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A selection of NBC Western National Leyland Atlanteans acquired from other operators and mainly put to work in Cornwall A batch came from Maidstone & District, a smaller batch from Trent. Five were acquired nearly new from Western Welsh and a single example came from PMT. A few Devon General survivors spent some time branded as Western National, working in Cornwall, Devon and out of Weymouth.

at-968 Transferred to Weymouth based operations from Devon General, 927GTA at Edward St. 8th June 1978

at-5480 Former Maidstone & District 521DKT (996) at Penzance bus station.

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Western National Leyland Atlantean 521DKT Penzance

an-141 Former Maidstone & District lowbridge 43DKT in Cliff Rd. Newquay.

an-172 Former Western Welsh VUH377J at Plymouth Bretonside in 1974.

an-142  Former Maidstone & District 503DKT at Camborne bus station..

at-5336 Former Devon General 907DTT with Cornish Fairways fleet names entering St. Austell station,

at-2515 Briefly in service in Cornwall, 920GTA back in Devon, although in the north at Barnstaple Strand May 1982.

an-1275 Former Trent RRC78 at St.Austell station with Leyland National MOD872P

an-1274 Former Maidstone & District 503DKT at Camborne bus station.

at-4970 Devon General's first Atlantean 872ATA  Penzance bus station with Cornish Fairways vinyls applied, June 1980.

at-6267 Transferred in from Devon General and finished in GWR colours, 900 DTT passing Helston depot. The livery commemorated the 75th anniversary of the first GWR bus service from Helston to The Lizard, image taken c.1978. 

at-6001 Former Maidstone & District 491DKT at Penzance bus station.

an-1175 50DKT, a low bridge Weymann bodied Maidstone & District import at Torquay Strand

Western National Leyland Atlantean 925GTA St.Ives

at-5105 Former Trent duo RRC86 and RRC79 at Penzance depot in April 1977.

at-2121 925GTA decanted from service in Torbay and pictured in St.Ives bus station in 1978. 

at-4920 Ex Maidstone & District 55DKT in 'import corner', probably at Newquay 21st August 1978..

at-2120  553LKP at Weste End, Marazion in 1979.

an-1274 508DKT at an unrecognised location, unbranded and with a Maidstone & District liveried sister vehicle alongside., June 1976.

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Leyland Atlantean

Western National Leyland Atlantean 927GTA Weymouth
Western National Leyland Atlantean 43DKT Newquay
Western National Leyland Atlantean VUH377J Plymouth
Western National Leyland Atlantean 503DKT Camborne
Western National Leyland Atlantean 907DTT St.Austell
Western National Leyland Atlantean 920GTA Barnstaple
Western National Leyland Atlantean RRC78 St.Austell
Western National Leyland Atlantean 503DKT Camborne
Western National Leyland Atlantean 872ATA Penzance
Western National Leyland Atlantean 900DTT GWR livery Helston
Western National Leyland Atlantean 491DKT Penzance
Western National Leyland Atlantean 50DKT Torquay
Western National Leyland Atlantean RRC86 Penzance
Western National Leyland Atlantean 55DKT
Western National Leyland Atlantean 553LKP Marazion
Western National Leyland Atlantean 508DKT
Western National Leyland Atlantean 507DKT Falmouth

an-859 Another of the former Maidstone imports, 507 DKT in Killigrew Street, Falmouth.

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Western National Leyland Atlantean 926GTA Falmouth Moor

an-861 926GTA Sir Francis Drake with Western National at Falmouth Moor.

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Western National Leyland Atlantean VUH378J Plymouth

an-172 Another of the former Western Welsh batch, VUH378J at Plymouth Bretonside October 1973.

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Western National Leyland Atlantean 511DKT
Western National Leyland Atlantean 533HKJ Laira Bridge depot
Western National Leyland Atlantean 493DKT Truro
Western National Leyland Atlantean 54DKT Newquay
Western National Leyland Atlantean 516DKT Torquay
Western National Leyland Atlantean RRC78 St.Austell
Western National Leyland Atlantean 884ATA St.Austell

at-6002 511DKT and 580RKJ at Helston depot

at-748 Newly arrived and unbranded 533HKJ and 536HKJ at Laira Bridge depot Plymouth 21st December 1975

at-1138 493DKT with Cornish Fairways branding entering Truro garage July 1980

at-2788 54DKT in Porth Bean Road Newquay 20th September 1979 (orig. Geoff Gould)

at-5370 516DKT working service 120 at Torquay Pavilion 8th July 1977

an-1680 RRC78 on tow at St. Austell.

at-6611 884ATA & 533HKJ with Cornish Fairways branding at St.Austell garage October 1980  (orig. Cliff Essex)

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Western National Leyland Atlantean VUH379J Plymouth

at-1911 VUH379J parked off of Breton Side, Plymouth

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