Trolleybus Classics

Manchester & Ashton Trolleybuses

ISBN:978 1 906008 73 4
First Published:01 April 2010
Authors:Stephen Lockwood
Series Editor:Robert J Harley
Dimensions:235 x 170 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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The Manchester and Ashton trolleybus network was one of the largest in the country. Manchester's red and Ashton's blue vehicles shared the wires on most of the services between the two areas, and in addition Manchester had a substantial network of its own. The photographs allow the reader to explore all the routes in turn, including those radiating from the city centre into Cheshire, and the intense services into the north-west suburbs, showing how all these areas looked in the middle of the last century.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Ashton under Lyne
Manchester Piccadilly42-43
Ancoats Goods50

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