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    Tram Gauge

    Something that's always been on my mind and I'm sure that this is the place to get the answer! Why did Birmingham's trams run on a 3' 6" gauge when most others in the UK ran to the railway standard 4' 8 1/2"? Was it because of the narrow streets so that two tramcars could pass each other easily...
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    Dual Control Training Buses

    Does anyone else remember the dual control Guy double decker buses that operated out of Yardley Wood Garage in the 50's/60's for driver training? The instructor sat immediately behind the pupil and had his own steering wheel and, I think, controls. I remember the buses parked up on Swanshurst...