CDC Group

The following list is of known buses both current and those previously operated by CDC Group.

Operator Information   Full Fleet List   Disposal List

Depot Address/s: Refer their website
Livery: Various as per livery summary
Service Runs: Refer to the respective websites linked to from the Keffords website.
School Runs: Run a number of School runs across the differnet CDC, Ex Kefford Operations.

Benders Busways, Davis, Eastrans, Westrans (Altona, Sunshine & Werribee) & Western Stagelines/ Western Coach Services are all part of the CDC Group owned by Singapore-based passenger land transport company ComfortDelGro.
Separate fleet lists are kept for each operator except Western Stagelines/Western Coach Services - coaches in that livery may be found in any of the fleet lists.

The disposal list is common and covers all operations.

From the mid 1990's till about 2006 10 Benders buses run on CNG.
Benders 3, 9 and 23 were the first low-floor buses in Geelong

Ex Westrans Sunshine buses 23 and 38 were the last buses in Sitch livery
Ex Westrans Sunshine 38 was the last Elwood in route service for Kefford's
For sale buses are often kept at Benders Geelong or Westrans Altona
Westrans Altona 74 was the first coach to be repainted into Western Coach Service Livery
Keffords have/had a number of buses stored down Geelong as part of the historic preserved fleet

Some history on Keffords
Keffords purchased Point Cook - Werribee Passenger Service Pty Ltd (which also traded as Blue Riband) in January 1976
In 1981 Kefford purchased Davis Bus Lines
In mid 1987 Kefford purchased Bono Bus lines
In January 1988, the Kefford Corp acquired the Sitch operations in the western suburbs of Melbourne.
Kefford bought W Sinclair & Sons(now Eastrans)in January 1988.
Kefford's purchased Benders Busways in 2000.

Till 1998 Keffords (Westrans) had a Footscray depot, it was closed by late 1998 along with the old Sunshine Depot, due to the opening of the new Sunshine Depot. Routes 406 and 407 along with 8 buses were moved to the new Sunshine Depot, While Route 409 and associated services/runs went to the Altona Depot along with 6 buses.

On the 23rd of February 2009, ComfortDelGro Cabcharge Pty Ltd officially acquired the Kefford Corporation group of companies.
ComfortDelgro Cabcharge Pty Ltd is made of Singapore based company ComfortDelgro (51%) and Cabcharge Australia Limited (49%).

CDC Group also own/run Westbus, Hillsbus, Hunter Valley Buses, Morisset Bus, Toronto Bus, and Charterplus in New South Wales

Livery codes shown on disposed buses, not shown in livery summary:
Sitch = Old Sitch bus lines livery(All over yellow)

Operation has been renamed to CDC Melbourne, CDC Ballarat, CDC Geelong during 2015 with a brand new charter livery of orange and blue stripe.

CDC Victoria has expanded since 2009 with the purchased of Driver Bus Lines route services which were amalgamated into the Oakleigh Eastrans operation (now branded as CDC Melbourne), Tullamarine Bus Lines (now branded as CDC Melbourne) & Buslink Sunraysia (now branded as CDC Mildura)

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