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Lothian Buses shows off to its charity partner

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Lothian Buses organise exclusive visits to its Central depot for families supported by It’s Good 2 Give It’s Good 2 Give run regular workshops for the children they support which include jewellery making, Cupcake decorating, decopatch,...

Council plans to roll out Transport for Edinburgh

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‘Transport for Edinburgh’ can be the future of public transport in our Capital - Councillor Lesley Hinds The Council is set to create a new organisation to integrate transport services in the Capital. Transport for...

Lothian Buses support youth cafe

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6VT YOUTH CAFÉ THANKS LOTHIAN BUSES FOR CONTINUED SUPPORT Lothian Buses are pleased to announce its continued support to 6VT Youth Café by giving the charity another year’s worth of adult and children’s bus travel.  This...

Lothian Buses opening their doors

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YOUR TICKET TO RIDE AT LOTHIAN BUSES’ DOORS OPEN DAY Edinburgh’s favourite bus company invites public to Central Depot, on Doors Open Day 28 September 2013. Lothian Buses promises to reveal the industry secrets and impressive...

Lothian Buses up for three awards

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Lothian Buses are in the running for three prestigious awards at The National Transport Awards, designed to acknowledge innovation, excellence and progress across all areas of transport and are regarded as amongst the highest...

Lothian Buses rebranded to commemorate anniversary of Britannia launch

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Britannia says ‘Ahoy!’ to a fleet of new branded Lothian buses The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating 60 years since her launch in 1953 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. To help mark the occasion...

Lothian Buses win award for their ‘green’ buses

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SUCCESS FOR LOTHIAN BUSES AT SCOTTISH TRANSPORT AWARDS Company Scoops Top Prize for Environmental Excellence Lothian Buses’ green credentials received a major boost when the company scooped the Contribution to Sustainable Transport title at the prestigious...

Lothian Buses want your old phones

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 The award winning bus company is recycling old phones for charity.Everybody has an old mobile phone lying around gathering dust at the back of a drawer or cupboard somewhere.Lothian Buses are asking their staff...

Lothian Buses make two top deck appointments

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Two New Managerial Appointments at Edinburgh’s Biggest Bus Company Lothian Buses announces the appointment of two new members to the Company’s Senior Leadership Team. In May, Walter Herring will take on the new role of Head of Operational Risk.  He...

Lothian Buses nominated for five awards

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The Scottish Transport Awards are designed to acknowledge innovation, excellence and progress across all areas of transport and are regarded as the highest industry accolades in Scotland. Lothian Buses has been shortlisted in the categories Public...

Lothian Buses launch new bus for play scheme

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LOTHIAN AUSTISIC CHILDREN GET ON THEIR OWN LOTHIAN BUS To recognise a year working with Lothian Autistic Society, Lothian Buses have built a bespoke model bus for the charity to use at their holiday playschemes. Built...

Lothian Buses have a Social Media Bus

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LOTHIAN BUSES LAUNCHES ITS SOCIAL MEDIA BUS Can you imagine life without your smartphone? It is becoming increasingly important to everyone to be able to get information on the move, whether that is travel information,...

Lothian Buses raise funds for schools

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Ten Edinburgh schools were each presented with a cheque for £750, after staff at Edinburgh’s largest bus company donated £7,500 from their salaries to special schools across Edinburgh.Rab Fraser, Chairman of Unite 7-21 Branch...

Lothian Buses invite you to get on board the Christmas Grotto bus!

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Lothian Buses is bringing some extra festive cheer to the Capital with the launch of its Christmas Grotto Bus. To thank passengers and the local community for its support during 2012, the mobile Winter...

Edinburgh Bus Tours launch Gaelic tour

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Last year, Edinburgh Bus Tours achieved the highest accolade from VisitScotland attaining five stars for excellence in recognition of its exceptionally high standard of facilities and services for visitors. This prestigious award, only achieved...

Lothian Buses introduce greener buses

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Lothian Buses plc announced the introduction of five new single deck vehicles on the East Lothian Buses 113 service today.Displaying a distinctive new livery, which takes its inspiration from the former Eastern Scottish Bus...

In Photos – The Royal Highland Show 2012

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If you are thinking of going to the Highland Show out at Ingliston, but are a bit fearful of the bad weather, then there are two things you can do. One is to take...

Lothian Buses increase fares today

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Lothian Buses are increasing their fares from today. The revised fares are as follows:- Current  Price4 March 2012 PricesAdult Single£1.30£1.40Adult DAYticket£3.20£3.50Adult RIDACARDWeekly£16.0017.004 Week£48.00£51.00Direct Debit£45.00£48.00 per monthAnnual£576.00£612.00Adult CITYSINGLE£26.00£28.00 (book of 20 tickets)Transport Scotland Young Persons Bus...

MP backs calls for meeting with Transport Minister

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 MP for Edinburgh East Sheila Gilmore has joined calls led by Edinburgh Labour for an urgent meeting between the City of Edinburgh Council and Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP following changes to the Scottish...

Doors Open Day – Lothian Buses depot

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 The secrets and history behind the running of one of Scotland’s most modern and environmentally friendly bus services will be revealed on Saturday 24 September. Lothian Buses is set to open the doors of...

Lothian Buses cooperate with police to stop stone throwing

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A joint operation to tackle stone throwing at city buses is being hailed a success by police and bus officials.A number of incidents in the Wester Hailes area of the capital, where LRT...

World Heritage Day

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As a finale to today's World Heritage Day celebrations, Edinburgh will be hosting a tour through the closes of the Old Town this evening. Beginning at 8pm tonight, the event is part of five across...

Edinburgh set for bus fare rises

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From Sunday 3 April both Lothian Buses and First in Scotland East will be revising their fares across Edinburgh and the Lothians. Having last set Adult fares in January 2009, Lothian Buses are set to...

New appointment recommended for Lothian Buses

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The City of Edinburgh Council's recruitment committee has recommended Chris Walton as its preferred candidate for the position of Non-Executive Chair of Lothian Buses plc. Lothian Buses is the leading bus operator in Edinburgh and...

Bit of advice for city Drivers

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Drivers are being urged to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend to move abandoned cars.In a joint effort involving the Council, Lothian and Borders Police and Lothian Buses, bus routes across Edinburgh have...

The Tram Project

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Yes, trams were on the agenda at the full council meeting yesterday and they were dealt with. Agenda item 8.1 referred to the Tram Update Report which we have already highlighted in an earlier article....

Lothian Buses – protest against merger with Tram company

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Prior to the Council meeting on 14th October there was a sizeable group of Lothian Buses employees gathered outside to protest against the proposed merger of Lothian Buses with the Tram Project into one...

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