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CAERDYDD - CARDIFF

CYMRU - WALES

UNITED KINGDOM

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1929




UNITED KINGDOM

BIRMINGHAM

CAERDYDD - CARDIFF

EDINBURGH

LONDON

MANCHESTER

NOTTINGHAM

SHEFFIELD


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Cardiff 1929 tram map


ROUTES

Operator: Cardiff Corporation Tramways

Weekday services.

  1 Mynachdy Rd. - Whitchurch Road - St Andrew’s Pl. - Queen St. - General Station
  1A Mynachdy Rd. - Whitchurch Road - City Rd. - Queen St. - Castle St. - Cathedral Rd. - Penhill Rd.
  2 Roath Depot - Newport Rd. - Queen St. - Bute St. - Pier Head
  2A Roath Depot - Newport Rd. - Queen St. - Castle St. - Cowbridge Rd. - Victoria Park
  3 Roath Park - Ninian Rd. - City Rd. - Queen St. - Bute St. - Pier Head
  4 Roath Park - Ninian Rd. - City Rd. - Queen St. - General Station
  4A Pen-y-Lan Rd. - City Rd. - Queen St. - General Station
  5 Victoria Park - Cowbridge Rd. - Castle St. - General Station - Bute St. - Pier Head
  5A Victoria Park - Cowbridge Rd. - Castle St. - General Station
  6 Penhill Rd. - Cathedral Rd. - Castle St. - Tudor St. - Clare Rd. - Corporation Rd. - Clarence Rd.
  7 Roath Dock - Portmanmoor Rd. - Constellation St. - Adam St. - General Station - Penarth Rd. - Clive St. - Ferry Rd.
  8 Victoria Park - Cowbridge Rd. - Castle St. - Queen St. - Constellation St. - Portmanmoor Rd. - Roath Dock
12 The Hayes - Queen St. - Constellation St. - Portmanmoor Rd. - Roath Dock
13 Penhill Rd. - Cathedral Rd. - Clare Rd. - Corporation Rd. - Clarence Rd.
14 Victoria Park - Cowbridge Rd. - Clare Rd. - Corporation Rd. - Clarence Rd.
16 St. Athan’s Rd - Whitchurch Road - St Andrew’s Pl. - Queen St. - Tudor St. - Clare Rd. - Corporation Rd. - Clarence Rd.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramways: 31 km.


HISTORY

Tramways

  • Horse tramways: 1872 - 26 July 1902.
  • Electric tramway: 1 May 1902 - 20 Feb. 1950.

GAUGE

  • Tramways: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • "Cardiff Corporation tramway services" The Modern Tramway, Dec. 1942 (5: 60), p.115.
  • Gould, D. Cardiff's electric tramways. Oxford: Oakwood Press, 1996 (2nd ed.).
  • Priestley, H.B. "Cardiff's electric tramways: Part 2 - 1921-1940" The Modern Tramway, July 1940 (3: 31), p.71-72, 75.
  • Priestley, H.B. "Cardiff's electric tramways" (suppl.) The Modern Tramway, Aug. 1940 (3: 32), p.89, 96.

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