Our first Open Day was a HUGE success

Over 1000 people visited our Musselburgh Garage last Saturday for our first Open Day, which raised over £500 for our Charity of Choice, Macmillan Cancer Support. The free family event, marked a year of operation and the completion of our Musselburgh Garage refurbishment. Visitors of all ages had the chance to look behind-the-scenes of our garage and a trip down …

Win For East Coast Buses at the National Transport Awards

We are delighted to have scooped the coveted Excellence in Travel Information and Marketing award at this year’s National Transport Awards. The award was received in recognition of the marketing and customer information campaign which ran prior to our launch through to when our operations began to raise awareness of our services and promote the benefits of travelling by bus. …

There are dragons in East Lothian, and it’s your job to catch them!

Join the Dragon Protection League this October at Dragons of Drummohr, and help the Laird of Drummohr get back home. The Dragon Protection League has joined forces with East Coast Buses to get as many new recruits as possible to Drummohr House. We are offering one family ticket on a day of your choice to a lucky competition winners – …

East Coast Buses Open Day – 21 October 2017

We’re having a party! To celebrate the refurbishment of our Musselburgh Garage, would like to invite you all to come and see us on 21 October 2017. We will be opening the garage from 1000 – 1400 for you to see behind the scenes of our operation. To make sure everyone has a good time, there’ll be face painters, a …

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Friday 29 September

This Friday we will be taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee morning to help our Charity of Choice, Macmillan Cancer Support help make sure no one faces cancer alone. On 29 September we will be joining thousands of others across the country to play our part. We ‘re looking forward to having a full of fun and cakes with …

Lothian Doors Open & Vintage Running Day – Saturday 23 September

Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not hop on the bus to Edinburgh and visit us at the Lothian Doors Open Day this Saturday. The event, which takes place at the bus garage in Annandale Street 1200 – 1600 is a must of families and bus enthusiasts. There will be bus displays, fun activities for children, the chance …

Changes to timetables from Sunday 1 October 2017

We will be making improvements to our buses and some changes to our timetables from 1 October. These include: 104 – Part route journeys which start and finish in Wallyford will now extend to and from Musselburgh operating via Inveresk.  There will also be a minor timetable changes to improve reliability. 106 – There will be an ADDITIONAL early morning …

Train Disruptions – East Lothian

For the next four Saturdays (16, 23 and 30 September plus 7 October) train services in East Lothian will be disrupted for major engineering works with replacement buses will running in their place. Instead of using the replacement buses why not let East Coast Buses get you to your destination? We will be doing all we can to help everyone …

Saturday Service – Monday 18 September

On Monday 18 September, we’ll be operating a Saturday service. If you’re off for the holiday weekend, why not take the opportunity to get out and explore East Lothian. Our services will take you to all the attractions and even the beach!  

Great placings for our team at the UK Bus Driver of the Year Competition

We were delighted to have one of our drivers, Jim MacDonald, take part in the UK Bus Driver of the Year Competition as part of the Lothian Team at the weekend. The competition, which is regarded as the premier skills event in the bus industry puts drivers through a gruelling series of thory and practical tests.  This year, over 100 …