KELVIN COMEBACK

IDENTITY PARADE

It existed for just four years in the ever changing 1980s, but Kelvin Scottish made a colourful impression on the streets of Glasgow. Thirty years on, The MHD Partnership imagines how its livery could be updated and revived

Kelvin Scottish was a short-lived product of deregulation, part of the state-owned Scottish Bus Group’s plan to compete with local authority-owned Strathclyde’s Buses. It came into being in June 1985 when SBG turned six of its seven territorial subsidiaries into 10 smaller ones more closely aligned to local government boundaries.

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