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
Previously operated vehicles
m/o 389 Bedford SB3 - Perkins 6.354AJ401375 Custom Coaches 74-340 13/11/74B41FR
ex Greenacre Bus Company (R Gallagher) m/o 389 by 11/88; ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Enfield m/o 389 8/2/87; ex Greenacre Bus Co. Pty Ltd (E Hayman), Greenacre m/o 389 1/7/84; ex m/o 5985 11/75. Hayman renumbered the bus from m/o 5985 after several minor accidents to get rid of the "jinxed" number plate.
Dereg 1997 for overhaul. Plate transferred to m/o 8937 Bedford SB5 10/98.
m/o 389 Bedford SB5NJM2BJJ666037 Custom Coaches 79-421 9/80B43F
Reg 10/98 ex m/o 8937 (rego lapsed); Reg 4/96 ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd (dealer); ex AE Burrows Investments Pty Ltd t/a Midshore Busways, Gordon m/o 5047 (operator ceased 7/95); ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd (dealer) 2/94; ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Shorelink, Mt Kuring-gai (27) m/o 5047 21/12/93; ex Muttaburra Investments Pty Ltd t/a Shorelink (W Knox), Mt Kuring-gai m/o 5047 1/10/92.
Sold for a motorhome conversion at Murwillumbah 20/1/18.
m/o 437 Bedford SB5 - Perkins 6.354EJ553423 CCMC 76-504 15/3/78B41F
ex Helensburgh Bus Service (C Crossley), Helensburgh m/o 437 9/2/90; ex Greenacre Bus Co. (R Gallagher), Enfield m/o 437 by 8/88; ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Enfield m/o 437 14/4/86; ex Greenacre Bus Co (E Hayman) m/o 437 1/7/84; ex Stock.
Held u/r by 1997. Most seats removed and wheelchair lifter installed to seat B9FL, spending various periods on and off the road as m/o 8299 (noted 2002), m/o 8568 (noted 17/8/06), m/o 8605 (noted 23/11/07) & finally TV 5565 (reg 28/5/08). Withdrawn and stored. Later sold for non-PSV 27/2/12, then noted for sale on Ebay at Sale, VIC 7/13.
m/o 636 Albion Clydesdale88576L CCMC 71-272 22/10/71B47FR
ex Campbelltown Transit Co. Pty Ltd, Campbelltown m/o 636 by 5/1/88; ex m/o 5772.
Sold to Danastra Pty Ltd t/a Revesby Bus & Coach, Revesby as m/o 636 by 4/89; Dereg upon plate transfer 10/90.
m/o 701 AEC Regal IV9823E 2250 Comeng - 4/2/59B43FR
ex Jenteeno Nominees Pty Ltd, Bardwell Park m/o 701 27/3/85; ex Hadfields Bus Lines Pty Ltd, Engadine m/o 701 2/12/83; Reg 3/79 ex PTC m/o 3132 12/78.
Sold to Highway Tours (JD Hill), Enfield as m/o 701 by 29/7/85; Dereg by 14/10/85 (plate transfer).
m/o 4334 Bedford SB184811-S CCMC 167.60 8/12/60B43F
ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Enfield m/o 4334 with route 6 3/85; ex Greenacre Bus Co. Pty Ltd (E Hayman) m/o 4334 1/7/84; ex Hammondville Bus Service Pty Ltd, Moorebank m/o 4334 3/9/71.
Sold for a motorhome by 12/86. Noted as a motorhome in Dungog 7/3/90.
m/o 5400 Bedford SB5675895 CCMC 68-555 26/3/69B45FR
Reg 11/91 ex m/o 5400 (withdrawn for overhaul late-1986); ex Jenteeno Nominees Pty Ltd (route 59) m/o 7605 by 11/86; ex m/o 024 5/86 (plate swap with Highway Tours m/o 7605 Leyland Leopard ex UTA 3750); ex Highway Tours (JD Hill) m/o 024 21/4/86; ex Cumberland Bus Co. Pty Ltd, Auburn m/o 024 22/2/84; ex Lakemba depot 8/81; ex Meadowbank depot c2/79; ex Meadowbank Bus Service (EH Wenban) m/o 024 1/7/76; First reg 3/4/69.
Sold for a mobile billboard for election campaign & given back to Sydney Coach Lines after election. Sold to the Church of Scientology, Sydney 18/1/00 & reg WFQ 691. Plate transfer 10/02 to Bedford BLP2 ex MO 8725.
m/o 5400 Albion Viking VK41L53018J CCMC 66-21 24/3/66B47FR
ex Jenteeno Nominees Pty Ltd, Bardwell Park m/o 5400 27/3/85; ex RP & I Baxter Pty Ltd t/a Holroyd Bus Lines, Merrylands (4) m/o 5400 6/1/84; ex Barklimore Bros Bus Service, Merrylands m/o 5400 1/3/81; ex m/o 4984 11/68.
