Lothian expands in the east with Eve Coaches acquisition

SCOTTISH COLUMN

In a surprise development, local authorityowned Lothian Buses purchased East Lothianbased Eve Coaches in February. The Scougall family, which ran the business for all 46 years of its existence, was planning to retire and is understood to have approached Lothian about a takeover.

Lothian managing director Sarah Boyd says: “Eve Coaches is a well-known operator in the local area with over 40 years of service to the communities of East Lothian. We look forward to the opportunities that this acquisition will afford us in the future.”

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