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Winter Operations Supplement 2015

Issue 5 2015, Supplements  •  2 November 2015  •  John Gorman, Michael Andersson

John Gorman from First Scotland East and Michael Andersson from Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy (HelB), discuss that, ultimately, the work never ends when planning and preparing for continuous operations during harsh winter months…

New smartphone app is ‘just the ticket’ for bus passengers

Industry news  •  1 December 2014  •  First

Taking the bus is about to become even easier for bus passengers in West Lothian as First Scotland East launches a new app allowing customers to use their smart phones as tickets…

More low carbon vehicles for First Scotland East’s bus fleet

Industry news  •  22 October 2014  •  First Scotland East

Local bus company First Scotland East (trading as First Bluebird) has confirmed that it will invest over £1 million in five state-of-the-art green vehicles, with additional funding worth £196,000 for the vehicles secured from the Scottish Government’s Green Bus Fund…

State of the art new buses for services between Edinburgh and West Lothian

Industry news  •  1 September 2014  •  FirstGroup

Brand new, state of the art buses have hit the streets in Edinburgh and West Lothian…

Formula 1 technology to drive new buses for First Scotland East

Industry news  •  8 July 2014  •  First Scotland East

Local bus operator, First Scotland East, said that passengers are set to benefit from brand new, state of the art buses with unique Formula 1 technology…

FirstBluebird buses take off

Industry news, News  •  28 June 2013  •  FirstGroup

First Scotland East, revealed it is making significant improvements to its Service X38 fleet…

First Scotland East invests more than £1.5million in new buses for Borders services

Industry news, News  •  22 February 2013  •  First Group

Bus passengers in the Borders are benefiting from an improved service…

Changes to services in the East Lothian and MID Lothian regions of Scotland

Industry news, News  •  2 April 2012  •  First Scotland East

The company also confirmed that it has started the collective consultation process with Trade Unions on the possibility of redundancies…


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