Renumbered m/o 4334 by 6/4/87, then back to m/o 5400 by 29/11/88. Dereg by 28/11/90. Plate transfer to m/o 7605 Bedford SB5 11/91.
m/o 5400 Bedford BLP2 - Leyland 4001224 Custom Coaches 79-401 30/5/80RB57F
Reg 10/02 ex MO 8725 (withdrawn for overhaul); ex IJ & PJ Ison, Wardell MO 8725 -/99.
Rego expired 7/11/16.
m/o 5423 Mercedes-Benz OC1621WDB35509965238723 Custom Coaches Mk 85 86-328 5/3/87RB61F
Reg 7/3/11 ex Buslines Group Pty Ltd, Dubbo (19) 3142 MO 28/1/10 (transferred to Berrima for storage 8/09); ex MO 0921; ex Tamworth Coaches.
Dereg 28/9/17 & held u/r at 6/23.
m/o 5829 Bedford SB5354899 PMC 1646 10/73B43F
ex m/o 916 25/2/88 (plate swap with South Western Coach Lines Bedford SB5 PMC 1545); ex Murltan Pty Ltd t/a South Western Coach Lines, Jannali m/o 916 13/10/87; ex m/o 4296 17 or 18/2/82; ex AP Greenshields, Lansdowne MO 5851.
Sold by early-1989.
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 11/12/06; ex Port Stephens Coaches Pty Ltd, Anna Bay m/o 7552 4/94.
Rego expired 14/7/21 & stored at 6/23.
m/o 7020 Bedford SB5354903 CCMC 73-380 22/10/73B43F
Reg 6/12/91 ex m/o 8377 (dereg at RTA inspection 11/91); Reg 11/90 ex Kogarah - Carss Park Bus Service (N Blythe), Bexley m/o 4166; ex Manly Bus Service Pty Ltd, Brookvale m/o 4166 26/9/89; ex m/o 030 20/9/89; ex Cremorne Bus Service (E. Hayman), Mosman m/o 030 10/7/89.
Sold by 10/12/96.
m/o 7020 Bedford BLP2 (UF)J665735 Custom Coaches 79-288 4/7/80RB57F
Reg 12/96 ex Kings Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey (22) MO 8771 7/97; ex Edwards Coaches Pty Ltd, Armidale MO 8771 -/96.
Rego cancelled 29/4/13. Of former m/o 7020 & MO 5429, one went to Darwin and the other to Victoria.
m/o 7022 Bedford SB5NJM2BZ0676053
NJM2BJJ264551
Custom Coaches 72-364 19/10/72B45D
Reinstated by 3/92 ex m/o 7586 (dereg at RTA inspection 11/91); Reg c6/89 ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Revesby / Enfield m/o 241; ex m/o 5831 early-1988; ex Greenacre Bus Co (R Gallagher), Enfield m/o 5831 7/88; ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Revesby / Enfield m/o 5831 7/86; ex Greenacre Bus Co Pty Ltd (E Hayman), Greenacre m/o 5831 1/7/84; First reg 24/10/72.
Sold by 27/2/95. Sold for a motorhome by 7/98.
m/o 7302 Bedford SB56837594-S PMC 1277 22/4/69B43F
Reg 5/85 ex Auburn Passenger Transport (JD Hill, Highway Tours group) m/o 002; ex Cumberland Bus Co. Pty Ltd, Auburn m/o 002 22/2/84; ex m/o 5116 9/81; ex Lakemba depot 8/81; ex North Epping depot 2/8/78; ex Suttons (dealer) 12/77; ex Port Macquarie Bus Service MO 5367 9/77; ex BD Barton t/a Marrickville Bus Lines m/o 5261 18/2/71.
Withdrawn by 23/9/86 undergoing body repairs at Haig St depot. Never returned to service.
m/o 7302 AEC Reliance - Mercedes-Benz037P Custom Coaches 69-272 8/69RC45F
Owned by John Jennings as subcontractor. Reg mid-1986 ex Hunt's Capital Coach Lines Pty Ltd, Stirling, ACT MO 86 6/86; 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.
