Hawkesford's First Choice Charters & BM Bus & Coach - Sydney Olympic Park

The following list is of known buses both current and those previously operated by Hawkesford's First Choice Charters & BM Bus & Coach - Sydney Olympic Park.

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Bus # Rego # Chassis VIN Body Body # Body DateSeatingLivery
m/o 9476 Volvo B10M Mk IIIYV31MGC12MD027772 Austral B02018 12/91B49D
ex Port Stephens Coaches Pty Ltd, Anna Bay (51) m/o 9476 10/16; Reg 3/13 ex Brisbane Transport, Toowong, QLD (236) 236 BIQ via Manheim Auctions (withdrawn 11/12).
TV 2875 Denning LandseerDL1253-937-6-2-88 Denning DL1253 2/88C53FAOA
First Choice Charters
ex North Sydney Bus Charter Pty Ltd, North Ryde TV 2875 4/16; ex Kevin O'Toole t/a Ocean View Coaches, Cromer TV 2875 13/7/15; ex Manly Coaches Pty Ltd, Brookvale TV 2875 3/10; ex C48FT; ex Manly Bus Service Pty Ltd, Brookvale TV 2875 9/6/03; ex Greyhound Pioneer Australia Ltd, Brisbane (307) UKH 709; ex Coach Fleet Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Express, Adelaide, SA (307) UKH 709.
TV 6396 MCA - Cummins L106F9301C01NB004190 MCA 4190 1/92C54F
ex Port Stephens Coaches Pty Ltd, Anna Bay (15) TV 6396 1/17; Reg by 9/12 ex Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd, Enfield (42) TV 1866 (C46FT) via Auction by 7/12; ex RA Steinhardt Holdings Pty Ltd t/a Port Macquarie Bus Service, Port Macquarie (36) TV 1866; ex MO 9138.
TV 7930 Toyota Coaster HZB50RJT743PB5108003620 Toyota - -/97C21CAOA
First Choice Charters
ex TV 7429 by 2/17; Reg 8/11/13 ex TV 7178; Reg 9/9/12 ex TV 5991 (dereg 20/10/11); previously (33) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet; ex MLC College, Burwood by 12/09.
TV 7945 Volvo B10MYV31M3F15RD041158 Austral Denning "Metroliner" B021400 12/94B45DAOA
BM Bus & Coach
Reg 11/5/16 ex Brisbane Transport (leased to South West Transit), Richlands, QLD (507) 507 CQD.
TV 8061 Toyota Coaster HZB50RJT743PB5108001479 Toyota - -/95C21CAOA
First Choice Charters
ex Brisbane Bus Lines, Dayboro, QLD 23/12/15; ex 073 GAO 5/15; ex All State Scenic Tours, Brisbane 073 GAO.
TV 8896 Scania L113CRBYS4LC4X2B01821015 Ansair "Orana" S2352 9/93B53FAOA
First Choice Charters
Reg 8/9/16 ex Nevilles Bus Service Pty Ltd t/a Busabout (Region 15), Smeaton Grange m/o 8663 (withdrawn by 8/15); ex B51D.
Total buses in fleet = 7
Previously operated vehicles
125TV 7434 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 616CDIWDB9056132P353260 Alan B. Denning "Sprinter" 61002 27/9/02C25C
Reg 16/11/13 ex R Nolan, Glen Innes 1264 MO; ex DV Arandale t/a By Bus, Glen Innes 1264 MO 1/7/11; ex AY20PJ; ex Rover Motors Pty Ltd, Cessnock (M1) TV 600 -/08; ex AE04LM; ex Carbridge Pty Ltd, Mascot CT 025 12/5/05.
Dereg 15/3/15 for sale.
132m/o 8644 Mitsubishi RosaJMFBE649J0BC00192 Mitsubishi - -/03B23FL
Previously (32) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex Forest Coach Lines Pty Ltd, Terrey Hills m/o 8644 30/12/09; ex XZM 566; ex Wesley Gardens Retirement Village, Forestville XZM 566 -/03.
Severely damaged by fire at Brooklyn 30/10/13 & remains offered for auction at Pickles, Milperra 12/12/13.
164TV 7691 Volvo B10M Mk IB10M56394X24488 Volgren VG063 12/83B49F
Reg 14/2/14 ex Grenda Nominees Pty Ltd, Dandenong, VIC (242) 6320 AO via Omnibus (dlr) by 2/14; ex Westrans, Altona (64) 2845 AO 1/07; ex Westrans, Sunshine (20) 2845 AO; ex Davis Bus Lines, Ballarat (90) 2845 AO; ex FYN 503; ex BYE 090.
Sold to North Shore Shuttle Service Pty Ltd t/a North Sydney Bus Charter, Ingleside as TV 7691 8/14.
166BW27MK MAN SL2026AB8940049SP00149 PMC 7571 10/89B43D
ex I Ploskonka, Sydney (preservation) BW27MK 10/13; Reg 18/6/13 ex STA, Randwick m/o 3298 5/13.
Sold to North Shore Shuttle Service Pty Ltd t/a North Sydney Bus Charter, Ingleside as BW27MK 8/14; Dereg by 2/16 & Sold to G Wagemans, Sydney for preservation 4/16.
168TV 7395 Mercedes-Benz O30530700161020365 PMC 5379 3/80B47F
Previously (286) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
Reg 6/9/13 ex TV 5754 (dereg late-2011); ex m/o 9466 20/9/08; ex STA Mk II 2344 6/06 (B43D).
Sold to North Shore Shuttle Service Pty Ltd t/a North Sydney Bus Charter, Ingleside as TV 7395 8/14; Dereg/sold by 1/16.
198TV 8059 Renault PR100.2VF6PS08A200000136 Ansair R1505 11/87B50FAOA
BM Bus & Coach
