Thanks to Lothiancountry as £35,000 raised for Macmillan

Today we are saying thank you to our staff and customer at Lothiancountry, after they helped raise over £35,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support across our two year partnership. Macmillan Cancer Support were our first official ‘Charity of Choice Partnership,’ chosen exclusively by staff in a ballot. Across the two years, we have hosted various events to raise awareness and funds …

Lothiancountry launches Christmas services

Lothiancountry has today (14 November) announced its Christmas network provision including the introduction of special services in partnership with West Lothian Council for customers in the West Lothian area. A total of seven services will run across Christmas Day including Services 217, 280, 287, X18, X27/X28 and X38. These services will operate on special timetables, providing vital links around the …

Poppyscotland Partnership

Throughout November, Lothiancountry as part of Lothian Buses family will be supporting Poppyscotland. Our buses will all wear a Poppyscotland support vinyl and our drivers will have the opportunity to purchase poppies from our depots and wear them with their uniforms. Poppyscotland is a vital charity providing life-changing support to the Armed Forces community helping those who have served, those …

The end of British Summertime

Don’t forget, British Summertime ends this Sunday 27 October at 0200. Our N43 will run as normal, leaving Leith Street at 0010 GMT. Our N28 service will continue to observe BST, therefore the final departures will be at 0235 and 0330 GMT. Enjoy your extra hour in bed!

Service Change 17 November

Last week we announced that we would be making changes to our network from 17 November. Here is more information on these changes for our customers (just click on the service number to download a timetable): X17 – There will be a minor route change within Fauldhouse with buses serving Lanrigg Road and Eastfield Road in both directions between Main …

Changes to our Services from 17 November

We will be making changes to our network from 17 November that will continue to build our services in West Lothian and offer more connections and better links into Edinburgh city centre. The changes take place following an in-depth and thorough customer analysis, aligned with on-board customer feedback surveys and wider consultation with the community and our stakeholders. Our Service …

Lothian Doors Open Day

The Lothian Country team will be part of the Lothian Doors Open Day this Saturday, 28 September at the company’s Central Garage in Annandale Street. This year ‘s event will be extra special as Lothian is celebrating it’s 100th Birthday. Open from  1200 – 1600, it will include a display of buses from throughout the decades, a bus-themed kid’s zone, …

World Car Free Day 2019

This Sunday, 22 September, is World Car Free Day. The event was set up to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and try walking, public transport or cycling instead. Did you know, changing the way you travel can make all the difference to your health, your well being and your bank balance. Did you know… In …

We’re supporting Team Jak’s fight against cancer

We’re excited to tell you all about our new partnership with Team Jak, the local charity helping to fight cancer in young people across Scotland. To show our support, the Team Jak’s logo, as well as details of their Jak’s Den safe spaces, will feature on the side of our buses for the next few months. Allison Barr, Chief Executive, …

Autumn Holiday Bus Services – Monday 16 September

On Monday 16 September all Lothian Country services will run a normal weekday service.   If you have the day off, enjoy! Our TravelHub will be open it’s usual hours and our customer services team will be available as 0830 – 1800. If you have some time off, enjoy.