In July/August 1973 Halls Coaches then owners of the bus was acquired by Tricentrol. WNO 481 was then moved to Tricentrol’s depot in Dunstable and painted in their gold livery. On 2nd June 1976 WNO 481 was photographed at The Epsom Derby. On 6th June 1977 The Dunstable Silver Jubilee Carnival, In March 1980 it travelled to Scandinavia to the “Tulip Bus Rally” in Volendam, The Netherlands (via Amsterdam). In June 1980 it was back to The Epsom Derby. On 7th September 1980 The ShowBus Rally in Thorpe Park.