Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department

Transport Map  -  1929

on the back of the map


Adverts on the back of an Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department map of Tram and Bus routes  -  1929

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The Back of the 1929 Map

The back of the 1929 map (above) has fewer pictures than previous editions of the map, but there are still some interesting adverts.

Alternate rows of adverts appear upside down.  Adverts (left to right):

Row 1:

Manclark & Son  (tailor)


Tourist Information


SMT (buses)

Crawfords (biscuits)

SMT (bus services)

Thackery (hotel)

Taylors (song bird seed)

Front Cover

Row 2

Albion (petrol: 1s 5d per gallon)

Corporation Motors (bus service to Braids terminus)

Westfield (Morris Minor: 125)

Corporation Transport (char-a-banc tourist drive round Arthur's Seat)

Edinburgh Savings Bank

Lawson (drapers and house furnishers)

Row 3

Tramways (routes)

Tramways (send parcels by tram)

Tramways (to Edinburgh Zoo)

Corporation Motor Coach Tours (Old Town and Arthur's Seat)

Corporation Motor Coach Tours (Circular Tours)

Corporation Motor Coach Tours (start from St Andrew Square)

Corporation Motor Coach Tours (Special Buses for Picnics, Parties, etc.)

Row 4

Jas. Waldie (fuel delivered by motor lorry and steam wagon)

Calder of Leith (blinds)

Westfield (Morris Minor: 125)

Corporation Transport (motor buses to Cramond)

Trams (first and last services - 3 tables of routes)

Buses (first and last services)

Edinburgh Information Centre (Waverley Market)

Front of Map

Places of Interest


Turn the map over


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