Green's Northern Coaches

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Green's Northern Coaches
Parent Rod Green
Commenced operation August 1973
Ceased operation February 2015
Headquarters Thirroul
Service area Wollongong
Service type Bus operator
Routes 2
Depots 2
Fleet 18 (February 2015)
Website www.greensnortherncoaches.com.au

Green's Northern Coaches[1] was an Australian bus company operating services in Wollongong.

History[edit]

In August 1973, Rod Green purchased route 2 Wollongong - Stanwell Park from Hill's Bus Service with six buses.[2] On 1 January 1992, the Helensburgh Bus Service business was purchased from Colin Crossley with route 15 Helensburgh - Stanwell Park with five buses.[3] In February 2015, the business was sold to the Premier Transport Group and rebranded Premier Charters.[4]

Services[edit]

From 2008 until February 2015, Green's services were part of Sydney Outer Metropolitan Bus Region 9.[5]

Green's operated 2 routes in the northern suburbs of Wollongong and the southern part of the Royal National Park:

Fleet[edit]

As at February 2015, the fleet consisted of 18 buses and coaches.[2] The fleet livery was green and white. In 2011, the Transport for NSW white and blue livery was adopted for route buses.

Depots[edit]

Green's operated depots in Helensburgh and Thirroul.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vagone Pty Ltd Australian Securities & Investments Commission
  2. ^ a b Green's Northern Coaches Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  3. ^ "Routes, timetables and services" Fleetline issue 211 February 1993 page 35
  4. ^ Premier Illawarra has taken over Green's Northern Coaches Illawarra Mercury 4 February 2015
  5. ^ Outer Metropolitan Sydney Bus Contract Regions 9 and 10 Archived 14 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine. NSW Government Transport & Infrastructure October 2009
  6. ^ Route 2 timetable Green's Northern Coaches 29 January 2013
  7. ^ Route 15 timetable Green's Northern Coaches 20 October 2013

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