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164 IPQ3794 viewsSursfside Bus Lines (707) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST at Southport 4/8/2014.
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m/o 19163584 viewsHillsbus Ex-STA 2137 Mercedes Benz O305/PMC MkII arriving at Parramatta Station on route 625. Withdrawn for parts by 1/09.
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m/o 0453489 viewsVeolia Transport (54) Mercedes/PMC ex-STA Mark II 2234 at Bankstown. The trail blazer for the yellow fronts when that livery was adopted by Connex.
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m/o 86253445 viewsA surprise withdrawal from the STA Ryde depot fleet has been (3529) m/o 8625, a 1984 Mercedes O305/Ansair originally new to Action 649, coming to STA via North & Western Bus Lines, Gladesville.
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006 RWI 3291 viewsSurfside Bus Lines Bustech CDi double decker in a new disguise as a giant sub. Now in Translink green changed from original darker colour with AOA for Subway. Seen here laying over at Southport, Gold Coast before commencing route 5 to Coombabah. 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 8983102 viewsWestbus Mercedes-Benz O405NH/ ABM 'CB60' ex Baxters 898 at Merrylands on route 815, in Westbus colours in November 2006.
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m/o 17093029 viewsSydney Buses 1709 Volvo B12BLEA/CC CB60 seen at night time at Chatswood Station, about to operate a route 545.
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MO 9703008 viewsNowra Coaches MO 970 Volvo B58 with imported Hess bodywork is seen negotiating a roundabout in the pouring rain during a recent organised tour to Nowra. It was ex Holroyd Bus Lines u/r; ex South Western, Jannali m/o 625; ex m/o 5852; ex Campbelltown Bus Service (Rowes) m/o 5852; ex Rowes, Plumpton m/o 5852; ex SHW 542 (carried SA rego SHW 542 when new to Rowes); ex Volvo demonstrator - Registered as m/o 4255 whilst in use for PTC and also known to operate for Briscoe, Adelaide, SA as SHW 542. Withdrawn 3/3/07
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m/o 51582964 viewsWestbus ex-Baxters Irisbus Agoraline/CC "CB60" arriving at Parramatta still in Baxters livery. It was ex AP & JP King, King Bros Bus Service Pty Ltd undelivered (Reg 4/04).
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MO 95092959 viewsMO 9509 is one of many unique bendys which Nowra Coaches has operated over the years. New in September 1982, this bus was delivered to MAN Australia as a demonstrator with an imported kit body assembled by Custom Coaches. It demonstrated for several operators and was leased to the BCC (fleet no 999) until 1986. It then joined the pre-existing fleet of Action, Canberra MAN SG192s as BUS 672. 672 was withdrawn along with the other artics, and ended up at Nowra Coaches on town school runs. By 6/04 it was sold to International Stagelines, Burswood, WA as TC 4214, then to National Bus Lines, Burswood as TC 4749.
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MO 90832883 viewsIt was not long ago that Nowra Coaches were operating 5 ex Action, Canberra MAN SG192 articulated vehicles. MO 9083 has a fully imported Goppel body and was one of the first few articulated buses into Australia. It now operates in Western Australia.
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m/o 80962859 viewsFrom Westbus Bonnyrigg is this Mercedes O405 with Custom Coach body, this bus has received a full refurb pack, which has prolonged this buses life for over another 10 years. The refurb pack that all Westbus vehicles will eventually go through includes new Floor's, Seat covering, and new walls.
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m/o 10572834 viewsHillsbus Toy Bus (84) Volvo B10BLE/Custom Coaches 'CB60'. A lot of toys can be seen at the front window.
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TV 30502807 viewsBusways (493) TV 3050 Mercedes-Benz O404-3/Coach Design is seen at Central Station several minutes before departing on the 1pm service to Forster. This coach is one of many vehicles taken over from the King Brothers bus group, North Coast. A sight no longer seen since about the 22nd October 2011.
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m/o 25542806 viewsSydney Buses O305G articulated 2554 in new livery This is the oldest bus in the fleet and the oldest articulated bus to get the new State Transit livery applied, ie no red stripe, no diagonal blue on the side of the bus and whole blue rear.
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MO 93752731 viewsKiama Coachlines followed the trend of South Coast operators and once operated a fleet of three ex Action, Canberra MAN SG192 articulated vehicles. MO 9375 was one of two buses which came to Kiama via Surfside Bus Lines, and has recently been used for parts. Ex Surfside Buslines, Tweed Heads (631) 631 BBC; ex Action, Canberra (535) BUS 535; ex ZIB 535.
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m/o 14542676 viewsHillsbus Volvo B10MA/Custom Coaches 'CB50' artic at Parra on Sunday departing on route 601 from Parramatta.
