Latest Lothian livery lacks subtlety

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The latest Lothian Buses livery on 451 (SJ66 LPN), one of 25 new Volvo B5TLs with Wright Gemini 3 bodies.
KEITH McGILLIVRA

Am I the only person to find the new livery applications, which have been rolled out by Lothian Buses on both its tours and service fleets, to be crude, amateurish and lacking in any subtlety?

The blue and green tour buses were plain and simple but did the job. The new £6million service bus fleet is just awful to look at and has forced me to voice my concerns. Aesthetically pleasing it is not. There is far too much white at the expense of the madder, and the gold lining-out appears to have been added as an afterthought just to fill up some empty spaces.

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