Lothian Buses Open Day, 22nd September

Lothian Buses will be hold­ing a depot open day at Central Depot, 55 Annandale Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4AZ on Saturday 22 September between 11.45 and 16.00.  This is part of the Cockburn Association’s Doors Open Day event across Edinburgh.

The event is a great FREE fun day out for all of the fam­ily – high­lights includ­ing:

  • Edinburgh Buses from the 1950’s to date on dis­play
  • Guided open-top bus tours of the depot
  • Tours of the depot in a vin­tage double-deck­er
  • Trips through our bus wash­er in our state-of-the-art hybrid double-deck­er buses
  • Manufacturer stand includ­ing an artist’s impres­sion of our forth­com­ing single-deck­er hybrid buses
  • Driving sim­u­lat­ors
  • The Heart of Midlothian parade bus AND the Scottish Cup
  • Bus hois­ted on jacks for you to walk under
  • The chance to sit in the driv­ing seat of a double-deck­er and play with the con­trols
  • Playbus with ball pit and slides
  • Bus toppled onto its side and recov­ery demon­stra­tion (2.30pm)

There will also be refresh­ments and toi­lets.

There is also a com­pet­i­tion on our web­site to win the chance to see behind the scenes of their brand new Control Room suite.  See http://lothianbuses.com/news/2-general-news/1215-doors-open-day-2012.html for more details and how to enter.

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