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Review of road gritting

 

 

Changes to Lothian Bus Services

Lothian Buses have announced fare increases and changes to services commencing Sunday 25th February 2018. 


The fare review will see adult single tickets increased by 10p to £1.70 while Adult and Student Ridacards, which were last increased in 2015, will also see an increase. Fares for all Day tickets, Child singles and Child Ridacards will remain unchanged, as will Airport fares and Nightbus fares.

Main service changes are:
Service 3
Revised route & timetable – buses will revert back to the pre-April 2017 route at Eskbank via Melville Road to avoid traffic queues on the A7. This change is introduced after feedback from regular customers.

Service 5
Revised timetable. Monday to Friday daytime frequency reduced from every 12-mins to every 15-mins. No change to Saturday or Sunday timetable (every 15-mins Saturday and every 30-mins Sunday).

Service 10
Revised route at Western Harbour with buses now operating via Sandpiper Road due to long term closure of Newhaven Place. Minor timetable revisions including an additional later journey to and from Bonaly on Mondays to Saturdays, after feedback from Colinton Community Council. No change to Sunday timetable.

Service 15/X15
Minor timetable changes to the morning peak timetable to introduce an additional journey from Tollcross to Easter Bush in order to provide more capacity for the Vet School and Pentland Science Park after feedback from regular customers. No change to the Saturday timetable.

Service 18
Revised timetable introduced after feedback from regular customers. These changes will address reliability issues and additional peak journeys will improve capacity. Later evening journey introduced from the Gyle and the Fort on Mondays to Saturdays. Earlier Sunday morning journey introduced to and from the Fort.

Service 19
Revised timetable with Monday to Friday daytime frequency reduced from every 15-mins to every 20-mins. Peak enhancement will continue at key critical times to and from Granton. No changes to Saturday or Sunday timetable – frequency still every 20-mins daytime.

Service 29
Revised timetable introduced with most Monday to Friday daytime journeys operating Birkenside to Silverknowes. As a result, the off-peak frequency reduces from every 15-mins to every 20-mins. On Sundays, a later evening service will operate to and from Birkenside to match the Monday to Saturday timetable. Minor changes to the Saturday timetable.

Service X31
Revised timetable introduced with one additional journey introduced in both peaks in order to increase capacity after feedback from regular customers.

Service X33
Revised morning timetable with one additional journey introduced in order to increase capacity after feedback from regular customers.

Service 37/X37/47/X47
On Mondays to Fridays a revised early morning timetable is introduced to improve reliability. During the morning peak, one 37 journey is converted to operate as X37 to provide additional capacity after feedback from regular customers. Minor timetable changes on Saturdays & Sundays.

Service 39
WITHDRAWN and replaced by East Coast Bus 139 on same route and timetable.

Service 40
WITHDRAWN and replaced by NEW East Coast Bus 140 on a revised route & timetable.

Service 42
Revised timetable to improve reliability. Service extended to and from Craigleith later into the evening on Mondays to Saturdays, however, late evening journeys between the City Centre and Portobello are withdrawn due to low levels of customer demand. Minor timetable changes on Sundays, but no change to the number of journeys operated.

Service 43/X43
Revised morning and afternoon peak timetable introduced on Mondays to Fridays with a slightly enhanced frequency in order to provide additional capacity after feedback from Queensferry Community Council and local councillors. ALL Monday to Saturday journeys on the 43 & X43 will now operate through Ferrymuir Retail Park. In the evenings, an additional journey from the City Centre at 20:45 will maintain the 30-min frequency for an extra hour. The X43 stopping pattern is slightly amended with buses now observing all stops between Barnton and Clermiston Road North in both directions. Minor changes to the Sunday timetable, but buses will not serve Ferrymuir.

Service 69
Revised route and minor changes to timetable. Buses will now revert back to the pre-April 2017 route direct via Portobello Road. Wakefield Avenue / Fillyside and Craigentinny Avenue will no longer be served due to very low levels of customer demand.

Service 300
Minor timetable changes to slightly reduce morning peak frequency between Fountainbridge and Ingliston P&R. Earlier morning journey introduced from Ocean Terminal to Airport on Saturdays and Sundays. Buses will now serve RBS Gogarburn during Saturday and Sunday daytime.

Service N31
Revised timetable with a NEW Monday to Friday morning journey introduced from the City Centre to Bonnyrigg at 00:30. Saturday & Sunday morning journeys will now be operated by single deck vehicles to better reflect levels of customer demand.

Service N44
Revised route and timetable introduced. Buses will now operate between the City Centre and Balerno. The route to Musselburgh, Wallyford and Tranent will now be covered by new East Coast Bus Service N113.


Full details will be available on the Lothian Buses website.

20 mph Speed Limit areas in Colinton

Preparations for Phase 4 of the 20 mph zone starts on Monday 22nd January 2018 with commencement of implementation of signage and the new limit comes into force on 5th March 2018 affecting Woodhall, Colinton, Oxgangs, Swanston, Fairmilehead and Greenbank. 

See Implementation Zones in detail HERE

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The Scottish Water repair works on Redford Road including the construction of a new manhole followed by sewer lining on Redford Road is not now due to start until the 28th February 2018 and last until 16th March 2018.