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894 HHC2669 viewsHere we see Mk2 MAN SL200/Ansair seen with Youngs of Rockhampton as (42) in their colourful livery. Photo by Denair. It is ex (292) 0292 AO, OVO 329 Melbourne Bus Link, Footscray, Vic.-ex (292) MWE 292 The MET/PTC, Melbourne.
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MO 77702643 viewsAn eye catching bus in the Harrison's fleet was MO 7770, a 1978 Domino DC113 which was acquired from Pioneer Motor Service, Nowra MO 7770; ex Sonter, Laurieton MO 7770. This bus remained in service after the takeover by Shoal Bus but was sold by 8/07.
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m/o 89252634 viewsForest Coach Lines Mercedes O305G/PMC artic seen in the Killarney Heights loop on route 270 as it crosses a speed hump. Ex-STA 2573.
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5580 AO2609 viewsWearing Firefly's new colours is number 80 "Born to Express" a Denning Landseer decker. Seen at the Sydney Coach terminal preparing for its overnight non stop trip to Melbourne via the M31 Freeway. It is ex HC54/14DT; ex (83) EFT 225 Australian Pacific Tours, Sandringham, Vic and was sold to Top End Escapes, Darwin, Northern Territory.
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m/o 9308 and m/o 93092551 viewsHillsbus both Scania L94UB 14.5m with Volgren 'CR228L' bodies
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025 GJT2540 viewsThompson Volvo B10M/Volgren (QLD) ex (209) 209 RZL, ex (28) 028 GJT, ex 114 HWP, Buslink, Kunda Park, QLD (HC63DTV), ex (8) 0631 AO, DFM 401, Sunraysia Transit, Mildura, VIC, ex DFM 401, Holidaymakers, Mildura, VIC, on rail replacement at Redbank 10 Feb 2013. Received from Derek Orford.
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17692476 viewsMercedes O305/PMC Mk I 1769 operating shuttles from Hurstville Station to the Model Railway Exhibition on the 01/10/06
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m/o 25542437 viewsSydney Buses O305G articulated 2554 in new livery. This is the oldest bus in the fleet and the oldest articulated bus to get the new State Transit livery applied, ie no red stripe, no diagonal blue on the side of the bus and whole blue rear.
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Hillsbus2417 viewsInterior of a Hillstbus unit - possibly m/o 9301 Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' .
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Hillsbus2403 viewsInterior of a Hillsbus unit - possibly m/o 9301 Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L' .
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6826 MO2380 viewsBusways Gosford (1028) MAN 18.320/Bustech VST in blue and white Transport NSW livery. Seen 5/5/2011.
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128 JGI2379 viewsFrom Youngs of Rockhampton is this Mercedes Benz O500LE/Bustech VST. Photo by Denair
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FUN 6802367 viewsTezza Party Bus FUN 680 was a common sight on the harbour bridge, operating its daily school run from Maroubra to Gleneaon School at Castle Cove. This bus is the last ex UTA Leopard with original bodywork running in service in Sydney. It is Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R/PMC ex West Bankstown Bus Service m/o 7227; ex UTA 3885. Transferred to Oberon for storage 26/7/11; Advertised for sale on Gumtree 6/13.
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m/o 7677 and m/o 89342319 viewsEx-Adelaide and ex-State Transit artics. Which looks better? First one is 7677, Volvo B58 articulated from Adelaide and the second one is 8934, ex-Sydney Buses 2567.
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m/o 93082309 viewsHillbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L'
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m/o 19572301 viewsInterior of Busways (808) Scania K230UB/CC "CB60"
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Hillsbus2270 views3 of Hillsbus' recently delivered 14.5m Scania L94UB/Volgren CR228L
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TV 47642219 viewsFrom Premier Motor Service is this Scania K124EB with Autobus Bodywork. This was previously registered BUS 777 and was the last Autobus built for Premier MS. Seen at Sydney awaiting departure on an evening Brisbane service.
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733 IMT2173 viewsNew for Hermit Park Bus Services of Townsville (QLD) is (21) a Coach Concepts bodied Denning Manufacturing coach. Photographed by Denair in the depot.
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MO 21462171 viewsKiama Coachlines uses former STA 2563 Mercedes O305G/PMC on shift number 14, an am/pm school run from Kiama Downs into Kiama schools. It replaced former MO 2146, a MAN SG192 with Goppel bodywork.
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MO 64632159 viewsA recent addition to Nowra Coaches in 2006 was this MAN 18.280 with Custom Coaches SB40 bodywork. It is seen at Stewart Place bus terminal in Nowra operating the Sunday service to Huskisson, Vincentia, St Georges Basin and Sanctuary Point. This service has had many different vehicle allocations over the years including ex Busways Scania K93s, the ex STA Scania 14.5m demo and a Nissan UD RB30. It was initially regd AH13HF and has since been transferred to Premier Illawarra where it has become 4778 MO.
