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Croydon Tramlink
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The first electrically powered tram ran through the streets of Croydon, South London, just after 06:00hrs Wednesday 16th June 1999. This picture shows car 2535 near East Croydon Station

Signs like this appeared at all intersections where road traffic joins a tramline

Station Road, West Croydon

A brewer's dray had to be moved onto the pavement to permit the passage of the tram

Emergency brake test on the 9% slope of Crown Hill, Croydon.

Photos courtesy of Mike Davis, Editor Buses Worldwide


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