Lothian Regional Transport

Lothian Regional Transport

Councillors walk out as commerce chief is named head of bus firm

EDINBURGH's main bus company was embroiled in fresh controversy last night over the appointment of its new chairman.

Drivers' leaders call on bus chief to quit

UNION leaders are demanding the chairman of Lothian Buses stand down, amid claims he faces a "massive conflict of interest" because he holds the same role in the troubled tram company.

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Finance plan raises fears for city's bus services

COMMUTERS in Edinburgh are facing cuts to bus services and fares being raised under controversial plans to use the city's main operator to help pay to get trams up and running, it has been claimed.

Lowdown on new look for Lothian Buses' 600 strong fleet

EDINBURGH'S main bus operator has gone back to the future by returning to the livery it abandoned a decade ago.

More board the capital's buses

BUS passengers are set to make a record 108 million trips on Lothian Buses this year - five million up on last year.

Extended city bus service moves up a gear

A BUS service that was extended from Sighthill to Edinburgh Airport last year has recorded bumper passenger figures.

Festive bonus blow on buses

BUS drivers with a city firm have been told they will not get Christmas bonuses if they have taken time off sick.

City buses set to get first on-street ticket machines

LOTHIAN buses look set to have a planning application for the city's first on-street ticket machine approved by planners.

Bus changes attacked

RESIDENTS in Craigmillar have asked Lothian Buses to reconsider changes to its number 12 bus route, which is to terminate at King's Road, rather than Asda at the Jewel.

Cash-free plan to speed buses

LOTHIAN Buses plans to introduce on-street ticket machines to speed up bus journeys.

Lothian Buses drives in the fast lane with £16.3m profit

LOTHIAN Buses quadrupled profits and gave its highest-paid director a 16.5 per cent salary increase in the same year that its drivers went on strike in a bitter pay dispute.

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