Stubbs Photo taken during the first week of the
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
August 12, 2011
"Now, in 2014, there are several companies (all
subsidiaries of Lothian Buses) offering tours around Edinburgh in open-top
buses: The tours are:
- Edinburgh Tour
- City Sightseeing
- World Heritage
(Brown + orange buses)
- MacTours (Red +
cream old Routemaster buses)
- Majestic Tour (Blue
+ yellow buses)
- Bus & Boat Tour
(Green + yellow buses featuring Forth Bridge picture)
Further details can be found on this
Edinburgh Tour internet page.
Each of the first five tours above operates a
frequent service throughout the day. Each tour lasts for about an
hour, but tickets remain valid for 24 hours. Adult fares are £14
Tours in 1955-56
Peter Stubbs - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- There were no tours in open-top buses.
Small single decker coaches were used.
- The adult fare was 2/- for tours
lasting 50 minutes
and 2/6 for tours lasting 1 hour 20 mins.
2/- = 10 pence. 2/6 = 12.5 pence
Please click on one of the thumbnail images
below to see images from the a 1955-56 leaflet.
Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh: August 25, 2014