Leeds Transport Volume Five 1974 – 1986

Vol5-2Author J Soper

ISBN 978 0 95102804-9 Price £35 Hardcover with Dustjacket

448 pages with 15 chapters and 8 appendices plus a full index to all five volumes.

The final volume in the set covers the formation of the West Yorkshire PTE and Metro and runs up to privatisation. It also covers the various trolleybus proposals and has a chapter detailing the various preserved Leeds vehicles both trams and buses, as well as other preservation attempts. The final appendix is a 55 page history of the Turnpikes that were built in the Leeds area, the first time that this part of the history of Leeds transport has been covered in print.

The book is again profusely illustrated with many high quality colour and black and white photographs together with plans and maps.

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