The Shipley Glen Cable Tramway is the oldest working cable tramway in Great Britain (cliff lifts excepted) and dates from 1895. The tramway has had a lot of work done over the last few years a new cable fitted to haul the trams at a cost of £3900.
At the same time the top winding drum,dating back to 1895 and an original piece of tramway equipment, has had its worn out surface replaced by new steel sleeves costing £2600. The old winding drum surface gave 111 years of service. A new west platform at the bottom station has been built at a cost of £3900 to replace an old and deteriorating wooden platform.
The tramway volunteers have replaced the old Santa's Grotto at the top station with a new and larger building and also making a better access and exit to Santa's Grotto for visitors.The building is used to display the tramway's collection of memorabilia and photographs of the history of the Trollybus in Bradford.
You can visit their website here.