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Lost Tramways of Ireland – Belfast - cover

Lost Tramways of Ireland – Belfast

Peter Waller

Publisher: Graffeg Limited

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The first volume in the ‘Lost Tramways of Ireland’ series  features the history of the Belfast system, including its origins as a horse tramway in the 1870s, its conversion to electric traction in the early 20th century, its role in two World Wars, the conversion of the network to bus and trolleybus  operation from the late 1940s and the system’s eventual demise in 1954. Amongst the locations featured are Glengormley, Greencastle and Bloomfield as well as York Road and Queen’s Quay railway stations.

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