Select Page

#AYearOfBuses 299: VT99 Milton Keynes – Luton Airport

#AYearOfBuses 299: VT99 Milton Keynes – Luton Airport

Time for something a little different! Today’s winner on #AYearOfBuses still technically exists, but it’s a shadow of its former self.

Stagecoach’s VT99 (now the plain old 99) linked Central Milton Keynes with Luton and Luton Airport. Run in collaboration with Stagecoach Group bedfellows Virgin Trains, a small fleet of coaches wore the attractive, swooped livery of the rail operator.

It gave us an insight into what might have been, had Virgin decided to enter the UK coach market! Earlier versions of the livery even featured a yellow ‘bib’ to mimic Virgin Trains’ Pendolinos.

About The Author

Matt Harrison

Matt Harrison is a communications and marketing expert with over 10 years' experience, specialising in public transport. As Founder of Transport Designed, Matt is on a mission to celebrate and work with the most forward-thinking and innovative transport operators on the planet.

1 Comment

  1. JenOnTheMove

    There was also a Bromsgrove – Redditch – Birmingham International VT coach – can’t remember the number though.

    I don’t think it was ever that well used and didn’t last very long

    Reply

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest

By continuing to enjoy our content, you agree to the use of cookies on our site. Find out more

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close