Celebrates the 50th anniversary of NSW Government bus operation.
A highly sought after classic book of reference.
Contains complete fleet listings from 1932 up to 1981
by Greg Travers
Published 1982 by Sydney Tramway Museum and HCVA
230 pages over 250 photos
B&W, plus some colour pages
We have sourced a rare copy of this important work . Original edition, A5 format. Highly sought after, this is a once-only chance to obtain a copy in excellent condition.
There are comprehensive fleet lists, up to Leyland Leopards of the 1970s. All buses taken over by DRTT in 1932 are listed. Maps. route numbering systems, and at least one photo of every bus type are included. 114 pages.
An important piece of road transport history .
Two copies of this rare long out-of-print classic.
73 pp. over 100 B&W photos soft cover in colour
Published Apr 1977 by HCVA Co-op. Ltd
History of DD bus operation throughout Australia up to mid-1979s, mainly of course in NSW where the majority were.used.
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A brief pictorial history;
58 years on the streets of Sydney and Newcastle.
A very impressive overview of NSW Govt buses from 1932 to 2001.
Soft cover foolscap format
Published by HCVA 2001
All B&W 84 pages with over 100 photos
Subtitled '"Since the 1940s"
Over 150 photographs of buses and memorabilia from all states of Australia
96 pages all B&W with colour soft cover
published 2001 Historic Commercial Vehicle Association
no creasing or damage
A history of Victoria's Private Bus Industry 1910 to 1992
John Maddock was editor of Truck and Bus Transportation magazine for 26 years.
Cover part Faded
214 pages over 200 photos all B&W
Published 1992 Kangaroo Press
Covers city and country services, tours, school buses, the buses themselves, bus builders and body builders, bibliography and index.
One copy missing its dust cover
note: the photo is for ID purposes only. This copy is in its black hard binding with gold embossing
The most deeply-researched study of all models of Albion cars trucks and buses from 1899 onwards.
Photographs of every model, with appendices giving details of Albion-Murray patents, model and chassis numbering systems, Model List (5 pages) engine types for each model, (2 pages), Chassis output, staff and workforce graphs, and Bibliography.
Over 200 photos of Albion cars, trucks and buses from 1899 to 1972
170 pages all B&W
Hard covers, black embossed with gold lettering
Published 1999 by Albion Vehicle Preservation Trust
this copy is in Very Fine condition with no damage (no dust jacket)
Compiled by Bruce Tilley
Publisher: Railmac Publications 1984
Details: Paperback, A5 size, 52 pages, 44 B&W photos. Good condition.
Contains separate vehicle listings for most major private operator fleets in Melbourne as at 1984.
Author: Leon Manny
Publisher: St Davids Publishing 1988
Details: Paperback, 24 pages, 8 black & white photos. Very good condition.
A well-researched and informative history of the Northbridge to Wynyard bus service.
Author: Richard Peck
Details: Paperback, wire bound, A4 size, 80 pages, numerous B&W images. Very good condition.
A fully illustrated catalogue of various ticket types issued from the 1870s to 2000s. Bus, tram, train, ferry, bridge and road toll tickets, as well as generic paper tickets, machine-produced tickets and stored value cards, are all represented.
Author: John McCrystal
Publisher: Grantham House and the Bus & Coach Association of New Zealand 2007
Details: Paperback with fold-out cover, 225 x 285 mm, 176 pages, 141 B&W and 57 colour photos. Very good condition.
A fine reference book documenting the development of bus operations in New Zealand, from the pioneering days of charabancs in the early 1900s through to well-appointed coaches at the start of the 21st century. Tales of those working on the buses and the tireless efforts of industry associations complete the story.
by John Maddock
Awe inspiring story of the truckie mailmen, their trucks and their mechanical miracles. A clutch plate is made from the bottom of a 44-gallon drum, a log between the dual rear wheels to avoid
Jack Gaffney, Harry Ding, Tom Kruse Ken Crombie.
A story of bravery and determination, and some incredibly tough vehicles.
Jack Maddock books are highly sought after for their thoroughness and readability
very good condition 160pp many photos
Author: Graham Stewart
Publisher: AH & AW Reed 1973 (first edition)
Details: Hardback with jacket, 205 x 260 mm, 236 pages, 167 B&W photos and line drawings. Very good condition with minor scuffing at the top of the jacket spine.
The first full study of urban public transport in New Zealand and how it influenced the growth of towns and cities. Covers the histories and descriptions of vehicles and systems, from horse-drawn vehicles, cable cars, steam and electric-powered trams, motor buses and trolley buses. Personal stories add a further dimension to the text.