£35,000 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support

Today we are saying thank you to our staff and customers in East Lothian, after they helped raise over £35,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support across our two year partnership. Macmillan Cancer Support were our first official ‘Charity of Choice Partnership,’ chosen exclusively by staff in a ballot. Across the two years, we have hosted various events to raise awareness and …

EastCoastbuses launches Christmas services

EastCoastbuses has today (14 November) announced its Christmas network provision for the county in partnership with East Lothian Council. Three key services will run across Christmas Day; Services 106, 113 and 124. These services will provide vital links around the areas of North Berwick, Dunbar, Haddington and Gullane, as well as providing vital links to and from Edinburgh city centre. …

Poppyscotland Partnership

Throughout November, East Coast Buses as part of Lothian Buses family will be supporting Poppyscotland. Our buses will all wear a Poppyscotland support vinyl and our drivers will have the opportunity to purchase poppies from our depots and wear them with their uniforms. Poppyscotland is a vital charity providing life-changing support to the Armed Forces community helping those who have …

British Summertime ends this Sunday

Don’t forget, this Sunday, 27 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!

We’ve been shortlist for this year’s UK Bus Awards Final

The finalist for the UK Bus Awards were announced this week on their twitter feed.  Now in their 24th year, the awards recognise and reward best practice, high quality staff and outstanding standards of customer service in the industry. We are delighted to have been named on the shortlist in the Top Shire Operator category. Lothian were also shortlisted in …

Lothian Doors Open Day

Look out for our team at this year’s Lothian Doors Open Day this Saturday, 28 September at the company’s Central Garage in Annandale Street. The event will be extra special as Lothian is celebrating it’s 100th Birthday. Open from  1200 – 1600, it will include a display of buses from throughout the decades, a bus-themed kid’s zone, trips throught bus …

World Car Free Day 2019

This Sunday, 22 September, is World Car Free Day. The event was set up to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and try walking, public transport or cycling instead. Changing the way you travel can make all the difference to your health, your bank balance and the environment. Did you know… In the UK, 40% of …

Join the East Coast Buses Team

We are looking for PCV Qualified Bus Drivers to join us at East Coast Buses. Why join us? We have the best Scenic routes in East Lothian. Our rates of pay are highly competitive, one of the best in the industry. Career progression, there is ample opportunity to develop and progress. Our fleet is one of the best and newest …

Autumn Holiday – Monday 16 September

On Monday 16 September, we will be operating a school holiday bus services. All our regular services will be running but there will be no school services. If you have some time off, why not hop on the bus and explore beautiful East Lothian. It’s a beautiful.

East Coast Buses have a new partnership with Radio Saltire

We have a set up a new partnership with Radio Saltire FM which will help our customers in East Lothian to get their travel information. The radio station will broadcast new promoting our services, and provide travel updates for bus users in the area. Mark Heritage, General Manager, EastCoast buses said: We are thrilled to be partnering up with a …