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Metropolitan Borough of Oldham

 

 

Local authority Public transport from 1824 Bus services until 1969 Vehicles in the collection

 

 

Area map

 

Map of Oldham area

Reproduced from Ordnance Survey map data by permission of Ordnance Survey, Crown copyright.

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

 

 

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Public Transport from 1824

 

Road Transport

 

Public road transport for the main municipal operator in what is now the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham is summarised below:

 

 

Operator Horse Buses Horse Trams Steam Trams Electric Tramways Trolley Buses Motor Buses SELNEC GMT
Oldham 1878-1901 1880-1901 1883-1901 1900-1946 1925-1926 1913-1919
1924-1969
1969-1974 1974-1986

GMT = Greater Manchester Transport

 

Public transport from 1824 in Greater Manchester

 

 

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Bus services until 1969

 

Bus service operation until the formation of SELNEC in 1969 is shown by town below:

 

Chadderton

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport / North Western / Rochdale Corporation Transport? / Manchester Corporation Transport

 

Failsworth

Manchester Corporation Transport / Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport

 

Lees

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport / North Western?

 

Oldham

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport / Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Passenger Transport / Rochdale Corporation Transport / Manchester Corporation Transport / North Western / Halifax

 

Royton

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport / Manchester Corporation Transport

 

Saddleworth

North Western / Halifax

 

Shaw & Crompton

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport / Manchester Corporation Transport

 

 

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Local Authority

 

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

 

 

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Vehicles in the Collection

 

Find all vehicles in our Collection which formerly operated in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham by operator: 

 

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport

Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Passenger Transport

Rochdale Corporation Transport

Manchester Corporation Transport

North Western

 

 

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