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m/o 4670 and m/o 44821393 viewsThe last 2 remaining Leyland Leopards at Hillsbus Northmead were m/o 4670 since Sold to Steve Knowles (enthusiast), Terrey Hills & m/o 4482 since sold to Riad Cahal. Both were CC bodied.
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TV 3931393 viewsHawkesfords Austral HD1 seen here at the Spit in all over orange advertisement for Unions NSW 2006 (Your Rights at Work). Ex Pleasure Tours, Lidcombe TV 393 7/05; ex m/o 7764; ex Firefly, VIC, approaching The Spit Bridge on a charter to South Steyne 14/2/2007.
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m/o 39371392 viewsUTA Leyland Leopard/PMC Mark II seen here after its withdrawal.
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m/o 14681389 viewsKurnell Bus Lines Mercedes O305/PMC ex STA 2102 wearing their new signwriting. This was subsequently renamed back to Skennars Bus Lines although accreditation is still Kurnell. Deregd by 1/12.
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MO 15261389 viewsThree older photos this month from Andrew McGee showing Busways Scania K93/CC’s ex Peninsula Buslines. (424) is still in Peninsula livery with black around the headlights in the late 1990's. It has since been sold to Kingsgrove Bus & Coach where it was (11) m/o 9719 and then Casula Bus & Coach with the same rego. Then back to Kingsgrove Bus & Coach as (25) when they took over Casula.

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m/o 6621381 viewsThe first Punchbowl Bus Co bus in Transport NSW livery, a Volvo B7RLE with possibly the last Custom CB60 body, seen here on its first day out on a 450 trip to Burwood via Strathfield. Olympian photo.
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BD50GM1372 viewsIveco Delta demonstrator running for Punchbowl Bus Co
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m/o 89251362 viewsForest Coachlines Mercedes-Benz O305G/PMC ex STA 2573 15/3/06. Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra 23/7/09.
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BM 0531361 viewsBacchus Marsh Coaches (4) BM 053 MAN SG220 / Denning artic ex Panorama Coaches, Diamond Creek, Vic.-ex (998) 998 PIP Brisbane City Council (BCC), Brisbane, Qld, photo by BusSpud. Since withdrawn.
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m/o 85421357 viewsBusways (238) Mercedes-Benz O405/CC - since reregd 2002 MO at Coffs Harbour.
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RFS 3681353 viewsTransit First Demo Volvo B12BLE/Volgren CR228L Door side view
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m/o 36371351 viewsSydney Buses (3637) Scania L113 CRB CNG / Ansair at Rockdale Station
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HOOKES1350 viewsThe First Scania L94UA/Custom Coaches 'CB60 Combo' Artic, number 1001 for Torrens Transit, also wears a special Livery for the David Hookes Foundation, with matching Rego Plates (HOOKES). Subsequently reregd SB85AS.
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BUS 7261345 viewsACTION Renault PR180.2 (artic)/Ansair (Mk I)
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6502 MO1344 viewsBusways 826 Scania K230UB/ CC "CB60" (not new) but still wearing a new style of Advertising is seen at St Huberts Island near Umina on a route 60 to Kincumber. That bridge in the background is quite steep. Note the unusual desto Kincumber then Woy Woy.

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m/o 8181343 viewsGlenorie have recently (2004) rebranded most of their fleet as 'Hillsbus' in line with other affiliated operations operated by Westbus in the Hills district. This may not continue, due to Westbus being placed into receivership in late January 2005. This bus is a Volvo B10B with Custom Coaches "230" body. The operation has since been taken over by CDC and by 2009 was in canary yellow livery with Hillsbus.
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TV 57241338 viewsAt the NRL Grand Final a shot of Charterplus Volvo B10M/Volgren with a destination which reflects its heritage, being new to Davis Bus Lines of Ballarat where it was (98) 2849AO, ex CSM 198. Hayden Ramsdale photo.
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2606 MO1338 viewsRed Bus Service fleet no 23 is an Iveco Metro with Express bodywork. Seen here wrapped for the Gosford Free Shuttle Service at Gosford 5/5/2011.
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m/o 19681336 viewsShorelink Iveco Metro/ Volgren "CR228L" unit 135 is passed at Hornsby by Unit 77 m/o 8646 - A very very nice Mercedes Benz O405NH with Bustech body. Pretty much every livery the Merc has worn has really suited this body!
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m/o 1535, m/o 1614, m/o 10711333 viewsMarking 15 years since the last Leopards ran in STA service, 25 years since the last Waverley Atlanteans ran and 125 years of government road transport, Leopards 1535 & 1614 and Atlantean 1071 operated a tour on Sunday 31st October 2004.

