Hobart Electric Tramways Company. (1884-)

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The Hobart Electric Tramways Company was formed by London entrepreneurs in the 1880s to establish tramways in Hobart. failed to gain a contract for the work from the Tasmanian government which was instead awarded to the London firm of Siemens Bros. in 1892. During the early 1900s the Hobart Electric Tramway Company operated two Milnes-Daimler petrol engine double decker buses.

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  1. Hobart Electric Tramways Company
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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