Yellow Buses under local ownership in management buyout

Yellow Buses is back under local ownership after being acquired by its management team for an undisclosed sum. David Squire, Managing Director; Simon Newport, Commercial Director and Phil Pannell, Service Delivery Director, are now equal shareholders in Bournemouth Transport Limited (BTL). The trio are lifelong busmen with more than 100 years of experience between them. BTL trades under the names … Read More

‘In the pink’ Yellow Buses prepares to launch revised network

Yellow Buses will be in the pink – as well green, blue, purple and several other colours –as it launches a revised network this weekend. The bus company keeps its iconic yellow but is bringing in a distinctive colour coded fleet with bespoke branding for its various routes. It is also returning to simple route numbers with suffixes. Other changes … Read More

‘Significant expansion’ as Yellow Buses opens new Poole site

Yellow Buses has significantly expanded its operations by opening a new outstation in Poole, the first in its history. The company has added to its existing Yeomans Way base in Bournemouth with a mini-depot on Poole’s Endeavour Business Park. Buses started operating from the Witney Road site on Monday November 13 with the first vehicle leaving at 0540. There are … Read More

Yellow Buses unveils two open top services for summer

Stand by your bus stops. Yellow Buses’ iconic open toppers are back this month after a ten-year gap, operating on two routes. The Bournemouth-based bus company will start operating a new R2 open top service between Bournemouth and Poole Quay. Yellow Buses is also introducing an hourly C1 open top service linking Bournemouth and Alum Chine via Westbourne and West … Read More