Sydney Coachlines - Kingsgrove

The following list is of known buses both current and those previously operated by Sydney Coachlines - Kingsgrove.

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Rego # Chassis VIN Body Body # Body DateSeating
m/o 389 Bedford SB3NJM2BJJ666037 Custom Coaches 79-421 9/80B43F
ex Midshore Busways (AE Burrows Investments Pty Ltd), Gordon m/o 5047 via John A. Gilbert (dlr) -/95; ex Shorelink (John A. Gilbert Pty Ltd), My Kuring-gai (27) m/o 5047 2/94 (traded to John A. Gilberts (dlr) 21/12/93); ex Shorelink / Hornsby Bus Group 1/10/92.
m/o 5400 Bedford BLP21224 Custom Coaches 79-401 10/5/80RB57F
ex MO 8725; ex IJ & PJ Ison, Wardell MO 8725 -/99.
m/o 5423 Mercedes-Benz OC1621WDB35509965238723 Custom Coaches 86-328 3/87RB61F
Reg 7/3/11 ex Buslines Group Pty Ltd, Dubbo (19) 3142 MO 29/1/10 (transferred to Berrima for storage 8/09); ex MO 0921; ex Tamworth Coaches.
m/o 7020 MCA - Cummins L1011-87-88 MCA B024 12/87C48FT
Reg 15/7/13 ex Southern Cross Tours (AH & J Jones), Arncliffe TV 706 (registration expired in 2006) by 2009; ex Port Stephens Coaches Pty Ltd, Anna Bay m/o 7552 by 4/94.
m/o 7855 Mercedes-Benz OC162135509965238993 Custom Coaches 87-161 9/10/87RB57F
Reg 10/10/12 ex Dependable Buses (Local Courtesy Coaches Pty Ltd), Enfield 4871 MO by 2/12; ex Picton Buslines Pty Ltd (25) 4871 MO 12/10; ex (31); ex MO 0991; ex Picton Omnibus Service Pty Ltd, Picton (31) MO 0991 2/00.
m/o 8118 Volvo B6FA (UF)354 Custom Coaches 84-163 6/9/84B53F
ex Kingsgrove Bus & Coach, Peakhurst m/o 8118 10/07; ex m/o 364 10/07; ex MO 7445 9/02; ex Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights MO 7445; ex Western Road Transport, Wentworthville m/o 7388.
m/o 9674 Mercedes-Benz OC161735509965238722 Custom Coaches 86-311 23/12/86RB57F
ex MO 0759; ex Busways Gosford Pty Ltd, Kincumber (868) MO 0759 8/1/09; ex AR & JP Palmer t/a Yarramalong Bus Lines, Wyong 30/1/08 (3) MO 0759; ex T & S Rose, Warialda MO 0759 via Cardiff (dealer) early-2000.
MO 5429 Bedford BLP25059 Custom Coaches 79-197 31/8/79RB57F
ex m/o 8849; Reg 16/7/97 ex Kings Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey (21) MO 7160 7/97; ex Edwards Coaches Pty Ltd, Armidale MO 7160 -/96.
TV 3011 Denning Denair 6v92ttaDA926-610-82 Denning 926 8/82RC57F
ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Dubbo Coaches, Dubbo MO 2822; ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Koala Tours, Mt Kuring-gai (77) m/o 8473 3/94; ex Muttaburra Investments Pty Ltd t/a Koala Tours, Mount Kuring-gai (77) m/o 8473 1/10/92; ex TV 308 8/91; ex RC45FT.
TV 3715 Denning Landseer 6v92ttaDL1227-911-9-8-87 Denning 1227 10/87C48FT
ex State Transit Authority of NSW (Stored at Leichardt, Tempe & Ryde depots) 15/8/02; ex North & Western Coaches Pty Ltd, Gladesville TV 333 13/12/99.
u/r Mercedes-Benz OC162135509965239253 Custom Coaches 87-236 24/11/87RB61F
ex Picton Buslines Pty Ltd, Picton (39) 4874 MO 1/10; ex MO 4118 ex MO 0982; ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Berrima Coaches, Mittagong (9) MO 0982.
4855 MO Mercedes-Benz OHL1622WDB39645665394170 Custom Coaches "300" 90-300 14/7/91RB61F
ex Picton Buslines Pty Ltd, Picton (8) 4855 MO c10/13; ex MO 1901 22/9/08; ex Picton Omnibus Service Pty Ltd, Picton MO 1901 2/00.
