Stagecoach South East has painted two vehicles in a silver version of the standard livery to celebrate the company’s 25th anniversary.
Stagecoach took over the East Kent Road Car Company in 1993 and, since then, has almost doubled the fleet to 459 buses, many of them new vehicles with cleaner engine technology to provide greener travel.
Matthew Arnold, Commercial Director at Stagecoach South East, said: “We are very proud of what we have achieved over the last 25 years.
“We carry more than 43 million passengers a year, cover 19 million miles annually and employ some 1,300 staff across Kent and East Sussex.”
A specially commissioned banner celebrating the 25th anniversary features on the side of the buses which includes many of the locations Stagecoach serves.
The banner was designed by Krissie Gwynne, a former employee of Stagecoach, who now runs her own design agency.
She has also designed a logo marking the 25th anniversary which drivers will be sporting on commemorative badges.
The two vehicles are now on the road: 15261, a Scania/ADL Enviro 400 MMC which works out of Canterbury depot and open top 17529, an ADL ALX400 which operates between Ramsgate and Broadstairs at weekends until the end of September.