Ilford Urban District Council Tramways

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Ilford Urban District Council Tramways
Ilford Urban District Council Tramways.jpg
Map of the routes of the Ilford Urban District Council Tramways
Operation
Locale Ilford
Open 14 March 1903
Close 1 July 1933
Status Closed
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Statistics
Route length 6.66 miles (10.72 km)

Ilford Urban District Council Tramways operated a passenger tramway service in Ilford between 1903 and 1933.[1]

History[edit]

Ilford Urban District Council started services on 14 March 1903. On 12 April 1905 they took control of the Ilford Hill section of the East Ham Corporation Tramways. On 1 October 1905, they took control of the Barking Town Urban District Council Tramways line from Longbridge Road to Loxford Bridge. On 1 June 1914 they took over the Barking Town Urban District Council Tramways Broadway, Barking Station to Loxford Bridge line.

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.