Tramway Review September 2020

Tramway Review

Tramway Review September 2020


INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER 2020 EDITION:

Seventy years on
The Editor reflects on 263 issues of TR.

Thank you Royal Navy
Richard Wiseman recollects how the War gave him the opportunity to observe, study, ride on and drive trams around the world.

British tramwayswartime experience
Geoffrey Skelsey examines how Britain’s tramways carried on in World War Two.

A chronicle of borrowed time
Ian Yearsley recalls why, despite the advanced stages of tramway abandonment in South-East Lancashire, the War enabled a tramway revival in the area.

The tramway tourists
Eric Old recalls a visit to Gosforth Park during the LRTL’s Newcastle tour of 1946.

Reviews
The Felthams and Croydon Tramlink.

Letters
Conduit problems and Spanish tramways.