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YTC set to win Strathtay

16th May 1991, Page 20
16th May 1991
Page 20
Page 20, 16th May 1991 — YTC set to win Strathtay
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

• The Yorkshire Traction Company of Barnsley has been named as the preferred bidder for Strathtay Scottish Omnibuses — it will be the seventh Scottish Bus Group subsidiary to be sold. YTC says that it has no plans to change the Dundeebased business, which has a fleet of 164 buses, seven depots and more than 400 staff.

The deal should be finalised in

the next couple of months.

YTC says that the acquisition will fit in with its plans to expand, but refused to comment any further.

In 1987 Yorkshire Traction was bought by its management and a year later it took over Lincoln-based Road Car from the National Bus Company.

YTC and Road Car operate a total of 650 vehicles out of 15 depots with more than 1,000 staff.

"Yorkshire Traction is itself a privatised company and is a highly regarded provider of bus services in urban South Yorkshire and rural Lincolnshire," says Ian Irwin, chairman of the Scottish Bus Group. "I am sure that Strathtay employees will have a good future under the wing of this successful business."


People: Ian Irwin, Barnsley
Locations: Lincoln

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