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Edinburgh Northern Cable Tramway Co

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1887 The Patent Cable Tramways Corporation constructed a cable tramway in Edinburgh, running north from Princes Street, for the Edinburgh Northern Cable Tramway Company under the supervision of W. N. Colam; the contractor was Dick, Kerr and Co[1].

1889 A second cable tramway was opened by the company, within half a mile of the first line and operated by the same machinery[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1887/10/28
  2. The Engineer 1889/08/09