Maidstone Corporation Tramways
|Maidstone Corporation Tramways|
Tramlines in Barming
|Open||14 July 1904|
|Close||11 February 1930|
|Track gauge||3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)|
|Route length||5.25 miles (8.45 km)|
The company depot and offices were located on the north side of Tonbridge Road, about 50 metres east of its junction with Queens Road at TQ 7372 5510, and a tramshed with a capacity of four tramcars was located near Pickering Street in Loose at TQ 7630 5270.
The tramway service closed on 11 February 1930 as part of a programme of conversion to trolleybus operation. Tramcar 18 survives and is in storage in Dover awaiting restoration.
- The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.
- Harley, Robert J. (1994). Maidstone and Chatham Tramways. Middleton Press. ISBN 1-873793-40-5.
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