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Alstonville MO-3966 Leyland Royal Tiger.jpg
MO 39661649 viewsLeyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster/Hedges sighted at Alstonville. Ex Brisbane City Council where they were fleet numbers 241-262. There is a photo of 248 in its original form in the October 2004 album.

BHBSmo7949BedVAL70CCMC.jpg
m/o 59491573 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL70 (UF)/CC. There is a photo in the Bass Hill gallery with full details of this bus. The photo name shows as m/o 7949 but this is also believed to be a photo of m/o 5949.
GreyhoundOAB086HinoRC320Denning.jpg
OAB 0861538 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Hino RC320/Denning

ActionC59351AECRegal111Comeng.jpg
C 593511398 viewsEx Action Canberra ACT AEC REGAL III/Comeng
PunchbowlTV340LeyTiger245A3PMC.jpg
TV 3401347 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Tag Axle Leyland Tiger Coach/PMC which was later reseated to bus seating with 61 seats reg m/o 7028. Subsequently sold to Victoria non psv.
ArandaleGlenInnesMO9750LeylandAtlanteanPMC.jpg
MO 97501346 viewsArandale, Glen Innes Leyland Atlantean/PMC which was one of only two single deck Atlanteans to have operated in Australia It was new to Seven Hills Bus Co and later Toongabbie Bus Service, where its long wheel base caused problems turning some of the corners in the Blacktown/Seven Hills area.

Allways MO-738 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 738 1341 viewsAllways Bus Service, Kingsgrove AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Holsworthy, ex Tasmania.
BCC (3) AEC Regal IV NBF-534.jpg
NBF 5341336 viewsBrisbane City Council (3) AEC Regal IV/Athol Hedges
Wattsmo6093AECHedges.jpg
m/o 60931293 viewsWatts Bus and Coach Service, Wollongong AEC Reliance 505/Hedges ex Canberra ZIB 139.
Red_White_Leyland_Lion_Denning.jpg
NQH 8031245 viewsRed & White, Sandgate Leyland Lion/Denning. They operated two former Black & White Lions. #17 was registered NQH.803, whilst #18 was registered NQC.019. It was initially believed that this photo showed #18 but subsequent imformation indicates it is #17.
Bankstown Coaches MO-145 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 1451201 viewsBankstown Lakemba Bus Service which also used the name Bankstown Coaches, AEC Reliance CBW Body ex Tasmanian MTT. It was replaced as m/o 145 by another AEC Reliance Comeng ex Bankstown – Lakemba m/o 4851 ex DOI Canberra.



Rowes Coach Tours  MO-546 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 54461193 viewsRowes Coach Tours a forerunner of todays's Busways, AEC Reliance/CC.
JJ Hill MO-6273 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 62731173 viewsJohn J Hill AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania.
Parramatta Ryde bus service White Super power MO-399.jpg
m/o 3991144 viewsParramatta Ryde Bus Service White Super Power trailer bus at Bobbin Head. These units lead to the tours operation being called Trailer Tours.
BCC 399-PMG Volvo Fuji.jpg
399 PMG1137 viewsBrisbane City Council (399) Volvo B10M/Fuji shown in 1988 and not 1998 as shown on the photo. Subsequently it became MO 2964 and then 4289 MO with Osborn, Muswelbrook.
Bayside 082PWF Volvo B10M CCMCg.jpg
082 PWF1134 viewsBayside Volvo B10M/CCMC still in Peninsula livery. Scanned from slide by the late Eric Walsh during Expo 88. Its history is – withdrawn from Veolia Transdev Brisbane as 503 CGO, ex 503 CGO, National Bus Company, Capalaba, QLD, ex (94) 503 CGO, 082 PWF, Bayside Bus Lines, Capalaba, QLD, ex MO 8788, Peninsula Bus Lines, Umina, NSW.

