Riverside Bus and Coach Service trading as Parramatta-Ryde Bus Service

This is a historic listing of vehicles owned and operated by Riverside Bus and Coach Service trading as Parramatta-Ryde Bus Service.

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Rego # Chassis VIN Body Body # Body DateSeating
m/o 612 Leyland Leopard Parramatta Ryde 12/74C49F
ex B53F -/87; Chassis ex UK
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale & donated to the Sydney Bus & Truck Museum.
m/o 4802 MAN SL200588-1030-1030 Parramatta Ryde - 4/82B50D
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Skennar's (Talbay Pty Ltd), Taren Point as m/o 7854 - dereg 2/04 & used in an emergency exercise at Kahibah, Newcastle 5/05.
m/o 4878 Mercedes-Benz O30530700121005991 PMC 163 4/78B47F
Reg 9/91 ex UTA Mark I 1928 4/91.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Tallbay Pty Ltd t/a Skennars Bus Lines, Caringbah as WVL 056 9/00 (operated at Sydney 2000 Olympics in full Parramatta Ryde livery); then S Salaberry t/a Ausguays Bus & Charter, Green Valley as WVL 056 by 3/04; renumbered TV 3994; then to Aleksandar Illich t/a Link King Coachlines, Prestons as TV 3994 4/07; renumbered TV 5315; Dereg 14/4/08 and scrapped for parts 10/08.
m/o 4928 MAN SL200292-0018-0018 Paramatta Ryde - 6/80B47D
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to TJT Bus and Coach Training, Silverwater as XJF 243, then TJT 011, then with business to Royce's Driving School still as TJT 011. Noted on several occasions operating charters under Gala Tours & Bus Hire, Five Dock accreditation, but still owned by Royce. Withdrawn & transported to Cockatoo Island for use in the Outpost Protect (a street-art exhibition) 4/11/11-11/12/11. Offered for free on Gumtree 6/14, in derelict condition on Cockatoo Island. Retrieved by the Parker Family, Oakville 3/7/14.
m/o 5000 MAN SL2026AB8940044MX00183 PMC "Metro 90" 1991 12/90B53F
STA (3566) m/o 5000 28/2/00 - leased to BUS2000, then transferred to Leichardt for sale. Sold to Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood as (48) m/o 1089 3/01, then to transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as (70) 1/1/05, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd, Bankstown as (691) 1/2/07.
m/o 5113 MAN SL200292-0013-0013 CAC 011 26/11/75B50F
ex two-door; ex Sita, Footscray, VIC, ex Lucas, Newport.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Skennar's (Talbay Pty Ltd), Taren Point as m/o 7312 (operated at Sydney 2000 Olympics in full Parramatta Ryde livery), then m/o 8565, then MO 5430 by 12/04; Sold to T & I Engines at Rutherford for scrapping by 1/2/05.
m/o 5808 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R903400 Parramatta Ryde - 4/72B53D
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Crossley Bus Lines (Danastra Pty Ltd), Revesby 23/8/00 (not used), then to Green's Northern Coaches (Vagone Pty Ltd), Thirroul as WYX 064 (initially on loan, then owned by Green), then to Mosman Coaches (RL Kirkwood), Allambie Heights as m/o 8714 1/05. Stored at B Collins Mechanics, Windsor after demise of Mosman 12/06 & advertised for sale through Stan Biega 9/07 - Sold to 1800 PUBCRAWL, Glendale as AT41JP. Registration expired 7/5/10 & current status unknown.
m/o 5871 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R7000900 Parramatta Ryde - 11/72B53D
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Mark Burton (enthusiast), South Nowra for preservation 28/4/00.
m/o 7009 Mercedes-Benz O30530700121005842 PMC 138 2/78B46F
Reg 13/7/92 ex UTA Mark I 1903 4/91 (Withdrawn 11/90).
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to B & N Coach Travel (B Nikolovski & N Johnstone), Peakhurst (initially run under Saint's accreditation & parked at their yard); then to Euro Bus & Coach (Dolphin Coaches Australia), Kingsgrove as m/o 7857 9/08; Dereg 12/4/10.
m/o 7010 MAN SL200292-0118-0118 CAC 114 21/12/77B43D
ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (523) BUS 523 -/92; ex ZIB 523.
Sold to Reg's Bus Charter (Reginald Sawyer), Heathcote as m/o 7307 14/7/00 (a single seat placed in the right-hand leaf of the front door to raise capacity to B45D), then put up for sale through Jeff Nance Bus Sales 3/05 & sold to T & I Engines, Rutherford for parts.
m/o 7012 MAN SL2026AB8940043MX00162 Ansair M2135 12/12/90B48D
ex ACTION, Canberra, ACT (734) BUS 734.
