MacTours  -  a subsidiary of Lothian Buses

Dumbiedykes

East terminus of MacTours Route 60

Dumbiedykes  -  Viewcraig Street

Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  -  Bristo Square  -  MacTours Route 60

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                     Photograph taken June 27, 2008

 

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   Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  -  Bristo Square  -  MacTours Route 60

 

Dumbiedykes terminus  -  Viewcraig Street

The Route

Service 60 was the shortest of the MacTours routes.  It provided a half-hourly service, Monday to Saturday:

FROM: Viewcraig Street, Dumbiedykes, near the western edge of Holyrood Park

TO:      Bristo Square (near Edinburgh University's McEwan Hall)

TO:     Holyrood Gait (near 'Dynamic Earth')  and back to Viewcraig Street, Dumbiedykes.

The whole journey took just under half an hour.

The Buses

This photo shows one of MacTours new single-decker buses standing at the Dumbiedykes terminus in Viewcraig Street.  This bus was used on the route for only a few months.  The route was transferred to Edinburgh Coach Lines on October 6, 2008.

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