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Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport

Posted By: diggingdeeper

Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport - 11th Dec 2019 10:09pm

Fantastic articles on both Birkenhead Corporation Transport and Wallasey Corporation Transport on http://www.petergould.co.uk/local_transport_history/ in their relevant sections.
Posted By: Greenwood

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport - 11th Dec 2019 10:20pm

Plenty for transport enthusiasts there! I have a postcard of a map of Wallasey with the tramways marked on it, from around 1920.
Posted By: diggingdeeper

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport - 11th Dec 2019 11:46pm

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
Posted By: joney

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport - 14th Dec 2019 11:00am

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.
Posted By: Norton

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport - 19th Dec 2019 12:52pm

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.
Posted By: diggingdeeper

Re: Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations Transport - 19th Dec 2019 4:21pm

Some retired Birkenhead buses in the 1950s.

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