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This screenshot from Rail Map Online shows Angel Street and the associated tracks in Pink, it's a good website if you're interested in old Railways and Tramways596205456_SheffieldAngelStreet.PNG.96d4ec049a1186b981f5bd50fe4b22a3.PNG

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Given that the two trams in the picture are 510 and 513 in decorated liveries, this would have been on one of the special tours organised in the last few weeks before the system closed. Where they went from here is anyone's guess, the tours covered what track was left and included reversing at various points.

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On 24/05/2022 at 20:56, Duck648 said:

This screenshot from Rail Map Online shows Angel Street and the associated tracks in Pink, it's a good website if you're interested in old Railways and Tramways596205456_SheffieldAngelStreet.PNG.96d4ec049a1186b981f5bd50fe4b22a3.PNG


Wow - didn't realise
I need to read up on this more!

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Angel Street was originally double tracked and was used for most of the tramway's existence for the Fulwood to Malin Bridge and Ecclesall to Middlewood routes, as well as journeys to and from Tenter Street depot.

After the two routes were closed (in 1951 and 1954  respectively) the track was singled and put in a central reservation as seen in the photo.

The tour pictured was possibly the Light Rail Transit Association tour of 2nd October 1960. This covered the last route, from Beauchief to Vulcan Road and covered as much of the remaining track as possible. Apparently the tour passed through Fitzalan Square nine times.

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Hi folks. Try reading info on  'SHEFFIELD HISTORY POST' of NOV 14th 2017

named 'SHEFFIELD TRAM RIDE THROUGH ATTERCLIFFE in 1960'.

There is reference on the write-up's to the Last Tram route etc:- ok Heartshome

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