Pioneer Motor Service - Nowra

This is a historic listing of vehicles owned and operated by Pioneer Motor Service - Nowra.

Fleet List   Operator Information

Bus # Rego # Chassis VIN Body Body # Body DateSeating
26MO 759 Denning GM 6v71D68-71 Denning Mono 335 10/71RC45F
Delivered 5/10/71, firsts trip 17/10/71.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 759 1/5/95; Withdrawn -/00 & Sold for a motorhome conversion in Sydney.
44MO 4773 Austral GM 6v92ttaB353-10-85 Austral Tourmaster B353 10/85RC49F
Delivered 24/10/85.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 4773 1/5/95; then to Kingscliff Coaches, Murwillumbah as (QLD) 000 CZO by 29/10/95; Subsequent disposal unknown.
47MO 0849 Denning GM 6v92ttaDL1207-891-5-6-87 Denning Landseer 1207 6/87C48FT
Delivered 29/6/87.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 0849 1/5/95; then to B Bishop t/a Bishop's Australian Adventures, Bomaderry as MO 0849; Sold by 29/9/01.
48MO 1245 Toyota Coaster BB20R0012232 Toyota -/86C19C
ex Nowra Police Citizens Youth Club 28/7/89; First reg 11/12/86.
It is unclear whether this bus was included in the sale to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd 1/5/95.
49MO 1248 Denning GM 6v92ttaDL1283-967-39-7-88 Denning Landseer 1283 9/88C48FT
Delivered 22/9/88.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 1248 1/5/95; Sold by 22/9/02.
50MO 5368 Denning GM 6v92ttaDA965-649-83 Denning Denair 965 4/83RC49F
ex CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey MO 5368 1/7/89; Delivered 28/4/83.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 5368 1/5/95; then to WB & LR Corston Pty Ltd, Two Wells, SA as WMV 675; then to a mine in WA.
51MO 1304 Denning GM 6v92ttaDA964-648-83 Denning Denair 964 4/83RC45FT
ex CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey TV 452 6/9/89; ex MO 9328; Delivered 14/4/83.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 1304 1/5/95; Sold by 11/9/04.
53MO 1309 Austral GM 6v92ttaB482-3-88 Austral Tourmaster 1423 3/88C46FT
ex Deluxe Coachlines Pty Ltd, Wangaratta, VIC (163) QV01RF via auction 25/9/90.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 1309 1/5/95; then to Thomson Coachlines, Perth, WA as (6) TC 4118 by 8/7/00; Resold -/06.
54MO 1310 Austral GM 6v92ttaB517-10-88 Austral Tourmaster 1500 10/88C46FT
ex Deluxe Coachlines Pty Ltd, Wangaratta, VIC (206) UPH 737 via auction 25/9/90.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 1310 1/5/95; then to Holtham Pty Ltd t/a Gippsland Bus Services, Wonthaggi, VIC as (7) QXK 017 by 31/7/01, rereg 0793 AO; Replaced in 2006.
55MO 1909 Nissan RB30PJNBORB30P00000547 MCA B145 6/91B57F
Delivered 6/6/91 & first reg 13/6/91.
Sold to RH & JL Kennedy t/a Kennedy's Bus Service, Nowra as MO 1909 - numbered (4) & later sold to Braidwood Buses Pty Ltd as MO 1909 7/08, renumbered 3698 MO; then to Wayne K Priest t/a Priests Coaches, Wagga Wagga as 3698 MO; then for a motorhome as XO27ED 4/21.
56TV 1682 Denning GM 6v92tta6F9LSAF30ND001004 Denning Landseer 1390 12/92C48FTB
Delivered 18/12/91 & first reg 2/1/92 ex Deluxe Coachlines Pty Ltd, Wangaratta, VIC (undelivered).
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as TV 1682 1/5/95; then to McCafferty Management Pty Ltd, Toowoomba, QLD as (362) 362 CXH -/95; then to McCafferty Greyhound Pty Ltd, Brisbane a (36) 362 CXH; Withdrawn by 4/09.
57MO 1145 Nissan RB30RJNB0RB30R00000537 Custom Coaches 89-135 25/9/89RC57F
ex King's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey MO 1145 14/4/92.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as MO 1145 1/5/95; Traded to Dick White (dealer), Alstonville 7/07 on a new Daewoo (last former Pioneer MS vehicle withdrawn by Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd) & Sold to GR Robertson t/a Robertson's Bus & Coach, Toowoomba as 620 KMT; For sale at Dick White (dealer), Brisbane, QLD 10/13; Resold to Lifestyle Motorhomes, Hervey Bay, QLD for conversion to a motorhome 12/13.
