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Crookwell Bus Service MO 5112304 viewsCrookwell Bus Service MO 5112 Albion Viking / PMC. Sold.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104302 viewsMO 9104 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / Austral (9/89) first registered 1/90 was a short lived member of the fleet. Traded to Mercedes-Benz on MO 2577 in 1993 & Sold to DW & C Martin, Bombala. Ty Manning collection.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)301 viewsMO 5634 Bedford VAM (LPG) / PMC; Sold to R & B Collyer t/a Mudgee Bus Service, Mudgee 10/72; Between 6/79 & 9/79 sold to KJ & WL Boyd, Narromine; then to Frasers Coaches (Dubbo) Pty Ltd, Dubbo -/94.
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Mercury Roadlines Depot298 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.
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Mercury Roadlines Depot298 viewsA general view of the Mercury Roadlines depot at 28 Forth St, Kempsey taken between 1993 and 1996. Ty Manning collection.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)297 views(7) MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood; ex Bus Lines of Australia.
Sold to RJ Drummond t/a Drummond Transit, Greenacre.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1833295 viewsMercury used MO 1833 Isuzu FSR / MBS (3/92) on the Kempsey - South West Rocks route/freight/mail service in between operating the South West Rocks Public School service.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104294 viewsMO 9104 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / Austral (9/89) first registered 1/90 was a short lived member of the fleet. Traded to Mercedes-Benz on MO 2577 in 1993 & Sold to DW & C Martin, Bombala. Alan Greenhill photo, Hayden Ramsdale collection.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)291 views(17) MO 3608 AEC Regent III / Comeng; ex DGT 2145 6/73 - New as H33/26D.
Sold to J Preston, Wellington for a motorhome reg JPP 638; then to Strathfield Car Radios, Coffs Harbour by 1982; Registration cancelled prior to 9/4/01.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9104290 viewsMO 9104 Mercedes-Benz OH1418 / Austral (9/89) first registered 1/91 was a short lived member of the fleet. Traded to Mercedes-Benz on MO 2577 in 1993 & Sold to DW & C Martin, Bombala. Ty Manning collection.
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 0463290 viewsMO 0463 Volvo B10M / Custom Coaches (17/4/86) charter coach. Sold to RJ Hayes t/a South Bundy Buses, Bundaberg, QLD as (10) 10 SBB 6/7/06.
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 4266287 viewsMO 4266 Bedford SB3 / CCMC. Withdrawn by 1995.
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 4149285 viewsMO 4149 Bedford SB / Athol Hedges (1/73). Sold.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 4577 (photo by Greg Bush)278 views(9) MO 4578 International ACCO170 / PMC; Noted in service 22/8/83 - Dereg at depot 7/84
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)277 viewsOffner, Wellington No 7 MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood ex Bus Lines of Australia, No 15 MO 5921 Unknown, No 8 MO 382 GMC / Syd Wood & No 6 Unknown.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633277 viewsMO 633 Bedford YRQ2 / CC (3/5/76) passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Ty Manning collection.
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B & C Gilkes, Wellington (photo by Greg Bush)276 viewsMO 7937 Bedford YRQ2 / PMC; ex JV & T O'Neill, Coonamble MO 7937.
Sold to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington as (6) MO 7937 early-1990s; Replaced by 2001.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)275 viewsMO 4576 International / PMC; Allocated to the Wellington - Mumbil school service.
Traded to John A Gilbert Pty Ltd (dealer),Villawood -/68; Resold to Reg Waser, Parkes -/68; then to D Redhead, Moggill, QLD as PXX 730 for use on a service from Indiroopilly to Moggill. Remained on that service until Brisbane City Council took over 1/73.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 9087 (photo by Greg Bush)270 viewsMO 9087 Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 / Campbell & Mannix ex Bosnjak's, Edensor Park; ex MTT, Perth (411).
Sold to K & E Cope, Wellington as MO 9087 3/88; then u/r to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington; then locally for a shed near Wellington; then to local owner Colin Berry, Mumbil for possible restoration.c3/12.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 3608 (photo by Greg Bush)269 views(17) MO 3608 Bedford SB5 / PMC; Sold to Gersbachs Garage Pty Ltd, Wellington as MO 3608 2/80; then to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington as (17) MO 3608 7/89, Withdrawn during or before 1996 & held u/r - Sold for non-PSV.
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Howarth's, Crookwell MO 5699262 viewsMO 5699 Bedford VAM70 / Custom Coaches (24/3/71). Deregistered in 2006 & Sold for non-PSV at Albion Park.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)261 views(7) MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood ex Bus Lines of Australia; Sold to RJ Drummond t/a Drummond Transit, Greenacre.
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Sawtell Coaches 1963 MO256 viewsSawtell Coaches "Rosella" 1963 MO Irisbus Agoraline/Custom Coaches "CB60" at Park Beach Plaza, Coffs Harbour. Sold to Kanga Coachlines Pty Ltd, Mawson Lakes, SA as SB52GL 25/1/13; then to SR & CA Loone, Deloraine, TAS as D10JY 11/13.
Norbert Genci photo.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ron Drummond)254 viewsNo 7 MO 313 GMC / Syd Wood ex Bus Lines of Australia, No 15 MO 5921 Unknown & No 8 MO 382 GMC / Syd Wood.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4243253 viewsMO 4243 (ex MO 1700) Watt Bros bodied Albion Viking VK41L chassis with extended wheelbase. Originally configured as B52F, later converted to C37FV. Deregistered 1992 & Sold. David Wilson photo.
