City of Carlisle Electric Tramways

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    "The City of Carlisle Electric Tramways Company operated an electric tramway service in Carlisle between 1900 and 1931.[1] The Carlisle Tramways Order of 1898 authorised the construction of an electric tramway and construction began in 1899. The system comprised 6 lines radiating from Carlisle railway station to Newtown, Stanwix, along Warwick Road to Petteril Bridge, London Road, Boundary Road and Denton Holme. The tramway was operated by the City of Carlisle Electric Tramways Co Ltd, power being taken from the Corporation's supply station in James Street...."
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month ago
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