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The tramways of the north Midlands

W. H. Bett

The tramways of the north Midlands

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Published by Light Railway Transport League in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Street-railroads -- Midlands -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.H. Bett and J.C. Gillham ; edited by J.H. Price.
    ContributionsGillham, J. C., Price, J. H. 1926-, Light Railway Transport League.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE4717
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21531892M
    ISBN 100900433507
    OCLC/WorldCa614497685

    North Midlands Trains in the Thirties. Short illustrated study. Short illustrated history giving key events in the history of this station. Pioneered by Benjamin French, using a converted stagecoach, it was the first such tramway in the United Kingdom, and also the first in the world, to carry fare-paying passengers.

    Down The Line to Southend. More recently, the ChesterfieldNorth East DerbyshireBolsoverand Derbyshire Dales districts have joined with districts of South Yorkshire to form the Sheffield City Regionalong with the Bassetlaw District of Nottinghamshire, although for all other purposes these districts still remain in their respective East Midlands counties. The Horse Tram The first trams to operate on the street tramways were the horse trams. This is considered to be the authoritative work on the subject.

    Short illustrated account of the growth, running and gradual reduction of Dorset's railways. The North West. A must read for anyone interested in the history of Australian tramways. A convoy of cars and motor-cycles collected, such as had never been seen before at Eastwell. At twenty-past-three the last tub was emptied into the B.


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The additional power afforded by the locomotives meant that they could haul larger loads and for a longer time than even a team of horses could.

Subsequently this design became the normal mode of operation for most of the electric tramway systems, although not all local authorities appreciated the unsightly overhead and support equipment necessary.

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Needless to say, that the feeding, grooming and stabling of these animals ate into the profits of the tramway company to such an extent that hardly any of them made a great profit.

Meanwhile, at the summit, NANCY was dispersing from the incline top the empty tubs which were then hauled by a lorry on to the grass verge to await cutting up. The tramway, however, continued to be a major part of the transportation system, but as overhead and track wore out, consideration was given to the enormous costs of replacement and many operators chose instead to replace the trams with motorbuses or trolleybuses.

It built a standard gauge tramway line in from Hockley Brook to Dudley Port operated by horse trams. The North West. They were used in Philadelphia between andbut it was not until that the first steam tram was tried out in London, although the power it produced was barely enough to move itself, let alone haul a passenger carriage.

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By then, however, there were relatively few street tramway systems operating, and in the last of all, that of Glasgow Corporation, closed for good, leaving only the Blackpool Corporation system as sole survivor.

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The wintry scene in January was a sad one for the enthusiast; about a hundred yards of track, BELVOIR rusting away and with smokebox door yawning open, and the solitary tub isolated in the empty yard beneath the office.

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