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K & E Cope, Wellington MO 9087 (photo by Dean Jones)249 viewsMO 9087 Leyland Worldmaster ERT1/1 / Campbell & Mannix ex JK Offner t/a Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 9087 3/88; ex Bosnjak's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Edensor Park; ex MTT, Perth.
Sold u/r to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington; then locally for a shed near Wellington; then to local owner Colin Berry, Mumbil for possible restoration.c3/12.
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JA & ML Lewis, Wellington MO 7252 (photo by Greg Bush)246 viewsMO 7252 Bedford BLP2 / CC; Sold to Merv Hennock & Sons Pty Ltd, Forbes as MO 7252; then for a motorhome - noted fully converted named "Blue Cruiser" at Brent's Car Sales, Nanango, QLD -/11.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 3606 (photo by Greg Bush)242 views(14) MO 3606 Bedford SB5 / CCMC Purchased 4/75; Sold to K & E Cope, Wellington as MO 3606 3/88; Subsequent disposal unknown.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)237 views(4) MO 779 Bedford / CAC.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 5635 (photo by Greg Bush)236 views(12) MO 5635 Bedford SB5 / PMC; Sold to Gersbachs Garage Pty Ltd, Wellington as MO 5635 2/80; then to EC & F Ogden t/a Ogden's Coaches, Wellington as (5) MO 5635 7/89; Replaced by 2001.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington MO 4578 (photo by Greg Bush)233 views(9) MO 4578 International ACCO170 / PMC; Noted in service 22/8/83 - Dereg at depot 7/84.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 1700229 viewsMO 1700 Watt Bros bodied Albion Viking VK41L chassis with extended wheelbase. Originally configured as B52F, later converted to C37FV & renumbered MO 4243. Deregistered 1992 & sold. Ken Magor photo.
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Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (photo by Ken Magor)228 viewsMO 803 Bedford / CAC
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JA & ML Lewis, Wellington MO 5507 (photo by Greg Bush)218 viewsMO 5507 Bedford VAM70 / Custom Coaches
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875217 viewsMO 0875 (originally MO 4442) had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. David Wilson photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183216 viewsMO 4183 was a chassis conversion from a 3 tonne Ford truck chassis (Perkins V6) with Mercury bodywork. The bus was originally set up as a normal control B39F bus. It later underwent modifications to have a freight partition for freight and seating reduction to B14F, done around 1967. The bus was withdrawn 1/78, but sat unregistered in the Mercury yard for nearly 30 years. It was removed by 2012. Norman Chambers photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9815215 viewsMO 9815 Bedford VAL14 / CCMC ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Tamworth Bus & Travel Service, Tamworth MO 4092 by 1978. Deregistered 1992 & Sold. David Wilson photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183204 viewsMO 4183 details to follow. Norman Chambers photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4442202 viewsMO 4442 had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus later renumbered MO 0875 and passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 961202 viewsMO 961 had a c1962 Mercury body built on a Leyland chassis conversion from a semi trailer tug. Originally had a Leyland 300 engine, which was replaced with Perkins around 1971/1972. Photographed several years after withdrawal by David Wilson.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 9815201 viewsMO 9815 Bedford VAL14 / CCMC ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Tamworth Bus & Travel Service, Tamworth MO 4092 by 1978. Deregistered 1992 & Sold. David Wilson photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 633200 viewsMO 633 had a c1958 Mercury body built on an altered Leyland Comet chassis (dating from around 1950) that was originally a semi trailer tug. Hilton Everson believed this may have been the first forward control bus on the North Coast. The bus was withdrawn 5/76 & sold. Ken Magor photo.
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B & N Coaches200 viewsA line up of B & N Coaches fleet members taken at the depot 22 March 2010.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 0875199 viewsMO 0875 (originally MO 4442) had a Watt Bros body built on a Commer chassis purchased as a wrecked tip truck to construct a completely new chassis built from used parts with engine horizontally mounted just ahead of rear axle. Bus passed with the business to CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd 7/96. Sydney Bus Museum collection.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 4183195 viewsMO 4183 was a chassis conversion from a 3 tonne Ford truck chassis (Perkins V6) with Mercury bodywork. The bus was originally set up as a normal control B39F bus. It later underwent modifications to have a freight partition for freight and seating reduction to B14F, done around 1967. The bus was withdrawn 1/78, but sat unregistered in the Mercury yard for nearly 30 years. It was removed by 2014. Ken Magor photo.
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Mercury Roadlines MO 961168 viewsMO 961 had a c1962 Mercury body built on a Leyland chassis conversion from a semi trailer tug. Originally had a Leyland 300 engine, which was replaced with Perkins around 1971/1972. Ken Magor photo.
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Beattie Bros MO 5162159 viewsBeattie Bros MO 5162 International C1500 / Freighter (28/4/69) B45F ex JV Skelly, Crookwell. Beattie operated the Crookwell - Bannister and Crookwell - Diamond contracts, which passed to BF & MA Evans 3/82, then to BL & CD Power t/a Crookwell Charter Buses, Crookwell MO 5162 -/90, then to JO & DM Laverty 1/7/97. The International passed hands with these operator changes and was withdrawn by Laverty around late-1999. According to Laverty, the bus still exists in derelict condition outside of Crookwell.
 
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