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Peter Waller

Brought up in Bradford, Peter Waller grew up witnessing the gradual decline of the city’s trolleybus network. He studied history at university and also has a masters degree in industrial archaeology. In 1986, he began a career in publishing, working for a number of years for Ian Allan Publishing Ltd where he oversaw the commissioning and publication of a wide range of books. His first book, British and Irish Tramway Systems since 1945, was published in 1992 and since then he has written extensively on transport subjects. Moving to Shropshire in 2007, he is now a full-time author and editor and well as being a director and secretary of the Online Transport Archive and a committee member of the National Railway Heritage Awards.

In June 2018 Graffeg released the first four titles in the Lost Tramways of Wales series, covering Cardiff, North Wales, Swansea and Mumbles and South Wales and Valleys.

The first in the Lost Tramways of England series published in October 2018, including Bristol, Coventry, Nottingham and Southampton.

June 2019 saw the publication of three titles in the Lost Tramways of England series: Brighton, Birmingham North and Birmingham South.

The first two titles in the Lost Tramways of Scotland series, Aberdeen and Dundee, publish February 2020, along with and latest England installment, Bradford.


Lost Tramways of England books reviewed in The Railway Observer magazine, March 2019

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Peter Waller at the National Tramways Museum Crich for the launch of Lost Tramways of England books, 2 November 2018

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Lost Tramways of Wales series featured in The Western Mail, 23rd June 2018

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