Erith Urban District Council Tramways

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Erith Urban District Council Tramways
Erith Urban District Council Tramways.jpg
Map showing the routes of the Erith Urban District Council Tramways
Operation
Locale Erith
Open 26 August 1905
Close 1 July 1933
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Statistics
Route length 4.7 miles (7.6 km)

Erith Urban District Council Tramways operated a passenger tramway service in Erith between 1905 and 1933.[1]

History[edit]

Erith Urban District Council launched this tramway system to connect with the London County Council network at Plumstead.

Services started on 26 August 1905 with tramcars purchased from Brush Electrical Engineering Company.

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.