Illustrated History for GTA51N


Chassis: VRT/SL2/946 Body: ECW 21052 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H43/32F, O43/32F
Status: Non-PCV     Last Reported: 10/2006

Last updated : September 7th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/2006 - current Unknown owner in the U.K. Motorcycle enthusiast for storage
9/2003 - ?/2006 ?, ? (for preservation). Moved to Havant, c?/2005
3/1997 - 9/2003 Newbus (Westbrook Travel), Newport. Withdrawn (operator ceased), 9/2003
3/1993 - 3/1997 Westbrook, Ryde. Converted to O43/32F, by 3/1994. Named ‘Xerxes’, 4/1994
1/1983 - 3/1993 Western National Ltd. 1081
3/1975 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1081








GTA51N in 2005
Photo : Ken Lansdowne
GTA51N after conversion to open-top

Photo : Rob Sly

GTA51N in 1993

Photo : Rob Sly

GTA51N in Western National livery
Photo : Bob Bethell
GTA51N in 1988
Photo : Nick Darsley
GTA51N in 1978
Photo : Terry Walker 

   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email rob@robsly.com and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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