Action ZIB-109 Bedford VAM 5.jpg
ZIB 1091115 viewsAction Canberra Bedford VAM70/PMC.
Brisbane City Council Scania N112ARS 992-PLH.jpg
992 PLH 1099 viewsBrisbane City Council Scania N112ARS/Denning in Fortitude Valley 8/1987 – Vince Griffiths photo.
Peninsula Umina MO-7013 AEC Swift.jpg
MO 7013 1098 viewsPeninsula Buslines, Umina AEC Swift/PMC in Hickson Rd, The Rocks.
AEWoodsmo977AustinSydWood.jpg
m/o 9771091 viewsArthur Wood Bankstown Austin/Syd Wood seen here at the Bass Hill depot after they took over route 20. The plates were soon moved onto a new Bedford by Bass Hill and the plates again moved onto another new bus when Baxters took over Bass Hill. There are also photos of both these buses in the gallery.
Blue White AEC Regal IV.jpg
u/r 1089 viewsBlue & White Bus Service AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania
Peninsula Umina MO-9310 Volvo.jpg
MO 93101089 viewsPeninsula Buslines Umina Volvo B10M/CC.
Jannali Bus service MO-218 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 218 1068 viewsJannali Bus Service AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania
GraftonBusCoMO4529BedfordCCMC.jpg
MO 45291063 viewsGrafton Bus Co Bedford VAL 14/CC in Skinner St, outside the current depot.
CoachwaysGoldCoast174NPNBedfordVALVanHool.jpg
174 NPN1052 viewsCoachways, Gold Coast Bedford VAL/Van Hool.
PeninsulaUminaMO7436PMC.jpg
MO 7436 1045 viewsPeninsula Buslines ?/PMC
CHBmo4427BdVAL70Cm.jpg
m/o 42271027 viewsChester Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL/Coachmaster.
Surfside AEC Reliance NRS-730.jpg
NRS 7301026 viewsSurfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads NSW AEC Reliance/Hedges ex Gold Coast Scenic Clippers at Southport in 1973.
GreyhoundPMD739HinoFtr.jpg
PMD 7391014 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Hino/Freighter
Yass -Canberra MO 5491 Ley VK57 Hedgesg.jpg
MO 5491987 viewsYass – Canberra Passenger Service Leyland VK57/Hedges.
ChesterCoachesmo3979HinoCCMC.jpg
m/o 3979984 viewsChester Coaches Hino RC20/CC
Drummondmo359BedSB1SydWood.jpg
m/o 359964 viewsDrummond Transit Bedford SB1/Syd Wood pictured at Regents Park complete with hand written desto and no front door, ex Meadowbank Bus Service.
McVicars MO-054 AEC Relience.jpg
m/o 054964 viewsMcVicars Bus Service AEC Reliance/Comeng ex Canberra ZIB 031. At the left is Bankstown Sports Club and to the right a Sydney Wide store which has long gone with the whole area now occupied by the Sports Club. The bus subsequently saw service with Bankstown Bus Lines/South Western Coach Lines before being replaced by an ex Perth Worldmaster with the m/o 054 rego.
WestbusLondon.jpg
Westbus942 viewsA Westbus Setra coach found in London on a trip there in 2008.
GreyhoundNMD052BedfordHedges.jpg
NMD 052941 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Bedford SB/Hedges

Action ZIB-147 AEC Swift.jpg
ZIB 147932 viewsACTION AEC Swift/Hedges
Fearnes Wagga Wagga MO-4639 Denning Leyland.jpg
MO 4639931 viewsFearnes Wagga Wagga Leyland/Denning taken 4/1978.
andersongoonellabahmo41po1.jpg
MO 4130927 viewsA White/Watts from Andersons, Goonellabah who operated between Lismore - Lismore Heights & Goonellabah and became part of Kirklands in the 1980’s.

