RELBUS MEETING Wednesday 18th April 2018

HADDINGTON TOWN HOUSE MEIKLE ROOM 1400hrs

AGENDA

  1. Welcome and apologies
  2. Points regarding services of East Coast Buses, Eve, Prentice, and borders Buses, if any
  3. Haddington – Humbie service 109 – low usage
  4. New Humbie to Tranent service via East Saltoun and New Winton connecting with 113 at Pencaitland Park
  5. Roadworks and congestion
  6. Service information at Belhaven bus stops
  7. Bus rail connectivity update.
  8. Ramifications of The Equality Act (2010) including SESTRAN real time bus information at North Berwick station
  9. New East Lothian Bus Map
  10. East Lothian Bus Charter – minor revisions proposed regarding passengers flagging down a bus
  11. AOCB

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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