Corporate entry Hobart Electric Tramways Company (c. 1884 - )
- c. 1884
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
- Hobart, Tasmania
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.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_h.html. Details
Created: 5 July 2001, Last modified: 4 February 2010
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