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The first tram to arrive at East Croydon Station at 0100hrs 2 June 1999. It was a hauled run for clearance testing.

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

Photos courtesy of Mike Davis, Editor Buses Worldwide

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