Gravesend, Rosherville and Northfleet Tramways

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Gravesend, Rosherville and Northfleet Tramways
Operation
Locale Gravesend, Kent, Northfleet
Open 15 June 1883
Close 30 June 1901
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
Propulsion system(s) Horse

Gravesend, Rosherville and Northfleet Tramways operated a tramway service between Gravesend, Kent and Northfleet between 1883 and 1901.[1]

History[edit]

Services started on 15 June 1883 on a horse-drawn tramway between from Leather Bottle, Northfleet to Wellington Street, Gravesend running at half-hour intervals.

Closure[edit]

In 1901 the company was taken over by the Gravesend and Northfleet Electric Tramways, a subsidiary of British Electric Traction.

References[edit]

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