Lost Tramways: Leeds West

Lost Tramways: Leeds West

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Hardback | 64 pages | 150 x 200mm
Publication November 2020 | ISBN 9781913733506

Lost Tramways of England: Leeds West is the first of two volumes in the series covering the history of trams in the city, from their origins in the late 19th century through to the final routes in November 1959. This volume examines in detail the early history of the tramways, including the horse, steam and pioneering Roundhay electric trams, as well as concentrating on the tramways that served to the western side of the city - such as those to Stanningley, Pudsey, Whingate, Elland Road and Kirkstall Abbey.

The Lost Tramways of England series documents the tram networks which were at the heart of many of Britain’s growing towns and cities from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century. An informative, accessible and portable resource for the tram enthusiast as well as the general reader, and a superb souvenir or gift for visitors past and present.

Books in the Lost Tramways series:

  • Leeds West
  • Edinburgh
  • Aberdeen
  • Dundee
  • Brighton
  • Bradford
  • Birmingham South
  • Birmingham North
  • Bristol
  • Coventry
  • Nottingham
  • Southampton
  • Cardiff
  • North Wales
  • South Wales and Valleys
  • Swansea and Mumbles

Peter Waller’s first book, British and Irish Tramway Systems since 1945, was published in 1992 and since then he has written extensively on transport subjects. He is now a full-time author and editor as well as being a director and secretary of the Online Transport Archive.