East Ham Corporation Tramways

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East Ham Corporation Tramways
East Ham Corporation Tramways.jpg
Map of the routes of the East Ham Corporation Tramways
Operation
Locale East Ham
Open 22 June 1901
Close 1 July 1933
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Depot(s) Nelson Street, East Ham
Statistics
Route length 8.34 miles (13.42 km)

East Ham Corporation Tramways operated a passenger tramway service in East Ham between 1901 and 1933.[1]

History[edit]

East Ham started services on 22 June 1901.

The depot and power station were located off Nelson Street, opposite the junction with Poulett Road, at TQ 4273 8349.

Fleet[edit]

Closure[edit]

The services were taken over by London Passenger Transport Board on 1 July 1933.

References[edit]

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