East Yorkshire Motor Services
The company, which is now part of the Go Ahead Group, has this morning unveiled a new livery and image for its buses. Working with Ray Stenning’s Best Impressions it has swept aside the traditional burgundy and cream colour scheme for one with a modern look which makes extensive use of curves and a large lemon/fawn areas. The East Yorkshire logo has also been updated and incorporates a stylised Yorkshire rose and the branding incorporates a selection of places served.
The two buses that carry the new colours, Enviro 400 779 and Volvo B7RLE 385 were unveiled to media and stakeholders in Hull this morning.
The company has also confirmed that it is investing £6million in new and refurbished vehicles in this financial year and hinted at more investment to follow.
Besides the seven Volvo B11RT/Caetano Levante III vehicles already in service on National Express work two Enviro 200MMCs are on order for Pocklington and Bridlington (we understand these comprise a 10.8m and an 11.8m vehicles. Also due for Hull are 11 Enviro 400MMCs. The E200MMCs and the Enviro 400MMCs will all be built at ADL’s Scarborough site.
A further 16 double deck buses will be rebuilt to as new condition for the Scarborough operation. It is not known if these will be mid-life transfers from other Go Ahead companies or from the existing East Yorkshire fleet.