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Title: Transport in Malta
Other Titles: Transport in Malta : part 1
Transport in Malta : part 2
Authors: Malta Police Force
Keywords: Transportation -- Malta -- History
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Malta -- History
Railroads -- Malta -- History
Railroad trains -- Malta -- History
Ferries -- Malta -- History
Buses -- Malta -- History
Bus travel -- Malta -- History
Transportation -- Law and legislation -- Malta -- History
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: Malta Police Force
Citation: Malta Police Force (1996). Transport in Malta. Il-Pulizija, 9(8).
Abstract: For many thousands of years man had no means of transport other than his own two legs. In his own nomadic wanderings from place to place in search of food he carried his simple possessions over his shoulders or tied to his back. Man eventually managed to capture and tame strong animals which he than used for carrying himself and his possessions. The introduction of mechanical engines changed the whole cycle of means of public transport. Recalling way back in 1859, Malta had already some form of public transport. The pioneer of public transport in Malta was the Omnibus (ln-Nemnemus). The Omnibus was drawn by three horses and carried twenty two passengers who all travelled inside like in coaches. From then onwards, many other forms of transport were gradually introduced in Malta, starting with trains, and then trams, ferries, buses and eventually cars. This article gives a detailed history of transportation in Malta since the middle of the 19th century into the late 20th century, giving details about the legislation, fares, tracks, companies, etc. connected with these methods of transport.
Description: Part 1 : Il-Pulizija, 9(8), 39-41; Part 2 : Il-Pulizija, 9(9), 18-23.
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