Canterbury Tramway Company

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Christchurch Tramway System - History - Horse and Steam Era: 1880–1906
... The idea of building a tramway did not gain widespread support until 1876 ... With the passing into law of the Tramways Act in 1872 and the city council dropping its opposition to the idea, the political environment had become more agreeable to the formation of tramways ... The company behind the venture, the Canterbury Tramway Company, had been formed in 1878 then spent the next two years negotiating with the various councils involved ...

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