Traded on an RFW 6/89 & Sold to MH Blacker under contract to Allways as m/o 8371 7/90. Absorbed into Blacker's M.H.B. Shire Coaches as m/o 7681 -/91 (when acc. gained); then to M. Kirkman under contract to Shire Coaches 1993 or 94. Repowered with GM 6.71 and refurbished at Col McGrath 1993 or 94. Sold to Tallbay Pty Ltd t/a Skennar's Bus Charters, Taren Point as MO 9163 11/96; then to Reg's Bus Charter (Reginald Sawyer), Heathcote as MO 9163. Dereg 26/11/00. Sold for a motorhome conversion at Dunedoo -/01.
m/o 7366 Bedford VAM70 Superior 8/72RC49F
ex Jenteeno Pty Ltd, Bardwell Park m/o 7366 27/3/85; ex MO 9884 9/84; ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd (dealer) 30/4/84; ex KD & SA Morgan, Cessnock MO 3188 (traded 8/82); ex KSA 180 -/81; ex Katoomba - Leura Bus Service KSA 180 3/80; ex MO 4009; ex TV 616.
Sold for a motorhome in 1990. Noted stored at Mercury Roadlines, Kempsey as REQ 492 5/90.
m/o 7536 Albion Viking VK43 - Cat CCMC 67-558 31/5/68RC41F
First coach 1985; Reg 8/85 ex WF & AJ Forrester, Barraba MO 7811 mid-85; ex RJ Stuart and Partners, Nowra u/r -/76; ex MO 5641 22/3/76; ex Hills Bus Sales Pty Ltd (dealer), Fairy Meadow 3/74; ex Personality Tours, Sydney TV 470 - Cat V8 engine fitted to replace Scania engine; ex Panther Bus Lines / Centralian, Sydney (1116) TV 435; ex (SA) RGK 165; ex Blue Line (C Sinclair), Sydney TV 552 - Original AEC 505 engine replaced with Scania engine.
Dereg 17/1/89 & Sold to RJ & EG Turner t/a Lyrebird Coaches, Milton as MO 0560 1/89; then with business to Kellam Bus Lines Pty.Ltd., Ulladulla as MO 0560 by 19/2/91. Plate transferred to a new bus on 13/6/91; Disposal unknown.
m/o 7568 Leyland Leopard PSU3/2RL63067 Custom Coaches 86-227 17/3/87B53F
ex Premier Illawarra Pty Ltd, Shellharbour m/o 7568 by 8/04; ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra m/o 7568 by 1/02; ex Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd t/a Baxter's Bus Lines, Villawood (63) m/o 7568 by 10/98; ex Delwood Coaches, Villawood m/o 7568 4/92; 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 11/85; ex Jenteeno Nominees Pty Ltd (route 59) m/o 4870 8/85; ex Alpine Bus Service (Adams), Silverwater m/o 4870 4/85; ex RP & I Baxter Pty Ltd t/a Holroyd Bus Lines, Merrylands (3) m/o 4870 9/82; ex Barklimore Bros Bus Service, Merrylands m/o 4870 1/3/81. CCMC body plate incorrectly stamped 32/11/64.
Dereg c6/89 when plate transferred.
m/o 7689 AEC Reliance 470 2HMU3RA3145 Comeng 8/2/61B47FR
ex Pioneer Coaches Pty Ltd, Bexley m/o 4369 3/88.
Sold for a motorhome by 8/89.
m/o 7855 Mercedes-Benz OC162135509965238993 Custom Coaches Mk 86 87-161 9/10/87RB57F
Reg 10/10/12 ex Dependable Buses (Local Courtesy Coaches Pty Ltd), Enfield 4871 MO 21/2/12; 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 29/3/00.
Dereg by 3/20 (prior to COVID-19). Held u/r at 2/22.
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.
Dereg 13/10/11. 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 8118 Volvo B6FA (UF)354 Custom Coaches Mk 86 84-163 6/9/84B53F
ex G Newham t/a Kingsgrove Bus & Coach, Peakhurst m/o 8118 10/07; ex m/o 364 10/07; ex MO 7445 10/02; ex Pearce Omnibus Pty Ltd, Valley Heights MO 7445 23/7/01; ex Western Road Transport, Wentworthville m/o 7388.
Dereg by 5/17.
m/o 8839 Bedford SB5 - Perkins 6.354354900 CCMC 73-764 27/3/74B45D
Reinstated 3/95 ex m/o 5974 (withdrawn -/90 & held u/r for overhaul); ex Greenacre Bus Co (R Gallagher), Enfield m/o 5974 11/88; ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Revesby / Enfield m/o 5974 15/1/87; ex Greenacre Bus Co Pty Ltd (E Hayman), Greenacre m/o 5974 1/7/84.