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986 KMP1332 viewsSurfside Buslines (767) Volvo B7RLE/Bustech VST awaits its next run at Tweed Heads.
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TV 59611326 viewsMoore’s Tours. Acquired by 9/09 was TV 5961 Denning D-Deck I – GM/Denning ex Premier Stateliner, SA (384) VBU 441, ex Pioneer, Australia (390); ex Deluxe Coachlines, Australia (190) MO 458


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Unregd1321 viewsThe first built CC CB80 bodied artic going to Adelaide Metro on a Scania chassis. Seen at CC Royal Park factory (SA) in the new red front livery prior to delivery.
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m/o 86461320 viewsNewly repainted into the TNSW livery is Unit 77, the lone Mercedes Benz O405NH with a Bustech Body at Trandev/Shorelink, ex m/o 7656.
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m/o 78821319 viewsRecently repainted with the green front transit First (99) m/o 7882 Mercedes O405/CC 510 in Chalmers Street, City. This livery did not stay long after the takeover by Veolia.
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MO 52921316 viewsBusways (482) Mercedes-Benz O405/CC.
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412 GBU1315 viewsSurfside (412) 412 GBU is a Mercedes-Benz 814D/Alan B Denning 'Vario' which was previously 3981 for Sydney Buses.

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751 ETE1313 viewsFrom Wide Bay Transit in Maryborough in Rural QLD is (53) Custom Coach bodied Scania L113CRB. It was photographed by Denair performing a service with trailer attached.
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MO 06011311 viewsWarrigal Charters Volvo B6FA/CC ex Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Laurieton (390) MO 0601; ex Gosford; ex Peninsula Bus Lines; ex Davis, Ourimbah; ex Western Road. Since reregd TV 4797 then sold to Townsville for non-PSV 8/09.
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m/o 71601306 viewsHillsbus Mercedes-Benz O405 Mk II/Custom Coaches '510'
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m/o 63591301 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes O305/PMC ex John J Hill ex STA 2360 still in John J Hill livery shown here after withdrawal having been sold for preservation.
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BCC Worldmaster.1300 viewsIn 1976, some BCC Regals and Royal Tiger Worldmasters were still in the old green livery as shown here with Worldmaster (248).

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m/o 83521298 views(108) VeoliaTransport Volvo B10M/Volgren at Sydenham November 2006.
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m/o 25741297 viewsSydney Buses (2574) Mercedes O305G/PMC in heavy rain during Military Road peak hour.
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m/o 88031297 viewsWestbus (and subsequently Hillsbus) m/o 8803 Scania L94UB/Volgren 'CR228L' on Harbour Bridge southbound.
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TC 44271295 viewsOn a Greyhound Australia service from Darwin to Perth is this Denning Landseer, passing along the Highway just south of Katherine. Note the Greyhound Australia signwriting on the front and McCafferty's signwriting on the side. 352 is registered on West Australian plates TC4427. It is ex 352 CDK; ex Bathurst Coaches (21) TV 1405; ex Deluxe (130) TC2125; ex m/o 357. Since sold for motorhome conversion
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TV 5751 & 5748 MO1295 viewsHawkesford's Mercedes-Benz O305s in Cremorne. TV5751 is PMC bodied ex m/o 1921 20/9/08; ex STA Mk II 2278 while 5748 MO is a Coachworks rebody. It is ex Busways 5748 MO 7/6/11; ex MO 4190; ex King Bros (31) MO 4190, rebody of PMC 157 4/78 (rego & fleet number same prior to rebody); ex Forest Coach Lines Pty Ltd, Terrey Hills m/o 8479; ex STA Mk I 1922.
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MO 27711293 viewsPort Stephens Coaches MO 2771 is one of many different Volvos which have operated the Ski Rider Motel to Perisher shuttle service. This Volvo B10M with Ansair bodywork has been transferred from Port Stephens to the snow to operate this service during the snow season. Since reregd 3121 MO.
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m/o 1140 and m/o 1203.1290 viewsFrom State Transit, Sydney Buses are these Mercedes O405NH-CNG/CC's. STA buses at Macquarie Centre are stopping opposite the interchange due to reconstruction works. 1203 and 1140 are seen here operating routes 295 and 545. Of these 1203 was at times used as a supplementary Tway bus.