58TV 1996 Denning GM 6v92ttaDL1315-999-68-11-88 Denning Landseer 1315 11/88C48FT
ex SMA 309 -/93; Reg 5/1/93 ex Leslies Omnibus Services Pty Ltd, Blacktown TV 357 31/12/92; ex NV37CL; Delivered 16/12/88.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra as TV 1996 1/5/95; then to French's Coaches, Dalby, QLD as 074 DYO -/98; then to Kynoch Coaches (QLD) Pty Ltd, Toowoomba as (68) 074 DYO; then to Underwood Bus Service, Bethania as 074 DYO; then via auction to WA & LE Berry t/a Mount Panorama Coaches, Bathurst as TV 4114 3/09 (reg 26/3/09); Withdrawn c5/16 & Sold to BT Griffiths t/a Oberon Mini Bus Service, Oberon by 11/16.
59MO 1305 Denning GM 6v92 DDEC6F9LSBF30LA001044 Denning Landseer 1361 3/90C48FT
ex C46FT; Reg 23/6/93 - Purchased from Denning (dealer) 9/6/93 ex Murrays Charter Coaches & Travel Service Pty Ltd, Bundall, QLD (347) 840 CCS; ex (NSW) TV 1638; ex (SA) VBA 178; ex Tolu Pty Ltd t/a New Wrights, Cheltenham, VIC (113) EBJ 053
Sold to McCafferty Management Pty Ltd, Toowoomba, QLD as (361) 361 CXH -/95; then to McCafferty Greyhound Pty Ltd, Brisbane a (361) 361 CXH; Withdrawn by 8/09 & Sold for Non-PSV at Somerville, VIC.
60MO 1247 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7105340 CCMC 72-324 12/10/72RSB64F
ex RH & JL Kennedy t/a Kennedy's Bus Service, Nowra MO 1247 2/9/93; ex RC Kirkpatrick t/a Hawkesbury Valley Bus Service, Oakville m/o 5872 2/9/88; ex R & P Clarkson, Windsor m/o 5872 2/84
Sold to RH & JL Kennedy t/a Kennedy's Bus Service, Nowra as MO 1247 1/5/95 - numbered (3) & renumbered 2353 MO 26/8/08. Sold to M Burton, South Nowra for preservation 7/10/14.
61MO 2833 MCA Cummins 6CTA6F9300C12RB004263 MCA Marathon B302 1/95C57F
Delivered 12/12/94 & first reg 6/1/95.
Sold to Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd t/a Pioneer Motor Service, South Nowra as MO 2833 1/5/95; then to French's Coaches, Dalby, QLD as 341 DAS -/96, rereg 511 EWW; then to Stonestreet's Coaches, Dalby as (51) 511 EWW 2/8/10; then to an unknown school operator, Harlaxton, QLD as 511 EWW by 9/16.
Total buses in fleet = 16
Previously operated vehicles
16MO 349 International (NC) Grice 12/51C25C
Sold to Kenneth Haigh, Nowra as MO 349 by 1966.
18MO 721 International S190 (NC) Grice C29C
Sold.
19MO 3456 International R180 (NC) Grice B37C
Sold.
20MO 4745 International (NC)
Sold.
21MO 4211 Morris Messenger Morris 9 seater
Sold by 1974.
22MO 759 Bedford SB3912388 Comeng 12/3/63C43F
First trip 6/4/63.
Sold to DB & AM Bray t/a Ulladulla Bus Lines, Ulladulla as MO 3230 5/70; Sold 4/84.
23MO 4016 Albion Viking Vk4153019L CVI CV9 29/11/65B50F
First trip 6/12/65.
Sold to LA & LG Symons, Narooma as MO 4016 -/88; Subsequent disposal unknown.
24MO 4773 Albion Viking VK43L53416K CVI CV205 12/12/67C44F
Sold to Harrisons Motor Service Pty Ltd, Nowra as MO 7169 8/75; Dereg 12/93 & Noted parked out the front of the depot for sale for $3,000.
25MO 5549 Albion Viking AVK43 - 50553426D Denning Mono 268 6/70RC45F
First reg 12/6/70, first trip 18/6/70.
