City of Aberdeen: The Rise and Fall of the Tramcar

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Contents

Route map

Key Dates

Horse buses

Horse tramways

Railway competition

Horse Tramways - expansion

Horse Tramways - Municipalisation

The Aberdeen Corporation Tramway

The Aberdeen Suburban Tramways Company

Steady development

First World War

The interwar period

Hazlehead

The Motor Bus

More Buses

The first closures

Tram modernisation

The postwar period

Post-war closures

The Last Tram

Conclusion

Appendix I - experimental tramcars for Aberdeen

Appendix II - Aberdeen Corporation tramway rolling stock in 1947

Appendix III - the Foggie Dirder

Appendix IV - references.

Trams go - to a fantastic farewell.

Up go trams in big blaze

Picture Gallery (future!)



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©Andy Taylor. Last updated 28 Nov 2000.