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Born in Glasgow in 1924, he graduated in History at St Andrews University in 1950, retiring in 1984 as Senior History Lecturer at Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow. Transport, especially tramways, has been a life-long interest (he has experienced them in five continents) and publications include historical accounts of tramways in Glasgow and Ayr where he has lived for the past 50 years.

Ronald Brash has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:

1830s to 1914 - Trade and Communications: Tramways
Glasgow's horse tramway system began operation on 19 August 1872. Under the provisions of the Tramw...
 
1914 to 1950s - Trade and Communications: Tramways
Despite serious shortages in manpower and materials during the First World War, a rise in revenue du...
 
1950s to The Present Day - Trade and Communications: Tramways
The twelve years from 1950 to 1962 witnessed the decline and closure of the once impressive and seem...
 


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