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Northampton Corporation Tramways.

D. R. Howard

Northampton Corporation Tramways.

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Published by Light Rail Transit Association in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Tramway Review, vol.16, No. 128, Winter 1986.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18078405M

Glasgow Corporation Tramways were formerly one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe [citation needed]. Over municipally-owned trams served the city of Glasgow, Scotland with over route miles ( route kilometres) by The system closed in and was the last city tramway in. Glasgow Corporation Tramways were formerly one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe [citation needed].Over municipally-owned trams served the city of Glasgow, Scotland with over route miles ( route kilometres) by The system closed in and was the last city tramway in Great Britain (prior to the construction of new systems in the s).


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Northampton Corporation Tramways. by D. R. Howard Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the standout items that we came across, was a note book fromused as a Staff register. The register lists the names of the men working inwhen the Northampton Corporation Tramways opened, and their occupations.

Northampton Corporation Tramways conductress, possibly a Ms Cunningham — photo undated, but almost certainly taken during the Great War. Photo courtesy of the Graham Croucher Collection. A blow-up of the above photo showing details of the collar insignia, 'N C T' on the bearer's right-hand side and an employee number Northampton Corporation Tramways.

book on the left. Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Tram Survey as the source. Information from Railway. Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the. Railway Heritage Register. Northampton Northampton Corporation Tramways.

book Tramways Owner Northampton Corporation Took over 21st October (Northampton Street Tramways [horse]) Operator Northampton Corporation First electric route 21st July Last horse service 19th August Closed 15th December Length miles Gauge 3ft 6ins Button description Title (‘Northampton Corporation Tramways’) within a border, surrounding.

Northampton Corporation Transport Fare Tables Northampton Corporation Transport Fare Tables May £ Add to Basket. Despite its longevity, almost exactly 20 years from the first service to the corporation take-over, photographs of Northampton Street Tramways Company staff are relatively uncommon.

The first photo below was taken in the mid s, and clearly shows the. Northampton Corporation Tramways Abington Park This postcard, number from publisher Blum and Degen Ltd., shows Northampton Corporation Tramways car 16 with another tram at the main entrance to Abington Park, the tramway terminus.

Our copy was posted on 22nd Junebut the view dates from a little earlier. Nottingham Corporation Tramways 'Conductor' cap badge with 'stag' supporters — chrome. The use of chromium plating as a badge material commenced in the s (see link), so it is likely that these badges saw only very limited use before the tramway system closed in Northampton Corporation Daimler CVG6DD Roe H33/26R.

This former NorthamptonJVV G, is seen here on a running day at Wellingborough on 22/4/ This was the last CVG6 for the UK market, the last bus with pre-selector transmission, the last teak framed Roe body and, I believe, the last open rear platform bus delivered in the UK.

Northampton first dipped its toes into the one man operation pool by purchasing a pair of second-hand AEC Swift's from Wolverhampton Corporation. This view is at Rectory Farm, an area of the eastern district of the town that has developed somewhat and now has literally hundreds of houses.

A Northampton Corporation Tramways route served Kingsthorpe until the network was closed at the end of Joan Hickson, who played Miss Marple in the Miss Marple BBC television series, was born in the village. [citation needed] Actress Judy Carne's parents were greengrocers in the y: England.

Tramway Classics Brighton's Tramways The Northampton Corporation Tramways. book routes plus lines to Shoreham Availability: Out of Stock ISBN: 1 02 2.

Oldham Corporation Tramways. History Oldham Corporation became a tramway owner on the 1st Novemberwhen services started over its newly built standard-gauge lines; these were however not worked by the corporation, but were instead leased to the Manchester Carriage and Tramways Company (a horse tramway operator).

On 9 Januarythe Northampton Street Tramways Company was founded at a meeting in London. It quickly gained parliamentary approval for a network of 7 lines to be built in Northampton.

Jabez Spencer Balfour was the chairman of the company. The Vice-Chairman was W.J. Pierce (Mayor of Northampton ).Locale: Northampton, England, United Kingdom.

Preston Corporation Tramways. History Preston Corporation became a tramway owner during the first week of Septemberwhen it opened two, 3ft 6in-gauge horse tramway lines, one from the Town Hall northwestwards to Ashton-on-Ribble, and the other from the bottom of Fishergate Hill eastwards through the centre of town to the Pleasure Gardens in New Hall Lane, in total miles.

Northampton Street. Snargate Street. To Dover Priory Strond Street. to Admiralty Pier. Dover Harbour: to Dover Marine. South Eastern Main Line to London Clarence Place. Dover Corporation Tramways was the operator of the second tramway system built in the United Kingdom.

It was in operation from to The worst ever tram accident in the. This is a list of town tramway systems in the United Kingdom divided by constituent country and by regions of includes all tram systems, past and present.

Most of the tram systems operated on standard gauge (SG), 4 ft in (1, mm) or 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) track, although there were a small number of other gauges known, the track gauge is indicated in the 'Notes' column.

The York Corporation Tramways (YCT) provided an electric tramway and trolleybus service in York between and Trams History.

In the Corporation of York purchased the assets of the York Tramways Company. Initially it took over the operation of the horse-drawn tramway, but put into effect immediate plans for its electrification and Locale: York.

