SE1313 : British Trolleybuses - Huddersfield

taken 53 years ago, near to Honley, Kirklees, Great Britain

British Trolleybuses - Huddersfield
British Trolleybuses - Huddersfield
The terminus of service 20 (Newsome South) at Newsome Road. The trolleybuses turned by simply doing a U-turn in the junction with Caldercliff Road just behind the trolleybus. The Huddersfield trolleybus system used exclusively 3-axle vehicles in the post-war period, many of them being pre-war chassis with new bodies. Until the late 1950s, the entire network of Huddersfield Corporation's town services was run with trolleybuses. There was also a joint committee between the Council and British Railways which ran bus services to surrounding areas. The two operations were managed as a single undertaking but were legally separate entities.
The scenery shows the typical stone-built houses of the area. The view is basically unchanged; even the mill chimney in the distance at Armitage Mills has survived.
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SE1313, 159 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
24 June 1966   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 September, 2007
Category
Trolleybus   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 139 139 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.2927N 1:47.4071W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 140 139
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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