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The open day featured a line up of heritage liveries from across South Yorkshire. FIRST











Over the Jubilee weekend, First South Yorkshire held an open day at its Doncaster depot to mark 120 years of buses in the South Yorkshire city

The Platinum Jubilee weekend was a time for many celebrations in Doncaster. Besides the Jubilee itself, the town was one of seven awarded city status as part of the Jubilee celebrations. An integral part of the new city’s lifeblood is its transport network, of which a large part is currently operated by First South Yorkshire under the new ‘Doncaster’s Red Buses’ brand and using a livery which harks back to the red and purple used by Doncaster Transport in the 1970s; the original version was designed by students at Doncaster Art College, whilst its 2020s equivalent is a take on the standard First Bus design in local colours.

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