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Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport #1073102
11th Dec 2019 10:09pm
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Fantastic articles on both Birkenhead Corporation Transport and Wallasey Corporation Transport on http://www.petergould.co.uk/local_transport_history/ in their relevant sections.


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Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport [Re: diggingdeeper] #1073103
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Plenty for transport enthusiasts there! I have a postcard of a map of Wallasey with the tramways marked on it, from around 1920.

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport [Re: Greenwood] #1073105
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Originally Posted by Greenwood
Plenty for transport enthusiasts there! I have a postcard of a map of Wallasey with the tramways marked on it, from around 1920.


There is also this https://sharemap.org/AndrewAbbott/Wallasey_Corporation_Tramways#!webgl


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Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport [Re: diggingdeeper] #1073179
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After the bomb damage at Laird st depot in the blitz we had some red buses which i think were old London transport. Funny looking things to my eyes with an outside open staircase to the top deck.

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport [Re: joney] #1073312
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Surviving vehicles were parked in Cavendish street and twelve buses were hired from LT. I don't know what they were or how long they stayed, and it seems that there are no photographs surviving of them - unless somebody on here knows differently.

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Some retired Birkenhead buses in the 1950s.

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