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Welcome to Lothian Country Buses who started running Service 104 between Edinburgh and Haddington in September. We are delighted that they are fully committed to the East Lothian Bus Passenger Charter, and are raising awareness of it on their buses. Visit their website for more information.
Is it possible to provide an unsubsidised local bus service which meets the needs of rural communities? Bus driver Steve Hurst is trying it in Northumberland. Last year he set up Spirit Buses, having carefully researched the market.
Now, there is a direct service between Rothbury and Alnwick, which takes just 20 minutes, the last bus […]
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?)