Autumn Holiday – Monday 19 September

Our services 107 and 124 will run a Saturday service on Monday 19 Setember. School services and service X24 will not operate.   If you have the day off, enjoy your long weekend!  

Meet the Manager

Our depot manager Mike Steven has worked in the bus industry for over 33 years. He was recently interviewed by the East Lothian Courier with a round of quick fire questions. Here’s what he had to say…. Describe yourself: I am hardworking, determined and I always give everything 100%. People say I have a great sense of humour and I …

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert – Monday 29 August

This years Edinburgh International Festival comes to an end on Monday with the spectacular Virgin Money Fireworks Concert Starting at 9.30pm, during the 45 minute concert the Scottish Chamber Orchestra will play music from Romeo & Juliet and West Side Story amongst others in time to a display of 400,000 choreographed fireworks against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. If you …

We’re in business!

Our new bus services launched on Sunday, 14 August and we would like to thank everyone for their kind words and good luck wishes over the last couple of days. It’s been a busy time for us and we are delighted to have so many of you on board so far. We may now be operational but there’s no time …

Exciting times at East Coast Buses

Our new services launch this weekend and we’re excited to be heading to East Lothian and start meeting our new customers. We’ll be running 34 buses, 28 from Musselburgh and 6 from North Berwick with a team of drivers, engineers and backroom staff. This Saturday, our team will be hosting roadshows in Dunbar, Haddington and North Berwick for you to …

Roadshows coming to a town near you

Want to find out more about EastCoastbuses? Our team is coming to several towns in East Lothian on Saturday 13th August to answer your questions. Why not come along and get the latest information on our new services to North Berwick and Dunbar? We’ll be at the following locations: Dunbar, High Street: 13th August between 9am and 11.30am Haddington, outside Corn Exchange: 13th August …

EastCoastbuses launches timetables and fares

East Coast Buses has announced timetable and fares information as part of its package to rescue key services in East Lothian. A wholly-owned subsidiary and part of the Lothian Buses family of companies, the operator is set to introduce new routes in addition to the continuation of existing commercial and school provisions. The company will commence operations on Sunday 14 …

A sneak peek of our new buses

Our team are working hard on painting our seven new buses – and we wanted to show them off as soon as we could.    

A great reaction from East Lothian on our new bus services

Over the last week, there’s been a lot of positive press from local and national media about the upcoming launch of East Coast Buses. This is great news for us as we prepare for launch day. We’ve collected some of the articles that have appeared over the last week: Threatened bus routes and bus depots in East Lothian saved East …

EastCoastbuses launches 14 August 2016

Threatened bus service provision in East Lothian is set to continue following a rescue package put together by East Coast Buses Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lothian Buses Ltd. Earlier this year First Scotland East Ltd announced it was to close its operations and withdraw services from 14 August 2016. An agreement has been reached which will see East Coast …