Stagecoach East Midlands unveils coronation buses

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Stagecoach East Midlands unveiled two special buses to mark the coronation of King Charles III. Two of its buses have been decorated in a special livery, featuring the official royal emblem to commemorate the event, the first for 71 years since that of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952.

The two specially-liveried buses are set to be in operation in Hull and Lincoln on 6, 7 and 8 May and will be seen across the region over the coming months. The livery features bunting style vinyls and blue, white and red roundels and includes the strapline ‘we’re proud to join the community in commemorating the coronation of King Charles III’ on the rear and sides.

Many of the operator’s drivers will be wearing red, white and blue, over the bank holiday weekend in honour of the national event.

Dave Skepper, Managing Director at Stagecoach East Midlands, said: “The King’s coronation will be a very special and significant event in history and we’re delighted to mark the celebration with these two specially decorated coronation buses. We hope they help to spread a bit of extra joy and excitement in our local communities, as we celebrate this momentous event over the coronation weekend.”

A number of other Stagecoach operating companies have also celebrated the King’s coronation, including Manchester. STAGECOACH
The East Midlands-based buses will be seen in Hull and Lincoln initially. STAGECOACH