The Omnibus Society Fleet

5737 - 1978 Bedford VAS2

First Registered: 1979.

Bodybuilder: Emslie C20F.

1st Owner: N.Z.R.R.S. 5737.

2nd Owner: Hammonds Tourist Coaches Ltd, Upper Hutt.

3rd Owner: Omnibus Society.

Chassis Number: 450537.

Registration 1: JG118.

Registration 2: MW9756.

Into Service: 1979.

Out of Service:2006.

Joined OS Fleet: 2007.

Current Status: Stored operational (no CoF).

History: 5737 served as a tour coach in Rotorua for 12 years before coming to Wellington. Unconfirmed stories suggest a shunting accident destroyed another of Wally Hammonds coaches and 5737 was supplied as a replacement. The coach is on permanent loan to Omnibus Society.

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Mike Butler

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