Trolleybuses in West Central London


By Hugh Taylor, A4 coloured paperback covers, 192 pages plus looseleaf map.

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This book deals with the trolleybus routes that emanated from Moorgate,Tottenham Court Road and Holborn Circus. The route takes readers from Moorgate via Hoxton to Highbury Corner from where it takes the 609 route to Islington and back to Moorgate. It then traverses City Road to Islington and onto Kings Cross and Camden Road from where it passes through Mornington Crescent to get to Tottenham Court Road. It then tracks back to Highbury & Islington to follow the trolleybus wires to Nags Head. From Holloway the routes that ran along Caledonian Road are illustrated. On arrival at Kings Cross a circle is made via Grays Inn Road, Holborn, Charterhouse Street, Farringdon Road and back to Kings Cross where the book concludes. There are 192 pages to this book which is softback. There are 430 black and white photographs with another 21 in colour. Included are 29 relevant tram photographs in this area. At 451 images this is the largest number of photographs that have ever beenpublished in one London trolleybus book. There are also a number of traffic circular and paperwork items with a new concept being the inclusion of some war damage reports in various parts of Central London. A wiring map of the area is also included.

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Weight 1150 g


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