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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 Fowey Bus & Taxis, Fowey
Nov 74 Out of service with Fowey Bus & Taxis, 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 Jennings, Rochford (1225)
Feb 85 Colin Billington, Fifield
Oct 93 David Sheppard Snr, Twyford

Status: Preserved as Western National 425

Western National 425
(C) Colin Billington Collection
 
Western National 425
(C) Brian Botley
 
Western National 425
(C) Brian Botley
 
Western National 425
(C) P M Photography
 
Fowey Bus & Taxis Company
(C) Phil Sposito
 
Channel Coachways at the Dartford Tunnel
(C) Colin Billington Collection
   
Channel Coachways
(C) Colin Billington Collection
 
Channel Coachways at Southend Airport in August 1980
(C) Phil Sposito
 
After purchase for preservation in October 1993
(C) David Sheppard
   
Western National 425 in June 1996
(C) Terry Lawson
 
275 KTA at Bournemouth prior to the Royal Blue run to Exeter in June 2005
(C) Gerry Tormey
 
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 425 - 275 KTA (right) and Western National 1224 - 274 KTA (left) at Brighton on the Royal Blue Run in June 2013
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 425 at Kingsbridge in September 2017
(C) Ken Jones
 
Western National 420 (front) and 425 (rear) at Calstock in September 2018
(C) David Sheppard
 
Western National 425 at Corley in June 2019
(C) Ken Jones