Yellow Buses marks 50th anniversary of the last trolleybus

Yellow Buses has marked the 50th anniversary of the last trolley bus in Bournemouth. Still regarded with affection by many, the electric trolleybuses replaced Bournemouth’s former tramway system in 1933 and ran for 36 years. They followed a network of electrically-charged overhead lines suspended above the road. The silent and emission-free trolleybuses were popular with holidaymakers and residents alike. At … Read More

Iconic open toppers centre stage of new summer timetable

Yellow Buses has unveiled its summer timetable with its iconic open toppers taking centre stage. The newly branded Buster’s Beach Bus will initially run every hour daily from Sandbanks to Boscombe, beginning Sunday April 7. The service, which will also include Branksome Chine, Alum Chine, West Cliff, Bournemouth and East Cliff, will run half hourly from the Whitsun school holidays. … Read More

Love is in the air – and on the road – with Yellow Buses

Romance was in the air when Yellow Buses wooed passengers with roses and Love Heart sweets. The Bournemouth-based company marked Valentine’s Day by handing out goodies to surprised customers. Pete Williams, 75, and his wife, Yvonne, 74, were presented with roses and sweets while waiting for a bus at Castlepoint. “We’ve been married for 52 years and Pete always gives … Read More

Yellow Buses confirms open toppers are returning

Bournemouth’s iconic ‘open toppers’ will be back on the streets this summer. Yellow Buses (YB) has confirmed it is finalising plans to bring back an open top service during the summer school holidays. The Bournemouth-based bus company will also use the open toppers on some of its existing routes, beginning from this month (May). During the summer school holiday period, … Read More