Tram rail

Description
This is a fragment of the track from the Exeter tram line. Trams ran on cast iron rails, thinner in section than those used in railways, but with more pronounced flanges which engaged with the undercarriage of the tram.
Accession Loan No.
86/2001/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
tram rail
Simple Name
rail
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Year Low
1905
Production Year High
1931
Family Group

Material
iron
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Archaeology
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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