By Hugh Dougherty
AN Aberdeen tram has returned to the north east of Scotland after six years at Dundee Museum of Transport.
Aberdeen Corporation Transport No. 15, a Brush-built open-topper of 1901, later fitted with a top cover, was withdrawn and sold out of service 90 years ago in 1929.
The only Aberdeen electric tram to survive, No. 15 did duty in a garden at Loirston from then until the owner offered the double-deck body to the Aberdeen & District Transport Preservation Trust in August 2013.
It had to be literally dug out, as the tram had been built into a house side and was brought to Dundee Museum of Transport where work started on the tram body’s restoration.
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