Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Scottish Transport Group

From Graces Guide

A state-owned Scottish holding company that included a number of bus operators covering the whole of Scotland.

1961 The Scottish Omnibuses Group (Holdings) Ltd was formed to take control of the British Transport Commission's bus operating subsidiaries in Scotland.

1962 The Scottish Omnibuses group became part of the Transport Holding Co when the British Transport Commission was wound up.

1963 The group was renamed Scottish Bus Group

1969 The Scottish Transport Group was formed on 1 January 1969. The Scottish Bus Group became part of it. Scottish Transport had 7 separate bus companies (but not the 4 municipal bus companies)[1] and David Macbrayne which became a fully-owned subsidiary in June 1969.

1989 The bus companies were privatised

The holding company, Scottish Bus Group Ltd, was dissolved in 2002.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 23, 1969