East Coast Buses are Highly Commended at this years National Transport Awards

We are delighted to have been Highly Commended in the Bus Operator of the Year Category at the National Transport Awards last night. The awards, now in their 18th year celebrate the successes of local and national transport projects. East Coast Buses launched just over two years ago to provide vital transport links for the residents of East Lothian. In …

We’re on the shortlist at this years UK Bus Awards Final!

The shortlist for this years UK Bus Awards was announced today on socical media as part of the awards #TheBigReveal campaign. We are delighted to be in the final for the Putting Passengers First Award. Lothian were also shortlisted in the catgories Bus and the Community, Environmental, New Horizons Award and Operator of the Year. The UK Bus Awards Chairman, …

Train Disruptions – Dunbar and North Berwick

For the next four Saturdays (22, 29 September, 6 and 13 October) there will be no train services from North Berwick and Dunbar to allow engineering works to be carried out on the line. On these days, why not take the opportunity to try our bus services instead? Our Service X5 runs from North Berwick to Edinburgh picking up at …

Scottish Half Marathon 23 September – Bus Diversion Information

To allow the Scottish Half Marathon to take place this Sunday there will be various road closures and diversions in place. Service 124 will not be able to serve A198 at Longniddry, Aberlady and Gullane between 0600 and 1600 on Sunday 23 September. There will be two diversion in place on this route, one 0600 – 1030 and another 1030 …

World Car Free Day 2018

Saturday 22 September is World Car Free Day. The purpose of the day is to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and try walking, public transport or cycling instead. Changing the way you make your journeys can make all the difference to your health, your pocket and the environment. Did you know… In the UK, 40% …

New double deck buses on our Service 124

We’re delighted to be introducing eight brand new, low emission double deck buses to our fleet with at an investment of nearly £2m. Showcased in North Berwick last weekend, the Euro 6 Volvo B5’s will operate on our popular Service 124 route to increase the capacity on this service for our customers. The custom built buses all include USB charging …

Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks – Monday 27 August

This year’s end of Festival Virgin Monday Fireworks concert takes place on Monday 27 August. Princes Street and Waterloo Place will be closed from 1930 until the end of service and Lothian Road will be closed between 2200 and 2300 affecting bus services. Diversions: Service 104 113 X7 – From 1930 until the end of service, buses will not be …

New buses on show this weekend!

We’re excited to show you one of our brand new buses this weekend. Come along and see the bus and meet some of our team at North Berwick Harbour on Saturday 1000 – 1400. The bus is one of new Euro 6 Volvo B5 vehicles that will operate on our Service 124 route.  Two of these buses have already arrived …

North Berwick International Highland Games – 11 August

The North Berwick International Highland Games take place this Saturday, 11 August. Now in it’s 23 year, the games are a fantastic family day out with lots to see and do including an international pipe band contest, tossing the caber, highland dancers, bouncy castles, dog agility shows and us – the Official Transport Partner of the Games. East Coast Buses …

We’re on the shortlist at this years National Transport Awards

East Coast Buses have been shortlisted in the Bus Operator of the Year and Frontline Employee of the Year categories at this years National Transport Awards. We are delighted to be in the running for the prestigious Operator Award and excited to see our Staff Manager, Murdo McKinnon recognised in the employee category his work. The Awards which are now …