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A new Seddon T type livery

A new Seddon T type livery

© Image Copyright – Unknown Having adorned a black, white and three toned grey stripe livery since January 1981, Western decided to upgrade its entire…

Stranraer’s solitary DMS

Stranraer’s solitary DMS

© Image Copyright – Unknown The Western Scottish depot at Stranraer was well renowned for it’s double decker allocation in the 80’s and 90’s, mainly…

Y Type Dual Purpose Seating

Y Type Dual Purpose Seating

© Image Copyright – David Toy. As well as local and national bus services Western SMT / Western Scottish also operated a hugely successful Private…

Ayr Buzzers

Ayr Buzzers

© Unknown – All rights reserved. Back in December 1986 local newspapers, including the Ayrshire Free Press, reported that Western was proposing minibus operation over…

A new double deck livery

A new double deck livery

© Unknown – All rights reserved. After many, many years wearing Western’s attractive red and cream livery, the double deck fleet started to receive a…

ASD843T

ASD843T

© Unknown – All rights reserved After a long history of operating double decker buses at Stranraer depot, the beginning of the end for this…

E867RCS

E867RCS

© David Toy – All rights reserved In September 1987 Western Scottish took delivery of it’s last batch of ‘brand new’ Double Deckers. These were…

Back end of a bus!!

Back end of a bus!!

© Photographer Unknown For many years the Western depot at Dumfries provided repaint and engineering support for the Southern area garages alongside the main works…

GCS54V

GCS54V

© Unknown – All rights reserved Parked up at Western’s Dumfries depot on Eastfield Road are a selection of recently delivered Alexander Y type bodied…

Seddon T Type Seating

Seddon T Type Seating

© Image Copyright – David Toy. Western SMT / Western Scottish purchased the Seddon Pennine 7 in large numbers in the 1970/80’s. In total Western…

H661UWR

H661UWR

© Image Copyright – David Toy. H661UWR was a Dennis Javelin / Plaxton Paramount 3200 C53F purchased new to Wallace Arnold of Leeds in April…

MSJ366P

MSJ366P

© Image Copyright – John Sinclair. The majority of Western’s Seddon T types received the black, white and grey dual purpose livery but there were…

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