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The Van Hool A300 range of city and suburban buses has been totally re-engineered and redesigned. This example of the AG300 articulated version in the livery of Dutch regional operator Connexxion was launched at the UITP City Transport Exhibition in London in 2001. ©
At the former Connexxion depot in Sliedrecht the newly delivered Mercedes-Benz Integro O550� 6147 shows the new Arriva Q-Liner look.
Having won the contract to operate services in the Dordrecht area, Arriva drafted in a number of older buses whilst awaiting new deliveries. 3999 is one of the only two DAF MB200 with rare Zabo body still in service, dating from 1985. ©
One of over 60 Mercedes Citaros purchased by BBA when it won the Apeldoorn area concession from Connexxion in 2005, 5415 is seen at Apeldoorn Bus Station en route to Arnhem on a very wet afternoon in September 2005. ©
For use on city services in Apeldoorn, BBA purchased a number of Volvo 7700s which wear the purple and yellow livery seen here on no. 3815 in the rain at Apeldoorn. ©
Volvo 9700 – Martinbus.nl – NL – BS-TR-07 Bad Gastein, Austria Date: 08 Mar 2008 ©
VDL Berkhof – Topdeck – NL – BP-ZR-99 Rome, Italy Date: 26 Sep 2005 ©
Parked up opposite the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam on 25 July 1976 was Guy Arab IV/Massey 19 PVX, owned by Grey Green, but being used for at least the 1976 season by van Dam of Amsterdam. ©
Connexxion 2441 DAF Den Oudsten Alliance B95 Intercity Den Oudsten Alliance on line 86 Den Haag Leyenburg – Schiedam CS. April 2009
GVB Amsterdam operate 1151 a VDL Citea photographed at Azartplein on 18 September 2015. ©
BBA333 1991 DAF SB220 Berkoff in the livery derived from Brabant flag at the old tree lined Den Bosch bus station September 1992.
OAD 316 Bova LL1160 leaves a reflection in the road water after a thunder storm as it leaves Hengelo station November 1990 ©
ZO 8119 1977 DAF MB200 Den Oudsten in anniversary livery for 100 years of Van Gogh at Eindhoven bus station November 1990.
WN7816 a rare Vetter 18U leaving Rotterdam for Capelle an de Ij in October 1987. ©
Bakker 18 an ex US school bus now converted with sliding roof for sightseeing in Amsterdam. March 2012 ©
Connexxion 4000 a MB Citaro in Schipol Sternet livery in Van Baerlestraat Amsterdam March 2012 ©
Arriva8137 VDL Citea awaits its next journey as the sun sets at Tilburg Station 4/6/18 ©
Qbuzz 4301 Optare Solo Electric going to the Museum Quarter at Utrecht Station 8/6/18 ©
Arriva 9653 VDL Citea99LE recharging between journeys at Venlo Station 5/6/18 ©
Breng5257 Hess trolley in Arnhem 6/6/18 ©
Qbuzz Utrecht 4208 Van Hool AGG300 leave Utrecht Staion on 4/6/18 ©
Maaskant of Oss Bova N16 at Den Bosch station awaiting to return to its home town November 1990 ©
BBA 811 A Mercedes powered Den Oudsten B79M in Stad bus livery on Oss town service at the railway station in October 1987 ©
De Snelle Vliet of Alblassordam 169 is a Magirus Deutz Jonckheere with bus doors on tour on Worthing sea front August 1986 ©
Connexxion 2741 a Iveco Crossway in R Net livery outside Amsterdam Central Station on 4 6 2018 ©Kevin Gannon
Qbuzz Utrecht 4608 is an Ebusco Electric outside the Central railway station on 8 6 2018 ©Kevin Gannon
BBA63 Kuster & Lemmens bodied Ford dating from 1934 cooling off at the Brabant Hallen Den Bosch after a trip in from town 10 1987 ©Kevin Gannon
NWH 46 Mercedes 814 Optare on a Belbus service at Steenwijk Railway Station 8 1992 ©Kevin Gannon
Van Driel of Oss nice new MAN ready to return home at Den Bosch Station 4 6 2018 ©Kevin Gannon
