JW Bolton

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JW Bolton
IndustryBus manufacturing
Founded1972
FounderJohn Bolton
Defunct1989
Headquarters

JW Bolton was an Australian bus bodybuilder in Perth.

History[edit]

In 1972, John Bolton, the son of Boltons owner Keith, formed JW Bolton. It initially manufactured fire engines, before moving into bus bodying completing bodies on Leyland B21, MAN SG292H, Mercedes-Benz O305 and O305G, and Renault 100.2 and 180.2 chassis for Transperth.[1][2]

In 1983, a batch of Mercedes-Benz O303 coaches were bodied by Ansair for Westrail with JW Bolton completing the fitout.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A Centenary of Boltons Coach and Body Building from 1888 to 1989" Australian Bus Panorama issue 29/6 May 2014 pages 7-8
  2. ^ MTT / Transperth / PTA Disposals Perth Bus Info

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