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MO 0994762 viewsBrisbane Water Coaches Scania K92/PMC which subsequently operated with Peninsula Bus Lines.
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m/o 7858671 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (24) MAN 16.240/Custom Coaches. To Westbus 19/12/88 - Transferred to Blue Ribbon Bus Company Pty Ltd (National Express Group), Thornton as (69) m/o 7858 -/01, then Hunter Valley Buses Pty Ltd (CDC Group) 9/05. Renumbered 3644 MO & sent to scrap 19/12/11.
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m/o 4032578 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (5) Hino RC420/Domino Hedges. To Westbus 19/12/88 – Further disposal unknown.
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m/o 5789566 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (37) Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 – GM/Custom Coaches rebody ex UTA 2910 11/80. Westbus 19/12/88 - Sold to Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd), Menai as (35) m/o 5789, then dereg for parts by 25/11/97 & later scrapped.
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m/o 381560 viewsToongabbie Passenger Transport (36) Hino BG100/Domino which was transferred to Helmut Delf's new operation Fraser Island Top Tours, Urangan, QLD as 200 AIV -/86.
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TV 763556 viewsHiglett's Motor Coach Denning
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TV 776551 viewsKoala Tours (the coach arm of the Hornsby Bus Group/Shorelink) Denning.
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m/o 4149550 viewsToongabbie Passenger Transport (30) Hino RC420/PMC ex Seven Hills Bus Service m/o 4149 1/7/79. To Westbus 19/12/88 – Further disposal unknown.
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MO 027549 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K92CR/PMC. To Busways then traded to Scania Australia 10/11/99 & sold to Roadcoach (Truemelt Pty Ltd), Ulladulla as MO 4921; then to Sussex Inlet Bus Service (Raymask Pty Ltd) as MO 4921 1/7/01; then to Buslink, Sunshine Coast, QLD as (53) 597 IBA -/03; Withdrawn by 9/11.
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m/o 4265545 viewsToongabbie Passenger Transport (15) Hino BG300/Domino. To Westbus 19/12/88. – Further disposal unknown.
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m/o 961533 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (29) Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 – GM/Custom Coaches rebody ex UTA 3483 3/81.To Westbus 19/12/88 - Sold to Southtrans (Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd), Menai as (46) m/o 961 - Dereg by 1/98 & sold to Kalamunda Bus Service, WA as (46) TC 3697 by 6/98, then to Midland Bus Company.
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MO 1236533 viewsPeninsula Bus Lines Scania K92CR/Custom Coaches which went to Busways – then to various Queensland operators – finally Bowen Transport, Bowen as (12) 561 CZO.
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TV 398525 viewsMacarthur Coaches Denning
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MO 0247519 viewsBrisbane Water Coaches Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/PMC which went to Peninsula Buslines and then Busways as (393) then Sold to Rambler Tours Pty Ltd, Preston, VIC as (92) NLO 992 23/1/96; then to Surfside Buslines, Tweed Heads as (547) MO 5660 -/02 (converted to B55F), renumbered 3837 MO 9/08; Withdrawn and stored at Bustech -/09.
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m/o 5362505 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (41) Hino RC420/Custom Coaches ex Western Road Bus Service, Wentworthville m/o 4150 24/1/87. To Westbus 19/12/88 – Further disposal unknown.
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m/o 5727502 viewsToongabbie Transport Service (9) Seddon Mk VI - Leyland 680/Custom coaches. Previously powered with a Perkins motor. Westbus 19/12/88 - Reregd m/o 8447.
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TV 397499 viewsMacarthur Coaches Denning.
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MO 9321490 viewsSeargents, Wyong (91) Hino/CC. This operation was taken over by Busways but it is not known if this bus was included.
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MO 0201486 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark I (3679) which saw subsequent service as (3) 578 AAY with Dixon, Cairns Qld.
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TV 716476 viewsMacarthur Coaches Denning.
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m/o 4585457 viewsWoronora Bus Co Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1/PMC Rebody ex m/o 4252 (Ansair body UF17 10/58 B47F - withdrawn for rebodying 1980/ early 1981); ex Hill (dlr) -/75; ex B37D; ex Bender, Geelong, VIC (53) GNZ 054 -/75. Sold to Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd 17/8/88 as m/o 4585 and later adopted the Southtrans name and fleet number (22). Deregd 2000.
