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CDI 11790 viewsBustech CDi with Surfside as (351) in Translink livery on loan to the Sunshine Coast, shown at Landsborough Rail 3 /12 /12 on route 615. Received from Derek Orford.
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MO 6597789 viewsRover Coaches (11) MO 6597 Mercedes-Benz OH1830L/Mills-Tui "Orbit" at Killara. Since reregd 3470 MO.
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4462 MO789 viewsYoung Hills replaced an ex Dineen Hino RG197K last year with this new Hino RN8J. It was photographed along with the other two Hinos in the fleet on the street outside their depot.

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006 RWI789 viewsRear view of Hornibrook Buslines (343) Bustech CDI passing the Brisbane General Post Office on 24 April 2012 on the last few weeks of its run on Hornibrook's 315 route to Scarborough. It is on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.
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WJM 720788 viewsFrom Torrens Transit is this Mercedes O305G with PMC bodywork. 593 is one of over 50 of these Vehicles operating on the famous Adelaide O-bahn Guided Busway. Recently services from the North East were extended to operate to Adelaide Airport. 593 is shown at the new Adelaide Airport Terminal which isn't currently in full operation, the buses still divert via the old Terminal on their way back into the City. Routes J1 and J2 provide a pretty much constant 15 minute frequency from the City and Beyond to the Airport from 6am till well after 11pm.
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2607AO & 2445AO787 viewsNational Bus Co Fleet 456 & 445 Mercedes Benz LO812/CC at Westfield Doncaster. 456 being transferred from the Ventura side of the operations. 445 has since been withdrawn. Note the different destination arrangements.
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m/o 2325787 viewsSydney Buses Mk 2 Mercedes Farewell Tour – From this you get an idea of the hail downpour that hit the Forestville area in particular where 2325 was photographed.
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TV 5106786 viewsCarbridge TV 5106 Mercedes O405NH/Custom Coaches "CB60" in T-Bus livery shown on 16/2/10.
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6152 MO & TV 3857786 viewsTwo recent additions to the Warrigal Charters fleet - Both Scanias that were new on the Central Coast, but arrived in Wollongong with very different histories. 6152 MO a K93CRB with CC body remained in Busways fleet at Heatherbrae until quite recently. TV 3857 a K93CR with PMCSA body was a relatively early withdrawal from Busways that went to Nowra Coaches and then Warrigal earlier this year. 6152 MO deregd 12/11 and to be used for parts.
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PCT 07785 viewsPeters Coaches Mercedes Benz O404-3/Alan B. Denning "Galaxy" ex TV 2501, Jungs Coaches, (In Sung Jong) Sydney.
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0355AO784 viewsMelbourne Bus Link (355) Volvo B10BLE/Volgren "CR222L" ex PLQ076
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m/o 2832784 viewsSydney Buses (2832) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark 4
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TV 329784 viewsHopkinsons TV 329 Autobus Scania K124IB at Shell Harbour 3/2/10. It is ex 0778AO Olympic Coaches, ex 0778AO Chris's Melbourne on the Move, ex TV 1614 A2B Coaches, Bathurst
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3999 MO 784 viewsBusabout MCA - Cat 3208t / CC at Harden depot still in Fearnes livery. It is ex MO 0265 and was deregd 27/2/10 and transferred to Hawkesbury Valley Bus & Coach, Oakville for storage and sale 6/10. Sold for a motorhome on the Central Coast 5/11.
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0334AO & 0343AO783 viewsMelbourne Bus Link 334 and 343 both MAN SL200/Ansair MK2, Laying over between duties at Footscray Depot, bus 334 is now Withdrawn.
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1040AO783 viewsHere is a photo of Driver # 40 Volvo B01M/Volgren taken from the Atkinson Street bridge over the Monash freeway Feb 2010

