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Operator: York Corporation Tramways
|A||City Centre - Holgate Rd. - Acombe Rd. - Acombe|
|D||City Centre - Tadcaster Rd. - Dringhouses|
|F||City Centre - Ouse Bridge - Fulford Rd. - Fulford Village|
|H||City Centre - Ouse Bridge - Lawrence St. - Fulford Village - Hull Rd.|
|S||City Centre - Bishopthorpe Rd. - South Bank|
|W||City Centre - Lendal Bridge - Gillygate - Haxby Rd. - White Cross|
NB: York tram lines were in general through-routed with other routes and had no terminus in the city centre. The alphabetic route designations used on the map above are for convenience only, and were not used by the operator.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Tramway: 13.5 km.
- Horse–powered tramway: 26 Oct. 1880 - 1910.
- Electric tramway: 20 Jan. 1910 - 16 Nov. 1935.
- Horse-powered tramway: 1219 mm.
- Electric tramway: 1067 mm.
- Gillham, J.C. & Wiseman R.J.S. The tramways of West Yorkshire. Broxbourne: Light Transit Association, 2001.
- A look back at York's original electric-powered public transport (article in The Press [York], 12 June 2014)
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