Lanarkshire tramways the history of the Lanarkshire Tramways Company from 1903 to 1930 and the Lanarkshire Traction Company from 1930 to 1949 by Ian L. Cormack

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Published by The Scottish Tramway Museum Society in Glasgow .

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Statementby Ian L. Cormack.
LC ClassificationsHE4738.L3 C67
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Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL4372046M
ISBN 100900648007
LC Control Number78583233

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Motherwell (Scots: Mitherwall, Scottish Gaelic: Tobar na Màthar) is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, south east of Glasgow.

It has a population of aro Historically in the parish of Dalziel and part of Lanarkshire, Motherwell is the headquarters for North Lanarkshire phically the River Clyde separates Motherwell from Country: Scotland.

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Acceptable A book with obvious wear. Good A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Despite Glasgow’s long established tram network being so nearby, for many, the arrival of trams in Lanarkshire was the first time they had seem them up close.

Along the route were 32 tram stops, marked simply by names on the poles, at quarter mile intervals and the tinkle of the car bells became a familiar noise, one ring for stop/start. The Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway (L&AR) was an independent railway company built to provide the Caledonian Railway with a shorter route for mineral traffic from the coalfields of Lanarkshire to Ardrossan Harbour, in Scotland.

It opened in stages frombeing extended to Neilston and Newton, giving the Caledonian Railway a fully independent route by Lanarkshire Tramways - The History of the Lanarkshire Tramways Company from to Lanarkshire tramways book the Lanarkshire Traction Company from to More Information Prices start from £ (1 variation available).

The Lanarkshire Tramways Company opened its services in the county on 22 July from Blantyre to Wishaw, with further extensions which followed over later years. The Company was known for a short time as the Hamilton, MotherweIl and Wishaw Tramways Company.

Two volumes large octavo, + pages, mainly photographic with more than 1, colour and b/w illustrations, scale drawings and fleet lists. Laminated boards, fine set. **Volume 1 covers funiculars and tramways; volume 2 deals with tram lines in greater depth, including depots; buses and trolley buses get a look in at the end.

The tramways in Plymouth were originally constructed as four independent networks operated by three different companies to Lanarkshire tramways book the adjacent towns of Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport in Devon, England.

The merger of the 'Three Towns' into the new borough of Plymouth in was the catalyst for the three companies to join up under the auspices of the new Plymouth Corporation. Preserved Lanarkshire Tramsways 53 (of ), photographed in of 83 Cannon Street, London The company was incorporated by special Act of Parliament as the Hamilton, Motherwell and Wishaw Tramway Co.

The. By the West End, somebody had investigated and was shocked to find the tram driver was drunk. Passengers quickly alerted two passing police officers and the car was stopped. A court date was set in Hamilton for the following Monday, the driver employed by the Lanarkshire Tramways Company in attendance.

More Lanarkshire tramways book by Tram, Rutherglen Tramways, Lanarkshire Tramways, Glasgow Tramways - 4 vols Ian Stewart and Ian L Cormack Published by Scottish Tramway. The driver thought best to seek medical assistance and diverted the car back to the Power House (the main base for the tram cars in Motherwell).

No sooner than the tramcar pulled into the Power House, Daniel Crane died. Heart trouble was later announced as the cause of death. Pictured is the tram car Power House.

A century of Glasgow tramways: to commemorate the inauguration of tramways in Glasgow, 19th August Lanarkshire tramways: the history of the Lanarkshire Tramways Company from to and the Lanarksh [Biographical cuttings on W.

McCormack, former secretary of the Tramway Employees' Union, containing one Tramways (Scotland). The Alford and Sutton Tramway was a steam 2 ft 6 in ( mm) narrow gauge street tramway between the seaside town of Sutton-on-Sea and the nearby Great Northern Railway line at Alford in ran between and [1] There were initially plans to extend the tramway to Chapel St Leonards and Skegness, but the construction of the standard gauge Willoughby and Sutton Railway in.

Set in the Lanarkshire countryside south-east of Glasgow, Motherwell at its height made trams, heavy engineering parts, and produced 3m tons of. Liverpool City Tramways. History Liverpool Corporation became a tramway owner on the 1st Januarywhen it bought the tracks of the Liverpool United Tramways and Omnibus Company, which operated a standard-gauge, horse tramway within the town.

Glasgow Corporation Tramways were formerly one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe. Over municipally-owned trams served the city of Glasgow, Scotland with over route miles ( route kilometres) by The system closed in and was the last city tramway in Great Britain (prior to the construction of new systems in the s).

They are joined by Lanarkshire Tramways Number 53 - originally a traditional open top double deck tram which later was 'modernised' with balcony top cover.

Found in a field its remains were carefully rebuilt to open top condition where it represents one of the larger company tramways in central Scotland - complete in dull green and white.

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Chip to spine base Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition. The 's saw a massive rise in the amount of coal and iron mines as the industrial revolution swung into full effect. In there were iron-works with puddling furnaces and rolling mills in operation in Lanarkshire and incoal pits and 9 fireclay pits.

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Since narrow-gauge railways are usually built with tighter curves, smaller structure gauges, and lighter rails, they can be less costly to build, equip, and. However the actual tracks ran on into the Lanarkshire coalfield at Strathaven (pron Strayven).

Lanarkshire was the bailiwick of the Caledonian railway prior to the grouping inAyrshire was dominated by the Glasgow and South-Western, the rivalry over lines connecting them was ferocious, but agreements were (had to be) reached at s: 1.

On the cover: Restored Lanarkshire Tramways open-top t with a little royal decoration for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Day inwas photographed by David Smithies at the colliery terminus of the Summerlee Museum of Industrial Life (formerly Summerlee Heritage Museum) at Coatbridge, Scotland.

Carthe last tram on the Waratah line, had left Telford Street in the city at am filled to capacity. It was followed by a procession of motorists blaring their horns. The tram’s departure from Waratah was celebrated by firing a giant sky rocket, which managed to hit some overhead wires and release a shower of sparks.

InAlexandra moved into large-scale production with its fi sq. factory at Coatbridge in Lanarkshire, a project backed by the Scottish Development Agency.

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