WESTERN NATIONAL
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Base Toys
Western National Bristol Lodekka LD ECW.
B106A WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol Lodekka LD ECW.
1883 (RTT962) on route 517 to Penzance (Promenade).

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AUGUST 2013 RELEASE
Western National Bristol Lodekka LD ECW.
B106B WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol Lodekka LD ECW.
1872 (OTT11) on route 22 to Falmouth (Moor).

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AUGUST 2013 RELEASE
Western National Bristol MW6G ECW.
B209A WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol MW6G ECW.
2627 (FTA239D) on route 93 to Dartmouth.

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DECEMBER 2016 RELEASE
Western National Bristol MW5G ECW.
B209B WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol MW5G ECW.
2623 (754MDV) on route 282 to Tiverton (Bus Park).

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DECEMBER 2016 RELEASE
Corgi Original Omnibus
Western National Bristol K ECW.
97854 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol K ECW.
353 (FTT704) on route 88 to Plymouth.

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NOVEMBER 1994 RELEASE
Western National Volvo B10M Van Hool.
42725 FIRST WESTERN NATIONAL Volvo B10M Van Hool.
2509 (OWB243).

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JUNE 1999 RELEASE
First Western National National Expres Poppy Appeal Volvo B10M Plaxton.
43318 FIRST WESTERN NATIONAL National Express Poppy Appeal Volvo B10M.
6184 (R813HWS) on route 339 to Birmingham.

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OCTOBER 1999 RELEASE
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Western National Bristol LS bus
16304 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol LS ECW
This Tilling green Bristol LS, 1736, is on route 166 to Falmouth and is typical of buses run by the group at this time.

JUNE 1994 RELEASE
Western National Bristol FLF ECW
13910 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol FLF Lodekka ECW.
Still retaining a green livery, but this time under NBC control, this FLF, 2019 (824KDV), is on route 128 to Plymouth Bus Station. Adverts for NBC, a local paper and car dealership, makes this a most attractive model in the Western National fleet.

APRIL 1997 RELEASE
Western National Leyland National
17208 WESTERN NATIONAL Leyland National.
Sporting the livery first applied after De-Regulation, this National introduces the blue colour on more modern Western National vehicles, 2856 (SFJ136R) is on route 81 to Torpoint.

MAY 1998 RELEASE
Western National Bedford OB Duple
20120 WESTERN NATIONAL Bedford OB Duple.
The charming OB looks particularly attractive in the reversed cream and green of the company's coaching livery, 555 (HOD44) is depicted en route to Newquay.

OCTOBER 1997 RELEASE
Western National Bristol VRTSL3 ECW
20411 WESTERN NATIONALBristol VRTSL3 ECW.
The attractive modern livery on this VR sets the tone for the newer vehicles, 941 (VDV141S) is on route 84 to Tavistok.

JANUARY 1997 RELEASE
Western National Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer
20611 WESTERN NATIONAL Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer.
418 (M418CCV) is on route 76 to Callington. With Western National's distinctive flags emblazed along its roof and adverts for the Daily Herald on its sides.

FEBRUARY 1997 RELEASE
Western National Mercedes 709
24802 WESTERN NATIONAL Mercedes Minibus.
The epitome of De-Regulation bus services, the minibus allowed new routes to be opened to greater serve the immediate population, 616 (K616ORL) is one of Western National's examples of these smaller vehicles which excel in serving both rural and urban communities on route 14 to Keyham.

JULY 1998 RELEASE
Western National Bristol RELL ECW.
25206 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol RELL ECW.
This very impressive livery suits the RE very well, 1616 (LHT173L) is on the busy route 173 to Newton Abbot via Morton Hempstead.

MAY 1999 RELEASE
Western National Volvo B10M Plaxton Paramount 3500.
26609 WESTERN NATIONAL Volvo B10M Plaxton Paramount 3500.
The Badger is back! This Paramount which combines the Western National livery with the distinctive Badgerline branding, 2252 (F445DUG) this vehicle was used on long haul coaching services to and from the West country.

SEPTEMBER 2000 RELEASE
Wsetern National Dennis Lance Wright.
29802 WESTERN NATIONAL Dennis Lance Wright.
221 (M221EAF) is on route 183 to Okehampton and Tavistock.

