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history of public transport in Ashton-under-Lyne

W. G. S. Hyde

history of public transport in Ashton-under-Lyne

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Published by Manchester Transport Museum Society in Rochdale, Lancashire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementW.G.S. Hyde.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 82/1393
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3085296M
LC Control Number82186767

Inrepresentatives attended a meeting with the neighbouring towns of Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield, with a view to establishing a joint tramway and electricity undertaking. Ashton became a part of the newly formed Metropolitan Borough of Tameside in They were not a success and although four were motorised, the remainder were seldom used and eventually offered for sale. Ashton-under-Lyne infirmary from the north-east, By the end of the tramcar fleet stood at just 25 cars and improvements, which had started in and included the fitting of upholstered seats, were suspended in the light of continued abandonments.

Microfilms for the United Kingdom take about two to three weeks to arrive. The ship canal never became the success its patrons had wished, and traffic peaked in the s. You can also print off a 'printer friendly' version for your records. Two gasometers exploded and the explosion destroyed the factory and threw heavy objects long distances. By now, however, Manchester Corporation was considering abandonment of the trolleybuses there, although Ashton Corporation was planning to operate its trolleybuses until at least and in purchased another 8 trolleybuses with Bond seat bodywork Nos.

Three years later the area's most famous landmark - Hartshead Pike - was restored. Ancient County. On his tour of northern England inScottish publisher Angus Reach said: In Ashton, too, there lingers on a handful of miserable old men, the remnants of the cotton hand-loom weavers. On the 30th Decemberafter services had been progressively wound down, the final trolleybus No. Shudehill Interchange caters for routes mainly on the north side of the city, which is within walking distance of Victoria and is mainly used by Go North West. The deteriorating state of the Irwell Mersey Navigation and the excessive dues charged by the Port of Liverpool fuelled influential Mancunian businessmen such as Daniel Adamson to find a solution, and consequently the idea of a ship canal was formed.


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History of public transport in Ashton-under-Lyne book

The population falling within the union at the census had been 72, with parishes and townships ranging in size from Matley population to Ashton under Lyne itself 33, Ashton-under-Lyne from the south, c.

The "Ashton" part probably derives from the Anglo-Saxon meaning "settlement by ash trees"; [13] [14] the origin of the "under-Lyne" element is less clear: it could derive from the British lemo meaning elmor refer to Ashton being "under the line" of the Pennines.

Most of these canals are now used for recreation. Microfilms for the United Kingdom take about two to three weeks to arrive.

Boyd's Marriage Index, all series. Tickets for some services on this route are cheaper than on most other commercial routes and special week tickets can be bought only for services on this corridor.

It has been held by the Labour Party since ; Angela Rayner has been the constituency's Member of Parliament since Greater Manchester bus stops were replaced over a five-year period. Moovit provides free maps and live directions to help you navigate through your city.

The Library, then in the Town Hall, opened in Many mills were converted from cotton to other uses; for example Whittakers Mill which became 'Cake-a-Pie' Confectionery. A single Mesolithic flint tool has been discovered in the bog, [6] [7] along with a collection of nine Neolithic flints. The town boasted the presence of two of the leaders of the factory reform movement, the MP Charles Hindley, and the Methodist minister Joseph Rayner Stephens, himself a Chartist sympathiser.

Two of the vehicles were subsequently purchased, becoming numbers 41 and 42 in the Ashton Corporation fleet. Ina separately administered bed pavilion-plan infirmary was erected at the north-east of the workhouse.

Mason died in Sylvain Dreyfus, managing director of the works, helped to fight the fire but died in the subsequent explosion. Mason was a stern man with little time for those who opposed his views, particularly Tories and Anglicans, his arch-enemy being the local Tory leader Isaac Watt-Boulton.

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The cost is 7 pounds 50 pence Sterling, and you have use of the film in the centre for 90 days. In the event, Ashton withdrew from the talks and joined with neighbouring Hurst to seek powers to construct and operate tramways within the two boroughs. A new workhouse was built in which provided housing for people.

Transport in Ashton under Lyne Ashton bus station Ashton under Lyne is well situated for users of both public and private transport. Tickets on other routes that are not as commercially attractive, with smaller passenger volumes, and which are less well provided for, have significantly higher prices for single, daily and weekly tickets.

Having previously been one of the two main towns in the Tame Valley, Ashton-under-Lyne became one of the "most famous mill towns in the North West".

Inwith a change of name and remit of the transport authority, these were replaced by a modified "M" design. Scattered Homes The Ashton Union operated several children's scattered homes. Ashton Parish, however, covered a large area having four divisions, Town, Audenshaw, Knott Lane and Hartshead, which included Mossley and part of Stalybridge.

Social Unrest Ashton was prominent in successive movements in the 19th century which aimed at improving work and living conditions.

In a second route between the two neighbouring authorities was opened, and in a third, serving Guide Bridge, commenced. On the 3rd July the final trolleybus ran to Haughton Green and motorbuses took over the following day, but it was not until four years later on the 10th October that the next trolleybus route to Manchester via Guide Bridge was converted to motorbus operation.

Manchester's principal bus station used mainly for services on the south side of the city is at Piccadilly Gardenswhich is served primarily by Stagecoach Manchester and also by Metrolink. The last section of this motorway was opened in and passes through the western edge of Ashton. Looking for the nearest stop or station to Cineworld Ashton?

First Greater Manchester previously operated a number of 'overground' services, high frequency colour-coded services connecting Manchester with many large towns around the conurbation including BoltonBuryOldham and Rochdale.Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Transport 4 In Decemberthe Company acquired the lease on the section of line connecting Gee Cross with Bredbury, which had been constructed by Hyde Corporation, whose.

Opened on 26 February (), the Ashton system gradually replaced the Ashton-under-Lyne tramway hildebrandsguld.com the standards of the various now-defunct trolleybus systems in the United Kingdom, it was a small one, with a total of only five routes, and a maximum fleet of 19 trolleybuses.

It was closed on 31 December (). The Ashton trolleybus system also served the city of hildebrandsguld.com: Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, England.

The Ashton-under-Lyne trolleybus system once served the market town of Ashton-under-Lyne, now in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, north west England. — Opened on 26 Februarythe Ashton system gradually replaced the Ashton-under-Lyne tramway network.

By theLocale: Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, England. Ashton-under-Lyne, a union and market-town, a parish, and a parliamentary and municipal borough, on the SE border of Lancashire.

The town stands on the river Tame, at a convergence of canals and railways, 6½ miles E by N of Manchester. Its site is a rising-ground, from 30 to 40 feet high, on the N bank of the river; its environs are a low flat Location: Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire.

- Holmfirth - Ashton-under Lyne South Pennine Community Transport - Ashton - Stalybridge - Hattersley - Hyde Manchester Community Transport - Ashton - Astley Circular Manchester Community Transport. * Deansgate-Castlefield to Manchester Airport.

3am-6am Monday to Saturday, and 3am-7am Sunday and public holidays. If you are catching a tram from a stop which has several services running through it then the frequency of trams will increase.