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Manchester trolleybus

Michael Eyre

Manchester trolleybus

by Michael Eyre

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Published by Ian Allan in Hersham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trolley buses -- England -- Manchester -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Eyre and Chris Heaps ; with chapters by Philip Groves and Fred Eversfield, and additional material by Peter Thompson ... [et al.] ; featuring photography by Ray Dunning ... [et al.].
    ContributionsHeaps, C. S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL232 .E97 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22661113M
    ISBN 100711032459
    ISBN 109780711032453
    LC Control Number2008426886

    The South Lancashire trolleybus system once served towns in South Lancashire, England, including Atherton, Bolton, Swinton and Leigh (all now in Greater Manchester) and St Helens (now in Merseyside). Opened on 3 August (), it replaced the . The Ledgard Bradford books A five volume record of the last years of Bradford Trolleybuses. Ledgard/ Bobtail Press (, ). A5 Softback 66 pages. Stan Ledgard worked as a Bradford trolleybus driver and conductor in the s and 70s.

    In May , Greater Manchester’s Museum of Transport held a weekend-long celebration to mark years since the founding of Lancashire United Transport. Lancashire United, or LUT as it was often known, was once the UK’s biggest independent bus company until its sale to Greater Manchester Transport in ORIGINAL SLIDE TROLLEY BUS CTA CHICAGO TRANSIT ANSCOCHROME ROUTE $ 0 bids. $ shipping. Ending Aug 26 at AM PDT 5d 10h. Electric bus book. $ 4 left. TTC Toronto Fall Ride Guide Lite New Subway Stations Map Transit Rail. $ 8 left. TROLLEY TRAIN SAN FRANCISCO CA 8X12 PHOTO TURNTABLE POWELL.

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The trolleybus system in Manchester, England, opened on 1 March (), and gradually replaced certain routes of the Manchester tramway network.

Manchester was a belated convert to trolleybuses having already started a programme of tram to diesel bus conversion in the mids and this, overall, continued to be the preferred option for tram conversion that was completed in Locale: Manchester, England.

Trolleybus books for sale Ashton & Manchester Trolleybuses, p paperback 'Super Prestige' series: £ | BRITISH TROLLEYBUSES FINAL DAYS VHS TAPE & BOOK| This excellent book is a thorough, well researched and well written history of the growth and subsequent decline of the Manchester trolleybus system with much additional information about the neighbouring system of Ashton Under Lyne.5/5(1).

The trolleybus abandonment program began to accelerate in the s and on 19 Julymost of the Manchester trolleybus workings on route (a joint route with Ashton) were converted to motorbus operation and was one of the first of the B.U.T’s to be withdrawn from service at that time. Thus, on 1 MarchManchester joined the ranks of Britain's trolleybus r routes were converted although World War 2 caused the delay in the final tramway conversions and this, combined with the nationalisation of the city's power station after the war, meant that trolleybuses in the city were never to reach their true potential.

The story of Manchester's trolleybus services is one of political interference and even Government intrasigence. But it has to be said that without the interference there would have been no trolleybuses and no book. A depot for the Manchester trolleybus system was opened on Rochdale Road in By March75 miles of single track tramway had been abandoned and 21 tram routes converted to motor or trolleybus.

Innew motor buses and 77 trolleybuses were ordered (although of the motor buses arrived before the start of the Second World War). The trolleybus ran on routesand from Ashton-under-Lyne to Piccadilly and Stevenson Square - and was last used on the day the network linking the city closed down in Manchester in This is a list of trolleybus systems in the United Kingdom by Home Nation and by regions of includes: Past trolleybus systems in the UK.

Museums in the UK capable of running trolleybuses (i.e. possessing overhead wires & trolleybuses in working order). | Tram Fleet List | Trolleybus Fleet List | Bus Fleet List | Bus Fleet List | Bus Fleet List | Back to Main Index Page | Home |.

Super Prestige 11 Ashton & Manchester Trolleybuses As marks the centenary of the commencement of operation of motorbuses by Manchester Corporation Transport Department, and also reflects the fact that it is forty years since the last trolleybus ran in Manchester, Bob Rowe, with assistance from John Senior, has put together this latest.

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About this Item: The Trustees of the Manchester Transport Historical Collection. 76pp including index. This book is the first part of a complete history of tramways and municipal transport in Manchester.

It not only incorporates a great deal of additional information on the electric stock, but also covers the horse trams of the Manchester Carriage & Tramways Co.

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Trolleybuses were used in Manchester between and They were never the dominant means of transport unlike cities such as Newcastle and parts of North London, but even so the City was for a time one of the country's biggest trolleybus operators. In fact the Transport Department hadn't really wanted trolleybuses, but some smart lobbying by the coal industry and political sentiment on Views: 11K.

The Manchester and Ashton trolleybus network was one of the largest in the country. Manchester's red and Ashton's blue vehicles shared the wires on most of the services between the two areas, and in addition Manchester had a substantial network of its own.

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Pikes Lane Glossop Derbyshire SK13 8EH. Telephone:   A book was first published in following the demise of the system. This all new book has an interesting preamble concerning other North West trolleybus operations, which I suppose puts the Manchester system into a geographical context. From there on its much the same s: 3.

- Buses & Trolleybuses Part 9: Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria £ Author: Henry Conn Imprint: Silver Link Books Category: Railway ISBN: Format: Paperback Pages: To Be Confirmed Published: J Bibliography of the Electric Trolleybus.

Books and videos devoted to the electric trolleybus. or which contain articles on it [Note: many of these books are now out of print. Select libraries may have copies of them.] A History of Bradford Trolley Buses.

Trolleybus Classics Manchester & Ashton Trolleybuses The Manchester and Ashton trolleybus network was one of the largest in the country.

Manchester's red and Ashton's blue vehicles shared the wires on most of the services between the two areas, and in addition Manchester had a substantial network of its own. The photographs allow the reader to explore all the routes in turn, including those.