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TV 5978783 viewsCarbridge (19) Mercedes-Benz O500LE/Mills-Tui "Urban Edge" demonstrated at the 2010 BAV Maintenance Conference, Mooney Valley.
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m/o 2443782 viewsSydney Buses (2389) Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II
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006 RWI782 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) Bustech CDI showing the seating on the upper deck and the skylight emergency hatches, on 24 April 2012 on the last few weeks of its run on Hornibrook's 315 route to Scarborough. It is on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.
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CM 8935780 viewsex New World First Bus CM 8935 (ML1), ex China Motor Bus CM 8935 (ML1) at Terrey Hills 4/3/2007. This is the first ever tri-axle MCW Metrobus built by Metro-Cammell Weymann, and was built in their factory in Birmingham. It was also one of 2 prototypes before full production of the ML class for China Motor Bus.
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MO 5907780 viewsKulnura Coaches MAN 18.280/Coach Design. At Adcock Park, West Gosford. Sold out to Busways 10/7/09
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m/o 1234779 viewsHere we see the recently launched ANSTO shuttle service from Sutherland Station. It was temporarily operated by Veolia Menai (141) MAN 10.155/CC 510 which was transferred over for the service from Bankstown and new to Crossley's Revesby. Photo by Daniel. It has since been sold to Fangia Buslines where it was BK47WI then deregd 5/5/12 but back in service 12/12 as BR63US.
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m/o 3237778 viewsSydney Buses (3237) Mercedes O405/PMC Mark 5 arriving Taronga Zoo in the late afternoon. It is fitted with 47 high-back seats & centre door removed ex Silver Service livery (d) ex Airport Express.
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m/o 8960778 viewsIn January Connex took over Baxter's Villawood services. And have since integrated their Chester Hill services into the Villawood Depot. Number 70 a Mercedes O305 ex Baxters, ex STA is operating an ex Crossley Route (908 to Chester Hill) at Centro Bankstown. It was withdrawn by 2/2011.
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m/o 8731778 viewsThe last of the old style Bustech body built is Connex 219 Scania L94UB/Bustech, seen here wearing all over advertising for Club Menai at Bankstown South Terrace on Rail Replacement services. It remained at Menai after all its siblings moved on until the AOA was removed.

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TV 4541778 viewsBankstown Coaches - Bass Hill Volvo B58H/PMCSA ex Blue Mountains Explorer (Golden West Holdings Pty Ltd), Katoomba (702) TV 4541 5/11; ex (1373) WJP 461 Torrens Transit, Adelaide, SA.; ex (2307) WJP 461 Southlink, Adelaide, S.A. Seen on the Bankstown Coaches Tour at South Granville 3/7/2011 still in Blue Mountain Explorer red livery.
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m/o 9079777 viewsLatest business venture for Hawkesfords, the takeover of Mosman Coaches now Mosman Charter Buses. Seen here is Mercedes-Benz O305/PMC ex Sydney Buses 2344 fitted with wheelchair lift in rear stairwell, operating shopping tours near Tempe 2/12/2006. Since reregd TV 5755
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m/o 3262777 viewsSydney Buses (3262) MAN SL202/PMC at the Suspension Bridge, Northbridge, heading towards Northbridge on a 202. This shift then runs special to North Sydney and operates a 265 to McMahons Point, then McMahons Point to Lane Cove.
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m/o 1449777 viewsBusabout 1449 is a Bustech bodied Volvo B7RLE.
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2320 ST 777 viewsSydney Buses (2320) Volvo B12BLEA/Volgren "CR228L" in Transport NSW livery at Ryde Depot 27/11/11.
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TC 6571775 viewsCityBus Perth Mercedes Benz O305/PMC rebuild by Coachworks ex Busways Group (688), ex MO 1220; King Bros (25) - Rebody of PMC 054 (rego & fleet number same prior to rebody); ex Forest Coach Lines, Terrey Hills m/o 8078; ex STA Mk I 1819.


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m/o 9692774 viewsPunchbowl m/o 9692 Hino RG197K/PMC, the oldest bus in the fleet which was new at Punchbowl, photographed on route 450 heading towards Hurstville. Prior to its retirement some time ago and reinstatement 2 years later, it was m/o 5004.

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6660 MO774 viewsBusways (983) MAN 18.280/Bustech SBM at Kempsey 7/2011.
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5464AO773 views(115) of Westrans Altona (Western Coacdgh Services) a 1998,Autobus, Volvo B7R ex Benders Busways, ex Aries Tours.
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m/o 5446772 viewsAt Minto Mall: Busabout Volvo B7RLE/Bustech 'VST' in Transport for NSW livery.
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m/o 9393772 viewsBusways. This is a Scania K94UB with Volgren 'CR228L' body at North Richmond. This bus was actually a Westbus Windsor unit, so would be familiar with the country it traverses, some of which can be observed in the background. It now carries fleet number 1105 with Busways.
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m/o 8696771 viewsTo make way for the fleet numbers Connex intended for the Baxter's vehicles, a number of their current buses were renumbered into much more logical sequences. This former Southtrans Hino RG197K/Custom Coaches "210" was originally 73 but is now 47. Most Hino's are now in the 40 fleet number range.

