Barking Town Urban District Council Light Railways

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Barking Town Urban District Council Light Railways
Operation
Locale Barking
Open 1 December 1903
Close 16 February 1929
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Statistics
Route length 2.83 miles (4.55 km)

Barking Town Urban District Council Light Railways operated a passenger tramway service in Barking between 1903 and 1929.[1]

History

Barking Town Urban District Council opened services on this tramway on 1 December 1903. With a total of 2.8 route miles, this was one of the shortest tramway operations in Britain.

The depot was located at TQ 4439 8198

Fleet

Closure

On 16 February 1929 the last services were replaced by buses.

References

  1. ^ The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.


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