Whats on in East Lothian this Christmas

The weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter, Christmas is definitely on it way. There are lots of Christmas related events in and around East Lothian over the coming weeks for you to get involved with. Here are a few suggestions for you…… plus the buses that will get you there. Dunbar Christmas Lights and Parade 25 …

Christmas and New Year Timetables

We’re giving you our Christmas and New Year timetable even earlier this year so you can plan your festive trips and nights outs! Our Services 106, 113 and 124 will be running on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. This year there will be a later journey on Service 113 from Pencaitland on Christmas Day, more Boxing Day …

Remember Remember – to take the bus this firework season!

It’s November and everyone is planning where they weill be watching fireworks displays in the next few days. East Lothian has a many organised fireworks displays for you to go and see, which are all safe, and just a bus journey away. Here are four for your to choose from. Haddington Fireworks Display Whittinghame Drive, Haddington, Saturday 3 November from …

An extra hour in bed this Sunday!

Don’t forget, this Sunday, 28 October, the clocks go back one hour at 0200. Nighthawk services will continue to observe British Summer Time with the last departures leaving at 0230 and 0300 etc GMT (with the same number of departures as normal). Enjoy your extra hour in bed!

Laura from Macmillan updates us on her year as our Charity of Choice

It’s been just over a year since East Coast Buses, as part of the Lothian family, chose Macmillan Cancer Support as our Charity of Choice. Over the last 12 months we have learnt lots about the charity and the work they do locally. We have also had great fun raising money and awareness for the charity. Laura Foreman, Macmillan’s Edinburgh …

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% …