Sold to Sharpe Transit Services (R Sharp), Bundaberg, QLD as 357 DTZ in 1997.
m/o 8848 Bedford BLP2BLP2DZ600691
BLP2DGJ578607
Smithfield Euro SB622 9/77B56F
Reg 7/96 ex Nowra Coaches Pty Ltd, South Nowra MO 3186; ex Sampsons Tours Pty Ltd, Bomaderry MO 3186 2/8/88.
Reregistered UMP 830 by 25/9/97. Rego expired 16/6/98. Later noted stored in a yard at Terrey Hills (non-PSV).
m/o 9674 Mercedes-Benz OC162135509965238722 Custom Coaches 86-311 22/12/86RB57F
ex MO 0759 22/4/09; ex Busways Gosford Pty Ltd, Kincumber (868) MO 0759 8/1/09; ex AR & JP Palmer t/a Yarramalong Bus Lines, Wyong (3) MO 0759 30/1/08; ex TJ & MS Rose, Warialda MO 0759 via Cardiff (dealer) early-2000.
Dereg 15/4/18 and held u/r. Sold to a private buyer, Sydney and reg XO06PX 23/4/23.
MO 5429 Bedford BLP25059 Custom Coaches 79-197 31/8/79RB57F
ex m/o 8849 -/04; Reg 1/97 ex Kings Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey (21) MO 7160 1/97; ex Edwards Coaches Pty Ltd, Armidale MO 7160 -/96.
Rego cancelled by 2/16. Of former m/o 7020 & MO 5429, one went to Darwin and the other to Victoria.
TV 520 RFW 6x2 - GM 8v71GMB62127 Ansair RFW987 8/78RC49F
Reg 5/88 ex Freedom Coaches (G Tegel), Panania TV 508 10/87 (TV 508 plate leased from Highway Tours); ex TV 095 3/87 (TV 095 plate leased from Chester Coaches); ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Enfield MO 0218 by 10/86; ex Coast & Country Coaches, Tacoma MO 0218; ex Highway Tours (JD Hill), Enfield TV 809; ex Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty Ltd, Perth, WA (205) 6FT 411 -/84; ex (SA) SZA.577 - New as RC42FT.
Rego lapsed 4/5/91 with plans for refurbishment. Fitted with new front, however never returned to service. Still stored in depot shed at 2/22.
TV 1206 RFW 6x2 - GM 8v71GMB62124 Ansair RFW985 9/78RC49F
Initially operated by John Jennings as subcontractor to Sydney Coachlines, then purchased by Sydney Coachlines 10/92; ex KB & LF Dewhurst, Armidale MO 4254 7/89; ex Western Road Liners Pty Ltd, Parkes TV 824 2/86; ex P & B Willing t/a Golden Group Charter Coaches Pty Ltd, Loftus TV 824 11/2/86; ex RC42FT; Reg 18/5/84 ex Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty Ltd t/a Ansett Pioneer, Adelaide, SA (203) SOB 629.
Dereg by 22/9/03 & still in use as a storage facility as at 9/11. Sold for a motorhome conversion in Miles, QLD 7/20.
TV 1221 RFW - GMGMB62125 Ansair RFW984 3/78RC45FT
Reg 5/90 ex King's Bus Service Pty Ltd, Kempsey u/r; ex TV 1231 2/90; ex MO 0213 -/89; Reg 2/85 ex Kogarah Coachlines (L Reynolds), Blakehurst TV 819 2/85; ex Pioneer Tourist Industries Pty Ltd t/a Ansett Pioneer, Adelaide, SA (202) SOB 351 -/84.
Withdrawn by 31/5/02 & rego expired 6/02. Sold to the Wollongong area late-2002.
TV 3011 Denning Denair 6v92ttaDA926-610-82 Denning 926 8/82RC57F
Fitted with lap-sash seatbelts 6/01; ex John A Gilbert Pty Ltd t/a Dubbo Coaches, Dubbo MO 2822 c2000; 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.
Rego cancelled by 21/6/20 & held u/r at 6/23.
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) 15/5/02; ex North & Western Coaches Pty Ltd, Gladesville TV 333 13/12/99.
Rego cancelled 3/9/18 & Sold for preservation 3/20.
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.
5150 MO Mercedes-Benz OHL1622WDB39645665404517 Custom Coaches 300 90-339 20/12/91RB57F
ex Practicality Pty Ltd t/a Gerringong Buses, Gerringong 5150 MO 10/9/18; ex MO 1938; ex Vagone Pty Ltd Green's Northern Coaches, Thirroul MO 1938 c10/03.
Dereg 9/12/18. Parts unit that only performed a few jobs for Sydney Coachlines. Held u/r at 2/22.
No of withdrawn buses listed = 36

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