Penang Trams, Trolleybuses & Railways:
Municipal Transport History 1880s-1963
Ric Francis & Colin Ganley
Which city once had the smallest service trolley-bus in the world? Where do you find the first funicular railway in Southeast Asia ? The answer is Penang, which was one of the first urban centres in Southeast Asia to operate steam trams, horse trams, electric trams and trolleybuses. Ric Francis, a professional tramways engineer, and Colin Ganley a lifelong bus and rail enthusiast, team up take us back to the times when Penang had a thriving public transport system. They achieve this in their 112 page book with text and a wealth of illustrations, maps and Appendices that should please both the general historian and the transport enthusiast alike.
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Published by Areca Books, George Town, Penang, 2013. ISBN: 9789834283407
Condition: New Hardcover. Reprint.