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Operator: Southern National Fleet No: 1297
Chassis: Bristol LS6G Chassis No: 97.078
Body: ECW C41F Body No: 7084

HISTORY

Sep 53 In service with Southern National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1297)
Jan 61 Converted to C39F. ECW Rebuild No. R768
Nov 69 Out of service with Southern National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1297)
Nov 69 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1297)
Apr 70 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (1297)
May 70 W Norths (PV) Limtied, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
Jun 70 In service with J H Woolliscroft & Sons Limited, Darley Dale
  Out of service with J H Woolliscroft & Sons Limited, Darley Dale
Nov 70 Business Vehicles, York (contractor)
Nov 72 Rushden Bristol Preservation Group
Mar 73 Smith, Burton Latimer
Jun 81 Chelverton Preservation Society, Rusden
c. Oct 83 Peter Hughes & Chris Wheble, Hartley
Jan 96 Stephen Morris, Taunton
May 00 Mart Leek, Monnickendam, Holland

Status: Preserved as Southern National 1297

Southern National 1297 at Cemetery Junction, Bournemouth in September 1966
(C) Fred York
 
Southern National 1297 in Gloucester Green, Oxford
(C) Webmasters Collection
 
Southern National 1297 in Exeter Coach Station in June 1967
(C) Alan O Watkins
 
Southern National 1297 in Fareham Bus Station in July 1967
(C) Fred York