Annual reports and timetables for bus and tram services operated by Leeds City Council, 1900-1973; and timetables produced by the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, 1975-76

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Annual reports and statements of accounts of: Leeds City Tramways, 1900-1926; Leeds City Tramways and Transport Department, 1926-1934; Leeds City Transport Department, 1934-1939. (2) Tram and bus timetables: Sep 1933, Jan-Feb 1939, 1955?, Sep-Nov 1956, Apr-Jul 1961, Aug-Nov 1961, Oct 1971-Jan 1972, Sep-Nov 1973; Revised timetable, Apr 1961. (3) Leeds District Metro timetables: Apr-May 1975, Nov 1976. (4) Bus route maps: May 1971, Jan 1973. (5) Goodall's ABC guide and directory: Sep 1954, Sep-Oct 1954; Sep-Nov 1957. (6) Photocopy of Leeds tramway and bus routes official guide, 1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

Leeds Tramways Company was formed in 1870. Tram services, and subsequently buses, became a responsibility of Leeds City Council departments from 1894. The West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive was established in 1974 to co-ordinate bus and rail services across West Yorkshire.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.