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Dover Corporation Tramways - Introduction and Map

Dover was among the first municipalities to introduce modern  passenger transport.  It was well ahead of its neighbours when  the first electric tramcar ran on 6th September 1897. Follow the links below to find out more about the Dover  Tramways:

1 - Building the Line

2 - Expansion

3 - War and an Accident

4 - Decline and Fall

Map of the Dover Corporation Tramway. Car No.25 (built in 1920) outside Buckland Depot.  The side of Buckland Paper Mill can be seen behind the tram.