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moomooland1 ADMIN July 23, 2015
This is the group for any photographs you may have relating to the the long gone London Trolleybus system which closed in 1962.

Many thanks to Chris Stanley, Lloyd Rich and Colin Pickett for contributing so may superb images.

Also take a look at other long gone UK trolleybus systems in the Trolleybuses in Colour Gallery.

Join the group to start a discussion!

Group Description

Trolleybuses served the London Passenger Transport Area for just over 30 years in the mid twentieth century.

For much of its existence, the London system was the largest in the world with 68 routes and at its peak a fleet of 1811 trolleybuses.

In 1954 it was unbelievably announced that all trolleybuses were to be replaced by diesel buses and conversion of the huge network began in 1959.

On the 8th of May 1962, barely 30 years after its inception, London's last trolleybus was withdrawn and it was sadly all over.

Please feel free to add any pictures you may have of London's long gone trolleybus system or add any discussion.

You may also like to take a look at David Bradley Online which gives a fascinating insight into the old London trolleybus network.

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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