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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 1420
Chassis: Bristol MW6G Chassis No: 225.134
Body: ECW C39F Body No: 15763

HISTORY

May 66 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1420) - Based at Plymouth
1970~71 Given Royal Blue fleetnames
<May 77 Transferred to Weymouth
  Repainted in NBC White livery
1978 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1420)
1978 Chris Lea, Fosters School, Sherborne (Fosters Flyer)
1983 Chris Lea, Solihull (Fosters Flyer Club)
c. Nov 95 John Handford & Mike Rymill, Solihull (Fosters Flyer Club)
Jun 06 John Handford, Solihull (Fosters Flyer Club)
Mar 17 Mike Ellis, Saul

Status: Preserved as Western National 1420

Western National 1420 at Eastern Coachworks prior to delivery
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420 at Eastern Coachworks prior to delivery
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420 in Fareham in May 1966
(C) Fred York
   
Western National 1420
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420 (right)
(C) John Handford Collection
 
Western National 1420
(C) Brian Botley
 
Western National 1420
(C) John Handford Collection
 
EDV502D in 1988, in ex. Fosters School condition where it became known as the Fosters Flyer, and at the start of the Fosters Flyer Club and subsequent restoration by John Handford and Mike Rymill
(C) John Handford
 
EDV 502D in 1989/90 at High Wycombe recovering components from EDV 546D, later to be purchased for spares.
(C) John Handford
 
Foster Flyer
(C) John Handford
 
Western National 1420 arrived at the Winchester on the London to Bournemouth Royal Blue Run on June 2005
(C) Gerry Tormey
 
Western National 1420 in May 2013
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 1420 departing Victoria Coach Station on the Royal Blue run in June 2013
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 1420 in July 2013
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 1420 at Launceston in June 2015
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 1420 in June 2017
(C) Ken Jones