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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 1423
Chassis: Bristol MW6G Chassis No: 233.009
Body: ECW C39F Body No: 15747

HISTORY

May 66 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1423) - Based at Plymouth
1970~71 Given Royal Blue fleetnames
<Oct 71 Transferred to Callington
<May 74 Repainted in NBC White livery
Jun 76 On hire to London Country Bus Services Limited, Reigate - Based at Dunton Green
Oct 77 Returned from London Country Bus Services Limited, Reigate
Feb 78 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1423)
Apr 78 Martin's Bus & Coach Sales Limited, Middlewich (dealer)
Apr 79 In service with D K & G J Reed, Caerau
<Jun 82 Moved to Llangynwyd
  Out of service with D K & G J Reed, Llangynwyd
Jul 84 Eynon (dealer)
Jul 84 Tug of War Team, Chesterfield
May 85 J Sykes, Carlton (dealer)
Apr 86 In service with L Beddington, Fareham
  Out of service with L Beddington, Fareham
Aug 89 P C Warford, Bristol
Feb 90 On loan to Badgerline Limited to celebrate 65 years of Bristol Greyhound Services
Jan 81 P C Warford, T K Webb & V E Simmons, Bristol
<May 93 C Nadin, York
Dec 93 A & M Dolan, Co. Durham
Apr 94 In service with D H Crowther, High Wycombe
May 01 Out of service with D H Crowther, High Wycombe
May 01 Richard Johnson, Cardiff (Cotswold PSV Group)

Status: Preserved as Western National 1423

    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Cheltenham Coach Station

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Alan O Watkins

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Southsea

Date : 1990s

 

(C) Philip Doddridge

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Southsea rally

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Malcolm Audsley

     
    

Owner : Classic Coaches

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Classic Coaches

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) John Handford Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Winkleigh

Date : October 2001

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Not Known

Date : March 2008

 

(C) Richard Johnson

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423 (right)

Location : Stratton

Date : June 2008

 

(C) Simon Coates

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Westleigh

Date : June 2008

 

(C) Ken Baker

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Millennium Square, Bristol

Date : May 2009

 

(C) Terry Lawson

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Alton

Date : July 2011

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 1420 & 1423

Location : D-Day Museum, Southsea

Date : June 2013

 

(C) Terry Lawson

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Chippenham

Date : May 2018

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Cheltenham Football Ground

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Gaydon

Date : August 2019

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : P&R Brislington

Date : July 2022

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 1423

Location : Cheltenham Football Ground, Cheltenham

Date : July 2024

 

(C) Ken Jones