2016 at East Coast Buses

What a year it’s been for us at East Coast Buses since we started operating this summer. We met lots of you at our roadshows prior to our launch and we were delighted to hear you were looking forward to our service starting. On Sunday 14 August our first bus left the depot just after 7am and ever since then …

Travelling with us during Christmas and New Year

On 25 and 26 December and 1 January we will be operating special services. In addition there will be diversions in the city centre for all services between 1730 hrs on Friday 30 December and end of service on Saturday 31 December. Sunday 25 December Service 106 Dunbar to Frederick Street – between Dunbar and Haddington same route as service …

East Coast Buses – Christmas Clobber Week

From 19 – 25 December we will be putting on our CHRISTMAS CLOBBER and getting into the festive spirit in support of Guide Dogs Scotland. As well as having fun events throughout the week to raise money for the charity, we will all have the chance to put on our best Christmas Clobber. We would love it if you, our …

East Lothian Council Star Awards

The East Lothian Council Star Awards were set up 8 years ago to identify and reward excellence. Around 200 employees, senior official and councillors will attend this year’s awards at the Brunton Hall in Musselburgh on 8 December. We are delighted to be attending the event and sponsoring the ceremonies Community Partner Award. This award is designed to recognise a …

Christmas & New Year Timetables 2016/2017

It’s our first Christmas in operation and we’re excited to be part of your festive activities this year. We have put together our Christmas timetable to make sure you can travel around East Lothian as well as to and from Edinburgh this festive season. There will be special services running on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 1 January and a …

Your #ChristmasCarriages await

Getting home after your Christmas outings has never been easier. Whether your destination is Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Haddington, Gullane, Aberlady, Dunbar or North Berwick we can get you there and back. If you’re out for the afternoon our services 107 and 124 will take you home the same day and if you’re out for a late one, our new NightHawk services …

Saltire Festival 2016

Looking for a reason to try East Coast Buses… this could be it! The Saltire Festival celebrates St. Andrews Day and the Home of the Flag with many events taking place across East Lothian to showcase Scotland’s fascinating heritage, wonderful culture, delicious food & drink, music, arts, innovation and entertainment.  These include everything from horse racing and night golf, to …

Poppyscotland

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 provideing life-changing support to the Armed Forces community helping those who have …

East Coast Buses supports Breast Cancer Now

Across the month of October the Lothian Buses family are supporting breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now. We will be joining in the fun, along with Lothian Buses, by holding a ‘Dress Pink’ day on Friday 21st October. The whole team will join in by putting on their best pink clothes and having fun with bakes sales, raffles and quizzes. …

Introducing our weekend night services

East Lothian residents will soon be able to benefit from a new bus service that will take them home after weekend nights out in Edinburgh. Launching on Saturday 5 November, the two Nighthawk services will depart from Frederick St and end in Dunbar and North Berwick. The routes will also take in stops on Princes Street, Leith Street and the …