Tramway Review June 2020

Tramway Review

Tramway Review June 2020


INSIDE THE JUNE 2020 EDITION:

London’s 1950 South Bank lines
Geoffrey Skelsey looks at how the Festival of Britain led to new tram lines being laid in London despite the capital’s abandonment programme.

Last movements: Dover
Andy Simpson links Dover and Merthyr in the first part of a new article.

The Walthamstow tram chase
Roger Torode relates how a wages snatch involving a tram went horribly wrong.

Aberdeen – A new discovery
Mike Mitchell sheds new light on the economics of operating the Pickering cars.

More on Roundhay 3
Chris Thornburn reveals the intricacies of rostering in the latter days of Leeds tramways.

Letters
Correspondence on the use of three-man crews, Leeds and the 1955 LRTL tour of Aberdeen.