Bus numbers

Elijah made this Freedom of Information request to Lothian Buses Limited

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was refused by Lothian Buses Limited.

Dear Lothian Buses Limited,

Is it possibly to get a copy of the fleet list and can it include:
The bus (type)
The branding
The number (bus number NOT route)
What depot it is based at.

Thank you.
Yours faithfully,
Elijah

Customer Services, Lothian Buses Limited

Dear Elijah

Thank you for your e-mail, unfortunately Lothian Buses don’t make fleet lists available for the public.

May I thank you for taking the time and trouble to contact us.

Yours sincerely
Suzanne Hildersley
Customer Services

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Martyn Dewar left an annotation ()

This is a curious response given that Lothian have made fleet information available previously under FOISA.

It does also appear that your request has not been handled correctly as there has been no refusal notice as is required under §16 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. The refusal notice needs to be based on the exemptions made available in the legislation, and LB's response fails to do so.

To their credit, it appears the request has never reached their FoI team as it is Customer Services that have responded - but - that isn't an excuse, as, an email from WDTK is a reasonably clear indicator of a FoI/FoISA request. May I suggest that you request an internal review?