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Southern National National Express Poppy Appeal Volvo B10M Plaxton.
National Express Poppy Appeal Volvo B10M Plaxton SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
6184 (R813HWS) on route 420 to London with branding for the Royal British Legion Poppy appeal.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
SEPTEMBER 2002 RELEASE
Oxford Diecast
Southern National Bedford OWB
76OWB004 SOUTHERN NATIONAL Bedford OWB
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
NOVEMBER 2012 RELEASE
EFE
E20422 Bristol VRTSL3 SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
E20422 Bristol VRTSL3 SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
In the green and cream livery to match October's Leyland National this Bristol VR makes a fine and collectable addition to the fleet. Registered PTT97R fleet number 1097 is on route 31 to Taunton.
JANUARY 2000 RELEASE
25001 Bristol RELL SOUTHERN NATIONAL
25001 Bristol RELL SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
This model is the first release of the tall flat screened version. of the RE. In Tilling green livery it continues to build the Southern National fleet. POD831H, fleet number 2732 is on route 22A to Portland Bill.
DECEMBER 1998 RELEASE
Southern National VR opentop
18501 Bristol VR Open Top SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
This striking blue and yellow livery reflects the summer duties of the Southern Belle service run by Southern National. Advertising the service itself and local tourist attraction "Monkey World", ATA559L, fleet number 559, is on route 501 to Portland Bill and is sure to brighten anyone's collection.
JULY 1998 RELEASE
17501 Leyland National MKII Long. SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
17501 Leyland National MKII Long SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
Once again a new casting variation of our Leyland National which captures the spirit of the busy Southern National Bus Company Fleet number 9055 registered XFG27Y on route 10 to Dorchester will make a splendid addition to our fleet of Southern National models.
NOVEMBER 1999 RELEASE
E25001DL Bristol RELL SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
E25001DL Bristol RELL SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
With the popularity of Southern National coach livery vehicles we are adding to our Southern National fleet with this attractive flat fronted RELL. This certificated De-Luxe model features fleet number 2729 registered POD828H on a local route 316 to High Park Estate.
SEPTEMBER 2002 RELEASE
14203 Bristol FLF Lodekka SOUTHERN NATIONAL
14203 Bristol FLF Lodekka SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
Southern National is a very popular fleet and the FLF is likely to be in great demand. Fleet number 1976, registration 464FTT is on route to Portland Victoria Square.
JANUARY 2001 RELEASE
25304 AEC Duple Halfcab SOUTHERN NATIONAL
25304 AEC Duple Halfcab SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
Although in their cream and green, Southern National chose a rather intricate design to adorn these Duple coaches. This splendid addition to our Southern National fleet, number 3352, registered TK7708 is on route to Barnstaple.
AUGUST 2004 RELEASE
16215 Bristol LS Coach SOUTHERN NATIONAL
16215 Bristol LS Coach SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
The Royal Blue service was operated by coaches from the Western and Southern National fleets, and not all of these were blue. In cream and green livery is 1380 registered OTT89 on service to Ilfracombe.
JANUARY 2002 RELEASE
20134 Bedford OB Coach SOUTHERN NATIONAL
20134 Bedford OB Coach SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
This superbly restored Bedford OB coach registered LTA906, fleet number 1430 was new to Southern National in the late forties. Now privately owned it is still in service and is a popular attraction at rallies, its blinds show the vehicle is on" Tour".
JUNE 2007 RELEASE
Southern National Leyland Olympian
29307 Leyland Olympian SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
On route 10 to Dorchester.
APRIL 2011 RELEASE
32304 BRISTOL RELH COACH Southern National.
32304 BRISTOL RELH COACH SOUTHERN NATIONAL.
The Royal Blue livery was well adapted to suit the RELH coach body as can be seen on this Southern National version. Registered OTA630G, fleet number 1458 is working a Tour and while researching this model I was surprised to find that the fleet name used was red and not blue.
AUGUST 2007 RELEASE
29506 Southern National Bristol RELH Plaxton
29506 SOUTHERN NATIONAL Bristol RELH Plaxton.
APRIL 2012 RELEASE