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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 420
Chassis: Bristol SUL4A Chassis No: 190.033
Body: ECW C33F Body No: 12884

HISTORY

Jul 62 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (420) - Based at Kingsbridge
Nov 65 Transferred to Plymouth
Feb 66 Transferred to Kingsbridge
May 58 Transferred to Taunton
Jul 68 Converted to DP33F
Dec 68 Transferred to Trowbridge
Jan 70 Transferred to Taunton
Jun 71 Fleet Number changed to 1220
Oct 71 Transferred to Bridgwater
Mar 73 Repainted in NBC Bus Livery (Poppy Red & White)
Apr 73 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1220)
Apr 73 In service with Devon General Omnibus & Touring Company Limited, Torquay (1220) - Based at Newton Abbot
Jul 74 Converted to B37F
Apr 75 Transferred to Newton Abbot
Mar 76 Out of service with Devon General Omnibus & Touring Company Limited, Torquay (1220)
Mar 76 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1220) - Based at Weymouth (Unlicensed)
Jul 76 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1220)
Jul 76 Hartwood Finance Limited, Barnsley (dealer)
May 77 In service with Belsey & Son Limited, Pulborough
Oct 79 Out of service with Belsey & Son Limited, Pulborough
Oct 79 R Haverson, Rusper
Dec 79 H P J Miller, Horsham (not operated
Jan 80 Forest Grange School, Horsham
1981 Sold by Forest Grange School, Horsham
Jun 84 Willis Central Garage Limited, Bodmin (not operated)
Aug 94 Western National Preservation Group, Plymouth
Dec 09 David Sheppard Jnr, Plymouth

Status: Preserved as Western National 420

Note: This vehicle was possibly converted to B32F.

    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Photobus

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Hyde Park Road, Portsmouth

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Phil Sposito

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Bristol Vintage Bus Group

     
    

Owner : Western National 1220

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Bristol Vintage Bus Group

     
    

Owner : Devon General 1220

Location : Newton Abbot Bus Station

Date : 1970s

 

(C) Terry Partridge

     
    

Owner : Devon General 1220

Location : Torquay

Date : May 1975

 

(C) Dave Mant

     
    

Owner : Devon General 1220

Location : Not Known

Date : November 1975

 

(C) Webmasters Collection

     
    

Owner : Willis

Location : Central Garage, Bodmin

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Terry Partridge

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Plymouth Hoe

Date : May 2002

 

(C) Terry Partridge

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : The Ride, Plymouth

Date : July 2005

 

(C) Terry Lawson

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Westpoint, Exeter

Date : September 2008

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : South Pool

Date : September 2011

 

(C) Laurence Mayhew

     
    

Owner : Western National 420 (front) & Western National 425

Location : Teignmouth

Date : June 2012

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Northampton

Date : June 2017

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Station Yard Industrial Estate, Kingsbridge

Date : September 2013

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Loddiswell

Date : September 2017

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Not Known

Date : September 2018

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 420 (front) & Western National 425 (rear)

Location : Commercial Road, Calstock

Date : September 2018

 

(C) David Sheppard

     
    

Owner : Western National 420

Location : Newton Abbot Racecourse

Date : August 2019

 

(C) Dave Bickley