BBA had a large fire at its Den Bosch depot in November 1993 losing nearly its entire allocation. Hired in NZH 6416 a DAF MB200 Den Oudsten & HTM 435 DAF SB201 Hainje are seen here on local town services a couple of weeks after the fire.. © K Gannon
Waiting in Heerlen VSL 7.406 a DAF MB200 Den Oudsten about to depart for the boarder town of Bocholtz, while VSL 8.502 DAF SB220 Den Oudsten is going Aken (Aachen) in Germany November 1990. VSL’s numbering system the first number represents the year it entered service.© K Gannon
ZO 6178 DAF MB200 Den Oudsten with the less common three door body stands as a spare bus in Eindhoven bus station October 1987.© K Gannon
BBA534 is a Volvo B58 Zabo at the tree lined Den Bosch Station awaiting its trip to Wijk en Aalburg 25 8 88 ©K Gannon
BBA355 is DAF MB200 Van Hool on a special service to a Model rail exhibition at the Brabant Hallen 10 87 ©K Gannon
DVM6013 Van Hool A308 on town service at Meppal Station 8 92 ©K Gannon
GVA Arnhem 93 a Van Hool A308 & 74 a Volvo B10M Den Oudsten both await a Green light to leave Arnhem Station 11 90 ©K Gannon
GVBA Amsterdam 275 a DAF SB201 Hainje in a different AOA at Sloterdijk Station 10 87 ©K Gannon.
TET 37 a short wheelbase Volvo B58 Hainje rests up at Almelo Station in 11 90 ©K Gannon.
VSL 6.905 is a Mercedes powered Hainje Neoplan HD10 collecting passengers for the short trip to De Kemp 10 87 ©K Gannon.
GVA Arnhem 101 is a 1948 BUT Verheul trolly used for special occasions seen here at Arnhem Station in 8 85 ©K Gannon
GVBA Amsterdam 553 originally 253 is a Mercedes 0317 Hainje artic on a rainy day at Sloterdijk Station 10 87 ©K Gannon
BBA 183 is a DAF MB200 Den Oudsten still in its previous owner EMA colours at Eindhoven station 10 87 ©K Gannon
SM Maastricht 96 shows off its three doorways on its Hainje bodied Volvo B59 in the station park. 10 87 ©K Gannon
GVBA Amsterdam 804 in Plantage Middenlaan just about to pass the zoo on a peak time service of route 9 23 3 12 ©K Gannon
GVBA Amsterdam 2110 crosses Sarphatistraat into Plantage Middenlaan on route 14 to Slotermeer 20 3 12 ©K Gannon
GVBA Amsterdam 683 seen from the Victoria Hotel in Damrak heading for the Central Station 3 82 ©K Gannon
GVG Groningen 20 a DAF SB220 Hainje was one of a pair of demonstrators purchased to choose future orders in the late 80’s. seen here at the railway station 8 92 ©K Gannon
GVG Groningen 200 a Mercedes 0405 was the other demonstrator which lead to further orders for Mercedes at the railway station 8 92 © K Gannon
BBA876 a DAF MBG205 Den Oudsten is at Den Bosch station in a livery celebrating 40years of “De Efteling” theme park 8 92 ©K Gannon
DVM4245 seen in the centre of Hoogeveen is a DAF MB230 Den Oudsten on its way to Almelo 8 92 ©K Gannon
On Leeuwarden town service 3 is FRAM6344 a short wheelbase Volvo B10M Berkhof 8 92 ©K Gannon
Hermes 9539 a VDL electric arctic at Eindhoven station waiting to go to the airport. These have warning bells to ring similar to the trams in other dutch towns. ©K Gannon
HTM (The Hague)1190 a PCC tram on its way to Voorburg from The Hague in August 85. ©K Gannon
CVD Nijmegen 538 a DAF SB201 Hainje on loan to BBA working a town service in Den Bosch 20 11 93 ©K Gannon
GVA Arnhem 42 was one of the few motor buses operated and even more unusual has a Den Oudsten B79 body on its DAF chassis, seen leaving the station 10 87 ©K Gannon
GVA Arnhem 130 is a DAF MB Kiepe trolleybus with standard Den Oudsten body, see GVA’s preference for front and aft doors. 10 87 ©K Gannon
GVA Arnhem 179 a Volvo B10M Kiepe Den Oudsten trolleybus reflects in the rain as the day darkens 10 87 ©K Gannon
GVBD Dordrecht 53 a Mercedes 0305 Hainje lays over outside the main railway station 10 87 ©K Gannon.
