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276_ Bedford SB3 (Comair)   @ MacQuarie Street, Hobart - c1968.jpg
MET 2763148 viewsMetro Tasmania (276) Bedford SB3/Comair seen in Macquarie Street, Hobart c1968. It was the from the last batch of Comair Bedfords delivered to Hobart
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210 JFJ2898 viewsBrisbane Transport's MAN 18.310HOCL-R-NL buses with the Volgren CR228L bodies are the latest gems in BT's fleet of CNG powered vehicles with 1210 being shown here at night. Image courtesy of P. Jones.
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m/o 87552658 viewsFrom Interline is (38) Renault PR100.2 Ansair ex Action, Canberra, ACT (694) BUS 694. on route 874 to UWS Macarthur via Macarthur Square from Raby.
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TV 22772480 viewsCharterplus Denning ex Toronto Bus Service. It was withdrawn in August 2011. It was ex TV 989, ex TB 753.
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m/o 82642459 viewsFrom Interline is (23) Volvo B7RLE/ABDenning low floor, photgraphed between trips on the Bow Bowing route at Minto Mall.
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279 BLE2286 viewsBrisbane Transport's Volvo B10M mk3 buses with the Austral "Metroliner" rigid bodies were built between 1991 and 1994 and are solid, comfortable buses. To make a great bus even better, these buses were recently retrofitted with CoachAir SRLT air conditioning, except for buses 246 and 341 which are lucky enough to have Carrier air conditioning.
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886 IWL1984 viewsMAN SL200 buses are a dying breed at Brisbane Transport. Currently (as at 2006) being disposed, these buses have served faithfully since 1982. These particular SL200 buses feature the Denning Series 1 bodywork. Image courtesy of D. Milne.
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UQB 4881928 viewsOne of only a handful of this batch of O305G buses still in active service, Transperth Swan Transit (474) Mercedes Benz O305G/JWBolton seen on St Georges terrace on 24 August 2009. It was demonstrated to ACTION (Canberra) 19.12.1980 to 31.12.1980.
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m/o 71561912 viewsWestbus Mercedes-Benz O405 Mk II/Custom Coaches '510' in advertising livery for Western Sydney Razorbacks.
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TV 45981903 viewsNew for Premier Motor Service is this Scania K114IB with NCBC bodywork, photographed at Premier Illawarra's Figtree depot.
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m/o 79491815 viewsPremier Illawarra m/o 7949 is a Hino BG300 with Centurion Bodywork, ex Walkers of Bendigo, Photographed outside Bunnings at Warrawong on route 43 to Dapto via Berkeley. Note the spelling mistake on the desto.
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m/o 64081812 viewsPremier Illawarra Mercedes Benz O305 Ansair ex Action seen passing through Mangerton on its way to Wollongong University on route 11. In the background is Television Hill home of WIN Television. Television Hill is also home to a maze of World War II Defence Bunkers that are now used for Mushroom Harvesting.
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MO 66101799 viewsPremier Illawarra Volvo B7RLE/CC "CB50HCL" takes on the very steep driveway exit at Thirroul Station. This driveway definately does no justice to any bus, especially Low Floors like this. Since reregd 4751 MO.
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Premier Illawarra1781 viewsTwo unregistered ex STA Mercedes O305/PMC units - the one on the right is ex m/o 2413. The other one which had been in service with Premier Illawarra as m/o 7945 is ex 2086 which has since become TV 4725 at Northern Beaches Buses and then at Tango Pty Ltd, Melrose Park - withdrawn and stored at Terrey Hills 7/10 - sent to scrap.
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m/o 59491743 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAL70 (UF)/CC. Rebody chassis thought to be ex Timpson, London, UK SJJ789F where original Plaxton coachwork was destroyed by fire. Engine relocated to mid-mount, underfloor position before rebodying. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Sold for a race car transporter . Leon Batman photo
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m/o 93741742 viewsWestbus Scania K94UB/ Volgren 'CR228L' pictured in September 2008
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MO 9701729 viewsNowra Coaches Volvo B10M Artic/Denning ex ADP80F; ex BCC, Brisbane, QLD (993) 993 CIG -/06 (ADP74FR). Later regd 2418 MO. This took the plates off a Volvo B58 / Hess 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 (cassied 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 and stored. Still at depot 6/08.
