Category Archives: Trams

Eastgate Street, Chester – Circa 1900’s


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Various Tram Pictures in, Chester

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Golden Age Of Trams In Chester

The trams of Chester was created, with services commencing on 10th June 1878, by Chester Tramways Company, with the initial route from Chester Railway to Chester Castle, the route was then extended to Saltney the following year. The trams were … Continue reading

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Foregate Street, Chester – Circa 1916

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Proposed Electric Trams for Chester

Below is an article for 24th May 1899 based on an Engineers Report to install Electric Trams in Chester

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A Tram Crossing Grosvenor Bridge, Chester – Circa 1920

Below is a picture taken around 1920 of one of Chester’s double decker electric trams passing over Grosvenor Bridge, in the picture you can see the twin bracket poles which allowed for two way tram traffic across the bridge.

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The Grosvenor Hotel, Eastgate Street, Chester – Circa 1865

An excerpt from an Old Guide Book Of Chester (1865) The old building called The Royal Hotel occupied the site of the present structure (Grosvenor Hotel Built 1865) had been long found very inconvenient and ill adapted for carrying on … Continue reading

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