy Ave.
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556 CBS317 viewsLogan City Bus Service (556) Volvo B12BLEA/Volgren "CR228L" in Translink Livery ex 978 RUH, ex 600 MVQ. Previously owned by the Queensland Government on a trial basis, until purchased by Logan City, at Loganholmebus interchange 21- 5- 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
3356 AO316 viewsBerwick Bus Lines (2) Hino RG230K/ Austral Pacific "Starliner" at Officer 29/5/2013.
m/o 4006315 viewsHopkinsons Mercedes O405/PMCSA ex m/o 7779; ex Quince's, Melbourne DKA 136, which has made it out on rail quite often recently, seen here on Chalmers St.
m/o 3507305 viewsSydney Buses (3507) Waverley’s Scania L113CRB/Ansair Orana which still has the K Runplate after a transfer earlier this year, on rail on Chalmers St.
2556 ST300 viewsOne of STA's newest deliveries,(2556), a Scania K280UB/Custom Coaches CB80, on Chalmers St.
m/o 9446297 viewsMetroLink (19) Volvo B7RLE/Bustech VST was a surprise to see out. It is rare to see MetroLink on rail these days but it is believed it wont be the last time before they lose their contract in October. In fact they continued to do rail work after their region 3 contract finished.
m/o 8839295 viewsVeolia Transport (699) MAN 18.280/Custom Coaches CB60 ex Caringbah Bus Service, on rail at Sydenham still with the Caringbah orange stripes.
AZ 09 AC295 viewsCollins' Bankstown Coaches Mercedes 0305/PMC Mk2 ex Grasshopper Minibus Hire, Penrith AZ 09 AC 4/11; ex STA 2332 10/08, in Whydrive.com.au livery, at Arncliffe 9/5/2013.
8514 AO291 viewsOne of six double deckers (a Leyland Olympian/Alexander) to be used for the reincarnation of Melbourne City Sightseeing tours which is still using that name unlike Sydney and Darwin. They have covered open tops as a safety factor against touching the overhead tram lines.
m/o 4249288 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Scania K93CR/PMC 160 at Riverwood.
m/o 703275 viewsVeolia Transport (113) Volvo B10BLE/Volgren "CR221L" ex Pioneer Coaches Pty Ltd, Bexley m/o 703 15/1/01; ex m/o 7473 - Previously in Volvo's colours in 1998 and displayed at the Volvo stand in the 1998 Bus Show. This bus has been to India for demonstration for 2 weeks during mid-1998 with no seats fitted. The bus was first on the road on 27/2/1999. Seen here on rail in Rockdale,
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