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Cardiff"s electric tramways

Gould, David

Cardiff"s electric tramways

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Published by Oakwood Press in [North Blandford] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales,
  • Cardiff.
    • Subjects:
    • Street-railroads -- Wales -- Cardiff.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Gould.
      SeriesLocomotion papers ;, no. 81
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF764.C36 G68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4928413M
      LC Control Number76354984

      This is the second of a new series of books that will cover the history of tramway operation in the British Isles. Focusing on Yorkshire and the North-East of England, this book provides an overview of the history of tramways in the region from the s, when one of the pioneering horse trams that predated the Tramways Act of operated for a brief period in Darlington, through to the Price: £ Walsall Corporation purchased tramways within the Borough (already electrified) and released them to the South Staffordshire Tramways Co. Overhead electric trolley trams adopted on the Bristol Road route, Birmingham. West Bromwich Corporation purchased tramways within the Borough with a view to electrification releasing to the.


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