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m/o 125452 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service Hino
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m/o 789444 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/PMC which went to Southtrans as (85). Then 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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MO 0201440 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark I (3679) which saw subsequent service as (3) 578 AAY with Dixon, Cairns Qld.
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m/o 4432439 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Royal Tiger Cub/Comair ex Melbourne and Brighton Bus Lines (HJW 061) -/79 (centre door removed).
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MO 7230439 viewsHiglett’s Motor Coach Service AEC Merlin ex London.
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New437 viewsWoronora Bus Service. A New Leyland Tiger/PMC. As desto shows route 960 it would have been taken after rename to Menai Bus Service.
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TB 753432 viewsToronto Bus Service (1) Denning Denair, later to become TV 989 and then TV 2277. Transferred to Charterplus Pty Ltd, Girraween 4/09 & Withdrawn 8/11; Still stored at Girraween depot 10/13.
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Sugar Valley Coaches430 viewsm/o 198 Leyland Worldmaster ex Toongabbie; ex Adelaide.
m/o 628 Leyland Worldmaster/Alnor ex ABC/South Western m/o 001.
m/o 517 Leyland Panther / Denning ex BCC 678.
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MO 001 and MO 1983421 viewsBlue Ribbon Coaches (51) Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 1811 and (85) MAN SL200/CAC ex (R83); ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (459) ZIB 459 - the latter withdrawn for parts.
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TV 396420 viewsMacarthur Coaches MAN
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MO 1877415 viewsBlue Ribbon Coaches (5) MCA –Cummins L10/MCA which saw subsequent service with various other operators in NSW and Qld before being retired from Dorrigo Bus Service in December 2013.
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m/o 5973411 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL70/Custom Coaches.
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m/o 855411 viewsMetro West Bedford BLP2/Smithfield Euro ex Cumberland in 1987. Sold.
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m/o 7137407 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyand Royal Tiger Cub GM/PMC rebody chassis ex Ventura Bus Lines, South Oakleigh, VIC (46) IPD 064; ex Canberra Bus Service, ACT ZIB 081 (original body PMC 256 20/7/65). After Southtrans it became m/o 005 with Helensburgh Bus Service/Crossley Bus Lines/Leisure Coaches in a swap of plates.
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m/o 5778404 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Leopard/PMC. It went to Southtrans and Veolia Transport. It was withdrawn and was for sale unregistered at ex Pleasure Tours depot, Bass Hill 1/04; Removed by 9/04.
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u/r398 viewsGreat Lakes Coaches – Heatherbrae Isuzu LT1-11P/MCA. There were two such units m/o 3527 and MO 2682 both of which went to King Bros and then sold to Mackay Transit Coaches, Paget Qld,
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m/o 5653396 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL70/Custom Coaches.
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m/o 5135395 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL14/Custom Coaches with Leyland 400 engine.
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m/o 5973395 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL70/Custom Coaches down in the snow.
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m/o 5713390 viewsWoronora Bus Co Leyland Leopard PSU3F/2R/PMC. Sold to Deanes Coaches (South) Pty Ltd 17/8/88 as m/o 5713 and later adopted the Southtrans name and fleet number (23); sold to Vorbach's, Padstow as m/o 5713 by 8/97; then to Kwans Motor Bus, Hoxton Park as m/o 5713 by 8/98; then sold to M. Case, Pomona, QLD as 728 FPH
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m/o 792390 viewsDural Busways m/o 792 Leyland Tiger/PMC Progress - withdrawn at Hunter Valley Buses, Morisset 1/2011 after having operated with Blue Ribbon Bus Co – later Hunter Valley Buses
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m/o 7468388 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R / PMC rebody ex ? With the desto showing route 962 this would have been taken after the rename to Menai Bus Service. Saw further service with Southtrans and Connex as (80). Re-regd m/o 8555, then sold to Mosman Coaches 6/04 as m/o 8287.
