AUSTRALIA BUS IMAGE GALLERY
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An August 2004 visit to the Forster depot in Forster, north of Newcastle, saw a fleet of largely Custom bodied coaches and buses on Hino, Nissan and Mercedes chassis. The livery was primarily white, jade and yellow. A brash new image has since replaced this with snazzy branding in red, yellow and blue with BCI becoming the dominant vehicle supplier. However in late 2015 the company was bought by the Buslines Group and will eventually adopt their white and blue livery.
 
 
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The operating area is very scenic.
 
 

Typical of the fleet in 2004 was this 1999 ABM Starliner bodied Mercedes OH1418, 29 (MO620, later 5836MO). The 57 seat bus, since replaced by a BCI, was ex Connex 47 and Pioneer Coaches of Bexley. It was sold to JL & LM Kane & Sons of Henty as their 46 (5836MO) in 2011.
 
 

On the left is sister vehicle 30 (MO634, later 5837MO) with an identical history to 29, having been Connex 48. It has gone to Tasmania. Alongside is 1987 Custom bodied Hino RG197K 21 (MO2672, later 1026MO), sold to Geelong's Christian College in 2009.
 
 
 
 

Sandwiching newer 1996 Custom 310 bodied Hino RG197K 23 (MO2009, later 1027MO) are two Nissan RB30s, also with Custom bodies. Nearer is 8 (MO0514) which left the fleet before re-registration. The Hino joined 21 with another Victoria Christian College in Highton.
 
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