Taybus Vintage Vehicle Society: Useful links

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Transport Museums and collections

Bo'ness Motor Museum - a great all-weather attraction situated in the heart of Scotland.
John Braga’s buses - owner of Alexander Northern AEC Regal A104 (DMS 130).
British Car Museum New Zealand - a unique private collection of more than 400 classic & vintage British cars, commercial vehicles and memorabilia.
Crich Tramway Village - The National Tramway Museum
Grampian Transport Museum - Located in Alford, just 25 miles from Aberdeen with an impressive range of transport exhibits.
Myreton Motor Museum - Large collection of cars, bicycles, motor cycles and commercial vehicles dating from 1899.
National Museum of Flight - Based East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian.
Riverside Museum Glasgow - The multi-award winning Museum is home to over 3,000 objects that detail Glasgow’s rich past.
Scottish Maritime Museum - Based in the west of Scotland with sites in Irvine and Dumbarton. 
Scottish Vintage Bus Museum - collection of buses built or operated in Scotland and home to the Stagecoach heritage collection.
 

Special interest groups

Angus Transport Group - another locally-based preservation group.
Ayr Motor Cycle Club - a group of like-minded people with an interest in classic bikes.
Bon Accord Steam Engine Club - preservation of steam in the North East of Scotland.
Borders Vintage Automobile Club - established in 1972 to organise events for local car owners.
Caledonian Railway - Strathmore's historic four mile branch line railway from Brechin to Bridge of Dun
Dundee Model Boat Club - formed in 1885 and based at Dundee's Swannie Ponds.
Dundee Model Railway Club - formed in 1950 to foster and promote general interest in the hobby, and its relationship to rail transport.
Edinburgh Transport Group - to promote an interest in public transport, encompassing buses, coaches, railway traffic and other vehicles.
Fife Historic Vehicle Club - a small club for members with an interest in older or classic motor vehicles ranging from mopeds to double decker buses.
Fife Vintage Agricultural Machinery Club - an established group of vintage agricultural machinery enthusiasts.
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust - the largest bus collection in the west of Scotland.
Omnibus Society - a nationwide organisation offering facilities and activities for anyone interested in the bus and coach industry.
Scottish Model Engineering Trust - runs the Wester Pickston Railway set in seven acres of woodland in the heart of the Perthshire countryside.
Scottish Vintage Vehicle Federation - established in 1973 with the aims of publishing an events programme each year and maintaining a register of competitors.
Scottish Vintage Tractor and Engine Club - a group for all ages who have an interest in vintage tractors and engines.
Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club - one of the foremost organisations dedicated to the preservation and restoration of historic vehicles.
Tayside Classic Car Club - a group of mainly Tayside based folk, who have Classic Cars, or an interest in them.
 

Photograph websites

Classic Buses Profiles: Dundee Corporation Transport - Dick Gilbert’s large selection of vintage Dundee bus photos, complete detailed historical information.
Chris Hodge Photoarchives - vintage trucks and lorries across the 20th century along with a compilation of buses and farm vehicles.
Derek Simpson - Dundee buses past and present.
Donald MacRae - Victory Guy's huge selection of archive and contemporary photographs featuring most Scottish operators.
Donald Stirling - wide selection of contemporary and archive photos of trains and buses in Scotland and elsewhere.
Dundee City Archives - an ever-growing online collection of local photographic memories.
Photopolis - old Dundee in photographs.
The Transport Library - the UK’s leading sellers of Transport Images.
 

Bus operators

Central Coaches Aberdeen - a family owned and run business with an approachable and friendly service with high standards and low rates
Fishers Tours - the largest private coach operator in Dundee.
Stagecoach Strathtay - everything you need to know about Stagecoach East Scotland's operations.
Xplore Dundee - part of UK Bus Division of National Express Group plc and operates high frequency local bus services within the city.
 

Other sites

Bristol Commercial Vehicles Enthusiasts - regularly updated site containing a huge amount of information about Bristol buses and coaches.
Bus lists on the web - indispensable database of chassis and body numbers for most UK bus manufacturers
Dundee Area Bus Forum - for news about bus operations in Dundee, Tayside and Fife (free membership required for access).
Engine Resource - remanufactured engines, engine parts and repair specialists.
Robertson Signs - coachpainting, signwriting, innovative advertising and information solutions.
VisitScotland - working to ensure that visitors experience the very best of Scotland.