Bankstown Strathfield Bus Service at the time of takeover by Westway

This is a historic listing of vehicles owned and operated by Bankstown Strathfield Bus Service at the time of takeover by Westway.

Fleet List   Operator Information

Rego # Chassis VIN Body Body # Body DateSeating
m/o 388 Mercedes-Benz O305WDB30700161008508 PMC 5261 9/79B43D
ex STA Mark II 2226 2/99.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 388 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (29) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (630) m/o 388 1/2/07; Withdrawn and sold to J Fangia, Eastwood 23/12/11, subsequently on sold for non-PSV. Noted for sale on eBay, located at Cecil Hills 12/12, and again located on the Central Coast 3/15.
m/o 452 Mercedes-Benz O305WDB30700121006816 PMC 5007 9/78B43D
ex STA Mark II 1972 12/00.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 452 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (24) at transit First after April 2005, then dereg 4/06 & sold to Bargo Trading, Goulburn 26/5/06.
m/o 516 Csepel 844.19TRC684419R0108003 Custom Coaches "210" 95-9 9/95B50D
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 516 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (84) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (644) m/o 516 1/2/07.
m/o 544 Mercedes-Benz O305WDB30700161007577 PMC 5151 4/79B43D
ex STA Mark II 2116 4/00.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 544 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (27) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (628) m/o 544 1/2/07. Withdrawn 28/9/9 and used for spares at Taren Point depot.
m/o 548 AEC Swift 760 6P2R1038853697 PMCSA 4223 7/81B50D
Not included in takeover by Westway.
Sold to Mark Burton, North Nowra for preservation, then for a motorhome in Newcastle -/03 as AP91AW.
m/o 552 Csepel 844-19TRC684419T0107003 Custom Coaches "510" 97-15 5/97B53F
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 552 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (85) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (645) m/o 552 1/2/07.
m/o 584 AEC Swift 760 6P2R1038853697 PMCSA 4193 8/80B50D
Not included in takeover by Westway.
Sold Scott Wilson, Warriewood 5/03, then without use to Allambie Coach Lines (RL & VM Niukapu), Warriewood as m/o 8500 - Not included in sale to Manly Coaches 1/06, but stored there for sale & sold to Tony Finneran for preservation 2/4/06.
m/o 594 Mercedes-Benz O305WDB30700121007061 PMC 5066 12/78B43D
ex STA Mark II 2031 2/99.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 594 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (25) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (626) m/o 594 1/2/07. Sold non-psv in South-west Sydney region 11/09 and later reg BE09JA. Noted in Whittlesea, Vic 2/11.
m/o 594 was the only vehicle to remain in Bankstown Strathfield livery at the time of transit First's sale to Veolia - it was never repainted with Veolia.
m/o 619 Csepel 844.19TRC684419T0107001 Custom Coaches "510" 97-14 5/97B53F
First reg 17/7/97.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 619 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (86) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (646) m/o 619 1/2/07.
m/o 633 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7502453 Custom Coaches 92-80 12/8/92B51D
ex m/o 7011; Rebody ex m/o 516; ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 516 25/3/78.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 633 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (37) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (25) m/o 633 1/2/07; Advertised for sale through Rodd Hood (dlr) 9/08. De-reg and stored at Menai depot 11/08. Moved to Bankstown 3/09. Sold to Gatton Bus Service, Queensland for re-sale 6/09.
m/o 836 Csepel 844.19TRC784419P0110001 Custom Coaches "210" 94-323 4/95B49D
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 836 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (82) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (642) m/o 836 1/2/07.
m/o 943 Hino CM277KJHDCM277KXXX40088 Custom Coaches "210" 92-268 4/93B57F
ex m/o 8417.
To Westway (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as m/o 943 5/5/03 (renamed transit First) - (64) at transit First after April 2005, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd as (31) m/o 943 1/2/07.
