Bus Meeting Minutes

Please find RELBUS Minutes 18 April 2018, draft minutes of the RELBUS meeting from a few weeks ago.
You may be aware that East Lothian Council is consulting on the Local Transport Strategy via an online survey and a series of 6 workshops which took place over the last 2 weeks.
The documents and survey can be found here https://eastlothianconsultations.co.uk/policy-partnerships/east-lothian-local-transport-strategy/ if you would like to respond personally. The last date for responses is on Thursday (10th May).
Harry Barker is compiling a response on behalf of RELBUS.
If there are any points you would like him to make on bus issues, please let him know as soon as possible via info@relbus.org.uk.

Good news for local bus services

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last year opened an investigation into East Coast Buses running the Dunbar-Edinburgh, and North Berwick-Edinburgh services, recently abandoned by First Group. The argument was that, as a subsidiary of Lothian Buses, it was not providing proper competition on the Musselburgh end of the routes. RELBUS is delighted to see that a sensible decision has been made on this matter as, on 23rd January, ahead of the 9th February deadline, the Competition and Markets Authority released the following statement:

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