Barking Town Urban District Council Light Railways

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Barking Town Urban District Council Light Railways
Operation
Locale Barking
Open 1 December 1903
Close 16 February 1929
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Statistics
Route length 2.83 miles (4.55 km)

Barking Town Urban District Council Light Railways operated a passenger tramway service in Barking between 1903 and 1929.[1]

History[edit]

Barking Town Urban District Council opened services on this tramway on 1 December 1903. With a total of 2.8 route miles, this was one of the shortest tramway operations in Britain.

The depot was located at TQ 4439 8198

Fleet[edit]

Closure[edit]

On 16 February 1929 the last services were replaced by buses.

References[edit]

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