Plymouth Corporation Tramways. Summary Plymouth Corporation took over the erstwhile Plymouth Tramways Company (owners of the Plymouth, Devonport and District Tramways) inand continued to operate horse-drawn services for some 15 years, until the last route was electrified in The Northampton tramway system is extended and taken over by the council to become Northampton Corporation Tramways, then later in is electrified.

s THE ADVENTURES OF A WARTIME NORTHAMPTON CORPORATION BUS. By John Child. Nineteen fifty-nine was quite an interesting year. I am sure that you will recall that during that year the spiritual leader of Tibet, the Dalai Lama crossed the border into India after an epic journey on foot over the Himalayan mountains.

nachrichten. reiseportal. The Nottingham Corporation Act gave powers for the Forest Road line and for a number of short lengths of tramway, principally in the Market Place, to link up constructed or authorised tramways. It also gave powers for the Corporation to operate motor omnibuses in connection with any tramway either during a period when it was impracticable Locale: Nottingham.

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Are you ready for classes. Rent your textbooks and cut your costs. Get the new year going with new spirit wear. Swindon Corporation was the local council formed by the Municipal Borough charter, with the amalgamation of the Old and New Swindon councils; a power station was built in Corporation Street.

On the same site at was the tram depot. The corporation started to operate electric trams in A total of miles ( km) of 3 ft 6 in ( m) gauge track was laid down from the Great Locale: Swindon, England. Southampton Corporation Tramways was a transport company that opened in and closed in At first the trams were horse-drawn, but later they were powered by electricity.

Background. Southampton, a city of the United Kingdom located in Hampshire, was becoming bigger in. A selection of parcel stamps with Mutter, Howey & Co. Ltd. (MH & Co.) Express Parcel Service linked with North British Railway (9) fromNorthampton Corporation Tramways (5) with values to 6d., Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport 4d.

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The Alford and Sutton Tramway was a steam 2 ft 6 in ( mm) narrow gauge street tramway between the seaside town of Sutton-on-Sea and the nearby Great Northern Railway line at Alford in ran between and [1] There were initially plans to extend the tramway to Chapel St Leonards and Skegness, but the construction of the standard gauge Willoughby and Sutton Railway in.

Birmingham Corporation Tramways operated a network of tramways in Birmingham from until It was the largest narrow-gauge tramway network in the UK, and was built to a gauge of 3 ft 6 in (1, mm).It was the fourth largest tramway network in the UK behind London, Glasgow and Manchester.

There were a total of trams (with a maximum of in service at any one time), 20 Locale: Birmingham. Just a few from our range of books on Australian Tramways are these by David Keenan. Click on an image to see more detail.

Scroll down to see the full range, OR click on "Second Hand Books" in the menu at left. Tramways of Sydney. The Western Lines. The South-Western Lines.

The Rockdale and Enfield Lines. The Red Lines (second hand). Northampton grew beyond the old town walls and industry grew rapidly with the mechanization of factories by the middle of the 19th century.

After World War II, Northampton vastly changed. Inthe M1 motorway was opened to the south-west of the town. InNorthampton. Northampton Corporation – Daimler CWD6 – VV – or was, a highbridge Duple CWA6 from Douglas Corporation in preservation. See the cover of Alan Townsin`s TPC book on utility buses.

John Whitaker. 07/10/12 – To confirm that CWD6 Northampton will be in service at the LVVS Open Day on Sunday November 4th. In Northampton Corporation Tramways took over, and in they introduced electric trams. The first routes to be completed were from St James to Kettering Road and Wellingborough Road.

The trams proved immediately popular, soon electric trams took over the horse trams on the Kingsthorpe route. Bradford Corporation Tramways were a tramway network in the city of Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England which operated trams from until and trolleybuses from until The track gauge of the tramways was 4 ft (1, mm History Origins.

Former tram sheds in Thornbury. Many of the early first generation tramway operators opted for standard ‘off-the-peg’ products from one of several volume tramcar manufacturers and Nottingham Corporation Tramways were no exception.

Nottingham 92 was purchased in from the Electric Railway & Tramway Carriage Works in Preston as a typical three-window saloon open topped double deck tram with reversed [ ]. The Giant's Causeway Tramway, operated by the Giant's Causeway, Portrush and Bush Valley Railway & Tramway Company Ltd, was a pioneering 3 ft narrow gauge electric railway operating between Portrush and the Giant's Causeway on the coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The line, 9 1 ⁄ 4 miles ( km) long, was hailed at its opening as "the first long electric tramway in the world". Birmingham Corporation Tramways‎ Northampton Corporation Tramways‎ (3 F) Media in category "Trams in England" The following 27 files are in this category, out of 27 total. Play media. A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire ogv 3 min 0 s, × ; MB.

The Portsmouth Corporation Tramway Act of empowered the Corporation to purchase the lines of the Portsmouth Street Tramways Company that lay within the borough. On the 1 st January Portsmouth Corporation exercised its option, leaving the Company with just a short stretch of track from the boundary at Hilsea to Cosham.

One of the first railways using 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) gauge track was the Little Eaton Gangway in England, constructed as a horse-drawn wagonway in Other 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) gauge wagonways in England and Wales were also built in the early 19th century.

Also during this time, numerous tram networks were built in 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) gauge (see table below).Northampton had a horse-drawn tramway which opened in The system was extended in stages and taken over by the council in and named Northampton Corporation Tramways. It was electrified inbut closed in mainly as a result of competition from motor buses which were introduced in Glasgow Corporation Tramways were formerly one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe.

Over municipally-owned trams served the city of Glasgow, Scotland with over route miles ( route kilometres) by The system closed in and was the last city tramway in Great Britain (prior to the construction of new systems in the s).Locale: Glasgow.