From Sunday 29th March, Lothian Buses will be making changes to most bus services. These changes will result in improvements to timetables, especially in the evenings and at weekends. The changes to routes through East Lothian are summarised below:
Service 15 Revised route and timetable
A revised route resulting in a quicker, more direct service from Penicuik to the south-side of Edinburgh and the City Centre. Buses will run as per the current route as far as Gowkley Moss Roundabout then direct to Penicuik, omitting Bilston, Roslin and Auchendinny. From John Street, buses will run via Carlops Road to Deanburn, no longer serving Penicuik Town Centre. Later evening buses will be introduced between the City and Penicuik, in both directions.
Sunday service 15A is withdrawn.
Service 26 Revised timetable and route change
Altered route at Tranent with buses extending from the High Street to Windygoul to part replace service 44. Haddington Road will continue to be served by service 104.
Service 44/44A Revised route and timetable
The service will no longer serve Tranent (Windygoul). All buses will run to Wallyford with some Monday to Saturday peak time journeys continuing to serve Whitecraig.
Tranent will continue to be served by the 26, X44, 104 and 113.
Service X44 (Tranent) Revised timetable and stopping places
An additional morning and afternoon journey will operate. Buses will now operate Limited Stop on Milton Road, stopping at Brustane and Paisley Drive only.
Service 113 More buses
Monday to Saturday frequency increased to every 30 minutes providing Tranent with more direct journeys following the withdrawal of service 44 from the town.
Service N30 Revised route and timetable (from a.m. Monday 30th March)
Leith Street (Omni) no longer served.
In Stoneybank and Musselburgh the route is altered to run as a one-way loop. Stoneybank Cresent, Newbigging and the High Street will no longer be served. From Stoneybank, buses will run via Mall Avenue, Bridge Street and will return via North High Street and Newhailes Road to Stoneybank.
For more information, please see this LRT Website page.