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DESCRIPTION
Birkenhead historical tram line (1901) was partly re-opened in 1995, 58 years after the official closure of the system (1937); its short track runs from Woodside Ferry terminal to Old Colonial pub (Taylor Street).
Rolling stop has been built in 1992 in Hong Kong, with 1948 original shapes and colors; there's also an original vehicle recovered (Birkenhead No.20, built in 1900). An old horse tram is exposed at Woodside Ferry terminal.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1901electric tram service--
1937tram network closure--
1992reopening of a short section the elder tramway as heritage tram service--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
1.1
Total network stops
6
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.25
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
--
Type of guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
--
Model
--
Operator
WIRRAL BOROUGH COUNCIL
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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