AUSTRALIA BUS IMAGE GALLERY
Cobb & Co

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Cobb & Co midicoach
Cobb & Co is a part of Australian history. It was the Wells Fargo of Australia, established in Melbourne in 1853 the company pioneered horse drawn long distance coach servces initially using American built coaches and even American coach drivers used to driving the stagecoaches across the prairies of the wild west. Now part of the Dyson group of comapny the institutional name lives on, mainly on the fleet of touring coaches, the express ervice mantle having ended up with Greyhound Australia. This coach is believed to be in Darwin back in the late nineties, it is short coach, probably on MAN chassis and carries fleet number 56.
 
 
 
 

What may be the same coach is Cann's of Albury's 28 (6313AO) seen near the NSW border in April 2014. The MAN 10.180 had been Cobb 85 (4016AO), but had also been with Rutherglen Bus & Tour Services named Scarlett and was with Jubo Coaches in Ramsgate, NSW.
 
 
Cobb & Co

This Autobus bodied Mercedes is seen at work in Alice Springs in August 2005. The Ghan Train has just arrived in town and the local fleet is busy on tours for the stop over passengers.
 
 
 
 
Cobb & Co Mercedes
A similar coach is seen at work in Katherine in the same month.
 
 
 
 
Cobb & Co MAN 24.420 Coach Design
This full sized Coach Design bodied MAN 24.420 was one of two in the fleet and is thought to be 201 (4017AO) delivered at the end of 1995, 202 (0929AO) following a month later in January 2016. Both coaches have since left the fleet, 201 ending up in New Zealand. It is seen here in the centre of Melbourne in August 2002.
 
 
 
 
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