Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department

Buses and Trams

Comments on 1929 Map

Map Cover

The cover of this map displays a photograph of Princes Street, looking towards the east.

    Edinburgh Corporation Transport  -  The cover of a map showing the tram and bus routes in Edinburgh - 1929

Princes Street

The cover of this map includes a new name for the Transport Manager.  It is F  A Fitzpayne.  He was previously Deputy Managing Director and former Manager of Leith Tramways.

He was appointed after Stuart Pilcher moved on to become General Manager of Manchester Corporation tramway undertaking.

Advertisements

There were many other advertisements on the back of the same map, including:

-   WESTFIELD AUTOCAR CO.
See Scotland on a Morris Minor
Prices from 125

-   CORPORATION MOTORS
Bus Service between BRAIDS TERMINUS and HILLEND PARK on Afternoons of Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, weather permitting.
Fare 2d

-  the three adverts below:
Advertisement on the back of an Edinburgh Corporation Transport map showing the Tram and Bus Routes in 1929

Advertisement on the back of an Edinburgh Corporation Transport map showing the Tram and Bus Routes in 1929

Holyrood Park

Advertisement on the back of an Edinburgh Corporation Transport map showing the Tram and Bus Routes in 1929

Photograph

The photograph above was taken in the 1920s by EO Catford and has appeared on the back of an earlier transport map from the late 1920s.

Many of the routes shown on this map are very similar today's bus routes.

 

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