Smithfield Bus & Coach Works

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Smithfield Bus & Coach Works
Industry Bus manufacturing
Successor Custom Coaches
Founded June 1971
Founder Bosnjak family
Defunct May 1981
Headquarters Smithfield, Australia

Smithfield Bus & Coach Works was an Australian bus bodybuilder in Smithfield, Sydney.

History[edit]

Smithfield Bus & Coach Works was formed when Westbus proprietors Bob and John Bosnjak purchased the bus bodying designs and jigs of Commonwealth Engineering in 1971.[1][2]

As well as buses for private operators, Smithfield bodied these buses for government operators:

In May 1981 Smithfield Bus & Coach Works was sold to Custom Coaches.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Complete And Utter History of Smithfield" Australian Bus Panorama Vol 16 Special pages 6-48
  2. ^ Dunn, John (2010). Comeng: A History of Commonwealth Engineering Volume 3: 1967-1977. Kenthurst: Rosenberg Publishing. p. 137. ISBN 9781877058905. 
  3. ^ State Transit Authority Disposal Lists Bus Australia
  4. ^ a b c d ACTION Fleet - Disposals actbus.net
  5. ^ Metro Tasmania - Volvo B58 Disposal list Bus Australia

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