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Operator: Southern National Fleet No: 1291
Chassis: Bristol LS6G Chassis No: 89.103
Body: ECW C41F Body No: 6292

HISTORY

Sep 52 In service with Southern National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1291)
Mar 60 Converted to C39F. ECW Rebuild No. R749
Jul 68 Out of service with Southern National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1291)
Jul 68 W Norths (PV) Limited, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
Sep 68 In service with E M Emmerson Luxury Coches, Immingham
  Out of service with E M Emmerson Luxury Coches, Immingham
Apr 69 In service with Rennisons Tours Limited, Stockton
  Out of service with Rennisons Tours Limited, Stockton
Jan 72 Bee-Line Roadways Limited, West Hartlepool (dealer)
Apr 72 W E Bunning, Thornaby (North East Bus Preservation Group)
Dec 76 Eastern National Preservation Group, Basildon
1996 Bournemouth Heritage Trust, Bournemouth
<Jul 97 Barney, Yeovil
Apr 06 Nigel Adams, Wellingborough (Chelveston Preservation Society)
  Bristol Vintage Bus Group, Brislington
Oct 97 John Grigg, Bristol

Status: Preserved as Southern National 1291

Southern National 1291at Bournemouth in April 1967
(C) David Mant
 
Southern National 1291
(C) Webmasters Collection
 
Southern National 1291
(C) Brian Botley
 
Southern National 1291 at Hartley Witney
(C) West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust
 
Southern National 1291
(C) Brian Botley
 
Ex Southern National 1291 with unidentified operator
(C) Webmasters Collection
 
Southern National 1291
(C) Brian Botley
 
Southern National 1291 in Poole awaiting restoration in February 2006
(C) Colin Billington
 
Ex Southern National 1286
(C) Robin Woodcock
 
Southern National 1291 in Poole in April 2006
(C) Robin Woodcock
 
Southern National 1291 in October 2010
(C) Ken Jones
 
Southern National 1291 in October 2013 at Winkleigh
(C) Mac Head
 
Southern National 1291 in April 2015
(C) John Grigg