Trolleybuses in South Shields
The South Shields trolleybus system once served the town of South Shields, then in County Durham, but now in Tyne and Wear, England. Opened on 12 October 1936 , it gradually replaced the South Shields Corporation Tramways.
|Locale||South Shields, County Durham, England|
|Open||12 October 1936|
|Close||29 April 1964|
|Operator(s)||South Shields Corporation Transport|
By the standards of the various now defunct trolleybus systems in the United Kingdom, the South Shields system was a medium-sized one, with a total of 11 routes, and a maximum fleet of 61 trolleybuses. It was closed on 29 April 1964 .
Media related to Buses in South Shields at Wikimedia Commons
- SCT'61 website - photos and descriptions of a South Shields trolleybus and early motorbuses
- National Trolleybus Archive
- British Trolleybus Society, based in Reading
- National Trolleybus Association, based in London
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