The Lost Tramways of England series documents the tram networks which were at the heart of many of Britain’s growing towns and cities from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century. An informative, accessible and portable resource for the tram enthusiast as well as the general reader, and a superb souvenir or gift for visitors past and present.
Books in the series:
- Birmingham South
- Birmingham North
- North Wales
- South Wales and Valleys
- Swansea and Mumbles
Peter Waller’s first book, British and Irish Tramway Systems since 1945, was published in 1992 and since then he has written extensively on transport subjects. He is now a full-time author and editor as well as being a director and secretary of the Online Transport Archive.
‘Peter Waller is a knowledgeable writer on tramway matters and packs a lot of detail into each of these little books. They will be of interest both to tram enthusiasts and anyone interested in the transport history of the cities in question.’ Review, the Journal of the Friends of the National Railway Museum
‘These modest little books, of a size to fit comfortably inside a tram-conductor’s pouch, are based principally on the photographic collections of the Online Transport Archive. The core of each is a pictorial journey down each route and they are therefore likely to be of almost as much interest to those who know the cities as to tram enthusiasts; given that none of these systems lasted into the 1950s, much of the surroundings pictured here will have changed radically.’ Journal of the Railway & Canal Historical Society, July 2019