More items added to our online shop

Just in time for Christmas we are pleased to announce that we have added many more items to our online shop including many DMofT items, a wide range of transport-related books, a special five-visit ticket deal and special bundles to save you even more. Plus if you haven’t already joined you can add a membership […]

Read More…

1901 Aberdeen Electric Tram comes to Dundee

On Monday 26 August 2013 Dundee Museum of Transport received a very unusual delivery – a 1901 Aberdeen Electric Tram. The Aberdeen and District Transport Preservation Trust is a charity (SCO37877) dedicated to restoring and preserving historic vehicles from the North East of Scotland and one of their projects is to restore this tram, the […]

Read More…

More tram trivia

The info here was originally posted by Brian, Doon the Toon, in the 3Js (DC Thomson’s chat board) and the Dundee Forum. Some of the info comes from the video “Dundee Trams”, released in 1996, the anniversary of the ending of Dundee’s trams. From the 3Js When the use of trams was finally discontinued in […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…