A short snip­pet from the past...

Galston, Glenorie and Hills Rural News - - Birds -

Glenorie Bus Com­pany

GBC was a pri­vately owned fam­ily com­pany. Its ori­gins go back to the early 1900's when the vil­lage of Glenorie was a stag­ing post for horse drawn wag­ons haul­ing pro­duce be­tween Wise­mans Ferry and Cas­tle Hill. Mo­torised bus ser­vices be­gan Hill dur­ing the 1st World War.

In the early 1920's, Ge­orge Dea­man ex­panded the bus fleet and by 1939 op­er­ated a fleet of 6 buses! Ge­orge Tuc­knott & Roy Bax­ter pur­chased the Com­pany from the Dea­man fam­ily in 1952. By 1975 when they sold to the present own­ers, the Todd fam­ily, the fleet com­prised of 16 ve­hi­cles.

In 2004 GBC op­er­ated a fleet of 75 buses with a staff of 100 peo­ple. The bus fleet was pre­dom­i­nantly Volvo.

In 2001, GBC was pur­chased by Na­tional

Ex­press. In De­cem­ber 2004, GBC was re­branded Hills­bus. The com­pany was later sold to Cabcharge DelGro Aus­tralia.

The Glenorie "Fleet" 1960

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