The South West has had a wide range of electric transport projects – some ran successfully for many years, but some didn’t get off the ground at all.

Electric transport - tram Redruth to Camborne

Electric tram Redruth to Camborne

According to, “There are eight tramway/light rail systems in the UK—in Croydon, London’s docklands, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham and Blackpool” – but they appear to have confined themselves to urban systems. For example they’ve omitted the Seaton Tramway.