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MO 61271696 viewsPremier Illawarra ex Action Renault makes its way over a slight hill at Berkeley on Northcliffe Drive heading to Dapto. In the background is the Southern Section of the Southern Freeway which is an isolated section of Freeway. The Freeway is broken between Bulli Tops and Gwyneville where it becomes an Expressway due to having a few driveways on it, otherwise known as Mt Ousley Road. This is the only Renault with the centre door removed due to an accident. The front doors used to actually be the centre doors!
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792 HUM1683 viewsBrisbane Transport's (792) Scania L94UB buses with the Volgren CR224L body were part of the first mass CNG order by BT. Built by Volgren (635-664)/Brisbane Transport Workshops (655-842) up until 2005, there are many subtle variations to the specification that were made as the order was completed.
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Bass Hill1670 viewsu/r Leyland Super Viking + Allison/PMC which was never registered at Bass Hill but became m/o 132 at Baxters. Photo by Denair
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m/o 55241633 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Albion Viking VK57/PMC, ex RM Campbell's demo. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover. Leon Batman photo.
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MO 66141613 viewsMO6614 is the only Air Conditioned Volvo B7RLE CB50HCL at Premier Illawarra, seen here at the Shellharbour City Centre precinct. since reregd 4754 MO.
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m/o 1321611 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford SB5/CCMC. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover. Leon Batman photo
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MO 61271609 viewsPremier Illawarra MO 6127 is a Renault PR100.2 ex m/o 6127; ex Rutty`s, Figtree (27) m/o 6127; ex ACTION BUS 686. This bus is the only single door Renault PR100.2 in the Premier Fleet. The bus was involved in an accident shortly after the PI takeover, which involved a major front end rebuild and the centre doors were used to replace the destroyed front doors.
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TV 45941593 viewsPremier Motor Service TV4594 SCANIA K114IB - 14.5m/NCBC still Tinselled up for Xmas. (photo taken on New Years Eve).
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m/o 0451585 views(54) Veolia Transport Mercedes O305/PMC at Bankstown ex Crossleys ex STA 2234
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800 HUM1584 viewsBrisbane Transport's Scania L94UB bus 800 with Volgren body was the prototype unit of the L94UB chassis, and demonstrated around Australia. It was put in a shed for a few years before finally coming to Brisbane Transport. It still resides at Garden City depot, despite efforts from Garden City drivers to get it sent over to terrorise Virgina depot drivers, along with the rest of the 800-series L94UB buses. Image courtesy of D. Milne.
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m/o 10491568 viewsWestbus Metrotec 16.250/Volgren 'CR222L' ex (53) m/o 1049 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W.
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m/o 1441566 viewsWestbus Girraween Csepel 844.31/Custom Coaches 'CB60'
ex (14) m/o 144 Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Girraween, N.S.W.-ex m/o 8479
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m/o 88951559 viewsVeolia Transport (116) Volvo B10M/CC ex Baxters at Campsie.
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Lineup1558 viewsKangaroo Bus Lines - Lineup of Denning Denflex and MCA buses.

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725 GWU1546 viewsBrisbane Transport's Scania L94UB with Volgren CR224L body bus 725 was the 100th Scania CNG bus put into service with BT. Image courtesy of P. Jones.
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TV 56271544 viewsCharterplus Volvo B12BLE/Bustech 'VST'. ex m/o 9440 7/08-ex Dural (128) 5/08-ex m/o 8964 Charterbus Direct/Harris Park Transport 1/07
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m/o 2881535 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAM3 - Perkins /CC. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Sold for a motorhome. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 91621529 viewsVeolia Transport Brand new (404) Volvo B12BLE Bustech VST for Veolia Menai at Bankstown on Rail Replacement.
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624 FCE1527 viewsBrisbane Transport's pair of Volvo B6L[Volgren] midi buses are used for CitySights tour services. The Council's City Sights bus tours take you through the Brisbane CBD, Southbank area, Chinatown, Spring Hill and Milton, stopping at historical and cultural tourist attractions along the way.
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m/o 45001510 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford YLQ2/CC. Sold by Baxters for a motorhome in Newcastle as XCQ 655. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 4681505 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAM70/CC. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Sold to Transfield. Leon Batman photo.
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MET 2451503 viewsMetro Tasmania Scania L94UB (14.5m)/Northcoast 'Downtown City Bus' pictured in Elizabeth Street, Hobart. It replaced bus [229] destroyed by fire recently.
