The Signs Express (York) team were honoured to be part of the community of Tadcaster’s special day in their small way when they recently installed vehicle graphics to Coastliner’s newly named bus, ‘The Spirit of Tadcaster.’
The community of Tadcaster was devasted to lose their 18th century bridge in the Boxing Day floods of 2015 and since then the North Yorkshire town has been cut in two to traffic with the only crossing being a temporary footbridge built a year ago. But after 400 days the bridge reopened and in early February 2017 saw the first of the traffic to cross the newly built bridge, linking the town after more than a year of being split in two. Sunday 19th February saw the official reopening of the bridge, with it being blessed by the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, as well as the Coastliner bus service naming one of its new fleet ‘The Spirit of Tadcaster’ honouring the people of the town - the grand unveiling of the name was undertaken by the Mayor of Tadcaster, Don Mackay. The day culminated with a lantern parade through the town. Signs Express (York) installed the new vehicle decals for Coastliner ahead of the big day, Ian Dawson, Managing Director said ‘it was a pleasure to be able to assist Coastliner with the naming of their new vehicle. We have seen first hand the disruption that the bridge closure has created and the town has shown tremendous spirit and tenacity throughout, so the name couldn’t be better.’ Coastliner held a competition for the naming of the bus which is part of its new fleet servicing the Coastliner route, the bus is one of a new fleet of ten and will be the only one which is named. Signs Express (York) undertake a wide variety of vehicle graphics from single vehicles to full fleet installations. If you would like to find out more please contact us on 01904 431343 to see how we can be assistance to you.