Total buses in fleet = 12
Previously operated vehicles
m/o 389 Bedford SB3 - Perkins 6.354AJ401375 Custom Coaches 74-340 3/74B41FR
ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Revesby / Enfield m/o 389 -/88; ex Greenacre Bus Company (E Hayman), Greenacre m/o 389 1/7/84; ex m/o 5985.
Plate transferred to the current m/o 389 Bedford SB in 1995 - disposal unknown.
m/o 636 Albion Clydesdale88576L CCMC 71-272 22/10/71B47FR
ex Campbelltown Transit Company m/o 636 by 1988; ex m/o 5772.
Sold to Revesby Bus & Coach (Danastra Pty Ltd), Revesby as m/o 636 -/89.
m/o 916 Bedford SB5 PMC 10/73B47F
ex South Western Coach Lines, Jannali m/o 916 by early-1988; ex m/o 4276; Possibly ex AP Greenshields, Lansdowne MO 5851 (PMC 1646 10/73).
Sold.
m/o 4334 Bedford SB Custom Coaches
Sold by 1988.
m/o 5400 Bedford SB5675895 CCMC 68-555 26/3/69B45FR
Reinstated around-5/92 ex m/o 7605; ex Jenteeno Nominees Pty Ltd; ex ?
Sold.
m/o 5400 Albion Viking VK5553018J Custom Coaches 66-21 24/3/66B47FR
ex Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd, Merrylands (4) m/o 5400; ex Barklimore Bros Bus Service, Merrylands m/o 5400 1/3/81; ex m/o 4984.
Dereg approx 5/92 (may have been renumbered m/o 4334 before deregistration) & sold to a private firm reg WPQ 691 by 2001.
m/o 5829 Bedford SB5NJM2BJJ264552
NJM2BZO676054
PMC 1545 7/9/72B47F
ex Hornsby Bus Group, Hornsby m/o 5829
Sold by early-1989.
m/o 7020 Bedford SB5354903 Custom Coaches 73-380 22/10/73B43F
ex m/o 8377 by 12/91; ex m/o 4166 by 5/91; ex Kogarah - Carss Park Bus Service (EH Blythe), Bexley as m/o 4166 7/90; ex Manly Bus Service Pty Ltd, Brookvale m/o 4166 round 9/89; ex m/o 030 20/9/89; ex Cremorne Bus Service (Hayman), Mosman m/o 030 10/7/89.
Sold.
m/o 7020 Bedford BLP2 (UF)J665735 Custom Coaches 79-288 4/7/80RB57F
ex Kings Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey (22) MO 8771 7/97; ex Edwards Coaches Pty Ltd, Armidale MO 8771 -/96.
Dereg by 13/3/14.
m/o 7022 Bedford SB5NJM2BZ0676053
NJM2BJJ264551
Custom Coaches 72-364 19/10/72B45D
ex m/o 7586; ex Commodore Coaches (Mike Bedford), Enfield m/o 241 -/88; ex Highway Tours (J.D. Hill), Revesby / Enfield m/o 241; ex Greenacre Bus Co Pty Ltd (Hayman), Greenacre m/o 241 1/7/84; ex m/o 5834
Sold by 27/2/95.
m/o 7302 AEC Reliance - Mercedes-Benz037P Custom Coaches 69-272 8/69RC45F
ex Hunt's Capital Coachlines, Stirling, ACT MO 86 11/86; ex Higletts Motor Coach Service Pty Ltd, South Camden MO 4925; ex HE Hunt & Sons (Holdings) Pty Ltd t/a Camden Coaches, Camden MO 4925 5/81
Sold to MHB Transport (later known as Shire Coaches), Taren Point as m/o 8371 -/91, renumbered m/o 7681, then MO 9163; then to Skennar's Bus Charters (Tallbay Pty Ltd), Alexandria as MO 9163 by 11/96, then to Reg's Bus Charter (Reginald Sawyer), Heathcote as MO 9163; Dereg 26/11/00.
m/o 7366 Bedford VAM70 Superior 8/72RC49F
ex Challenge Coachlines Pty Ltd, Moorebank m/o 7366; ex Jenteeno Nominees Pty Ltd, Bardwell Park MO 9884 (also reported as MO 8994) -/84; ex Morgan, Cessnock MO 3188 via Gilberts (dlr) 30/4/84; ex Katoomba - Leura Bus Service, Woodford MO 3188 3/80; ex KSA 180; ex MO 4009.
