- Derby Tramways
Derby tramway network Derby tram No. 1 at Crich Tramway Village. Operation Locale Derby, Derbyshire, England Horsecar era: 1880–1907 Status Closed Operator(s) Derby Tramways Track gauge 4 ft (1,219 mm) Propulsion system(s) Horses Electric era: 1904–1934 Status Closed Operator(s) Derby Corporation Tramways Track gauge 4 ft (1,219 mm) Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Derby Tramway was the tram system serving the city of Derby (then a town), England. It opened on 27 July 1904. It was closed nearly 30 years later, on the 29 June 1934. The four foot gauge tramways were replaced by Derby trolleybuses. The conversion began in 1932.
- ^ Klapper, Charles Frederick (1961). The golden age of tramways p.273. Routledge & Paul. pp. 327. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6kUVAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA273&dq=trolleybus+derby&hl=en&ei=xxWOTfnOAY-r8AOn2JGgDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CEUQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=trolleybus%20derby&f=false.
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