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I think there's something here for everyone...……….especially Neil. :)

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Thanks Gibbo. The north east was also a hotbed of Co-operative Societies and the manufacturing of many products like furniture, shirts and boot polish at Pelaw.

Only this morning I was reading about the double decker tram in a modern context. None of the modern tram services have double decker trams, yet they were the norm in times gone by.
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Parry People Movers who designed the Class 139 People Mover operated at Stourbridge which I posted up on POTD, have been involved in the design of a modern double decker tram.

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I made many journeys on double deck trams Neil, as boys we used to get on the tram in the city and travel out along Bristol Road to the Lickey Hills, some of the trams had an open front balcony upstairs and we would sit out there and sing our heads off all the way.