McVicar MO-732 Leyland Leopard.jpg
m/o 732922 viewsMcVicars Bus Service Leyland Leopard/PMC Progress - believed the only coach operated by McVicar. After the southern routes were taken over by Bankstown Bus Lines (South Western) it finished up with Ogdens, Wellington with bus seating and the plates went to the Volvo artic which later was TV 5052 with Cumberland Coachlines.
Westbusmo101HinoFtr.jpg
m/o 101920 viewsWestbus Hino RC320/Freighter ex Fairlines, at Fairfield Station.
Calabro Bros Bonnyrigg NSW MO-655 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 655914 viewsCalabro, Bonnyrigg AEC Reliance/PMC (badged Leyland) ex South Western Coach Lines m/o 535, Ex McVicars, Lidcombe m/o 535.
Grafton Bus Co 31 MO 0477 MCA-GM 800.jpg
MO 0477912 viewsGrafton Bus Co (31) MCA-GM - At the Bus Show at Silverwater, the first GM powered MCA
Bass Hill Bus Service MO-4402 Albion Aberdonian.jpg
m/o 4402905 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Albion Aberdonian/Comeng which later saw service with Watts in Wollongong with the same registration.
Bosnjaksmo4109ScaniaSm.jpg
m/o 4109890 viewsBosnjaks Penrith Scania BF80/Smithfield in April 1978. It was sold to Belvedere Coaches, Newcastle (Allan Anderson) as m/o 5081 and then sold to unknown owner.
Roberts Lismore MO-3454 Leyland Tiger cub.jpg
MO 3454882 viewsRoberts Bus Service, Lismore MO 3454 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub. Roberts was taken over by Kirklands in the 1980’s. This bus has since been preserved.

Drummondmo361BedSB5Comeng.jpg
m/o 361878 viewsDrummond Transit Bedford SB1/Comeng ex mo 4531 ex Greenacre/Cremorne.
EgginsTaree MO-3242 Leyland OPD2.jpg
MO 3242858 viewsEggins Comfort Coaches, Taree Leyland OPD2/1 bodied by Comeng, ex DGT 2327, new in September 1949.
Foleys Kogarah NSW Denning TV-474.jpg
TV 474858 viewsFoley’s Scenic Tours Denning in 1980. Eric Walsh photo.
Watts MO-6192 Bedford.jpg
m/o 6192855 viewsWatts Wollongong Bedford YMT3/Smithfield - Eric Walsh photo 10/8/1981,Believed to be the original Smithfield Raised Deck Euro Demo.
Ruttys MO-6179 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 6179854 viewsRutty's Wollongong AEC Regal IV/City BW ex Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd - Valley Heights MO 7483.
LeversMO9777LeylandLeopard.jpg
MO 9777849 viewsLevers Coachlines, Queanbeyan Leyland Leopard/BRKAS believed to be ex Parramatta Ryde TV 535, ex Norway, converted from left hand drive.
Punchbowl Bus co MO- 919 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub.jpg
m/o 919841 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Leyland Tiger Cub/Coachmaster dating back to 1964.
Ruttysmo6195HinoPMC.jpg
m/o 6195830 viewsRutty's Wollongong Hino BG100/PMC
Punchbowl Bus Co MO-143 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 143826 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co AEC Reliance/Comeng ex ACTION Canberra which saw subsequent service with Coffs Harbour Bus Lines as MO 430.
Ruttysmo6134AlbionComeng.jpg
m/o 6134824 viewsRutty's Wollongong Albion Aberdonian/Comeng. Eric Walsh photo.
BlueWhiteGreenacremo4851AECSymondsFowler.jpg
m/o 4851823 viewsBlue and White Buses, Greenacre AEC Reliance/Symonds and Fowler, ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 5409, ex Fairfield, Moonee Ponds, ex Reid, Northcote.
Bosnjaksmo5711AlbionDg.jpg
m/o 5711811 viewsThe beginning of Bosnjak Coach Lines, Edensor Park were 2 Denning bodied Albion Viking AVK43s later repowered with CATs, of which this is one.
Bankstown Coaches MO-551 Bedford VAL 14.jpg
m/o 551808 viewsBankstown Coaches (the 1980's operator using this name) m/o 551 Bedford VAL 14/CC ex BLA Tamworth MO 5784.
Grafton Bus Co MO 9467 Denning Denflex GBW 800.jpg
MO 9467803 viewsGrafton Bus Co Denning Denflex GBW 800
chbrmo430aecrelcomengap4.jpg
MO 430802 viewsCoffs Harbour Bus Lines (Willingtons) AEC Reliance 470/Comeng ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 143 ex ACTION Canberra. Brings back memories to see a bus passing an Esso service station with original NRMA logo.
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