New buses 59 years apart

In 1955 Dundee Corporation introduced thirty-five Daimler CVG6 double-deck buses with open rear platforms, mainly to replace withdrawn tram services. Their registration numbers were DYJ431-DYJ440 and ETS960-ETS984. Only one bus of this type still exists and ETS964, fleet number 184, is the oldest bus in the collection of Taybus Vintage Vehicle Society (TVVS), a registered Scottish […]

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Event reminder: Running Day Sunday 21 April 2013 11am – 4pm

Dundee Museum of Transport is holding its inaugural Running Day on Sunday 21 April 2013 from 11am to 4pm at our Market Mews premises. We’ll have an array of classic cars, many other vehicles and the official unveiling of the unique Ailsa Open Top Bus WTS272T, recently restored by Taybus Vintage Vehicle Society (weather permitting!). […]

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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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Keeping you in the picture

New and updated images have now been added to our website. In our Exhibits section the Horse-drawn ambulance and Ashford Litter collection features new exterior and interior pictures along with some more of the Ashford Litter. In our Events photos 2010 section images of the actual Scottish Cup parade from Dundee’s Hilton Hotel to City Square and […]

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When Dundee United won the Scottish Cup in 1994

On Sunday 22 May 1994, the day after winning the Scottish Cup, thousands of Dundee United supporters lined the streets to welcome the winning team back home. As is traditional the team travelled in an open-top bus which was part of the Tayside Public Transport fleet. Ailsa bus 300 (WTS272T) was modified by the company […]

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