Sold to Ayr - Home Hill Bus Service, (Tibbs) Ayr, QLD 23/2/73.
27MO 5900 Bedford J2 CCMC 64-313 30/4/65B30F
ex Sid Hopkins, Narooma.
Sold 6/79. At John A Gilbert Pty Ltd (dealer) by 7/80 and resold to Barrie Watt (dealer), Brisbane, QLD for resale.
28MO 5549 Denning GM 6v71D119-73 Denning Mono 425 4/73RC45F
Delivered 27/4/73, first reg 30/4/73, first trip 2/5/73.
Sold to Chester Coaches 7/83.
29MO 721 Austin 2.45F359159 PMC 1356 5/70B23F
Delivered 7/5/70 - part of a batch destined for NSW Department of Railways.
Withdrawn 27/5/77 and sold locally to Jim Baker for a mobile fruit & vegetable shop in Nowra.
30MO 7021 Denning GM 6v71D169-74 Denning Mono 482 5/74RC45F
Delivered 7/5/74, first reg 15/5/74 & first trip 16/5/74.
Sold to Hermit Park Bus Service (Bob Jones), Townsville as (15) 351 OHI 2/82 and converted to RB53F.
31MO 4211 Commer KAL4035701011 Freighter 4193 10/4/67B16C
ex PMG.
Dereg 11/74 & Traded to Hill Bus Sales Pty Ltd (dealer), Fairy Meadow on (33) MO 4773 6/75. Sold to GR Prior, Batemans Bay as (10) MO 7178 15/9/76.
32MO 4211 Ford D400 - 365 dieselDE11378 Chivers -/67C20C
ex Stuart's Coaches, Worrigee MO 3648 1/75; ex J Williamson, Nowra MO 3648 -/70 - New to Williamson on the Nowra - Culburra - Orient Point run 4/70.
Sold to E & SE Cornwell, Mooball as MO 7998 by early-1979; Replaced c2/83 & Sold.
33MO 4773 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R7201274 PMC 1583 3/73C49F
Reg 3/6/75 ex JK Offner t/a Offner's Omnibus Service, Wellington (14) MO 3606 via Hills Bus Sales Pty Ltd (dealer), Fairy Meadow 6/75.
Traded to Domino 12/76 & Sold to Duffys City and Coast Buses,Bundaberg, QLD as 423 NAH -/77.
34MO 4773 Domino GM 6v71B21-9-76 Domino Tourmaster B21 9/76RC49F
Purchased 22/12/76, first reg 23/12/76 & first trip 24/12/76.
Traded to Austral on (44) Austral Tourmaster 21/10/85 & Resold to Earle, Bairnsdale, VIC via Rob Trewern (dealer), Warragul, VIC.
35MO 721 AEC Reliance 5052MU3RAE5135 Comeng RT-543-4 10/6/64B43D
Repowered with 505 motor, with old 470 motor advertised for sale in Truck & Bus Transportation 3/79.
Reg 27/5/77 ex R Armitage t/a Cooma Bus Lines, Cooma u/r; ex Canberra Bus Service (Department of the Interior), Canberra, ACT BUS 073 (withdrawn 6/76); First reg 23/6/64.
Transferred to Hills Bus Sales Pty Ltd (dealer), Fairy Meadow for sale 1/83 & Sold to Quodling Bros Pty Ltd t/a Lever Coachlines, Queanbeyan as (147) MO 9247 2/83; then to Deanes Buslines Pty Ltd, Queanbeyan as (43) MO 9247 1/7/90; then to J Andreev, Stirling, ACT for non-PSV 14/11/93.
36MO 4211 Denning GM 8v71D718-400-79 Denning Denair 718 4/79RC49F
Delivered 17/4/79.
Sold to C & ES Dykes t/a Gerringong Coaches, Gerringong as MO 4211 4/5/93; then to R Tory t/a LBJ Tours, Wollongong as MO 4211 early-1998; later rereg YGM 470. Dereg 19/4/04 & Sold.
37MO 5900 Albion Viking Vk41L Watt Bros -/66B48F
Reg 5/6/79 ex CA & C Cavanagh Pty Ltd, Kempsey MO 093.
Sold to LA & LG Symons, Narooma as MO 5900 -/88; Subsequent disposal unknown.
38MO 7434 Denning GM 8v71DA819-503-80 Denning Denair 819 12/80RC49F
Delivered 16/12/80 & First reg 22/12/80.