Total buses in fleet = 12
Previously operated vehicles
m/o 388 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7201275 PMC 1611 12/7/73B50D
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 388 25/3/78.
Withdrawn by early-1999 & sold.
m/o 452 AEC Reliance 505 6MU2RA6626 Coachmaster 1124 20/11/69B47D
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 452 25/3/78.
Plate transferred to an ex UTA Leopard after 1983.
m/o 452 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R7200439 Smithfield SB007 1/12/72B46F
ex UTA 3960 (B42D).
Sold to Parkes NSW as worker accommodation by 11/95
m/o 516 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7502453 PMC 0208 3/76B50D
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 516 25/3/78.
Withdrawn in 1988; Rebodied by CC (92-80 12/8/92) & reg m/o 7011, then m/o 633 (see under the latter rego).
m/o 516 Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R7202084 Smithfield SB047 16/5/73B42D
ex UTA 1500.
Scrapped for parts.
m/o 544 AEC Reliance 3U2RA5061 PTC 10/64B45FR
ex PTC "Mrs Whippy" 3521 (prototype unit).
Plate transferred to an ex UTA Leopard & vehicle withdrawn; Sold to A Haviland (enthusiast), Chatswood for preservation; then to Scott Wilson (enthusiast), Warriewood / Terrey Hills.
m/o 544 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R7101974 PMC 170 18/11/71B46F
ex UTA 3923 (B42D).
Scrapped for parts.
m/o 548 AEC Regal IV Comeng
Reg 5/10/78 ex PTC 3239 8/78.
Sold to Goulburn Bus Service (Packer), Goulburn as MO 3772.
m/o 552 AEC Regal IV Comeng -/60B43FR
Reg 2/4/79 ex PTC 3306 3/79.
Sold to Goulburn Bus Service (Packer), Goulburn as MO 4028; Noted at Townsville, QLD -/86 as a shed advertising Rent a Relic.
m/o 552 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7105063 PMC 1535 21/8/72B49D
ex m/o 5784 -/82; ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 5784 25/3/78.
Withdrawn for parts in 1988 & plates transferred to an ex UTA Leopard.
m/o 552 Leyland Leopard PMC 98 25/11/70B43D
ex UTA 3851 -/88.
Dereg upon the arrival of m/o 552 Csepel 5/97 & scrapped for parts.
m/o 594 AEC Reliance 470 MU3RAE307 Coachmaster 4/72B43D
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 594 153/78; Rebody ex John J. Hill Pty Ltd, Wollongong m/o 780 (1955 chassis) the last Coachmaster body built.
Sold for use as a workshop by 1989.
m/o 594 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7303663 PMC 1654 6/12/73B50D
ex m/o 4310 by 1989; ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 4310 25/3/78.
Temporarily registered m/o 8675 whilst plates were remade in 1996.
Sold to A Haviland for preservation; then to Scott Wilson, Warriewood. Subcontracted to Mosman Coaches (RL Kirkwood), Allambie Heights as m/o 8710 (reg c6/04); Subcontracting deal ended and vehicle then accredited to Voyager Coaches Pty Ltd, Cromer (as m/o 1071). Withdrawn 4/06 & Dereg 17/5/06; Sold for a motorhome.
m/o 619 AEC Reliance 505 6MU3RA6624 Coachmaster 891 21/6/68B47D
(Monocontrol) ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 619 25/3/78.
Plates should have been m/o 618 but when remade for this bus at McVicar's they came back as m/o 619.
m/o 619 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R904184 PMC 54 9/5/70B46F
ex B43D by 2/96; ex UTA 3807.
Dereg upon the arrival of m/o 619 Csepel 5/97 & scrapped for parts.
m/o 633 Leyland Leopard PSU3C/2R7403859 PMC 1799 26/6/75B49D
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 633 25/3/78.
Plates transferred to a rebody of ex McVicar m/o 516 by 1994; Disposal unknown.
m/o 836 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7304750 PMC 1733 9/74B49D
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 836 25/3/78.
Withdrawn by early-1995 & sold.
m/o 943 Leyland Leopard PSU3/1RL20054 PMC 254 7/65B43FR
ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 943 25/3/78; ex DOI, Canberra ZIB 079 after ex ZIB 021 destroyed by fire.
Sold to Argent's Bus Service, Kempsey as MO 7615 (plates transferred to m/o 4305); then for a stationary caravan on Bellbrook Rd.
m/o 943 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7105437 PMC 1610 18/6/73B50D
ex m/o 4305 by 1983; ex McVicar's Bus Services, Lidcombe m/o 4305 25/3/78.
Withdrawn by early-1993.
No of withdrawn buses listed = 19

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