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HERITAGE STREETCAR ROUTE
Operator: Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART)
|TECO||Franklin & Whiting - Franklin St. - Old Water St. - Channelside Dr. - E 8th Av. - Centennial Park|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcar lines: 4.4 km.
- Steam streetcars: 1885-1893.
- Electric streetcars (1st generation): 1893 - 3 Aug. 1946.
- Electric streetcars (2nd generation): 19 Oct. 2002 - today.
- Streetcars (1st generation): 1435 mm.
- Streetcars (2nd generation): 1435 mm.
- Simons, V. "Tampa and TECO: Community-based streetcar operations", Tramways & Urban Transit, July 2014 (77: 919), p.283-286.
- Taplin, M. "Tampa: The streetcars have come back", Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2003 (66: 786), p.214-216.
- Kane, M. "Tampa's Trolleys: Innovation, Demise, and Rediscovery", Sunland Tribune, 2018 (Vol.30, Article No.6), p.31-43.
Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me information and documents concerning the history of the Tampa streetcar system.
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