Take a look at the buses set to appear at Edinburgh’s Lothian Buses centenary weekend cavalcade

This weekend will see Lothian Buses play host to its annual Doors Open Day event, as part of a double centenary celebration in Edinburgh.

Friday, 27th September 2019, 4:31 pm
Here's a sneak peak at some of the buses set to appear this weekend

Kicking off on Saturday (28 Sep) at Central Garage in Annandale Street, the event will feature a display of the bus fleet from across the decades, alongside a host of activities. The Cavalcade will follow on Sunday (29 Sep), with a procession of more than 20 buses set to travel through the city centre. Here's a sneak peak at some of the buses set to appear this weekend.

The annual event will be held on Saturday 28 September at Central Garage in Annandale Street
The doors of Central Garage will be open between 12pm and 4pm. It will be officially opened by Councillor Cammy Day and special guest Margaret Anderson, who turns 100 in December

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The event will include a display of the Lothian Buses fleet from throughout the decades
On display will be both modern and vintage vehicles, Police Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, Volvo, Macmillan Cancer Support and Radio Saltire
The event will also have an array of family-friendly activities, including a bus themed kid's zone, bouncy castle, balloon modelling and face painting
Visitors to the event can also get involved in bus wash trips and garage tours on open top vehicles
There will also be a Vintage Running Event on the Service 26, with vintage vehicles running the route from Haymarket to Eastfield
More than 20 buses will take part in the cavalcade on Sunday 29 September, which departs from Wester Coates at 12pm
The cavalcade will travel through Haymarket, Princes Street and Waterloo Place, finishing on Regent Road
The vehicles will then take part in a static display on George Street between 1pm and 3pm, where visitors will have a chance to look around
This weekend marks an opportunity for the Lothian family to celebrate 100 years of public ownership with both customers and staff
The cavalcade will show off an array of vehicles from Lothian's history, showcasing the city's transport evolution across the years
The Doors Open Day event is always very successful and well attended each year it has been held
This year's event is anticipated to be the "biggest and best yet", offering a unique opportunity to look back through Lothian's history books