Up Town and Beyond Since 1913, Oldham By Bus and Tram: A Not So Perfect Ten Special

Ten icons of Oldham bus and tram operation over the last century

Oldham Corporation Leyland Atlantean, OBU 163F
Proper Bus! Need I say more…

Who’d have thought it would have been a hundred years since the first buses and trams operated from Oldham town centre? We seem to have come a long way from the days when buses or trams used to stop outside The Star Inn. Buses were more widely adopted after the late 1920s when cross-city express routes complemented the town’s trams. Today’s new fangled trams traverse the Rochdale-Oldham Loop Line, and – by next year – will be stopping near The Star Inn. Plus ça change, except for the depubification of The Star Inn. Continue reading “Up Town and Beyond Since 1913, Oldham By Bus and Tram: A Not So Perfect Ten Special”