Aberdare Urban District Council Tramways

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Aberdare Urban District Council Tramways
Operation
Locale Aberdare
Open 9 October 1913
Close 1 April 1935
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Statistics
Route length 5.77 miles (9.29 km)

Aberdare Urban District Council Tramways operated a tramway service in Aberdare between 1913 and 1935.[1]

History[edit]

Electric tramway services operated by Aberdare Urban District Council started on 9 October 1913.

The track was mostly single, with passing loops. It ran from the terminus at the bottom of Cwmdare Hill, to both Cwmaman and Abercwmboi. There was a double track section along Canon Street to Regent Street in Aberaman.

Closure[edit]

Service were suspended on 1 April 1935 and the tramway was closed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.