Illustrated History for OTA290G

Chassis: VRTSL/122 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 4/2022

Last updated : October 7th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

12/2009 - current Colin Billington, Maidenhead (for further preservation)
6/1991 - 12/2009 Western National Preservation Group (for preservation). Seats used in one of the VRs sold to Gray Line, Canada. Replacement seats acquired from BFJ177L. Restored to Tilling green and cream livery, ?/1993
1/1983 - 6/1991 Western National Ltd. 1056
?/1969 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1056

OTA290G in 2011
Photo : Steve Thorpe
OTA290G undergoing restoration
Photo : Richard Haughey Collection
OTA290G in Western National Bird's Eye livery
Photo : Richard Hobbs
OTA290G in NBC green livery

Photo : Terry Partridge

 OTA290G in 2021
Photo : Andrew Harvey-Adams

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

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