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Alstonville MO-3966 Leyland Royal Tiger.jpg
MO 39661519 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 59491409 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 0861409 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Hino RC320/Denning

ActionC59351AECRegal111Comeng.jpg
C 593511261 viewsEx Action Canberra ACT AEC REGAL III/Comeng
BCC (3) AEC Regal IV NBF-534.jpg
NBF 5341225 viewsBrisbane City Council (3) AEC Regal IV/Athol Hedges
PunchbowlTV340LeyTiger245A3PMC.jpg
TV 3401185 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.
Wattsmo6093AECHedges.jpg
m/o 60931184 viewsWatts Bus and Coach Service, Wollongong AEC Reliance 505/Hedges ex Canberra ZIB 139.
Allways MO-738 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 738 1182 viewsAllways Bus Service, Kingsgrove AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Holsworthy, ex Tasmania.
ArandaleGlenInnesMO9750LeylandAtlanteanPMC.jpg
MO 97501169 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.

Red&White Leyland Lion Denning.jpg
NQH 8031120 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 1451070 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.



JJ Hill MO-6273 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 62731065 viewsJohn J Hill AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania.
Rowes Coach Tours  MO-546 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 54461058 viewsRowes Coach Tours a forerunner of todays's Busways, AEC Reliance/CC.
BCC 399-PMG Volvo Fuji.jpg
399 PMG1019 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.
Brisbane City Council Scania N112ARS 992-PLH.jpg
992 PLH 999 viewsBrisbane City Council Scania N112ARS/Denning in Fortitude Valley 8/1987 – Vince Griffiths photo.
Action ZIB-109 Bedford VAM 5.jpg
ZIB 109991 viewsAction Canberra Bedford VAM70/PMC.
Parramatta Ryde bus service White Super power MO-399.jpg
m/o 399982 viewsParramatta Ryde Bus Service White Super Power trailer bus at Bobbin Head. These units lead to the tours operation being called Trailer Tours.
Blue White AEC Regal IV.jpg
u/r 980 viewsBlue & White Bus Service AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania
CoachwaysGoldCoast174NPNBedfordVALVanHool.jpg
174 NPN976 viewsCoachways, Gold Coast Bedford VAL/Van Hool.
GraftonBusCoMO4529BedfordCCMC.jpg
MO 4529968 viewsGrafton Bus Co Bedford VAL 14/CC in Skinner St, outside the current depot.
Jannali Bus service MO-218 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 218 962 viewsJannali Bus Service AEC Regal IV/CBW ex Tasmania
AEWoodsmo977AustinSydWood.jpg
m/o 977952 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.
CHBmo4427BdVAL70Cm.jpg
m/o 4227936 viewsChester Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL/Coachmaster.
GreyhoundPMD739HinoFtr.jpg
PMD 739932 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Hino/Freighter
ChesterCoachesmo3979HinoCCMC.jpg
m/o 3979908 viewsChester Coaches Hino RC20/CC
Surfside AEC Reliance NRS-730.jpg
NRS 730893 viewsSurfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads NSW AEC Reliance/Hedges ex Gold Coast Scenic Clippers at Southport in 1973.
GreyhoundNMD052BedfordHedges.jpg
NMD 052877 viewsGreyhound Toowoomba Qld Bedford SB/Hedges

McVicars MO-054 AEC Relience.jpg
m/o 054860 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.
Fearnes Wagga Wagga MO-4639 Denning Leyland.jpg
MO 4639856 viewsFearnes Wagga Wagga Leyland/Denning taken 4/1978.
Drummondmo359BedSB1SydWood.jpg
m/o 359845 viewsDrummond Transit Bedford SB1/Syd Wood pictured at Regents Park complete with hand written desto and no front door, ex Meadowbank Bus Service.
andersongoonellabahmo41po1.jpg
MO 4130844 viewsA White/Watts from Andersons, Goonellabah who operated between Lismore - Lismore Heights & Goonellabah and became part of Kirklands in the 1980’s.

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Westbus840 viewsA Westbus Setra coach found in London on a trip there in 2008.
Action ZIB-147 AEC Swift.jpg
ZIB 147833 viewsACTION AEC Swift/Hedges
Yass -Canberra MO 5491 Ley VK57 Hedgesg.jpg
MO 5491813 viewsYass – Canberra Passenger Service Leyland VK57/Hedges.
Drummondmo361BedSB5Comeng.jpg
m/o 361808 viewsDrummond Transit Bedford SB1/Comeng ex mo 4531 ex Greenacre/Cremorne.
Westbusmo101HinoFtr.jpg
m/o 101801 viewsWestbus Hino RC320/Freighter ex Fairlines, at Fairfield Station.
McVicar MO-732 Leyland Leopard.jpg
m/o 732799 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.
Roberts Lismore MO-3454 Leyland Tiger cub.jpg
MO 3454795 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.

