Titan the robot strode into Whitby to launch the new X93 buses which serves Middlesbrough, Whitby and Scarborough.
Six hi-tech buses represent an investment of £1.3m and have free onboard Wifi, luxury high-backed leather style seating and the latest in digital journey technology.
Nick Knox, area managing director for Arriva North East, said: “The new MAX buses will be a huge hit with customers and we’re really looking forward to seeing them out on the road.”
Titan the 8ft robot dropped into Whitby Abbey to help promote the new buses. He said: “It will be great to meet the customers of the X93 route, taking this Arriva bus launch to the MAX.”
The X93 route operates hourly between Middlesbrough, Guisborough, Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Scarborough.