Author: Colin Barker
Author: Colin Barker
The only other trolleybuses in the county ran in the Rotherham area. Both the
Mexborough Company and the Corporation had fleets entirely made up of single
deckers. However, in 1955 Rotherham Corporation decided that the higher ...
Author: Richard Buckley
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Rotherham Single - Ended Tramcars I am replying to the letters in TR 194
concerning the Rotherham tramway and trolleybus system . Mr . Markham has
written that he recalls “ but cannot claim for certain ” that the Rotherham
History of Trolleybuses in the UK It is perhaps fitting that the new era in UK
Trolleybus development should be based within ... Not only was South Yorkshire
the home of three trolleybus systems, two municipals (Doncaster and Rotherham)
Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers
Reading Transport Committee scek tenders for the supply of 15 trolleybuses . ...
Mr. I. O. Fisher , general manager of Great Yarmouth Corporation are advised
Rotherham Transport Department , also acquire a Bedford 3 - tonner and a
Morris 5 ...
Should trolleybus signal buzzers be fitted with suppressors to shield television
receivers from interference - or should TV manufacturers make provision for such
interference in designing ... Crossley Works Sold Rotherham - Rawmarsh route .
The trolleybuses , or railless cars as they were first called , were single - deckers .
have . Birmingham , North and South Rotherham began its first trolleybus service
on October 3 , 1912. It should be added that Dundee opened a railless The ...
ROTHERHAM ' S “ TROLLEYBUSES ON RAILS ” ARTICULATED CARS IN
NORTH AMERICA by E . Harper Charlton ... 11 , the last to be over . hauled ,
seen at Temple borough in May , 1949 , in the blue and white trolleybus livery .
To mark the demise of Wolverhampton's trolleybuses, preserved Rotherham
Corporation Daimler CTC6 No.44 did a trip to Dudley and back over route 58.
Built in 1950, originally with a single-deck East Lancs body, it was given a new
Author: Jim Blake
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Rotherham.—The Electricity Committee is to provide supply to temporary houses
at Herringthorpe Valley Road at a ... the year ended March 31, the Town
Council's tramcar service earned a surplus of £10 755 and the trolley buses £
This photograph shows the mayor of Rotherham and his party returning from the
first trolleybus journey on that route. The fire engine with its crew are shown at
Wentworth. The First Trolleybus Service Beyond the Town Boundaries In October
Author: Melvyn Jones
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
This was originally constructed on the “ Dolter ” surface contact system , and later
conyerted to overhead trolley . ... strange situation now prevails here , for
Rotherham formerly had five tram routes , four of which were converted to
Author: Wingate H. Bett
1936 Type D double deck No. 5 Registered RD 8089 Chassis No. 2453
Ransomes motor, 75hp Park Royal body, lowbridge, 52 seats Withdrawn 1949 as
no. 105. Rotherham. The first double-deck trolleybuses for St Helens were five
Author: Stephen Lockwood
Publisher: The Crowood Press
This system joined that of St. Helens , where trolleybuses began in 1927 , and
there was some inter - running . ... Huddersfield ( 1933 ) , Rotherham ( 1912 ) ,
and Hull ( 1938 ) are the other great Yorkshire trolleybus systems , all reflecting ...
Author: Charles Frederick Klapper
Pecuniary Interest 336 cedure , Interview with Mr. John ter - P.A.Y.E . , 407 , 1332
; Leith York Trolley ' Buses , 1365 ... 51 Birmingham Scheme .73 , 1203 , |
poration , 210 , 1478 ; Bye - law - In- 571 ; Rotherham - Trolley ' Buses ,
While on the Liverpool trip , I took one of my first trolleybus photographs of a
South Lancs vehicle in its original state , and it ... Returning home I travelled
through Mexborough and Rotherham , where the trolleybuses were originally all
Author: James Joyce
dhe 32 Trolleybus No . 13 , the first Standard RSJ “ Small Light Type ” trolleybus ,
which entered service in 1935 . ... Illustration by David W . O . Jones WE
IPSWICH ROTHERHAM CHESTERFIELO MAIDSTONE TEES SIDE
NOTTINGHAM > T.
Author: Ric Francis
Publisher: Areca Books
HELENS ROTHERHAM IPSWICH CHESTERFIELD DERBY HUDDERSFIELD
DARLINGTON MAIDSTONE TEES - SIDE Ransomes 65 AU ELECTRIC
TROLLEY BUSES RANSOMES , SIMS & JEFFERIES , LTD . IPSWICH ,
In 1915 the company inaugurated a trolleybus route from Mexborough to
Manvers Main , where it was met nine years later ... that the only through service
ever worked was on just three Saturdays during 1928 , from West Melton to
Author: James Joyce
It was expected that the conversion of the city's tram services to trolley bus and
motor A bus operation would be ... She then suggested they could be issued for
certain hours and went on to refer to the idea , as operated in Rotherham , of ...