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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 421
Chassis: Bristol SUL4A Chassis No: 190.036
Body: ECW C33F Body No: 12885

HISTORY

Jul 62 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (421) - Based at Dartmouth
Mar 69 Converted to DP33F
Mar 69 Transferred to Totnes
Jul 69 Transferred to Dartmouth
Nov 69 Transferred to Plymouth
Aug 70 Transferred to Weymouth
Aug 70 Transferred to Dartmouth
Jun 71 Fleet Number changed to 1221
<Oct 71 Transferred to Dartmouth
Apr 76 Repainted in NBC Bus Livery (Green & White)
Apr 78 Transferred to Totnes
Jun 78 Transferred to Dartmouth
Apr 79 Transferred to Totnes
Nov 79 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1221)
Nov 79 D J Green, Weymouth (dealer)
Dec 79 Kinross Plant & Construction Company Limited, Kinross (contractor)
Dec 79 Converted to C37F
Dec 79 Guernsey Railway Company Limited, St Peter Port (156)
Jul 80 In service with Guernsey Railway Company Limited, St Peter Port (156)
Jul 80 Re-registered 31918
Feb 81 Out of service with Guernsey Railway Company Limited, St Peter Port (156)
Feb 81 In service with Guernseybus Limited, St Peter Port (156)
Apr 85 Re-registered 10558
Aug 86 Out of service with Guernseybus Limited, St Peter Port (156)
Mar 87 Returned to UK
Mar 87 Re-registered 271 KTA
Mar 87 In service F Elliott, Golborne (10)
<Jul 88 On loan to Ashtree Coaches Limited, Edenfield (10)
Oct 88 Returned from F Elliott, Golborne (10)
Sep 92 On loan to Mick Hayton, Dumfries
  Out of service with F Elliott, Golborne (10)
<Sep 05 William Staniforth, Nailsworth
Oct 05 Tony Brown, Rushden (Chelveston Preservation Society)
Mar 09 Nick Helliker, Stroud
Nov 21 Richard Masterman, Stroud

Status: Preserved as Western National 1221

    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) P J Relf

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Exeter

Date : August 1968

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Bedford Square, Tavistock

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Buckingham Palace Road/Victoria Coach Station

Date : 1968

 

(C) Seawallprints.co.uk

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Webmaster Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) PM Photography

     
    

Owner : Western National 421

Location : Dartmouth Depot

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Transport Photo Interchange

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Exeter Coach Station

Date : August 1971

 

(C) West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : The Plains, Totnes

Date : Not Known

 

(C) PM Photography

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Bridgetown, Totnes

Date : Not Known

 

(C) PM Photography

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Dartmouth

Date : 1977

 

(C) Chris Stewart

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Not Known

Date : May 1978

 

(C) Pete Moody Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Dartmouth depot

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Terry Partridge

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Guernsey Bus 156

Location : St Peter Port depot

Date : August 1986

 

(C) Colin Billington

     
    

Owner : Guernsey Bus 156

Location : St Peter Port, Guernsey

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Ex Guernsey Bus 156

Location : Portsmouth Ferry Port

Date : March 1987

 

(C) Colin Billington

     
    

Owner : Memory Lane Travel 10

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Memory Lane Travel 10

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Alex Lawson Collection

     
    

Owner : Memory Lane Travel 10

Location : Clough Head

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Keith Newton

     
    

Owner : Ashtree Coaches 10

Location : Blackpool

Date : April 1988

 

(C) Cliff Essex

     
    

Owner : Ashtree Coaches 10

Location : Fleetwood

Date : July 1988

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Ashtree Coaches 10

Location : Fleetwood

Date : July 1988

 

(C) Gerry Tormey Collection

     
    

Owner : Ashtree Coaches 10

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Webmaster Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Not Known

Date : June 2023

 

(C) Richard Masterman

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location : Not Known

Date : June 2023

 

(C) Richard Masterman

     
    

Owner : Western National 1221

Location: Stroud

Date : July 2023

 

(C) Ken Jones