NWH 34 a DAF MB200 Den Oudsten stops on the main road in Giethoorn. A village that’s thoroughfares are made up completely of small canals, so everything has to be transported by boat.8 92 ©K Gannon
VAD 7088 at Apeldoorn station is a Volkswagen LT50 Den Oudsten on a lightly used town service 8 92 ©K Gannon
ZWN 3990 in the wet at Dordrecht station is a Mercedes 0405 11 90 ©K Gannon
BBA851 a DAF MBG205 Den Oudsten arctic used for the service to the De Efteling theme park is outside the Den Bosch depot on 23 8 85 © K Gannon
GVBA Amsterdam 67 a DAF SB201 Hainje at Sloterdijk Station in October 87 ©K Gannon
Amsterdam Centraal Station is the scene for GVBA144 a DAF SB201 and ENHABO 320 a Volvo B10R both with bodywork by Hainje in October 1987 ©K Gannon.
Head lights reflect in the wet road from GVBD Dordrecht 38 a Mercedes 0405 as it waits for passengers outside the town’s railway station 10 87
© K Gannon.
GVU Utrecht 507 a Volvo B10MG Den Oudsten in the new then blue & white livery with its greenery showing its an ecological green bus at Utrecht station in 11 90 This livery took over from the standard town bus red .©K Gannon
NZH707 is a dual purpose seated DAF MB200 Den Oudsten in the private hire fleet on a bus service at Enkhuizen railway station 8 92 ©K Gannon
TET 531 a Volvo B10M with a three door Den Oudsten body for the town services in Almelo stands outside the railway station in 11 90 ©K Gannon
VAD changed the grey skirt panels for green grass as shown on 4268 a DAF MB230 Den Oudsten at Zwolle 11 90 ©K Gannon
Zwolle town services vehicles were operated by VAD using this blue, white and grey livery as shown on 3389 a Volvo B10R Hainje at the railway station 11 90 this was later changed to allover blue.©K Gannon.
ZO was one of the companies that changed their liveries significantly as shown by 3132 a DAF SB220 Hainje 2 door in the country bus version at Venlo in 11 90 ©K Gannon
ZO3116 a DAF SB220 Hainje 3 door for Eindhoven town services shows the new livery compared with that used previously on 1868 behind it. 11 90 ©K Gannon
ZO3797 a DAF MB200 Den Oudsten is in Den Bosch in the Snelbus silver livery for its longer express services. 10 87 ©K Gannon
FRAM changed from yellow to a light blue colour scheme as shown on 4455 a Mercedes 0408 at Groningen station 8 92 ©K Gannon
GADO 6643 a DAF MB200 with the raised height version of the standard Den Oudsten body on relief duties at Groningen station 8 92 ©K Gannon.
ZO1841 a DAF SB201 Hainje seen here in Venlo in 11 90 in an uncompleted version of the then new town service livery ©K Gannon
GVG Groningen in August 1992 had four different liveries in use. Here are a DAF SB201 Hainje in the “Stad” livery used on that type of bus, 125 a MB 0405 in red, 149 a MB0405G in the latest red & grey colours and also some vehicles were still in the original dark red, grey & white. ©K Gannon
VAD in Zwolle changed from blue, white & grey to this all over blue for the town services as shown on 4344 a Volvo B10R Berkhoff in 11 90
CN retained its yellow livery but changed the skirt panels colours to two tone blue as on this DAF MB200 Den Oudsten 3552 at Utrecht station 11 90 ©K Gannon.
