More Open Top Tours this Weekend

Following the success of our open top bus runs last weekend, we will be running more open top buses this weekend. This time, we will be running two vintage open top buses on Saturday and Sunday on our Service 124 between Edinburgh and North Berwick The weather forecast is dry so why not include us in your weekend plans. Passengers …

Leith Street Closure – 2 September 2017

Leith Street will close to traffic on 2 September 2017 resulting in diversions our Nighthawk services. The road is expected to be closed until Summer 2018 to allow for the redevelopment of St James Centre. This means we will be uanble to use bus stop PN at Wavelrey Steps. Our services N106 and N124 will operate from Princes Street on …

Happy Birthday to us – We are ONE today!

We celebrated our first birthday today with some of our customers, handing out cupcakes on some of our morning services. East Coast Buses launched on 14 August 2016 as a rescue package to the commuters of East Lothian following First Scotland East Ltd’s announcement that it would be ceasing operations in the area. Since then, we have carried over 3 …

Take an open top bus down the coast this weekend

We have a special treat for anyone heading to North Berwick and Fringe on the Sea this weekend. East Coast Buses will be running an open top bus on our Service 124 to and from North Berwick The bus, on loan from Edinburgh Bus Tours has been specially branded to celebrate the Edinburgh Festival and will run on a number …

Can you believe it’s almost our 1st birthday

Next week we celebrate our first birthday on 14 August 2017. Can you believe we have been operating for almost year, helping you get around East Lothian and into Edinburgh. It been a great year for us, introducing new services, meeting you all and getting to know our local area. We are looking forward to celebrating our anniversay with some …

Fringe on the Sea 2017

This years Fringe on the Sea starts today, 7 August in North Berwick. Running all week, the festival has something for everyone, music, comedy, cabaret and children’s events. Pop down on the bus to see the spectacular Belhaven Speigeltent and soak up the atmosphere. Highlights this year include KT Tunstall, Steve Harley, The Rezillos and Michaela Strachan. East Coast Buses …

Orchard Brae from Monday 7 August

To allow utility works to take place Orchard Brae, Edinburgh will be closed to northbound buses from 0730 hrs Monday 7 August until 1600 hrs Friday 11 August.   Service 113 between Dean Bridge and Crewe Road South will be diverted via Dean Park Crescent, Comely Bank Avenue and Comely Bank Road on journeys to West Granton.  There are alternative bus stops on …

National Transport Awards 2017 – Shortlist announced

We are delighted that the Lothian family have been shortlisted for two awards at the 2017 National Transport Awards. Now in their 17th year, the awards, which celebrate the successes that have been achieved by national and local transport projects take place on 12 October at the Westminster Park Plaza in London. This year we have been shorlisted in the …

North Berwick International Highland Games – 5 August

East Coast Buses is official transport partner of this year’s North Berwick International Highland Games. Taking place this Saturday, 5 August the event will be held at recreation park, just at the last bus stop on Loch Bridge Road in North Berwick. Take trip down the coast on one of our state of the art service 124 buses and to …

New Beginnings Club – Bus Buddy Scheme

The new beginnings club Bus Buddy Scheme is a new initiative set up to help people who are unsure of travelling on a bus themselves gain the confidence to do so. Volunteer ‘Bus Buddies’ who are regular bus travellers have been trained by the club to help people who cannot travel themselves through accompanying and assisting them with their local …