Sold as a motorhome stored at Mercury Roadlines, Kempsey as REQ 492 by 5/90.
m/o 7568 Leyland Leopard PSU3/2RL63067 Custom Coaches 86-227 17/3/87B53F
ex Premier Illawarra; ex Nowra Coaches; ex Baxters (63); ex Delwood m/o 7568; rebody ex UTA 3544.
Sold to Melbourne for conversion to a motorhome -/09.
m/o 7586 Albion Viking VK41L53006K CCMC 64-234 30/11/64B47FR
ex m/o 4870 -/87; ex Drummond Transit Company, Granville m/o 4870; ex Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd, Merrylands (3) m/o 4870; ex Barklimore Bros Bus Service, Merrylands m/o 4870 1/3/81.
Sold to Lyrebird Coaches, Milton 7/12/88.
m/o 7689 AEC Reliance 470 2HMU3RA3145 Comeng 8/2/61B47FR
ex Pioneer Coaches Pty Ltd, Bexley m/o 4369 -/88.
Sold for a motorhome by 5/90.
m/o 7855 Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R2650 PMC SD107 4/2/71B46F
Reg 15/1/01 ex State Transit Authority of NSW (stored) 5/00; ex Riverside Bus & Coach Service t/a Parramatta Ryde Bus Service, Ermington m/o 7862 28/2/00 (extensively rebuilt); ex UTA 3860.
Sold 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 8839 Bedford SB5 - Perkins 6.354354900 Custom Coaches 73-764 27/3/74B45D
Reinstated by 3/95 ex m/o 5974; ex Commodore Coaches (Mike Bedford), Enfield m/o 5974 -/88; ex Highway Tours (J.D. Hill), Revesby / Enfield; ex Greenacre Bus Co Pty Ltd (Hayman), Greenacre m/o 5974 1/7/84.
Sold to Sharpe Transit Services, Bundaberg, QLD as 357 DTZ.
m/o 8848 Bedford BLP2BLP2DZ600691
BLP2DGJ578607
Smithfield "Euro" SB622 9/77B56F
ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 3186; ex Sampsons Tours Pty Ltd, Bomaderry MO 3186 2/8/88.
Withdrawn and held unregistered - later noted stored in a yard at Terrey Hills (non-PSV).
TV 520 RFW 6x2 - GM 8v71GMB62127 Ansair RFW987 8/78RC49F
ex Highway Tours TV 508 -/88; ex Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty Ltd, Perth, WA (205) 6FT 411; ex (SA) SZA.577 - New as RC42FT.
Dereg by 4/5/91.
TV 1206 RFW 6x2 - GM 8v71GMB62124 Ansair RFW985 9/78RC49F
ex John Jennings t/a Jennings Coach Hire, Milperra TV 1206 early-1993; ex KB & LF Dewhurst, Armidale MO 4254 7/89; ex Western Road Liners Pty Ltd, Parkes TV 824 -/86; ex P & B Willing t/a Golden Group Charter Coaches Pty Ltd, Loftus TV 824 2/86; ex RC42FT; ex Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty Ltd t/a Ansett Pioneer, Adelaide, SA (203) SOB 629.
Withdrawn c2005 & still in use as a storage facility as at 9/11.
TV 1221 RFW - GMGMB62125 Ansair RFW984 3/78RC45FT
ex King's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey TV 1221 -/90; ex Kogarah Coaches (Len Reynolds), Blakehurst TV 1221; ex Ansett Pioneer (202).
Sold to the Wollongong area late-2002.
TV 5565 Bedford SB5 - Perkins + AllisonEJ553423 Custom Coaches 76-504 15/3/78B9FL
Reg 28/5/08 ex m/o 8605; ex m/o 8299; ex B43F; ex m/o 437; ex Helensburgh Bus Service m/o 437 1/90.
Sold for non-PSV 27/2/12; Noted for sale on Ebay at Sale, VIC 7/13.
u/r Hino RC320PT - Cat41232 Custom Coaches 72-428 6/4/73RC49F
ex AW & CE Stewart, Holbrook MO 9335 5/87; ex Kogarah Bus Service; ex Chester Hill - Bankstown Bus Service, Chester Hill m/o 5957; ex m/o 3979.
Fitted with a tag axle at the depot by early-1989 - Never registered and still sitting in the depot in a state of disrepair in 2006.
No of withdrawn buses listed = 23

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