Teddington trolleybus (1931)

videosFootage has been unearthed from 1931 that shows the first day that the Twickenham to Teddington by trolleybus started operation.

Enjoy the ride!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iySshjjujog]

Trolley buses were a later breed of tram that although powered from overhead electric cables, didn’t run on tracks and so had more freedom of movement.

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  • 10th June 2009 at 18:35
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    Fantastic…i love watching this movie…great to see this history in a town that we have been here for 20 years…also had and have a business on Broad Street…now moved to High Street.

    La Casa Del Habano

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