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New Farnley Terminus, open roofed demonstration trolley bus


Subject ID:
2011127_173013
Location:
Farnley
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
LQ 388 L517/118
New Farnley Terminus, open roofed demonstration trolley bus
Description:
1912. View of double decker trolley bus used for demonstration purposes and photographed at the New Farnley Terminus in 1912. It has an open-roof and on the side of the vehicle are painted the words 'R.E.T. (Railless Electric Traction) Construction Co. Ltd., Railless Car, Leeds, London. The New Farnley trolley bus route opened on 20th October 1911 with services running from City Square along Whitehall Road to the New Farnley Terminus. It was the first, along with Bradford to operate a trolley bus service in the United Kingdom.

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