STAGECOACH East Scotland are finalists at a top industry event, with two nominations at the National Transport Awards and one involves a route which goes through Kelty.

The company's operations across Fife, Dundee, Angus and Perthshire have been short-listed for the prestigious Bus Operator of the Year award at the National Transport Awards and the X51, X55 and X56 services have been shortlisted together in the Improvements to Bus Services category.

The X56 links Edinburgh with Perth and goes up Kelty Main Street on its way to Kinross.

Douglas Robertson, Managing Director, Stagecoach East Scotland said: "The introduction of the innovative Plaxton LE vehicles to services X51, X55 and X56 have increased accessibility on our Express City Connect network as well as providing increased capacity and maintaining our usual standard of luxury coach travel.”