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Bradford Trolleybuses: The Later Years and Closure

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SKU KB0191
ISBN: 9781802823516

Bradford Trolleybuses: The Later Years and Closure

After every rise, there comes a fall, and for Bradford’s trolleybuses their demise began soon after their Jubilee year in 1961. While the future had looked good in 1960, with capital development planned, the closure of the trolleybuses resulted from management alterations, city centre development, major road changes and, finally, a definite close policy. The decline was a slow one, though it gathered momentum.

With more than 190 images, this book charts the story of the trolleybuses from their heyday to their end in 1972. It provides a route summary with start and closure dates, along with the associated fleet losses. Details of the city terminals and the main hubs of Forster Square and Town Hall Square are included. Included is a discussion about the reasons for closure and preceding it, the proposals for an extended rebodying programme that was never implemented. Despite their ultimate decline, the Bradford trolleybuses were special, and this book, the second of two volumes, shows why this was.

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ISBN: 978 1 80282 351 6

Price: £15.99

Series: Britain’s Buses Series, vol 12

Format: Paperback, 96 pages

Author: Stuart Emmett