Lothian Buses announce new links to mass-vaccination centre at the Royal Highland Centre
Lothian Buses announced today, February, 19, its plans to introduce new daily transport links to the NHS Lothian Vaccination Centre at the Royal Highland Centre.
The mass-vaccination centre is located at Ingliston in the west of the city and opened its doors to Edinburgh residents on February, 3
From Sunday, February, 21, Skylink services 200, 300 and 400 will be rerouted to provide direct links to the Royal Highland Centre from across the Capital.
This move will assist thousands of people as they make the essential and important journey to receive their vaccination.
Nigel Serafini, Interim Managing Director at Lothian Buses, said: “We are delighted to be able to support NHS Lothian with the roll-out of the Covid-19 Vaccination programme by making it as easy as possible for residents across Edinburgh and the Lothians to travel to their appointments, as well as offering vital transport links for those key-workers and volunteers helping within the centre.
“Our teams have worked hard over the last 12 months to ensure our buses are clean, safe and accessible for those that require to make essential journeys.”
Services will stop at the Ingliston Road stop every day between approximately 7.45am and 9pm.
The company has launched a dedicated Vaccination Centre journey planning webpage where people can find information on how to travel to NHS Lothian Vaccination Centres from across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Lothian also recently announced that Lothian Country’s Service 275 will be rerouted to serve the Vaccination Centre at Pyramid’s Business Park, West Lothian.