Roadrunner signage on GSM 4063 a DAF MB230 Den Oudsten in Enschede in 11 90. shows it is used on Snelbus (express) services, on this occasion to Doetinchem. ©K Gannon.
GVBD Dordrecht 38 is a Mercedes 0305 with a Den Oudsten body outside the towns railway station in the revised livery in 10 87. ©K Gannon.
Arriva 7414 a Volvo 7900 in Limburgliner livery waits at Maastricht station to start its cross border journey to Aachen 5 6 18 ©K Gannon
On a Roermond town service is Arriva 9187 a VDL Citea LE99 5 6 18 ©K Gannon
Breng operate this gas powered MAN Lion’s City 5430 seen in Arnhem 6 6 18 ©K Gannon
Van Driel of Oss operate 47BHL9 a Setra S415LE in Bravo livery seen in Eindhoven 5 6 18 ©K Gannon
At Zwolle station is NWH31 a DAF MB200 Zabo in November 1990 ©K Gannon.
Seen at the British Coach Rally Brighton on 26 4 87 is Bovo Tours of Roelofarendsveen Van Hool Acron, ©K Gannon.
DVM 4604 a DAF MB230 Den Oudsten outside Hoogeveen station on 21 8 92©K Gannon.
BBA were a long time user of Zabo bodywork, shown here is 317 a DAF MB200 on a Den Bosch town service in 8 85 ©K Gannon.
BBA 944 a Volvo B10M Den Oudsten in the livery of “SnelTreinBus” a rail connection service is at Utrecht station in 10 87 ©K Gannon.
On Worthing seafront 23 8 95 is a Mercedes 0303 with a Berkoff body operated by Bos & Duin of Middleburg.©K Gannon
Connexxion 3955 a three door Mercedes Citaro in white livery leaves Eindhoven station on 5 6 18 ©K Gannon
De Harde Tours were a big user of Smit bodied coaches, this DAF SB3000 is in Worthing 3 95 ©K Gannon.
De Snelle Vliet 222 a MCW Metrorider 24 seat coach is in Worthing when only a few weeks old in 6 88.©K Gannon.
GVBA Amsterdam 392 a Volvo B10M Hainje in the then new blue livery outside the Centraal station 11 90 ©K Gannon.
At Sloterdijk station in October 1987 is GVBA Amsterdam 525 a Volvo B10MG Hainje.©K Gannon.
HTM The Hague 435 & 6 DAF SB201 Hainje’s are in Den Bosch on 20 11 93 on loan to BBA to cover for fire damaged vehicles. ©K Gannon.
A large model railway exhibition at the Brabant Hallen Den Bosch in 10 87 bought out many preserved buses to run the shuttle service from the town station. ex ZO6778 a DAF Hainje being one of them ©K Gannon
BBA117 a DAF SB201 Hainje shelters from the sun in the lovely old tree lined bus stops at Den Bosch station. ©K Gannon.
Late afternoon on a wet day in November GVA Arnhem 176 a Volvo B10M/Kiepe Den Oudsten trolley has its lights on as it leaves the town station. 11 90 ©K Gannon
ex NZH 5372 a Leyland LVS Verheul is also working the model railway shuttle in Den Bosch 10 87 ©K Gannon
Syntus Gelderland 5149 a VDL Ambassador takes a break outside Amersfoort station 6 6 18 ©K Gannon
VAD 3376 a Volvo B59 Hainje in Zwolle town service livery at the railway station 11 90 ©K Gannon.
BBA107 a DAF SB201 Hainje awaits its next journey on town service 3 to Aawijk at Den Bosch station 10 87 ©K Gannon..
In BBA’s revised country bus livery is 464 a Volvo B10M Den Oudsten at Den Bosch station 8 92 ©K Gannon.
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