Reading Trolleybuses, by Dave Hall

£37.99
Reading Trolleybuses, by Dave Hall
Reading Trolleybuses, by Dave Hall

Book published by Trolleybooks in 2018, 280 pages. Large Hardback - c.21.5cm by 30cm (N7095X1)

Brand New Book

This book is a huge and fascinating history of Reading's trolleybuses, and details the companies, vehicles and individuals that played a part in the development and operation of the Berkshire town's trolleybus system. The book is packed with colour and black and white photographs, as well as lots of other illustrations, drawings, maps and diagrams.

Everything you ever wanted to know about the silent, smooth and pollution-free trolleybuses of Reading in a new book, published to commemorate 50 years since their disappearance. Telling the whole story of the history, the politics, the economics and the many dedicated individuals who made the service provided by Reading’s trolleybuses exemplary, with a few local difficulties along the way. From the tentative trials and then free rides on a trolleybus on Erleigh Road in 1936, through heydays in the 1950s and 1960s to closure in November 1968. The story presented is detailed and comprehensive, told over 278 pages, together with 412 photographs, maps and diagrams.