OLD EAST STONEHOUSE . UK
www.oldeaststonehouse.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: March 16, 2022
Webpage updated: March 16, 2022

 
OLD EAST STONEHOUSE.UK

TRAMWAY THROUGH OLD EAST STONEHOUSE

TRAMWAY SERVICE IN OLD EAST STONEHOUSE, 1872

On Monday June 24th 1872 the Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport Tramway Company announced that the following service of tramcars and connecting horse buses would be provided in East Stonehouse.

From Bank of England Place, Plymouth, to Devonport:

6am, 6.30am, 7am, 7.30am, 8am; then every 10 minutes until 2pm; then every 5 minutes until 9.45pm; then every 15 minutes until the last tram at 11pm.

From Devonport to Bank of England Place, Plymouth:

6.15am, 6.45am, 7.15am, 7.45am, 8.15am; then 8.27am and every 10 minutes until 2.17pm; then 2.22pm and every 5 minutes until 10pm; then every 15 minutes until the last tram at 11.15pm.

'The early Morning Car, 6am to 8am, will be run for the convenience of artizans, etc., but should it not pay will be withdrawn at the end of the month'.

On Sundays only, from Bank of England Place, Plymouth, to Devonport:

Trams will run every 5 minutes between 1.15pm and 10.15pm.

On Sundays only, from Devonport to Bank of England Place, Plymouth:

Trams will run every 5 minutes between 1.30pm and 10.30pm.

Connecting horse bus services from Bank of England Place, Plymouth:

Via George Street, Bedford Street, Old Town Street, Tavistock Street and Cobourg Street to North Road, returning through Portland Square, leaving Bank of England Place every 10 minutes between 9am and 9pm and North Road from 8.55am until 9.15pm.  Fare d.

Connecting horse bus service from Ker Street to Fore Street and New Passage Hill, Devonport:

From 9.12am until 9.30pm.

Through ticket from North Road to Newpassage Hill and vice versa:

'Through Tickets will be issued to Passengers for the whole distance from North-road, Plymouth, to Newpassage-hill, via Omnibus, Car, and Omnibus.  Fare 3d.'