A rare example of this standard work on the vehicles and operations of Sydney's Government buses from 1932 to 1982 when the book was published to mark 50 years of NSW DRTT and DGT buses. Many maps diagrams and tables, especially of fleet lists, makes and dates in service, valuable to restorers.
This copy is in fair condition. Contents undamaged in any way
The dust cover has obvious signs of wear, the book itself is good.
Donated to the Museum by Malcolm Morgan.
By Greg Travers, respected transport historian, photographer and film maker.
Comprehensive pictorial review of all articulated buses operated in Australia up to 1985.
Over 100 photos, all B&W . Colour soft cover 112 pages A4 format
Mint condition. As new.
published by Transit Australia 1986
16 pp. Very Fine condition Railmac 1987
60 photos all B&W soft cover colour. Fleet lists on disposal
the story of Volvos built in Japan and unable to be registered there. after the Expo in 1985
Fascinating historic record
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.
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.