Poole and District Electric Tramways | Wikipedia audio article
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October 14, 2019


The Poole and District Electric Tramways operated
an electric tramway service in Poole between 1901 and 1905.==History==
The Poole and District Electric Traction Company was a subsidiary of British Electric Traction. A single line was built from Poole railway
station through Upper Parkstone to County Gates. The fare for the journey was 3d. The company operated a fleet of 17 tramcars
from a depot at Ashley Road in Upper Parkstone.==Closure==
The system was bought by Poole Corporation in 1905 and leased for thirty years to Bournemouth
Corporation Tramways from June 1905, and this line was subsumed into their system

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