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Ryde Pier Trams

PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:36 pm
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The tramway had two independent track with platforms both sides for speedy loading and discharging. Shoulder to shoulder packing was practised at peak times but closure took place in January 1969. The cars had their petrol engines replaced by diesels in 1959-60.

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ryde tram
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Re: Ryde Pier Trams

PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:13 pm
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A panoramic view of Ryde Pier Head, showing, from left to right, the queue for the Portsmouth Ferry, one of the diesel trams heading for Ryde Esplanade, and Class O2 0-4-4T No.22 Brading leaving with the 10:55 to Sandown. The photograph was taken on August 8th, 1964.

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ryde trams
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