Sold to C & ES Dykes t/a Gerringong Coaches, Gerringong as MO 7434 20/9/91; then to R Tory t/a LBJ Tours, Wollongong as MO 7434 early-1998. Dereg 22/12/05 & Sold via Jeff Nance (dealer)
39MO 7021 Denning GM 6v92ttaDA891-575-82 Denning Denair 891 3/82RC49F
Delivered 15/3/82 & First reg 18/3/82
Sold to CB Devenish, Blayney as MO 7021 6/8/93; then to Folpp Enterprises Pty Ltd, Blayney as MO 7021 - Dereg 17/3/09 & Sold to Paul Walton, Portland, NSW for conversion to a motorhome 9/11/11.
40MO 721 Albion Viking Vk5551587L PMC 0233 8/76C48F
Reg 3/2/83 ex St Gregorys College, Campbelltown KXF 053 1/83.
Sold to LA & LG Symons, Narooma as MO 721 -/88; then to Davding Pty Ltd t/a The Moruya Bus Company, Moruya as MO 721 (sign written Bodalla Bus Service); Subsequent disposal unknown.
41MO 5549 Denning GM 8v71D216-75 Denning Mono 529 2/76RC53F
Reg 19/7/83 ex Warragul Bus Lines, Warragul, VIC BGV 644 6/83; ex RA Steinhardt Holdings Pty Ltd t/a Port Macquarie Bus Service, Port Macquarie MO 7624 late-1981.
Sold to C & ES Dykes t/a Gerringong Coaches, Gerringong as MO 5549 by 8/90; then to R Tory t/a LBJ Tours, Wollongong as MO 5549 early-1998; then to Northern Bowl, Corrimal as MO 5549 c2002; Dereg 19/7/04.
42MO 4104 Commer / Dodge - Perkins 6.354700052 Freighter 4001 15/10/65B49F
ex G & J Haigh, Nowra MO 4104 8/84; ex H & P Howarth t/a Howarth's Bus Service, Crookwell MO 4048 2/73.
Sold to Wollongong Police Citizens Youth Club c1989.
43MO 8468 Nissan PRX102D00068 Custom Coaches 79-205 26/10/79RB53F
ex Brisbane Water Coaches, Gosford MO 8468 via Hills Bus Sales Pty Ltd (dealer), Fairy Meadow 10/84.
Sold to Pheasant Pty Ltd t/a Kiama Coachlines, Liama as MO 8468 5/1/95; then to a driver for a motorhome by 11/05.
45MO 7770 Domino GM 6v71B64-12-77 Domino DC113 B64 1/78RC49F
ex Sonters Pty Ltd, Laurieton MO 7770 5/4/86; Delivered 5/12/77 - Compliance plate stamped 1/78.
Sold to Harrisons Motor Service Pty Ltd, Bomaderry as MO 7770 -/90; then to Raymask Pty Ltd t/a Shoal Bus, Bomaderry as MO 7770 7/06. Resold through Dick White (dealer) by 8/07; Noted for sale as a fully converted motorhome at Way Way, NSW 12/14.
46MO 9026 Denning GM 8v71DA859-542-81 Denning Denair 859 8/81RC45FT
ex RA Steinhardt Holdings Pty Ltd t/a Port Macquarie Bus Service, Port Macquarie (24) MO 9026 early-1987; Delivered 14/8/81.
Traded to JRA (dealer) on (56) Denning Landseer 18/12/91 & Delivered to Brisbane 30/1/92. Resold to Isis Bus Service, Childers, QLD as 415 BSA; then to Waynes World Tours & Travel (Lady Musgrave Bus Service), Bundaberg, QLD as 415 BSA; Subsequent disposal unknown.
52MO 1305 Leyland LeopardL02633 Freighter 4682 -/67B49F
Reg 19/4/90 ex Stuart's Coaches Pty Ltd, Worrigee (unused) 1/88; ex Department of Supply, Woomera, SA.
Withdrawn 1/93 & sold to Peter Knott, Dunmore for a mobile campaign office for local member John Hatton 25/5/93 (delivered 28/5/93). For sale as a partly converted motorhome (in good physical condition) reg AE54EH at Glenorie on Ebay 5/12.
-MO 4607 Ford R226CK04FM 19492 CVI 17/5/67C45F
ex G & J Haigh, Nowra MO 4104 8/84.
Sold to Mathers, Bellata as MO 4607 1/85.
No of withdrawn buses listed = 30

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