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HcL (Handicabs)

How Does it Operate?
Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

How Does it Work?
You need to book a place by telephoning your local office, Monday to Friday. Our bus will then pick you up at the door (if necessary the driver will escort you to the bus) and will set you down at the shopping location. You will have between 1 to 2 hours at the shopping centre and then return home. Our driver will take you and your shopping to your door if you need help.

Do I need to be registered with Dial-a-Bus?
Yes. You can find a form on our registration page, which you can complete online at

Can I be accompanied?
Yes. If you are unable to travel by yourself you may bring an escort with you who will also travel at £1.25. Please remember to tell us you need space for an escort when you book.

Is there room for passengers who are wheelchair users?
Yes. The Dial-a-Bus is accessible which allows those in wheelchairs to have access to the service.

£1.25 each way
All ages
Days and Times
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
58 Canaan Lane
EH10 4SG

South East 
Contact Details
Contact Person:
Contact Telephone: 0131 447 1718
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 21 January 2016