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Mercedes-Benz Citaro in September 2012
Founded May 2009
Headquarters Heanor
Service area Derbyshire
Service type Bus & coach services
Chief executive Scott Dunn

Yourbus[1] is a bus and coach operator. It runs commercial and tendered local bus services and express coaches services from depots in Heanor, Tuxford and Durham.[2]


Yourbus was founded by former Dunn-Line managing director Scott Dunn in May 2009. From a depot in Hucknall in May 2009 two services from Nottingham to Bulwell and Hempshill Vale commenced.[3][4]

In October 2009 Yourbus commenced operating routes 140, 141 and 142 under contract to Derbyshire County Council. In February 2010 Yourbus commenced operating route Y36 in competition with Nottingham City Transport. At this stage the Hucknall depot was relocated to Heanor and following some routes commencing under contract to Nottingham City Council in Retford and Tuxford, another opened in Tuxford. In August 2010 routes 228 and 229 commenced, again under contract to Nottingham Shire Council.[4]

In February 2011 route Y100 Nottingham – SouthwellNewark (peak time only) commenced. The service was withdrawn on 16 April 2011 following an increase in activity from the other operator along the route.

In January 2011 Yourbus were awarded a contract to operate services from the East Midlands to Bradford, London Heathrow Airport and London Victoria Coach Station on behalf of National Express. In June 2011 a number of National Express contracts including a depot in Durham were purchased from Veolia Transport.[5]

In January 2012 further National Express contracts were won, by this stage Yourbus were operating 55 coaches on express services.[4] In July 2013 a depot was opened in Bradford, primarily to stable coaches on National Express work.[6]


As at September 2013, Yourbus operates route and school services in Derbyshire, Durham and Nottinghamshire.[7]

As well as National Express regular services from Newcastle, South Shields, Bradford and Derby to London Victoria Coach Station, Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport, Yourbus operate selected routes on other National Express services:[8]


Yourbus' fleet livery is all over maroon. Coaches dedicated to National Express services are painted in the client's livery.

  • 5 Wrightbus Streetlite Wheel Forward
  • 7 Wrightbus Streetlite Door Forward
  • 3 Optare Solo Electric
  • 1 Optare Solo M750
  • 16 Mercedes Citaro
  • 6 Mercedes Benz Citaro
  • 7 Dennis Trident 2, Plaxton President
  • 43 Volvo B9R, Ceatano Levante II
  • 10 Volvo B12B, Ceatano Levante
  • 2 Scania K240, Ceatano Levante


External links

  • Yourbus website
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