New electric buzzes for Manchester’s Bee Network

Alexander Dennis Enviro400City in Bee Network livery

New electric buses are coming to Greater Manchester. Buzzin’. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has ordered 50 Enviro400City EV buses from manufacturer Alexander Dennis for its new franchised bus system, part of the city’s impending ‘Bee Network’. They’ll be built across the Pennines in Scarborough, and will be the first to feature TfGM’s new Bee […]

Why Condor’s new livery is really getting people talking

Love it or hate it, it’s a sure-fire bet that you’re talking about it right now. German charter airline Condor have launched their new livery – or more accurately, a whole new brand – and it’s fair to say that it has divided popular opinion straight down the middle. ‘Passion is our compass’, Condor have […]

Stagecoach’s Stripes ride again in the South West

Stagecoach Stripes front

Stagecoach’s much-missed stripes are riding on our streets once more, as the operator celebrates 25 years of running buses in Devon. It’s the livery we all miss almost unanimously – and the one we want to see back the most. Now, Stagecoach South West has made all of our wildest dreams come true, as they […]

Abellio’s new identity for East Midlands Railway

EMR logo

Abellio is bringing a touch of purple to the East Midlands with its new look for East Midlands Railway. Owned by the Dutch state-owned rail company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), Abellio has won the franchise from Stagecoach, and will take the reins from August 2019. Abellio will completely replace the existing intercity fleet, which is currently […]

Go North West reveal their new brand and livery

Go North West new livery

Go North West have unveiled the fresh new look for their new operations in Manchester. It’s the dawn of a new era for First Manchester’s Queen’s Road depot as Go North West takes the reins Designed by MediaCityUK-based agency We Are Buzz, the new livery for Go North West features a dark blue base with […]

London City Airport’s new brand has landed

LCY new brand

Bonjour, guten tag, hello! A new brand has landed for London City Airport. London City Airport have unveiled their bright, colourful new look, masterminded by London-based creative agency, The Allotment. The bold, disruptive, vibrant and contemporary new look combines bags of personality with a more dynamic feel, synonymous with that of modern London. The transformed design, […]

British Airways are painting planes with much-loved designs from their history


As part of their 100-year birthday celebrations, British Airways are bringing back BOAC. Entering service from Tuesday 19 February, the BOAC-liveried Boing 747 (G-BYGC) will be the first aircraft to receive a popular design from British Airways’ past, with more details of further designs to be revealed later in the year. The livery from the 1964 – 1974 […]

Introducing the new look for Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Smart flies Aer Lingus. At least, that’s the tagline Ireland’s flag carrier presented alongside their brand refresh for 2019, which comes 20 years after their last major rebrand. In addition to the new brand identity and livery, Aer Lingus will also unveil a new uniform later this year, and will welcome additional new Airbus A321LRs to […]

How easy is it to rebrand a Transpennine Express train?

185 rebrand

Ever wondered how they manage to rebrand a train so quickly? Transpennine Express recently shared this awesome timelapse footage of one of their Class 185s undergoing a makeover. The train is stripped to reveal its original deep blue ‘as delivered’ paintwork, before the new, silver metallic vinyl featuring Transpennine’s new ‘North Star’ design is added. […]

#AYearOfBuses 4: i4 Nottingham – Derby

i4 bus on Old Market Square, Nottingham

Born out of pure Trent Barton ‘Rainbow’ pedigree, i4 (Nottingham – Sandiacre – Derby) is 4th on our list for #AYearOfBuses. Of course, it was only natural we’d choose i4 to take the number 4 spot – it was the subject of our very first ever article here on Transport Designed, way back in 2012. The […]

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