Halifax Corporation Tramways
|Halifax Corporation Tramways|
|Open||9 June 1898|
|Close||14 February 1939|
|Track gauge||3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)|
|Depot(s)||Spring Hall, Pellon, and Skircoat Lane|
|Route length||39.07 miles (62.88 km)|
Services started on 29 June 1898. Trams ran along three routes from the town centre
- along Horton Street to Halifax railway station
- to Kings Cross Street
- to High Road Well
Subsequent additions to the network resulted in a route length of over 37 miles by 1905.
The company expanded the tram fleet as services increased in popularity. By 1912, there were 102 tramcars in service. Shortly before closure, the number of tramcars had reached 131.
Services ended on 14 February 1939.
- The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.
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