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New PDF release: Leeds Trams and Buses

By Michael Berry

ISBN-10: 1445614847

ISBN-13: 9781445614847

The Leeds Tramways corporation used to be approved to build tramway strains in Leeds in 1871 less than the Leeds Tramways Order, with the 1st course beginning on sixteen September of that 12 months and working from Boar Lane to the Oak hotel at Headingley. The Tramways corporation operated horse-drawn and steam-powered cars, complete electrification coming in after the corporate used to be received out by way of Leeds company in 1893. those trams then persevered to function till 7 November 1959, whilst the process used to be closed down, leaving just one tramway in England. in the meantime, motor buses started to function in Leeds in 1906, the results of a gathering over golfing. The bus provider extended through the years and went from power to energy, taking on from the trams. during this publication, Michael Berry charts the improvement of Leeds trams and buses from the beginning of the 20 th century until eventually the 1970s.

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