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7543AO771 viewsYarra Valley (Martyrs Bus Lines) (43) Volvo B7/Autobus ex (32) 5432AO C50FT Bayside Coaches/Nuline Charter

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176 SKZ771 viewsSurfside Bus Lines (211) Bustech ADi in Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle livery, collecting Hotel travelers at Surfers Paradise 6 Nov 2012. Received from Derek Orford.
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m/o 3209770 viewsSydney Buses (3209) Mercedes O405/PMC Mark V at Balmoral on a sports charter to sailing 28/2/2007.
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0524AO769 viewsA lineup of three Benalla Bus Lines buses including (19) MAN 16.240/CC on the right.
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444 KKR and 390 KKR769 viewsTwo Greyhound Australia services operated by Denning Landseers crossing at Kings Canyon turnoff. (334) 484 KKR on the left in McCafferty's livery which has since been sold, and (360) 390 KKR on the right in another Hybrid Greyhound Australia Livery.

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m/o 2359768 viewsSydney Buses Mercedes O305/PMC Mark II at Chatswood 28/2/2007.
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m/o 3277768 viewsSydney Buses (3277) MAN SL202/PMC at Northbridge in the rain 28/2/2007.
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m/o 8415768 viewsHunter Valley Buses (105) MAN SL200/CAC ex Blue Ribbon, ex ACTION 461. Since withdrawn.
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m/o 7647768 viewsVeolia Transport (682) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/CC ex transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown (46) m/o 7647 1/2/07; ex Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood (47) m/o 7647 1/1/05; ex Delwood Coaches, Villawood m/o 7647 4/92 - Body rechassised from Roman; ex RC49F.
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ECOBUS 2768 viewsEcobus unit number 2, is pictured here operating a popular Circle Route service at Fremantle Interchange. The trial ceased in October 2007 and this bus is now preserved.

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2683AO768 viewsMountDandyBus (Ventura) (359) 2683 AO Scania L113/Volgren 'CR221L', operating tram replacement on route 1, seen here just off St Kilda Rd at Southbank. Later renumbered (825).

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VTI 931768 viewsTransit Plus (1969) MAN SG280H/PMCA Commuter artic seen here still in Transit Plus livery but since repainted into Admet livery. One of the few buses with Transit Plus in the one thousand series fleet numbers.

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5561AO767 viewsNew for Ventura are these Scania L94UB/CC CB60"MAX". These buses are short wheel base (approx 11.7m) while achieving maximum seating capacity. Here shown is fleet no 55 which was later changed to 880.

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TV 5177767 viewsCarbridge (31) Mercedes O500LE Volgren "CR228L" in P-Bus Livery shown on 16/2/10.
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m/o 1130765 viewsSydney Buses 1130, Mercedes-Benz O405NH-CNG/CC "Citaro", operating former Harris Park Transport route 626 at Pennant Hills Stn.

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467 SIM765 viewsDrivers cab of Red and White Coaches, Sandgate (7) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3R/Custom Coaches ex (797) 5296 MO, m/o 1023, Surfside Bus Lines, Tweed Heads, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Hawkesbury Valley Bus Service, Oakville, NSW, ex m/o 1023, Busabout, Casula, NSW, ex m/o 373, State Transport Authority, Sydney, NSW (B51D), ex m/o 373, North & Western Bus Lines, Gladesville, NSW, ex m/o 373, Metro West Bus Lines, Ermington, NSW, on rail replacement between Corinda & Richlands – taken at Richlands.
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m/o 5239764 viewsForest have also received 2 Volvo B7RLE Euro V's with the new ZF Ecolife gearbox. 5239 which was only delivered on a recent Thursday is seen here posed in the Forest depot.
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TV 559764 viewsGreens Northern Coaches 1994 Mercedes Benz 0303-3/MCA at Wollongong Station on Rail.
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6525AO763 viewsDriver 25 Autobus High Deck in Grayline livery is about to squeeze past an armed van parked on the roundabout as it leaves Station Pier with a load from a cruise ship on Australia Day.

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268 LCW762 viewsVeolia Transport (350) Mercedes Benz O500LE/Bustech "VST" in Translink livery is doing a 250 service into the Brisbane CBD and is just leaving Cultural Center
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VTO 750762 viewsSouthlink (2367) MAN SG280H/PMCSA Commuter.
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5921AO761 viewsNew for Benalla Coach Lines is this Mercedes O500RF-3 with Coach Design Body photographed at their depot.
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m/o 8895761 views3 Volvo's were acquired from Baxter's by Connex. Seen here is Volvo B10M MkIV/CC number 116. Formerly Baxters 33.

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