Changes to school bus journeys from 24 April

From Monday 24 April we will be making the following changes to school bus journeys. Service 125 will have one morning and one afternoon journey with changes to departure times. Service 126 will have minor timetable changes and the Fridays part route journey to Gullane will no no longer operate. Service 127 will have minor timetable changes including a new …

Scottish Transport Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for three awards at this years Scottish Transport Awards in our first year of operation. East Coast Buses have been recognised in the Best Bus Service and Excellence in Travel Marketing and Information categories and our Customer Service and Route Manager,  Mike Steven is in the running for Frontline Employee of the Year. …

New Buses at East Coast Buses

Due to passenger growth and the introduction of new services, we are delighted to announce the purchase of fifteen brand new Wrightbus Euro 6 single deck vehicles, for residents and visitors of East Lothian. Managing Director, Richard Hall  said: We are delighted to once again be working in partnership with Wrightbus to offer our customers a unique, high quality, bespoke …

Timetables and fares from 23 April 2017

Lothian Country Buses services 104 & 113 will join the East Coast Buses family from Sunday 23 April expanding our East Lothian Network. From this date, all Lothian Country Buses Single Fares, Day Tickets and Fare Zones will be withdrawn with Lothian Country Buses Ridacards for zones C & D continuing to be valid for travel in our zones C …

New service information and timetables

It’s great to have heard so many so many postive comments from you all following the annoucnement of our new services starting this month. As promised, we can now share with you our new timetables from 23 April. Service X5, will be a new express route from North Berwick,  operating Monday to Friday to the West End of Edinburgh. Service …

Foxlake Outdoor Festival 2017

Looking for a reason to try our service 107… this could be it! The Foxlake Outdoor festival returns to Dunbar in May offering families and individuals the opportunity to get outdoors and have a fun day out. There will be music, comedy, wakeboarding, kids activites, segway riding and the chance to try the Foxfall Course. As our service 107 is …

New bus services at East Coast Buses

We are delighted to announce the introduction of two new routes to our operations on 23 April boosting county links and connections to Edinburgh in response to feedback from you, our customers. Service X5, will be a new express route from North Berwick,  operating Monday to Friday to the West End of Edinburgh. Service 106 will create a direct link connecting Musselburgh, Haddington and Dunbar. Mark Heritage, General Manager, …

Meet the team

Our the last few weeks we have introduced you to a few members of our team.  This week it’s the turn of Johnathon Roberts.  One of the engineers that help keep our buses on the roads. Tell us about yourself, your family, hobbies, interests: Live with my girlfriend and our 6 month old daughter Freya, like going to the gym …

East Coast Buses awarded three ECO stars

The ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme was launched in East Lothian on 15 February to provide recognition for best operational practices and encourage fleet operators to make improvements, with the ultimate aim of reducing fuel consumption and emissions. The East Coast Buses fleet was assessed under this scheme by an industry expert, and we were delighted to be awarded three …

Meet the team

A few weeks ago we introduced you to our manager, Mark. This week meet Steven Sives one of our drivers and the face our launch photos. Tell us about yourself, your family, hobbies, interests: I am 36 years old, have a younger sister and two sons. I live in Musselburgh and enjoy playing golf and football. Favourite Place in East …