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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 Hugo Miller, Horsham
Jan 80 Forest Grange School, Horsham
1981 Sold by Forest Grange School, Horsham
Jun 84 Willis, Bodmin
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.

Western National 420
(C) Photobus
   
Western National 420
(C) Colin Billington Collection
 
Western National 420 at Portsmouth
(C) Brian Botley
   
Western National 420
(C) Phil Sposito
   
Western National 420
(C) Bristol Vintage Bus Group
 
Western National 1220
(C) Bristol Vintage Bus Group
   
Devon General 1220 at Newton Abbot in the 1970s
(C) Terry Partridge
   
Devon General 1220 at Torquay in May 1975
(C) Dave Mant
 
Devon General 1220 in November 1975
(C) Webmasters Collection
 
Willis, Bodmin at Central Garage, Bodmin
(C) Terry Partridge
   
Western National 1220 at Plymouth Hoe in May 2002
(C) Terry Partridge
 
Western National 420 at Westpoint in September 2008
(C) Gerry Tormey
 
Western National 420 at South Pool in September 2011
(C) Laurence Mayhew
 
Western National 420 (270 KTA) following by Western National 425 (275 KTA) on the Royal Blue Run in Teignmouth in June 2012
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 420 at Northampton in June 2017
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 420 at Loddiswell in September 2017
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 420 in Devon in September 2018
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 420 (front) and 425 (rear) at Calstock in September 2018
(C) David Sheppard