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Under the Wires at Tally Ho : Trams and Trolleybuses of North London 1905-1962.

Author: David Berguer
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today pollution-free transport is high on the political agenda yet it is sometimes forgotten that electric vehicles ran on the streets of London from the early 1900s until 1962. This book tells the story of that period and describes both the vehicles themselves and the effect they had on the development of the suburbs. Local historian David Berguer has endeavoured to paint a picture of what life was like in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berguer, David.
Under the Wires at Tally Ho : Trams and Trolleybuses of North London 1905-1962.
New York : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Berguer
ISBN: 9780750953535 0750953535
OCLC Number: 856869112
Description: 1 online resource (189 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Reflections; Introduction; Map of Tram & Trolleybus Routes; Chapter 1 A Protracted Birth; Chapter 2 The Trams at Last; Chapter 3 The System Expands; Chapter 4 How They Worked; Chapter 5 The Bus Pirates; Chapter 6 Tram Developments; Chapter 7 Tram Men & Women; Chapter 8 Everyday Occurrences; Chapter 9 Scrap the Trams; Chapter 10 A Fond Farewell; Chapter 11 A New Beginning; Chapter 12 The War & Afterwards; Chapter 13 Trolleybus Memories; Chapter 14 The End; Appendix 1: Tram & Trolleybus Chronology; Appendix 2: MET Tram Services. Appendix 3: MET Tram SpecificationsAppendix 4: Independent Motor Bus Routes; Appendix 5: LGOC ('General') Bus Routes; Appendix 6: Trolleybus Routes; Appendix 7: Trolleybus Short Workings; Appendix 8: Trolleybus Specifications & Allocations; Recommended Reading; Transport Museums.

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With many previously unpublished photographs and detail on the vehicles and routes themselves, there is even a chapter on the colourful pirate buses which competed against trams in the 1920s.  Read more...

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