Tramway Review June 2020

Tramway Review

Tramway Review June 2020


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.

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