Derby Tramways


Derby Tramways
Derby tramway network
Derby Corporation Tramways 1, National Tramway Museum, Crich Tramway Village, Derbyshire .jpg
Derby tram No. 1 at Crich Tramway Village.
Operation
Locale Derby, Derbyshire, England
Horsecar era: 1880 (1880)–1907 (1907)
Status Closed
Operator(s) Derby Tramways
Track gauge 4 ft  (1,219 mm)
Propulsion system(s) Horses
Electric era: 1904 (1904)–1934 (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.[1]

Preserved trams

Tramcar n°1 is the only Derby tramcar preserved and is located at the National Tramway Museum in Crich, Derbyshire. This tram was used for crew training prior to the opening of the system.

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