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Rumblin' doun the middle o' the road
On dual lines - kept free
Frae vehicles and cyclists
Whaur they'd nae richt tae be
Driver's foot-bell clanged aloud
When pedestrians crossed the lines
And for offending motorists
Stiff penalties and fines
All aboard! chirped the conductor
Clickin' at a ticket machine
Wi copper-stained fingers
'An affay joab tae keep hands clean'
Ticket inspectors (men tae be feared)
Were respected when they appeared
Kids inside - adults upstairs!
Sang the collector collectin' fares
Inside leather seatin'
Comfortable - appealin'
On lower decks passenger 'holding' straps
Were suspended from rails from the ceiling
Twa dings o' the conductor's bell
Afore the driver withoot delay
Drove frae a'e stop tae anither
Timely teamwork all the way
Travellin' on tramcars
Were highlichts o' my day
And fond farewells were flowing
As the last tram pulled away