Lothian Buses

Type: Company
Name: Lothian Buses
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Corethree partners Boku to integrate direct carrier billing for m-ticketing

Corethree , a UK mobile ticketing technology company, has entered a partnership with US direct carrier billing mobile payments company Boku .Following the partnership, consumers are set to be able to charge their bus tickets to their mobile bill, using ... [Published Paypers - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

100 days of trams in Edinburgh

Author: Edinburgh Trams Edinburgh Trams has now been running for 100 days welcoming 1.5 million passengers on board to date.Patronage figures and revenue levels are in line with predictions and importantly, with the business model which was developed ... [Published Eurotransport - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lothian Buses take £50k a year in foreign coins

EDINBURGH bus drivers end up collecting more than £130 every day in foreign and counterfeit coins, it emerged today.Passengers who successfully sneak the currency into their handful of change cost the council-owned Lothian Buses almost £50,000 last y ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland bus operator catering for blind

A bus operator in Scotland has made strategic changes to its fleet in a bid to better cater for blind and partially-sighted customers.Lothian Buses has become the first regional operator in the country to comply with accessibility standards for such individuals, ... [Published CILT UK - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bus pervert targeted passengers for six years

A PREDATOR targeted a pregnant woman and a schoolgirl in a campaign of sexual abuse on board city buses.Seedy David Lazarescu, 50, preyed on female commuters by groping their legs and rubbing against them as they travelled on Lothian Buses in morning ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburgh tram passenger numbers on track after 100 days of operation

Lee BakerPatronage figures and revenue levels for Edinburgh Trams are after 100 days of operation in line with the business model developed to justify the scheme, according to Transport for Edinburgh.The service experienced a busy launch period with around ... [Published Transport Xtra - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 7 reports

Edinburgh tram passengers at 1.5m in 100 days

EDINBURGH’s trams have carried more than 1.5 million passengers in their first 100 days of operation – putting them on track to hit their first-year targets.Passenger figures and revenue levels are understood to be in line with predictions of 4.5 million ... [Published The Scotsman - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburgh ‘oystercard’ launches for buses and tram

EDINBURGH commuters can today purchase a new travel card for easy boarding on bus and tram that can be pre-paid for up to 50 journeys.Dubbed an "Oystercard for Edinburgh", the ID imitates the electronic ticketing used across nearly all public transport ... [Published The Scotsman - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Disruption after Edinburgh tram collides with bus

A TRAM and bus collided during this morning’s rush hour in Edinburgh in the second such incident in seven weeks.No one was injured in the crash in West Maitland Street, just east of Haymarket, which is believed to have happened when a First Bus single ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Haddington bus link to Edinburgh is go

:30 0 commentsA NEW bus service linking Haddington, Macmerry, Tranent and Wallyford with Edinburgh will be launched next weekend.One of the new busesThe 104 route, from Lothian Buses, will connect the four towns and villages with the Capital from next ... [Published East Lothian Courier - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Five things you need to know today Edinburgh

Action needed on air qualityIce bucket challengeClimbing at EICAGreat Scottish TapestryStockbridge Farmers MarketAir quality in Edinburgh is failing according to Friends of the Earth. This is what they want you to do:Air pollution is Scotland’s biggest ... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

OAP to sue Lothian Buses over broken shoulder

A pensioner is planning to sue Lothian Buses after he fractured his shoulder when the driver slammed on the breaks.Roy Pratt, 77, of Moredun, was travelling on the number 8 service into the city centre to deliver his daughter’s birthday present – a set ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 13 2014]

Quotes

Chief executive of Transport for Edinburgh Ian Craig is quoted as saying: "We are determined to play our part in breaking down barriers that prevent people from travelling."
"Coupled with record-breaking patronage on Lothian Buses, we're seeing a genuine increase in use of public transport across the piece." Ten per cent of journeys are accounted for by Scottish national entitlement card use, currently within the council's £500,000 budget for the financial...
Ian Craig, chief executive of Transport for Edinburgh said: "I’m very pleased with progress so far and with 100 days of the tram service under our belts, coupled with record breaking patronage on Lothian Buses, we’re well placed to thrive as a modern integrated transport operator."
Lesley Hinds, transport convener and chair of transport for Edinburgh, said: " We can count these 100 days as a very encouraging start and the fact that we've carried 1.5 million passengers speaks volumes about how quickly people in the city have embraced their new tram service."

More Content

All (20) | News (19) | Reports (0) | Blogs (1) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Corethree partners Boku to integrate direct car... [Published Paypers - 9 hours ago]
Lothian Buses take £50k a year in foreign coins [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 16 2014]
100 days of trams in Edinburgh [Published Eurotransport - Sep 15 2014]
Scotland bus operator catering for blind [Published CILT UK - Sep 15 2014]
Bus pervert targeted passengers for six years [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 13 2014]
Edinburgh tram passenger numbers on track after... [Published Transport Xtra - Sep 09 2014]
Edinburgh tram passengers at 1.5m in 100 days [Published The Scotsman - Sep 08 2014]
Edinburgh's trams service carried 1.5 million p... [Published Daily Record - Sep 08 2014]
1.5m use Edinburgh trams service [Published Wharfvalley - Sep 08 2014]
Trams on track to hit targets after 100 days [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 08 2014]
Trams carry 1.5 million passengers [Published BBC - Sep 08 2014]
Edinburgh trams: 1.5 million passengers use ser... [Published Stv.tv - Sep 08 2014]
100 days of Edinburgh Trams [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Sep 08 2014]
Edinburgh ‘oystercard’ launches for buses and tram [Published The Scotsman - Sep 01 2014]
Disruption after Edinburgh tram collides with bus [Published The Scotsman - Aug 29 2014]
New Haddington bus link to Edinburgh is go [Published East Lothian Courier - Aug 29 2014]
Five things you need to know today Edinburgh [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Aug 24 2014]
OAP to sue Lothian Buses over broken shoulder [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 13 2014]
New UK Based Sightseeing Tours and Attraction W... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 13 2014]
Edinburgh businesses vie for prestigious green ... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Aug 12 2014]
1
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
New UK Based Sightseeing Tours and Attraction W... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 13 2014]
Livingston, United Kingdom, August 13, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Take the hassle out of booking excursions and attractions. There’s a whole new one-stop take on solving all those holiday conundrums. A brand new UK-based sightseeing website offering a fresh ...
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.