Bosnjaksmo4109ScaniaSm.jpg
m/o 4109789 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.
EgginsTaree MO-3242 Leyland OPD2.jpg
MO 3242781 viewsEggins Comfort Coaches, Taree Leyland OPD2/1 bodied by Comeng, ex DGT 2327, new in September 1949.
Grafton Bus Co 31 MO 0477 MCA-GM 800.jpg
MO 0477779 viewsGrafton Bus Co (31) MCA-GM - At the Bus Show at Silverwater, the first GM powered MCA
Calabro Bros Bonnyrigg NSW MO-655 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 655763 viewsCalabro, Bonnyrigg AEC Reliance/PMC (badged Leyland) ex South Western Coach Lines m/o 535, Ex McVicars, Lidcombe m/o 535.
Bass Hill Bus Service MO-4402 Albion Aberdonian.jpg
m/o 4402762 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Albion Aberdonian/Comeng which later saw service with Watts in Wollongong with the same registration.
Ruttysmo6195HinoPMC.jpg
m/o 6195756 viewsRutty's Wollongong Hino BG100/PMC
LeversMO9777LeylandLeopard.jpg
MO 9777753 viewsLevers Coachlines, Queanbeyan Leyland Leopard/BRKAS believed to be ex Parramatta Ryde TV 535, ex Norway, converted from left hand drive.
Ruttysmo6134AlbionComeng.jpg
m/o 6134752 viewsRutty's Wollongong Albion Aberdonian/Comeng. Eric Walsh photo.
Ruttys MO-6179 AEC Regal IV.jpg
m/o 6179750 viewsRutty's Wollongong AEC Regal IV/City BW ex Springwood MO 7483.
Punchbowl Bus co MO- 919 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub.jpg
m/o 919748 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co Leyland Tiger Cub/Coachmaster dating back to 1964.
Foleys Kogarah NSW Denning TV-474.jpg
TV 474743 viewsFoley’s Scenic Tours Denning in 1980. Eric Walsh photo.
Watts MO-6192 Bedford.jpg
m/o 6192741 viewsWatts Wollongong Bedford YMT3/Smithfield - Eric Walsh photo 10/8/1981,Believed to be the original Smithfield Raised Deck Euro Demo.
StoneBrosmo018AECGMStones.jpg
m/o 018733 viewsStone Bros Auburn NSW AEC-GM with Stone Bros body
Bankstown Coaches MO-551 Bedford VAL 14.jpg
m/o 551730 viewsBankstown Coaches (the 1980's operator using this name) m/o 551 Bedford VAL 14/CC ex BLA Tamworth MO 5784.
Punchbowl Bus Co MO-143 AEC Reliance.jpg
m/o 143727 viewsPunchbowl Bus Co AEC Reliance/Comeng ex ACTION Canberra which saw subsequent service with Coffs Harbour Bus Lines as MO 430.
BlueWhiteGreenacremo4851AECSymondsFowler.jpg
m/o 4851721 viewsBlue and White Buses, Greenacre AEC Reliance/Symonds and Fowler, ex Punchbowl Bus Co m/o 5409, ex Fairfield, Moonee Ponds, ex Reid, Northcote.
Bayside 082PWF Volvo B10M CCMCg.jpg
082 PWF720 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.

Peninsula Umina MO-7013 AEC Swift.jpg
MO 7013 715 viewsPeninsula Buslines, Umina AEC Swift/PMC in Hickson Rd, The Rocks.
Parramatta-Ryde Bus service Mercedes 0305 MO-4878.jpg
m/o 4878 713 viewsParramatta-Ryde Bus Service Mercedes 0305/PMC ex UTA Mark I 1928 which was sold to Skennars, Taren Point as WVL 056 - (carried plates MO 7130 but never registered to them) then sold to Ausguays as WVL 056 then reregd TV 3994, then Link King Coachlines (Ilich) Lidcombe TV 3994.
Collins Coachways Albion VK43 ISS-748.jpg
ISS 748710 viewsCollins Coachways, Grafton NSW Albion VK43.
Peninsula Umina MO-9310 Volvo.jpg
MO 9310709 viewsPeninsula Buslines Umina Volvo B10M/CC.
Grafton Bus Co MO 9467 Denning Denflex GBW 800.jpg
MO 9467706 viewsGrafton Bus Co Denning Denflex GBW 800
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