STA (3567) m/o 7012 28/2/00 - leased to BUS2000, then transferred to Leichardt for sale. Sold to Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood as (50) m/o 363 3/01, then m/o 8850, then to transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as (72) 1/1/05, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd, Bankstown as (693) 1/2/07.
m/o 7013 Mercedes-Benz O305 PMC 079 11/77B46F
ex UTA Mark I 1844.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Skennar's (Talbay Pty Ltd), Taren Point as m/o 7856 - Company reaccredited to Kurnell Bus Lines (NSW) Pty Ltd & vehicle renumbered m/o 7041. Resold to Benalla, VIC for a motorhome early-2010.
m/o 7186 MAN SL200287-0025-0025 Parramatta Ryde - 2/84B49D
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale, then to George St, Granville 9/9/01, then back to Tempe early-2002.
Sold to Richard's Charter & Tour Services (Richard K Jenkins), Riverstone as (5) m/o 1455 5/4/02, then to Hinterlink (Pickering), Cooroy, QLD as 561 JFI -/07 on Cudgerie run (rear door filled in) - advertised for sale on Ebay 10/11.
m/o 7378 Mercedes-Benz LO814WDB6703742N069384 Custom Coaches 97-425 5/98B33F
STA (3574) m/o 7378 28/2/00 - Stored at Leichardt & reported at Bus Stop Sales, Oxley, QLD 3/02. Sold to Matt O'Brien's Great Cars, Melbourne 20/12/02, then resold to St Bernards College, Essendon, VIC as 0763 NC.
m/o 7379 Mercedes-Benz LO814WDB6703742N069270 Custom Coaches 97-424 5/98B33F
STA (3575) m/o 7379 28/2/00 - Stored at Leichardt & reported at Bus Stop Sales, Oxley, QLD 3/02. Sold to Matt O'Brien's Great Cars, Melbourne 20/12/02, then resold to St Bernards College, Essendon, VIC as 0733 NC.
m/o 7736 MAN SL200287-0026-0026 Parramatta Ryde - 12/87B50D
STA (3576) m/o 7736 28/2/00 -Transferred to Tempe for sale, then to George St, Granville 12/9/01, then back to Tempe early-2002 ad at Ryde 3/02.
Sold to Richard's Charter & Tour Services (Richard K Jenkins), Riverstone as (2) m/o 1002 5/4/02, then to a truck repairers at St Marys by 3/07.
m/o 7862 Leyland Leopard2650 PMC ? -/71B46F
Rebuilt by Parramatta Ryde (placed into service 2/89) ex UTA 3860 via auction 29/6/88.
STA 28/2/00 (stored) - Sold to Sydney Coachlines Pty Ltd, Kingsgrove as m/o 7855 5/00; then to Engadine 6/11/11 for further use as a commercial vehicle in the future & plate put on hold; Listed for sale on Ebay 4/12, sold to the Victorian snowfields; then to Bundaberg, QLD 10/12; Noted for sale 29/1/14.
m/o 8424 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2Rsp7300647 Smithfield SB104 2/11/73B46F
Rebuilt by Parramatta Ryde ex UTA 1557 via auction 29/6/88.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Tempe for sale.
Sold to Ron Franks for a motorhome 5/00 (stored at Moore's Tours, Blakehurst).
m/o 8429 MAN SL2026AB8940041MX00182 PMC "Metro 90" 1990 12/90B53F
STA (3568) m/o 8429 28/2/00 - leased to BUS2000, then transferred to Leichardt for sale. Sold to Baxter's Bus Lines (Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd), Villawood as (49) m/o 816 3/01, then m/o 8836, then to transit First (Demerton Pty Ltd), Bankstown as (71) 1/1/05, then to Veolia Transport (NSW) Pty Ltd, Bankstown as (692) 1/2/07.
m/o 8890 Volvo B10BYV2RGC15SD001529 Custom Coaches 95-34 6/95B53F
STA (3562) m/o 8890 28/2/00.
Sold to Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights as MO 5108 3/00, then renumbered 3749 MO.
m/o 8891 Volvo B10BYV3R1GC1XSD001526 Custom Coaches 95-33 6/95B53F
STA (3563) m/o 8891 28/2/00.
Sold to Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights as MO 5106 3/00, then renumbered 3746 MO.
m/o 8982 Volvo B10BYV3R12F15TA002407 Custom Coaches 96-73 6/96B53F
STA (3564) m/o 8982 28/2/00.
