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Operator: Western National Fleet No: 2206
Chassis: Bristol LS6G Chassis No: 119.020
Body: ECW C41F Body No: 9967

HISTORY

Mar 57 In service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (2206)
Feb 65 Converted to C39F
<Nov 69 Based at Bideford
May 70 Out of service with Western National Omnibus Company Limited, Exeter (2206)
May 70 W Norths (PV) Limited, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
Oct 70 Denys Fisher Toys, Thorpe Arch (contractor)
  In service with Asian Greyhound Limited, Guildford
  Out of service with Asian Greyhound Limited, Guildford
Nov 77 Cottrill & Russell, Chobham
Jun 78 Cottrill, Lyall & Russell, Chobham
<Jun 85 Cottrill & Russell, Chobham
Jun 88 Hughes, Hartley
<May 96 N Helliker, Stroud
Nov 96 R Jones, Hawarden
Mar 98 Willam Staniforth, Birmingham
<Sep 99 Peter Wigley, Stourbridge
Jan 11 Ensignbus Company Limited, Purfleet (dealer)
Jan 12 In service with Coastal & Country Coaches Limited, Whitby
Nov 13 Out of service with Coastal & Country Coaches, Whitby
Nov 13 749 Club, East of Scotland

Status: Preserved as Western National 2206

Western National 2206 in The Strand, Bude
(C) Alan O Watkins
 
Asian Greyhound
(C) Matt Sanders
 
Asian Greyhound
(C) Andrew Porter
 
LS vehicles in Asian Greyhounds workshop in Guildford

Left to Right - VDV 749 (WN2206), OTT 89 (SNOC1380) & VDV 773 (SN2210)

(C) Colin Billington
 
Asian Greyhound
(C) Matt Sanders
 
Asian Greyhound
(C) Matt Sanders
 
Ex Western National 2206 in 1985/86
(C) Mark Harrington Collection
 
Western National 2206 at Westpoint, Exeter in September 2005
(C) Gerry Tormey
 
Western National 2206 in Dundee in August 2015
(C) Ken Jones