BOUND for the southern suburbs of Juniper Green, the number 45 rolled into Dumbiedykes to the overwhelming delight of locals.
Residents – pictured here in June 1980 – had long campaigned for a bus service to the housing estate, tired of trekking to the Canongate for the 43, or using an off-peak number 60 to get them through the city centre and beyond.
Every day in Edinburgh and the Lothians thousands of people rely upon our public transport system – as they have done for countless years.
And it is the friendly faces of so many drivers that become a memorable part of these journeys. This week, the Evening News celebrated one Lothian Buses driver, dad-of-three