Timetable Thursday – Dundee 9x/10x

Timetable Thursday – Dundee 9x/10x This week also includes a fairly recent addition to the Dundee network. At deregulation Tayside never operated west of Sinderins/Blackness Library along Perth Road other than school buses, until January 1995 saw introduction of Services 9B/10B peak time buses further along Perth Road. They used Broughty Ferry Road and Dundee… Continue reading Timetable Thursday – Dundee 9x/10x

Archive Wednesday (15th June) – The Pilots That Crashed

Archive Wednesday – The Pilots That Crashed Since deregulation (1986) at least five bus services in Tayside were introduced, on a permanent basis, but lasted less than one year. Not including seasonal services i.e. caravan parks, Roadworks shuttles etc or operators who changed from one license to the other, What were they?

Timetable Thursday – Tayside Dundee City Services June 1975

ThursdayTimetable Thursday – Tayside Dundee City Services June 1975 https://www.dropbox.com/s/969x701xe234h2x/001%20to%20040%20Tayside%20Region%20Dundee%20Ciity%20Bus%20Services%20Timetable%20June%201975.pdf?dl=0 This timetable – like the last one – swaps things around with five from 1975, where I pick a few services no longer running this time round. When this timetable was happening the council was one year old, with Shore Terrace closed by then too.… Continue reading Timetable Thursday – Tayside Dundee City Services June 1975

Today’s Wednesday Archive Teaser (8th June 2022)

When Fife Scottish registered over all of Moffat and Williamsons tendered services in the early 1990s, they missed at least three services… What were they? Today’s Wednesday Archive Teaser When Fife Scottish registered over all of Moffat and Williamsons tendered services in the early 1990s, they missed at least three services… What were they?

Timetable Thursday – with a twist – Stagecoach Perthshire Area timetable 27th June 1998

Timetable Thursday – with a twist – Stagecoach Perthshire Area timetable 27th June 1998 This week’s Timetable Thursday actually has a twist, reverse, whatever – five services from one timetable of the same date The timetable is Stagecoach Perthshire Area timetable 27th June 1998, which you can find at https://www.dropbox.com/s/2n8gwzgjvgcc9os/001%20002%20003%20004%20005%20006%20007%20009%20010%20011%20012%20013%20014%20015%20016%20017%20018%20019%20022%20023%20024%20025%20026%20027%20028%20030%20034%20041%20045%20047%20055%20070%20071%20100%20200%20%20Stagecoach%20and%20Dochertys%20Perthshire%20Area%2027th%20July%201998.pdf?dl=0 . John Tal sent me… Continue reading Timetable Thursday – with a twist – Stagecoach Perthshire Area timetable 27th June 1998

Today’s Wednesday teaser

Can anyone remember why Tayside 104 (during the yellow phase) had to have their branding altered and Strathtay 501 and 910 had to have their branding removed before the end of the advertising period?

Timetable Thursday – (Dundee) Glens Circular 13/71/6A/202

Timetable Thursday – Glens Circular 13/71/6A/202This weeks service looks back at a fairly new service, but also one that has had lots of change in a short time.The service was designed to improve links around the Law area, for areas off the main roads like Lawside Road and Byron Street, went straight up the Hilltown,… Continue reading Timetable Thursday – (Dundee) Glens Circular 13/71/6A/202

Timetable Thursday – Stagecoach on 74/75 and subsequent takeover of Strathtay with new look Tayway 73

In the run up to Scottish Bus Group privatisation late 1980s/early 1990s, Strathtay Manging Director Neil Renilson left for a similar role in Stagecoach, who sold their fledgling express network to National Express. After taking over several former NBC (National Bus Company) operators in England, a fleet of Leyland Nationals and Iveco minibuses were gathering… Continue reading Timetable Thursday – Stagecoach on 74/75 and subsequent takeover of Strathtay with new look Tayway 73

Wednesday Archive Teaser

This weeks Wednesday Archive Teaser is slightly different. Five pictures all from 90s/00s. None of these locations are possible now. Can you decipher where they were, and why no more?