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Labour MSP for East Lothian Iain Gray has launched a bill in the Scottish Parliament to regulate how bus services are delivered.
The Members’ Bill aims to give transport authorities greater power over how bus services are run, including a new franchising power to tender “quality contracts” for profitable and non-profitable routes together, without seeking ministers’ […]
At the RELBUS AGM on 30th September, David Berry gave a though-provoking account of the local bus network and how it could work harder to serve both tourists and local people. The presentation can be found here .
[ 30 September, 2014; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 7.00pm in the Buffet Lounge at Haddington Town House
Minutes of last meeting ( 21st May 2014)
Matters arising (including council actions following the Bus Forum)
Passenger Charter update
Community Rail Partnership update (Harry Barker)
Buses and tourism (following up from Councillor Dave Berry’s AGM presentation)
RELBUS input to ELC tendering process (request from Councillor Veitch) (What are the problem areas?)
RELBUS welcomes the new service 104 which will connect Haddington, Macmerry, Tranent and Wallyford with Edinburgh 7 days a week from Sunday 7 September. A return (Day) ticket will cost £7 and include unlimited travel in the city. More information can be found on the Lothian Country Buses website
Three companies deliver our commercial public transport bus services in East Lothian – First Scotland East, Lothian Buses and Perryman’s Buses. The Council also purchases additional bus services on routes on which commercial operators could not make a profit – these services provide essential links between our towns and villages and are currently provided by […]