New Lothian tour buses fling into action

Lothian Buses unveiled a fleet of new vehicles for its Edinburgh Bus Tour service with the help of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo's 24-piece Piper's Trail band and six Highland dancers.

Friday, 19th August 2016, 2:34 pm
Updated Friday, 19th August 2016, 3:38 pm
Edinburgh Bus Tours Launch with Tattoo Pipers and Highland Dancers in the Grassmarket and three of the new buses. Picture, Steven Scott Taylor

The 30 open-top double-deck vehicles have been specially commissioned to meet environmental standards.

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The buses will begin operation in the coming weeks across three of its five routes – Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour and City Sightseeing Tour.

Richard Hall, managing director for Lothian Buses, said: “These new vehicles have been designed and built to our exacting specification to ensure that we continue to delight and exceed the expectations of our tour passengers.”