APRIL 2004 RELEASE
Wsetern National Leyland TD1 Open Stairs.
27210 WESTERN NATIONAL Leyland TD1 Open Stairs.
The traditional colour of Western National look good on this TD1. Due to the limited space at the front of the upper deck many operators fitted destination boards to the sides of the lower deck, as the model shows, 2591 (DR4034) is on route to Tavistock via Crownhill, Roborough and Yelverton.

AUGUST 2003 RELEASE
Western National Bristol VRTSL3 ECW G.W.R.
99646 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol VRTSL3 ECW G.W.R.
To celebrate the centenary of Western National in 1999, this VR was painted into the livery of Great Western Railway, 941 (VDV141S) is working route 527 to the Lizard and carries period adverts encouraging us to holiday in the Cornish Riviera.

NOVEMBER 1994 RELEASE
Western National Leyland Atlantean MCW G.W.R.
16517 WESTERN NATIONAL Leyland Atlantean MCW G.W.R..
900DDT is on route 503 to Penzance Railway Station.

MAY 1996 RELEASE
Western National Daimler Fleetline MCW DMS
25804 / 25804SB WESTERN NATIONAL Daimler Fleetline MCW DMS.
804 (THM502M) on route 10 to Derriford Hospital.
25804SB was the 1999 Showbus model.

SEPTEMBER 1999 RELEASE
Western National Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer
20633 WESTERN NATIONAL Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer.
402 (L402VCV) on route X83 to Tavistock via Yelverton.

MAY 2005 RELEASE
Western National Bristol FLF Lodekka ECW
14204 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol FLF Lodekka ECW.
Western National operated a large number of Bristol FLF Lodekkas, decorated in Tilling green and cream livery 1969 (468FTT) operates route 33 to Redruth via Tuckingmill, Pool and Illogan Highway.

JULY 2010 RELEASE
Western National Bristol MW ECW Coach NBC
16226 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol MW ECW Coach NBC.
This coach bodied Bristol MW, 2906 (621DDV) is depicted during Western National’s time under the National Bus Company’s control operating route 310 to the beautiful Devonshire town of Lynton.

JANUARY 2011 RELEASE
Western National Bristol VRTSL3 ECW NBC
20447 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol VRTSL3 ECW NBC.
1236 (LFJ883W) on route 84 to Plymouth..

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FEBRUARY 2009 RELEASE
28008 Daimler Fleetline Park Royal DMS CORNISH FAIRWAYS NBC (WESTERN NATIONAL).
28008 WESTERN NATIONAL Daimler Fleetline Park Royal DMS CORNISH FAIRWAYS NBC.
Western National purchased a number of these ex London Transport Daimler DMS. Painted NBC leaf green this Cornish Fairways vehicle 812 (TGX848M) operates route 543 to Camborne.

APRIL 2010 RELEASE
Western National Leyland Olympian ECW Coach
34906 WESTERN NATIONAL Leyland Olympian ECW Coach.
This coach seated version of the Leyland Olympian, 1802 (A752VAF) works route 83 to Tavistock.

JANUARY 2011 RELEASE
First Western National Dennis Dart SLF Plaxton Pointer 2.
36702 FIRST WESTERN NATIONAL Dennis Dart SLF Plaxton Plaxton 2.
448 (R449CCV) works route 86 to Hatherleigh.

SEPTEMBER 2009 RELEASE
Britsih Railways Sealink Leyland National 11.3m + Trailer.
99647 WESTERN NATIONAL Leyland National 11.3m & trailer British Rail Sealink.
T1 (MOD823P) operated a Western National service taking holidaymakers from Weymouth Railway Station to the Channel Islands Ferry Terminal for BR Sealink.

OCTOBER 2009 RELEASE
Western National Bristol Lodekka FLF ECW
14016 WESTERN NATIONAL Bristol Lodekka FLF ECW.
2074 (AUO521B) on route 547 to St Ives, Limited Stop.

MAY 2013 RELEASE
Cornish Fairways Bristol VRT ECW opentop.
18614 WESTERN NATIONAL Cornish Fairways Bristol VRT ECW opentop.
943 (VDV143S) on route 569 to Pendennis Point

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OCTOBER 2011 RELEASE
Western National Bristol VRTSL6G ECW.
38112 WESTERN NATIONAL Western National Bristol VRTSL6G ECW.
1059 (OTA293G) on route 7 to Mount Batten.

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AUGUST 2014 RELEASE