Shipley Glen Tram Way Facilities and Personnel

Shipley Glen Tram Way Facilities and Personnel

Glen Tramway lies in the valley of the Shipley Glen, a wooded glade of approximately four acres of mixed woodland and scrubland, with a small stream running through it. This unusual natural feature is often overlooked but has considerable historic interest.

Shipley glen tram way is a railway viaduct, which was built in the 19th century. The structure has three spans and is located on the Shipley Glen in West Yorkshire, England.

The tramway was opened for public use on 7th October 1879. The line was closed to passenger traffic in 1948 and to freight traffic in 1971.

The Shipley Glen Tramway is a 2.5-kilometre long, 800 metre deep valley in the Kitchakoona Range of the Cascade Mountains.

The tramway is accessed by following the Lytton-to-Shipley Glen Tramway Road, which begins at an elevation of 710 metres at Lytton on Highway 3.

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