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m/o 40092150 viewsBaxters Bus Lines is the latest operator to pull out of route service due to the NSW bus reforms. This lineup shows the wide variety of vehicles which were operated by the company right up until their sale to the Cabcharge / Comfort Delegro group. However, Baxter's have continued on as a charter only operator with most of the buses pictured. At front is m/o 4009 Asia Sprinter 16.210/CC ex MO 2095; ex Joyce's Valley Link, Urunga (6) MO 2095 3/02. Since reregd TV 5099.
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127 BRB2115 views Brisbane Transport (127) MAN SL200 [Denning series2] at Myrtleford on a tour.

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m/o 54192086 viewsSt Ives Bus Service operated an immaculate fleet of Leylands and Hinos up until 1998 when services were sold to Forest Coach Lines. (9) m/o 5419 Leyland Leopard/PMC is seen at Pymble Station, about to commence a 584 service to St Ives Chase. It became a part of Forest's fleet before being sold to Grennan, Qld as 742 EVE. It was for sale on EBay 1/2012.
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m/o 48062071 viewsSydney Buses (4806) Volvo B12BLE/CC almost complete stands for a moment in the driveway at Custom Coaches.
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m/o 17212069 viewsSydney Buses (1721) Volvo B12BLEA / CC CB60 at Birkenhead Point with the 'prepay only' signage removed from the front of the vehicle.
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m/o 92022060 viewsNew for Forest Coachlines is this Volvo B12BLE/CC CB60. Photographed at their Terrey Hills depot.
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m/o 94532046 viewsNew for Forest Coach Lines is this Volvo B12BLEA / CC CB60 Evo II Articulated bus, for use on Forest's increasingly popular City 270 service.
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m/o 93812025 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/Volgren 'CR228L' seen here with two other similar buses.
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BP 61 YS2008 viewsAlexander Dennis Enviro 200 demonstrator in NSW livery at Marcoola Queensland 24 Jan 2014 still carrying accreditation for Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd Valley Heights were it operated some time ago and also still carrying an STA Waverley run plate. Received from Derek Orford.
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TV 17652003 viewsHopkinsons TV 1765 Denning Decker ex Video Pak, Frenchs Forest, at Taronga Zoo on a 7 coach charter to Clifton Gardens.
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m/o 14021994 viewsA Sydney Buses Ryde Mercedes O405NH/CC Citaro gassie in heavy rain at Parramatta.
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m/o 26091990 viewsSydney Buses 2609 Mercedes O305/PMC Mark III on a rainy day. Taken by Andy Lee in Bourke Street, Waterloo around 5.30pm.
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TV 38771977 viewsThis is a Volvo B7R with Coach Design body from Keans of Scone. Keans operated an express coach service from Sydney to Scone daily (now ceased), this service has previously been operated by Volvo B10M coaches and Leyland Tiger coaches. The service was almost exclusively operated by these Volvo B7R's when this photo was taken in 2006.
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TV 5331961 viewsHopkinsons TV 533 Coach Concepts Volvo B12B at Shellharbour 3/2/10. It was at the 2009 Sydney Bus Show.

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AL 14 KG1958 viewsA recent acquisition as a demonstrator by Busways' Glendenning depot in Western Sydney is (790) AL 14 KG, a Scania K230UB with Custom Coaches new 'CB60 EVO II' body.
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m/o 93011936 viewsHillsbus Scania L94UB 14.5m/Volgren 'CR228L'
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m/o 17211922 viewsSydney Buses 1721 Volvo B12BLEA / CC CB60 at Gladesville with the 'prepay only' signage removed from the front of the vehicle.
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m/o 94531912 viewsFirst trip for this brand new Volvo B12BLEA/CC CB60 artic for Forest Coachlines, 9453. Seen at Killarney Heights on route 270 on its first trip.
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BUS 3821894 viewsACTION (382) MAN 18.310/CC "CB60 Evo II" at Canberra Centre 21/9/2012.
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UC 9431887 viewsRitchies, Auckland, NZ (461) Mercedes O305 / Ansair ex Action (591), Canberra is seen at their school bus depot in Swanson.
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7630 AO1884 viewsNew for Ventura is (124) 7630 AO Coach Concepts Mercedes OH1830 School & Charter Coach. Seen here yet to receive fleet numbers Jan 2010.

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638 IJI1860 viewsVeolia Transport (599) MAN 18.310 HOUCL-R-NL/Bustech "VST" demonstrator. Ex Busways, Glendenning. Arrived 9/07, departed 12/07 to Busabout before being sold to Carbridge QLD.
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