Scottish Buses During Deregulation: Another View

Scottish Buses During Deregulation: Another View

The Romans in Scotland and The Battle of Mons Graupius

The Romans in Scotland and The Battle of Mons Graupius

Strathtay Scottish Buses

Publication Date15th June 2019

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

A fascinating look at one of Scotland's most interesting bus operators, combined with some fascinating pictures.
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ISBN
9781445691275
Strathtay Scottish was a product of the state-owned Scottish Bus Group’s attempts to prepare for deregulation and possible privatisation in the mid-1980s. It combined a part of Midland Scottish, based around Perthshire, with a part of Northern Scottish based in Dundee and Angus. The Strathtay management tried to buy the company during the privatisation of the Scottish Bus Group, but was ultimately unsuccessful. The winner was the Yorkshire Traction Company based in Barnsley, and this was indeed the only case of a company not based in Scotland gaining a part of the Scottish Bus Group. Ultimately Stagecoach would force the company to abandon Perth, and eventually the Yorkshire Traction Group would itself be taken over by Stagecoach.

This is an interesting tale of expansion, contraction and ultimately oblivion, combined with some fascinating pictures.
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