The photograph that got away

When we were compiling the near 100 photographs for Dundee’s City Buses in the 20th Century we were extremely lucky to have the support of many people who generously gave us permission to use their images. This allowed us to cover most of the important developments ranging from Scotland’s first trolley bus service in 1912 […]

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Bus line-up link

Ten days ago we posted a picture of four buses parked in Maryfield Depot, the proposed home for Dundee Museum of Transport, and asked for the common link between all four. From the front are Daimler CVG6 number 184 ETS964 (new 1955), AEC Regent III number 137 CYJ252 (new 1953), Daimler CVD6 number 127 AYJ379 […]

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Another Maryfield picture poser

Last Sunday we posted a picture of 8 Daimler buses outside the Maryfield Dock Street depot and asked which one had been saved for preservation. Well, the answer was number 161 PYJ461L as highlighted below. Now, here’s another great line-up but this time inside Maryfield. What do the four buses have in common?    […]

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Titan and Ford update

Work moves on apace with Mike’s bus. Today we started two young lads from Claverhouse group stripping the old paint off and they are doing a fine job of it. Mike and Andrew have been working with them and the project is moving ahead at full speed. Jim Crowe’s bus is almost finished as well […]

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Former Dundee Corporation bus ETS 964 returns home

In April 2010 National Express Dundee very generously agreed to donate Daimler CVG6 ETS 964 (fleet number 184) to the Taybus Vintage Vehicle Society. ETS 964 bus entered service with Dundee Corporation on 27 November 1955 and was withdrawn in September 1977. On Sunday 30 May 2010 the bus was brought back from the Scottish […]

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Trivia

TramsThe first municipal public transport in Dundee was operated by “Dundee & District Tramways Co Ltd”. From 1877, these were generally horse-drawn, but by June 1885 steam cars with green and white livery were introduced. Unusually, the tram lines were publicly built and owned, although initially leased by police commissionaires to private companies. All routes […]

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Old Dundee Transport pictures used on our banner

Unveiled on Sunday 4 April 2010 the Dundee Museum of Transport banner featured seven images from Dundee’s transport heritage. Following requests for more details the seven original images used for the banner have now been added to our collections gallery. If you have more photographs of Dundee’s Transport heritage please get in touch through our contact […]

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Bringing Dundee’s vintage buses back home

National Express Dundee has very generously agreed to donate Daimler CVG6 ETS 964 (fleet number 184) to the Taybus Vintage Vehicle Society. This vehicle is currently on display at the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum at Lathalmond. ETS 964 bus entered service with Dundee Corporation on 27 November 1955 and was withdrawn in September 1977. During […]

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