Sold to Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights as MO 5109 3/00, then renumbered 3713 MO.
m/o 8983 Volvo B10BYV3R12F17TA002408 Custom Coaches 96-74 6/96B53F
STA (3565) m/o 8983 28/2/00.
Sold to Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights as MO 5110 3/00, then renumbered 3720 MO.
TV 245 Austral DC122HR122PB356 Austral B356 11/85C46FT
ex Intertour Express, Bundall, QLD (25) 676 PLE via Auction 29/6/88; ex EET-Smekels.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Leichardt for sale.
Sold to Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd, Rozelle as (53) TV 3286, then sold 4/09.
TV 367 Austral DC122B375 Austral B375 4/86C46FT
ex Intertour Express, Bundall, QLD (26) 119 POC; ex EET-Smekels -/89.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Leichardt for sale.
Sold to Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd, Rozelle as (52) TV 3287, then to Australand Tours, Kingsgrove as TV 3287. Subsequent disposal unknown.
TV 941 Domino DC122B84-8-78 Domino "Tourmaster" B84 8/78RC47FT
ex Stateliner (38) SJB 376 -/86.
STA 28/2/00 - Transferred to Leichardt for sale.
Sold to Hawkesford's International Pty Ltd, Rozelle as (54) TV 3275, then to the NSW South Coast for motorhome.
Total buses in fleet = 26
Previously operated vehicles
m/o 632 Leyand Leopard Parramatta Ryde 6/75B53D
Sold to MHB Transport, Taren Point by 9/91, then to Carss Park Charter Tours & Buslines (J O'Nains), Taren Point as 632. Subsequent disposal unknown.
m/o 721 AEC Reliance 470 Comeng 16/9/60B49FR
ex Deanes Coaches, North Ryde (unused) 11/2/74; ex Water Conservation and Irrigation Commission CEE 031 (used for transportation of workers to various sites, including the Copeton Dam near Inverell - 3x2 seating for SB60F).
Sold to Dorahy, Narrabri as MO 9507 15/1/83, then with business to R Cohen, Narrabri as MO 9507. Resold to E Street Bus Lines, Lidcombe as m/o 8287 early-1990 & sold for a motorhome 2/91.
m/o 773 AEC Reliance - Ley 680 Parramatta Ryde 12/76B49D
Sold.
m/o 971 AEC Parramatta Ryde
Dereg 9/88.
m/o 4878 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde B50D
Sold for conversion to a motorhome 25/9/91.
m/o 4903 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde B50D
Sold for further use as the Pier One Free Bus, Sydney.
m/o 5000 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde B50D
Sold for a conversion to a motorhome in SA.
m/o 5061 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde 7/66B50D
Sold to Auburn Bus Services, SIlverwater as m/o 5061, then to East Street Bus Lines, Lidcombe 21/9/90, then back to Auburn Bus Services 2/9/90 - Dereg 1991 and sent to scrap 1/92.
m/o 5097 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde B50D
Disposal unknown.
m/o 5206 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde 11/67B50D
Sold to Auburn Bus Services, SIlverwater as m/o 5206, then to East Street Bus Lines, Lidcombe 21/9/90, then back to Auburn Bus Services 2/9/90, then to Auburn Coaches. Sold by 1993.
m/o 5271 AEC Reliance 590 Parramatta Ryde B50D
Sold to Hills Bus Sales Pty Ltd, Fairy Meadow for parts.
m/o 5657 AEC Reliance 691 6U2RE Parramatta Ryde 9/70B53D
AEC 590 motor.
Sold to Auburn Coaches early-1992, then to Marrickville Bus Lines, Turella, then to Carss Park Charter Tours & Buslines (J O'Nains), Taren Point as m/o 5657 -/93. Subsequent disposal unknown.
m/o 5670 AEC Reliance 691 6U2RE7294 Parramatta Ryde - 4/71B53D
AEC 590 motor.
Sold for a motorhome, noted 3/96 at Granville reg UBL 332.
TV 535 Leyland Leopard BRKAS 981 -/64C49F
Import ex Norway converted from left hand drive.
Sold to Quodling Brothers Pty Ltd t/a Lever Coachlines, Queanbeyan MO 9777 by 9/84; then to Quodling Brothers Pty Ltd t/a Queanbeyan Canberra Buslines (Deane), Queanbeyan as MO 9777 1/7/90; Dereg 10/91, Stripped for parts & Sold for non-PSV 9/92.
No of withdrawn buses listed = 14

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