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Trackless Cars, Inaugural Journey


Subject ID:
2017118_176340
Location:
City Centre
Subject Year:
2011
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
LEO 8748
Trackless Cars, Inaugural Journey
Description:
20th June 1911. Image shows trackless car 503, and behind it number 501, with a group of guests waiting to board for the inaugural journey to Moor Top, Farnley. The cars set off from Thirsk Row, between Wellington Street and Aire Street after a luncheon at Leeds Town Hall with the Lord Mayor Mr William Middlebrook MP,and deputy mayor Alderman FJ Kitson with additional guests travelling in accompanying automobiles. A regular hourly service on the route began at 1pm on 24th June 1911.

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