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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 430
Chassis: Bristol SUL4A Chassis No: 190.047
Body: ECW C33F Body No: 12894

HISTORY

Jul 62 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (430) - Based at Taunton
Nov 62 Transferred to Minehead
  Transferred to Bideford
Nov 69 Transferred to Ilfracombe
Sep 70 Transferred to Taunton
Jun 71 Fleet Number changed to 1230
Mar 72 Transferred to Seaton
May 72 Transferred to Ilfracombe
Aug 72 Converted to DP33F
Apr 76 Repainted in NBC Local Coach Livery (Green & White)
Aug 77 Transferred to Bideford 
Aug 78 Transferred to Ilfracombe
Sep 78 Transferred to Bideford
Nov 79 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1230)
Nov 79 C F Booth Limited, Rotherham (dealer)
Dec 79 Kinross Plant & Construction Company Limited, Kinross (contractor)
Dec 79 Converted to C37F
Dec 79 Guernseybus Limited, St Peter Port (157)
Oct 80 In service with Guernseybus Limited, St Peter Port (157)
Oct 80 Re-registered 31920
May 86 Out of service with Guernseybus Limited, St Peter Port (157)
Jul 87 Jim R Young, Nottingham
Jul 91 Colin Billington, Maidenhead
<Jan 95 Re-registered 280 KTA
Apr 95 In service with Tillingbourne Bus Company Limited, Cranleigh
Apr 95 Converted to DP33F
May 00 Out of service with Tillingbourne Bus Company Limited, Cranleigh
May 00 Paul Webb, Cardington
2001 Repainted in Western National livery
<Aug 18 Men at Work, Hanwell (contractor)

Status: Preserved as Western National 1230

    

Owner : Western National 430

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Bristol Vintage Bus Group

     
    

Owner : Western National 430

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) PM Photography

     
    

Owner : Western National 1230

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1240

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Guernsey Bus 152 (left) & 157 (right)

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Webmaster Collection

     
    

Owner : Guernsey Bus 157

Location : St Peter Port, Guernsey

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Guernsey Bus 157

Location : Grand Bouet, Guernsey

Date : November 1977

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Ex Guernsey Bus 157

Location : Fifield

Date : October 1994

 

(C) Colin Billington

     
    

Owner : Tillingbourne

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Tillingborne

Location : Guildford

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Keith Newton

     
    

Owner : Tillingbourne

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Tillingbourne

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Tillingbourne

Location : Brooklands

Date : Mid 1990s

 

(C) Malcolm Audsley

     
    

Owner : Tillingbourne

Location : Stewartby

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Gerry Tormey Collection

     
    

Owner : Tillingbourne

Location : Duxford

Date : September 2000

 

(C) Terry Lawson

     
    

Owner : Western National 1230

Location : Duxford

Date : September 2002

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 1230

Location : Hanwell

Date : August 2018

 

(C) Alan Grace