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m/o 5284388 viewsLane Cove Bus Service (Macquarie Towns) Domino on route service.It was reregd m/o 7650 before being sold to Australian Bus Specialists (dlr), VIC via Auction 3/88, then to Thege, Sebastopol, VIC as (20) DMI 979 -/88, later reregd NDL 974.
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m/o 7138387 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R/PMC Rebody of 1970 chassis ex UK - It operated for Maidstone and District as (4623) VKN 623J with a Duple (-/70) C48F body.It became m/o 460 with Southtrans and Veolia Transport before being de-registered by 17/3/03 and sold to the Parker Family (enthusiasts), Oakville for parts.
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MO 9224386 viewsMacquarie Towns Bus Lines/Lane Cove Bus Service MAN 16.280/Aystral. It went to Westbus MO 9224 12/87 - Plate remade as m/o 9224, then transferred to Blue Ribbon Bus Co. Pty Ltd, Thornton as (122) m/o 9224 by 9/00, then to Hunter Valley Buses Pty Ltd 1/9/06, renumbered 3645 MO. Withdrawn by 11/10 and transferred to Morisset for storage by 1/11.
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TV 2136378 viewsGreat Lakes Coaches – Heatherbrae MCA - Cummins L10/MCA, To King Bros (Port Macquarie depot). Sold to LTD Coaches, Southport, QLD as 063 GPF, then Imperial Pacific Coaches, Southport as 063 GPF, then Original Tours, Brendale as (4) 063 GPF.
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m/o 4038376 viewsMoores Tours Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1/Clyde ex Cumberland Coaches (unused) 7/80; ex UTA 3373. Sold for a motorhome at Bankstown -/88.
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m/o 4843371 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAL14/Custom Coaches.
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m/o 5214370 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAM/Custom Coaches.
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SC 691369 viewsStuarts Coaches, Nowra Domino DC122 - GM 8v92/Domino on a visit to Sydney in the 1980’s. It was reregd TV 920. Possibly the coach which has been converted to a motorhome as RM 174.
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m/o 4792368 viewsSilverline (Katen & Heath) Bedford VAM5/Custom Coaches ex Pearce MO 398.
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MO 25364 viewsMurrays Domino GM/Domino at the snow.
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MO 4790361 viewsWestern Road Liners Denning on a visit to Sydney during the 1980’s, They had more than one with this rego so it is not possible to give a positive identification.
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m/o 7183360 viewsWoronora Bus Service Leyland Royal Tiger Cub – GM/PMC rebody ex Melbourne - Brighton Bus Service, VIC (66).
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m/o 5828360 viewsKogarah Coaches Leyland Leopard/PMC.
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TV 406 and m/o 7666357 viewsABC Coachlines Denning Mono - GM 6v71 ex VIP Charters, Jannali; ex Chester Coaches Pty Ltd, Chester Hill, NSW TV 727; ex Yellowline Coaches, WA; ex South Western Coachlines (Max Holman), Jannali ISD 357; ex Western Roadliners Pty Ltd, Parkes; ex Sampsons Tours Pty Ltd, Nowra TV 633. Sold at auction 10/4/89 to City Truck and Bus Centre, Ascot Vale, VIC and Bedford VAM70/CVI - see fleet list for history.
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m/o 505356 viewsHighway Tours Leyland Leopard / Plaxton Panorama Elite III - rebodied by Custom Coaches in 1991 to become m/o 054 which passed on through various operators where it was reregd m/o 8994 with Transit First and was withdrawn by Veolia Transport in 2008.
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MO 8643353 viewsSkennars Denning Landseer which subsequently operated with various other operators such as Lindsay;s Coaches, Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Premier Motor Service, South Nowra, Burkes Coaches, Hornsby who sold it to Earle F Green, Glenreagh as MO 8643, converted to RC52F. Dry hired to Original Tours, Strathpine, QLD as (3) 303 LWX, then to Collins Coachways Pty Ltd t/a Bankstown Coaches, Bass Hill, NSW as TV 6099. Held unregd at Bankstown as at 5/12 and returned to Green's as BS86YN by 12/12; Deregd by 1
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Port Stephens Depot348 viewsA general scene of the former Port Stephens Buses depot some years ago.
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