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Wales Isle of Man & Ireland Post 1945 - cover

Wales Isle of Man & Ireland Post 1945

Peter Waller

Publisher: Pen & Sword Transport

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This is the fourth book in a series that covers the history of the tram systems of the British Isles post-war. It covers the networks in Wales, the Isle of Man and Ireland.Peter Waller examines the history of the tramways in Ireland, Wales and on the Isle of Man. With three different legislative frameworks, the history of the systems covered are very different  from the surviving horse tramway at Douglas on the Isle of Man through to the new Luas system operating in Dublin.With an overview that provides the background to all of the tramways that once operated  plus the only tramway in the Channel Islands  alongside a comprehensive account of those systems that survived after 1945, the book is a fascinating portrait of the changing streetscapes of cities like Belfast and Cardiff as well as the remarkable survivor post-war, such as the Bessbrook & Newry and the Llandudno & Colwyn Bay.Fully illustrated throughout with mono and colour illustrations  many of which have never been published before  as well as system maps, the book will be of interest to all with a history of trams  past and present  in the British Isles.
Available since: 05/30/2018.
Print length: 184 pages.

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