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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 425
Chassis: Bristol SUL4A Chassis No: 190.042
Body: ECW C33F Body No: 12889

HISTORY

Jul 62 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (425) - Based at Plymouth
Sep 62 Transferred to Callington
Apr 63 Transferred to Plymouth
Jun 71 Fleet number changed to 1225
Aug 72 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1225)
Feb 73 In service with P D Monk & A C Allday, Fowey
Nov 74 Out of service with P D Monk & A C Allday, Fowey
Nov 74 In service with R H Jennings & L Caten, Leigh-on-Sea (1225)
Jun 83 Out of service with R H Jennings & L Caten, Leigh-on-Sea (1225)
Jun 83 R Jennings, Rochford (1225)
Feb 85 Colin Billington, Fifield
Oct 93 David Sheppard Snr, Twyford

Status: Preserved as Western National 425

    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Brian Botley

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) PM Photography

     
    

Owner : P D Monk & A C Allday

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Phil Sposito

     
    

Owner : R H Jennings & L Caten

Location : Southend

Date : October 1977

 

(C) Terry Walker

     
    

Owner : R H Jennings & L Caten

Location : Dartford tunnel

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : R H Jennings & L Caten

Location : Not Known

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : R H Jennings & L Caten

Location : Southend Airport

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Phil Sposito

     
    

Owner : R H Jennings & L Caten

Location : Southend Airport

Date : Not Known

 

(C) Chris Stewart

     
    

Owner : Ex R H Jennings & L Caten (after purchased for preservation)

Location : Fifield

Date : October 1993

 

(C) Colin Billington Collection

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Southsea Common

Date : June 1996

 

(C) Terry Lawson

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Brighton

Date : May 2003

 

(C) Graeme Selway

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Canvey Island

Date : October 2004

 

(C) Simon Coates

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Bournemouth

Date : June 2005

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Stokes Bay, Gosport

Date : August 2005

 

(C) James May

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple

Date : July 2010

 

(C) Ken Baker

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Westpoint, Exeter

Date : September 2010

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Ilbert Road, Kingsbridge

Date : September 2010

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 425 (right)

Location : Loddiswell

Date : June 2012

 

(C) David Sheppard

     
    

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

Location : Teignmouth

Date : June 2012

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 425 (right) & Western National 1224 (left)

Location : Brighton

Date : June 2013

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Pinewood Studios

Date : July 2013

 

(C) David Sheppard

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Stokes Bay, Gosport

Date : August 2013

 

(C) Gerry Tormey

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Porlock Weir

Date : June 2014

 

(C) David Sheppard

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Chitterne

Date : October 2014

 

(C) Carl Berry

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Station Road Car Park, Didcot

Date : June 2015

 

(C) Colin Billington

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Salisbury

Date : June 2015

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Kingsbridge

Date : September 2017

 

(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 425

Location : Corley

Date : June 2019

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Kingsbridge Bus Station

Date : September 2021

 

(C) Ken Jones

     
    

Owner : Western National 425

Location : Didcot

Date : May 2022

 

(C) Keith Newton