We are supporting Poppyscotland this month

The Lothian family annual ‘Poppy Bus’ today, was revealed today, 30 October, at the opening of this years Remembrance Garden in Princes Street Gardens. This year’s high impact design takes a modern turn featuring a creative of cascading bright red poppies set against an all-white background. Gordon Michie, Head of Fundraising at Poppyscotland, said: We are delighted to once again …

An extra hour for all this Sunday!

Don’t forget, this Sunday, 29 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’re looking for the first Lothian People’s Champion

Lothian, our parent company, is working with the Edinburgh Evening News to find the first Lothian People’s Champion. Members pf the Lothian team, which includes our staff do a fantastic job day in and day out, some of which we know about about such as the driver who hopped of his bus to help a pensioner to tie their shoelaces …

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 …