Updates to photograph galleries and temporary premises page

There have been a number of additions to our photograph galleries and premises pages. Photos of the recently acquired Volvo B10L Wright Liberator P122KSL (122/7122) Travel Dundee have been added to the Exhibits gallery. Photos of the recently delivered Carolina Port power station electric locomotive built by BHT in 1908 have been added to the […]

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An original Tayway bus survivor

On Saturday 29 October 2011 Stagecoach Strathtay ran a Routemaster bus on the Tayway service to mark the 25th Anniversary of their involvement with this service. This Routemaster, formerly RM560 with London Transport, has been painted into Alexander Midland livery but never actually operated on the Tayway service. The Tayway service as such actually started […]

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New video slideshows added to Museum website

Two new slideshow videos have now been added to the Gallery section of the website. They can be accessed by clicking here or selecting ‘Videos’ from the ‘Gallery’ menu. The first video shows a compilation of a number of photographs and other items that were collected for our successful exhibition held in Dundee’s Central Library […]

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Dundee Buses in the 20th Century: Twenty Leyland PLSC1 Lions

On Saturday 14 May 2011 a reader’s family photograph of Leyland Lion TS6993 (number 13) was published in The Courier. Here’s a bit more about the buses and a photograph of all 20 of them. In 1928 “Dundee Corporation Tramways” became “Dundee Corporation Transport” in recognition of a growing bus fleet. Twenty Leyland PLSC1 Lions […]

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Dundee Buses in the 20th Century: First and last

Continuing our theme of Dundee Buses in the 20th Century here’s another two great photographs showing the first trolley bus in 1912 and the last double decker bus Tayside bought in 1989. Dundee was the first Scottish city, and one of the first in Britain, to operate a trolley bus service. It ran from 5 […]

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Dundee Buses in the 20th Century: Thorneycroft Daring DD

To help illustrate recent bus reminiscences in The Courier, here’s a photograph of a Thorneycroft Daring double-deck bus. These photographs formed part of our very successful exhibition that took place in October/November 2010. Once we are able to secure suitable premises we hope all 100 images will be back on display. Five Thornycroft Daring DD buses, bodied by […]

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Dundee Buses in the 20th Century: Thorneycroft Cygnet

To help illustrate recent bus reminiscences in The Courier, here’s a pictures of Dundee’s last Thorneycroft bus purchased – the Cygnet. These photographs formed part of our very successful exhibition that took place in October/November 2010. Once we are able to secure suitable premises we hope all 100 images will be back on display. The first four single-deck […]

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Dundee Buses in the 20th Century: AEC Q

To help illustrate recent bus reminiscences in The Courier, here’s a couple of pictures of Dundee’s AEC Q buses, bodied by Weymann. These photographs formed part of our very successful exhibition that took place in October/November 2010. Once we are able to secure suitable premises we hope all 100 images will be back on display. […]

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