JW Bolton

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JW Bolton
IndustryBus manufacturing
FounderJohn Bolton

JW Bolton was an Australian bus bodybuilder in Perth.


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]


  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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