THE GS TRAM SITE

LEEDS

UNITED KINGDOM

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8 May 1945

The Leeds tramway network at the end of World War II in Europe, after several abandonments.

VIDEOS

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Above: YouTubeCA video - Leeds Trams - Length: 9:40 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Leeds Trams 1958 - Length: 3:20 mins.

PHOTOS

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MAPS

Leeds 1945 tram map

INSET: CENTRAL LEEDS

Leeds 1945 central tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

BG Briggate ML Meadow Lane
CE Corn Exchange VL Vicar Lane
GWS Great Wilson Street WR Wellington Rd.



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


ROUTES

LEEDS TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Leeds Corporation Tramways

  1 City Centre - Park Row - Woodhouse Lane - Otley Rd. - Lawnswood
  2 City Centre - Briggate - North St. - Chapeltown Rd. - Harrogate Rd. - Moortown - Circular
  3 City Centre - Briggate - North St. - Roundhay Rd. - Roundhay - Circular
  4 City Centre - Wellington St. - Kirkstall Rd. - Abbey Rd. - Hawksworth Rd.
  5 City Centre - Meadow Lane - Beeston Rd. - Beeston
  6 City Centre - Vicar Lane - North St. - Meanwood Rd. - Meanwood
  8 City Centre - Meadow Lane - Elland Rd.
  9 City Centre - Meadow Lane - Dewsbury Rd. - Waincliffe Dr.
10 City Centre - Stoney Rock Lane - Compton Rd.
11 City Centre - Beckett St. - Harehills Rd.
12 Corn Exchange - Meadow Lane - Dewsbury Rd. - Moor Rd. - Middleton
14 Corn Exchange - City Centre - Wellington St. - Wellington Rd. - Armley Rd. - Stanningley Rd. - Bramley - Stanningley
16 City Centre - Wellington St. - Wellington Rd. - Tong Rd. - Whingate / New Inn
17 City Centre - York Rd. - Harehills Lane
18 City Centre - York Rd. - Cross Gates
19 City Centre - Wellington St. - Wellington Rd. - Oldfield Lane - Lower Wortley
20 City Centre - York Rd. - Selby Rd. - Halton
22 City Centre - York Rd. - Selby Rd. - Halton - Temple Newsam
25 Corn Exchange - Hunslet Rd. - Hunslet
26 City Centre - Great Wilson Street - Hunslet Rd. - Balm Rd. - Belle Isle
27 City Centre - Park Row - Woodhouse Lane - Victoria Rd. - Cardigan Rd. - North Lane

NB: Leeds tram lines were through-routed with each other through the City Centre, and had no formal terminus there.

BRADFORD TRAM ROUTE

Operator: Bradford Corporation Tramways

10 Stanningley - Bradford City Centre

The above Bradford route is the only one shown on the Leeds map.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

Tramways

GAUGE


SOURCES

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