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S96 and S681286 viewsCityrail S96 and S68 had the honours of hauling 2 of the AK track recording cars as part of a trial. They are seen approaching Concord West station. 19/8/12
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164 CBS1282 viewsAmberley Rosewood Bus Company's 10 (164.CBS) is a MAN SL200 with Ansair body ex ACTION 497. Amberley Rosewood Bus Company are dedicated school bus and charter operators from Ipswich.

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SB78BL1280 viewsTransit Plus (1015) Scania K310UA/Custom Coaches 'CB60 Evo II' on route 555 to Tea Tree Plaza.
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m/o 54221277 viewsMetroLink (27) Leyland Tiger TRCTL11/3Rsp/PMC"160" ex Forest Coach Lines, Terrey Hills m/o 5422; ex St Ives Bus Service (12) m/o 5422
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m/o 37491276 viewsSydney Buses (3749) Scania L113CRL/Ansair. Rear view showing the preparations being made for application of full rear advertisements.
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BBL 791274 viewsBrisbane Bus Lines (79) Volvo B10ML /Fuji Heavy Industries at Enoggera 28 Feb 2014. It is ex (114) m/o 7376, Busways, Glendenning, NSW, ex (6.21) Tsukuba Expo, Japan
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2666AO1273 viewsVentura 23 Centurion Leyland Tiger being used on a local school charter on Friday 5/3 still in the light blue Mount Dandy colours. It is ex (336), ex EFT212, ex (36) EFT212 Mount Dandenong Passenger Service, Croydon, Vic.
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TV 34011272 viewsBusways (891) MAN 18.31/Coach Design still shown here with its Kulnura signage – from its previous owner. Transferred to Bulahdelah depot by 4/10, still as TV 3401.

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m/o 71261267 viewsWestbus Windsor Mercedes-Benz OH1418/Custom Coaches '510' after its refurbishment and repaint into canary yellow livery. There is a photo of it in its previous livery in the Ben O galleries.

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MO 56471264 viewsThis is the latest in the Fearnes, Wagga Wagga fleet, a Mercedes O500LE with Bustech 'VST' bodywork. It is now 6086 MO with Busabout Wagga.
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RFS 3681262 viewsTransit First Demo Volvo B12BLE/Volgren CR228L Driver side view
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996 JGU1257 viewsKingaroy Bus Lines operate ex Brisbane City Council MAN SL200/Denning (134) as (14) on a school run which departs around 3.25 each day.

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006 RWI1257 viewsHornibrook Buslines (343) 15 March 2012 in Queen St Brisbane is a Bustech CDi double decker on trial on route 315, on loan from Surfside. First Australian Double Decker built by Bustech. Received from Derek Orford.


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m/o 7938 and m/o 82221254 viewsHunter Valley Buses MAN 12.220/CC CB60's ex Westbus since reregd 2455 MO and 2456 MO respectively.
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m/o 98851253 viewsBusways (1130) - a newer TNSW repaint seen at Mulgrave depot between shifts is Scania K230UB/ Volgren "CR228L" ex CDC m/o 9885. This bus was a St Marys depot unit "back in the CDC days".
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m/o 98851249 viewsBusways On their way from Glendenning Depot to Mulgrave Depot, Scania K230UB/Volgren CR228L (1130) and another ex CDC Scania pose for a photograph just around the corner from the Glendenning yard, on the first day Busways operated the full region 1 services 6/10/2013.
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BUS 8151245 viewsACTION Renault PR100.2/Ansair (Mk I)
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m/o 73661245 viewsCDC Hillsbus Volvo B10M 14.5 m/Custom Coaches '510'. Because of the tapered rear this bus together with m/o 200 are known as "the trams".
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TV 29091244 viewsBusways North Coast (623) TV2909, a NCBC bodied Irisbus FRH which was originally part of the King Bros fleet. Seen here at the Eddy Avenue bus terminal at Sydney's Central Staion prior to departing on the daily service to Forster.

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TV 41701242 viewsForest Coach Lines 4170 Volvo B12R/Coach Design ex m/o 1098.
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MO 06011241 viewsWarrigal Charters Volvo B6FA/CC ex Busways North Coast Pty Ltd, Laurieton (390) MO 0601; ex Gosford; ex Peninsula Bus Lines; ex Davis, Ourimbah; ex Western Road. Since reregd TV 4797 then sold to Townsville for non-PSV 8/09.
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