Lothian Buses

Lothian Buses

Health drive scoops prize

Lothian Buses has been awarded bronze in the Healthy Working Lives awards for driving to improve the lifestyles of its 2000-strong workforce.

Top man backs bus pram ban

The boss of Lothian Buses has defended the firm's controversial ban on prams, saying the firm cannot rely on the "generosity" of parents moving for wheelchair users.

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Bus firm in £250k drive for greener vehicle fleet

LOTHIAN Buses is to invest £250,000 to make a further 35 vehicles environmentally friendly before the end of the year.

John, 64, kicked off bus by driver after dropping card

A RETIRED man who accidentally dropped his travel pass into the coin box on a bus was ordered to get off and had to walk a mile and a half home.

Passengers left in dark as tracker fails again

AN investigation is under way into what is causing the city's Bus Tracker network to keep going on the blink.

Audio tour on city's 23 bus

BUS passengers will get a free audio tour of the Capital to mark World Heritage Day.

Interview: Chris Walton, chairman of Lothian Buses

He's the new chairman of Lothian Buses, but Australian Chris Walton has a number of other strings to his bow … explosives expert, licensed pilot and skydiver to name just three

New buses boss ready to step into driving seat

THE new chairman of Lothian Buses has vowed to spend more time in Edinburgh after coming under fire for being a "backseat driver" in London.

Lothian Buses website smartens up

Lothian Buses' website has been improved to work more effectively on smartphones.

Ian Craig: It may not seem fare but rises are needed

Prices may be going up, but Lothian Buses still offers the Capital great value for money, says Ian Craig

Passengers to pay the price with rise in bus ticket costs

BUS fares in the Capital are to rise as a result of soaring fuel costs and fears over reduced Scottish Government funding, it was announced today.

Crossroads for customers in bus route 'bombshell'

BUS bosses have been accused of "dropping a bombshell" by stopping a service that residents say leaves school-children and the elderly facing a busy crossing.

On-street ticket machines driven out by bus bosses

BUS bosses are set to scrap more than 30 on-street ticket machines which have cost around £150,000 in less than four years.

Gripes about London-based bus boss are 'sour grapes'

CITY leaders have shrugged off concerns about the new chairman of Lothian Buses being based in London.

Labour bid to take wheels off bus boss

OPPOSITION councillors are set to launch a bid to block the appointment of the new chairman of Lothian Buses after it was revealed he would be based more than 400 miles away.

Chris Walton's CV

Name: Chris Walton

An Australian living in London who runs Kazakhstan's railways? He's clearly the best man to lead Lothian Buses

OPPOSITION councillors may refuse to back the appointment of a new chairman of Lothian Buses because he is based in London.

Back seat driver: New Lothian Buses boss to be based in London

THE new chairman of Lothian Buses is set to be a high-profile former easyJet boss who will be required to attend just seven meetings a year - and be based in London.

Bus service left at fuel stretch as fare hike fears grow

FEARS of increasing bus fares and service cutbacks were raised today after the Capital's publicly-owned bus company warned that rising fuel prices will cost it several million pounds this year.

City bus cuts 'not viable'

NEIL Renilson, the former chief executive of Lothian Buses, has warned that plans to reduce the number of buses using Princes Street risk damaging city centre business.

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