Birmingham in the Age of the Tram: The South Western Routes
A third volume of photographs published in 2004 showing the enormous changes that have taken place in Birmingham and its suburbs since the tram system closed more than 50 years ago.
First published by Silver Link as Volume 2 of A Nostalgic Look at Birmingham Trams more than ten years previously, this new edition has been re-formatted and revised, but still features a wealth of photographs portraying a Birmingham long gone. One of the routes covered is the famous 8-mile ride along the Bristol Road to the Lickey Hills, part of it on reserved tracks at speeds of more than 40mph. We also travel to Cotteridge, Moseley and Alcester Lanes End, and are treated to the opportunity of sampling the maze of routes in Balsall Heath known as 'The Chinese Railway.'
Softback, 128 pages, black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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