ABOUT THE PROJECT
Durban by Air
With development of the city, public transport became essential. Horse drawn carriages gradually gave way first to trolley cars and eventually to trams and finally, buses.
Carriages to Tram
Horse drawn carriages gradually gave way first to trolley cars and eventually to trams and finally, buses.
From 1920s, Indian-owned buses, serviced and run by owners were able to undercut municipal services significantly.
Marshall Campbell introduced the ricksha copied from turn of the century Japan.
Apartheid & Transport
Public transport aimed mainly at white citizens faced financial difficulties. In the 1950s there was a gradual purchase of Indian bus routes.