Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
Railways – Wantage Steam Tramway Company Ltd. 1883. 2 early items. Printed conductor’s card listing times of trams with number of passengers carried, amount paid in fares, showing a day’s total of £2. 9s. 7p. Size 5¼” ´ 8¾”. 1 early 1880s thin card ticket printed in red, much larger than the usual tram tickets of the period, size 3” ´ 1½”. This tramway was a 5 mile line in Oxfordshire and was steam hauled during its entire life from 1878 to 1925, thus being one of the first and last steam trams in England.