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New Farnley Terminus, open roofed demonstration trolley bus

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New Farnley Terminus, open roofed demonstration trolley bus
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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