Edinburgh to Nairobi via Penicuik: 'Lothian' branded bus spotted in Kenya

Lothian buses say they are not in partnership with the Kenyan bus company.

Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 12:08 pm

A 'Lothian' branded bus has been spotted not in Edinburgh or the Lothians, but in Kenya.

The bus, which is operated by bus company Neo Kenya Mpya, were unveiled on social media on Tuesday evening complete with a Lothian logo.

The 120 and 121 buses, which are not linked to the Edinburgh-based Lothian bus company, run between the town of Thika and the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

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The bus company posted on Facebook: "Your transport has always been our main priority. We endeavour to be affordable and efficient in offering transportation to even more people each day.

"We recently released our product line of Lothian buses. Have you been on one what is your experience? Tell us the good news."

A spokesman for Lothian said they are aware of the buses but added that the bus operator is not in partnership with Lothian buses and that the vehicles were never owned by Lothian.

Neo Kenya Mpya have been contacted for comment.

The 'Lothian' branded bus in Kenya (Photo: Neo Kenya Mpya)
The 'Lothian' branded bus in Kenya (Photo: Neo Kenya Mpya)
The 'Lothian' branded bus in Kenya (Photo: Neo Kenya Mpya)