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This is basically a "country" bus operated by SMT (Scottish Motor Traction); and in that era, was not allowed to pick up or drop passengers within the city boundary except at a few widespread locations. This was part of an agreement with Edinburgh Corporation Transport. So it was not considered locally to be an "Edinburgh bus"; but generally referred to as an "SMT bus".
Photo n12_6_3 on 18/10/1950
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Edinburgh Corporation Daimler bus, part of the early post-war replacement vehicle fleet. In the background can be seen two SMT single-deckers. From their positions in St Andrew's Square, they are probably on services going down to Musselburgh and beyond into East Lothian.
Photo n12_6_4 on 18/10/1950

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