Dunfermline and District Tramways



Owner Dunfermline and District Tramways Company (a subsidiary of the Fife Tramway Light and Power Company Limited, in which Balfour Beatty were a major shareholder)
Opened 3rd November 1909 (electric)
Operator Dunfermline and District Tramways Company
Name changed 1929 (Dunfermline and District Traction Company)
Closed 5th July 1937
Length
18.36 miles
Gauge 3ft 6ins


Button description Plain with scalloped rim
Materials known Brass; nickel
Button Line reference [None]

Comment Close scrutiny of a photo of a D&DTCo motorman (see link) suggests that the buttons were plain with a scalloped rim; it is however currently unknown whether the material used was brass or nickel.

In addition to the Dunfermline and District Tramways Co, Balfour Beatty also owned, operated or had a significant interest in the following systems: Cheltenham and District Light Railway, City of Carlisle Electric Tramways, Dartford Council Light Railways, Falkirk and District Tramways Company, Leamington and Warwick Electric Tramways, Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Electric Railway, Llanelly Tramways, Luton Corporation Tramways, Mansfield and District Light Railway, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Tramways and Wemyss and District Tramways.