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m/o 55121503 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford VAM70/CC ex AE Wood with route 20. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover . Leon Batman photo. m/o 5541 was a similar bus. Shown in what became the Bankstown Interchange layover area and through which buses now travel in the opposite direction.
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566 EKA1491 viewsBrisbane Transport's fleet of Volvo B10L Ansair Orana bodied buses have a resounding reputation within BT, however not neccessarily for the right reasons! They are commonly found on the "Great Circle Line" bus route, and many are retrofitted with bike racks. Shown here is (566)
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m/o 9771478 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford BLP2/CC. Seen here in Baxters livery after the takeover. Photo by Denair.
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m/o 7231466 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford SB5 (QFC)/CC. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Last seen at Wallerawang. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 41841452 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Ford R226/BBL/BH. Acquired from Brighton Bus Lines in a partially built condition and was then completed by Bass Hill Bus Service. Unregistered before takeover and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Sold to Linden, NSW area for a motorhome. Leon Batman photo.
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KBL 431443 viewsKangaroo Bus Lines MAN SL200/Denning ex BCC 894

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m/o 1321440 viewsu/r Bass Hill Bus Service Leyland Super Viking + Allison/PMC which became m/o 132 at Baxters seen here in the Baxters livery. From there it was sold to Fearnes Investments, Wagga Wagga as MO 4852 and then to Capital Touring Services Pty Ltd, Gowrie, ACT as MO 222. Photo by Denair.
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m/o 8161437 viewsBass Hill Bus Service. Bedford SB5/CC. Unregistered before takeover and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Body scrapped. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 90671425 viewsAt Glenquarie, Interline Bus Services (7) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech "VST" is about to make its last turn for the route to head past their depot and up to Glenfield Station, at the Junction of the Main South and East Hills lines, where it will turn around for another route 870 service to Campbelltown Hospital. The main purpose of going out for photo's on this day was to find Interline O305's before they finish up with a few new VST's pending delivery their days are dwindling.
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m/o 8921424 viewsBass Hill Bus service Bedford VAM70 - 381D/CVI. Deregd and placed for sale by Baxter's shortly after takeover - Sold for a motorhome. Leon Batman photo.
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m/o 8161422 viewsBass Hill Bus Service Bedford SB5 CCMC. Leon Batman photo.
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839 GWF1421 viewsSurfside Buslines (839) Volvo B12BLE/Bustech leaving Pacific fair on the Gold Coast.
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TV 17221411 viewsPremier Illawarra TV 1722 is a Mercedes OH1622 with Austral Bodywork, ex Nowra ex Great Lakes coaches. It used to have fluting upto the middle rub strip, when repainted/refurb'd Premier removed all of that. Since reregd 4749 MO. TV 946 (now 4779 MO) is another identical unit to this one. Seen here 18/11/2006.
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m/o 41841405 viewsBass Hill Bus Service White/Syd Wood in its final depot resting place after being withdrawn from service.
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451 ERD1385 viewsBrisbane Transport's Volvo B10M mk3 buses with the QBB rigid bodies have been in service since 1989. Sixty-nine buses were built in total. Image courtesy of P. Jones.
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m/o 90691367 viewsInterline took delivery of 3 Volvo B12BLE Bustech/VST's last year, and two more are due for delivery shortly. Shown here is number 9 on route 870 to Glenfield (which will be extended to Liverpool in the future) at Macarthur Square. The bus was displaying the wrong destination at the time, the driver changed it shortly after I took the photo.
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m/o 45001347 viewsBass Hill Bus Service. Bedford YLQ2/CC. Seen here in Baxters livery after the takeover. Photo by Denair. Sold by Baxters for a motorhome in Newcastle as XCQ 655.
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m/o 61901325 viewsAfter I thought that Premier Illawarra were going to get onto withdrawing these old bangers (Mercedes O035/Ansairs) they went and refurbished another one, I must say they look great when refurbished, it's just ashame that Ansair Built these with easy rusting steel. This bus was only completed with Refurbishment in September 2006. It'll probably last another 12-18 months before withdrawal. Withdrawn and sold in 2009. Seen here 18/11/2006.
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67 AEC1324 viewsMetro Tasmania (67) AEC Regal Mk IV at City Depot, Hobart c1967
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m/o 95891311 viewsWestbus Scania K230UB/Volgren 'CR228L' pictured in September 2008
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m/o 95751311 viewsHillsbus Scania K230UB/Volgren 'CR228L' Pictured in September 2008.
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