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Telford's Bus and Coach

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Service type  Bus operator
Depots  1
Service area  Sydney
Alliance  Tiger Tours
Parent organization  Yourbus
Fleet  94 (July 2015)
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Headquarters  Turrella, Sydney, Australia

Telford's Bus & Coach is an Australian bus company operating charter services in Sydney.



In 1973, Marrickville Bus Lines was purchased by Max Holman from Barry Barton. In May 1977, the business was sold to Bob Wood and renamed Orana Tours. In January 1978, the business was purchased by Benny Rachwal and resumed trading as Marrickville Bus Lines. One route was operated, 222 Dulwich Hill to Sydenham.

In January 1989, Marrickville commenced operating five routes in the White Bay/Bondi Junction/Marrickville areas on an interim basis after the collapse of ABC Coachlines. These were taken over by Arrow Coaches in April 1989. Marrickville also commenced providing buses for The Scots College. This segment of the business would grow rapidly, with Marrickville winning work from many Eastern Suburbs and Inner West schools.

In the 1980s, Marrickville purchased the business of Telford Educational Tours. Having been renumbered to 448 in November 1987, the remaining route was taken over by Sydney Buses' Kingsgrove depot in January 2004 and ceased soon afterwards.

In October 2013, Benny Rachwald died with the business passing to his sons, Robert and James. In May 2014, Telford's was sold to Dunn Motor Traction.

On 1 May 2015, the Tiger Tours, Taren Point business was purchased with 11 vehicles. It continues to operate independently, albeit under Telford's operating licence.


Telford's operate services from Macquarie Park to Epping station under contract to Optus and from Sydney Olympic Park to Lidcombe station, Strathfield station and the Sydney central business district under contract to the Commonwealth Bank. It also operates school buses for various Eastern Suburbs and Inner West schools.

On 23 March 2015, Telford's commenced operating an express commuter service from Rouse Hill to the Sydney CBD under the Your Commute brand. This was previously operated by Bankstown Coaches as the Bullet Bus until November 2014.


As at July 2015, the fleet consisted of 94 buses and coaches. Fleet livery is white, red and grey.


Telford's Bus & Coach Wikipedia