ex TV 6208 by 2/16; Previously in Concord Coaches livery & previously (98) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
Reg 18/8/10 ex Fearnes Investments Pty Ltd t/a Busabout, Wagga Wagga 3983 MO 10/09; ex MO 6364; ex Fearnes Investments Pty Ltd, Wagga Wagga MO 6364 1/11/08; ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (692) BUS 692 12/05 (B41D).
Sold to Pink Party Bus, Tuggeranong, ACT 4/17.
TV 393 Austral HD1B559/8023 Austral 1603 11/89C46FT
Previously (63) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex Pleasure Tours of Australia, Lidcombe TV 393 7/05; ex m/o 7764 by 9/04; ex Firefly Coaches Pty Ltd, Maidstone, VIC (14) EBJ 014 by 5/02 - Previously in all over orange advertisement for Unions NSW 2006 (Your Rights at Work).
Registration cancelled early-2012.
TV 579 Mercedes-Benz O303-3WDB60041561073025 Austral Denning "Majestic" C100580 6/94C48DT
Previously (49) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex Australian Scenic Tours, Newcastle TV 579.
Registration cancelled early-2012 & Sold to Go West, WA as TC 6865 for mine work; Offered for sale through Manheim Auctions, Perth Airport 10/5/16.
TV 3894 Mercedes-Benz O303-3WDB60041561070959 Austral Denning "Majestic" C100230 6/93C50FT
Previously (52) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex (QLD) 636 HOH; ex Surf City Coaches Pty Ltd, Southport, QLD (5) 636 HOH -/05; ex AAT Kings Tours Pty Ltd, Alice Springs, NT (70) m/o 2014; ex FFM 714.
Sold to Go West, WA as TC 6867 for mine work; Offered for sale through Manheim Auctions, Perth Airport 10/5/16.
TV 3899 Mercedes-Benz O303-3WDB60041561067918 Austral Denning "Majestic" C100660 6/94C50F
Previously (44) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex Surf City Coaches, Southport, QLD; ex AAT (44) (NT) m/o 1286.
No longer operated 5/12.
TV 3902 Mercedes-Benz SprinterWDB9034632P996386 Mercedes-Benz - -/00C14C
Previously (47) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex TV 2686.
Registration cancelled early-2012.
TV 7170 Mercedes-Benz O303-3WDB60041561067921 MCA B223 -/93C48FTL
ex TV 6202 by 18/9/12; previously (65) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet; Reg 23/6/10 ex LC Dysons Bus Service Pty Ltd, Bundoora, VIC (247) 0940 AO 5/10; ex DJ Nugent t/a Australian Rambler Coaches, Preston, VIC (101) 0940 AO 4/8/03; ex FFM 742; ex Wannon Holdings Pty Ltd t/a Wannon Roadways, Hamilton (4) FFM 742.
Dereg by 22/6/13 for sale.
TV 7172 Austral DC1226VF15084580677A28
B471
Austral "Tourmaster" 1401 12/87C46FT
Reg 21/9/12 ex TV 4845 (reg cancelled early-2012); Previously (66) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
ex TV 4461 7/07; ex Hopkinsons Transport Pty Ltd, Smithfield TV 959 10/06; ex Deluxe Coachlines Pty Ltd, Wangaratta, VIC (153) m/o 493 (NT).
Dereg 20/9/13.
TV 7385 Mercedes-Benz O30530700161009657 PMC 5325 11/79B43D
Sign written for Holy Cross College, Ryde from Term 1 2013.
Previously (70) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
Reg 21/2/13 ex BI95ZO (dereg by 22/12/11); ex AT54ZP 1/11; ex Macarthur Anglican School, Cobbitty, AT54ZP 29/10/10; ex Premier Illawarra Pty Ltd, Figtree MO 6416; ex XVF 982; ex STA Mk II 2290 11/01.
Rego cancelled by 23/8/13 & Sold to Jeff Spence t/a Pick of the Crop Coach Tours, Shanes Park by 7/16.
TV 7393 Mercedes-Benz O305G30710161037888 PMC 6210 5/84AB69D
Previously (92) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
Reg 17/8/13 ex m/o 8935 20/9/08 (dereg by 11/12); ex STA 2578 10/1/06.
Rego cancelled by 16/2/14 & Sold to Luddenham Raceway Paintball for a prop on the paint ball field.
TV 7802 Mercedes-Benz O303-3WDB60041561072864 Austral Denning "Majestic" C100410 3/94C50FT
ex TV 6493 14/3/14; Previously (59) in the Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd fleet.
Reg 3/3/11 ex LC Dysons Bus Service Pty Ltd, Bundoora, VIC (223) NT m/o 2681 5/10; ex Cobb & Co Coaches Pty Ltd, Tullamarine, VIC (40A) NT m/o 2681; ex m/o COBB40; ex Australian Pacific Tours Pty Ltd, Sandringham, VIC (52) TV 045.
Sold to North Shore Shuttle Service Pty Ltd t/a North Sydney Bus Charter, Ingleside as TV 7802 8/14.
CG97CI Mercedes-Benz O500RF-2WEB63440021000363 BCI "Cruiser" C57F
Demonstrator unit operated late-2015.
No of withdrawn buses listed = 17

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