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Tram Conductors' Paying-in desk

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Tram Conductors
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Undated. Image shows the Tram Conductors' paying-in desk but the location or date is not given. There is a wooden counter with a wire screen and the walls are tiled in white. The image may date from the 1930s but in the earlier years of the horse-drawn trams the rules for drivers and conductors had been very strict. A conductor had to take personal responsibility for any counterfeit or foreign coins given as part of a fare. If the conductor was accused of passing on such a coin to a passenger he was likely to be dismissed. It was also the responsibility of the conductor to ensure that the money taken in fares was properly counted by the cashiers in the receiving office. No conversation between conductors was permitted while they were in the process of paying in their receipts. (Information from 'Rules and Regulations for the Drivers and Conductors of the Leeds Tramways Company' 1880.

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