Great Grimsby Street Tramways



Owner Great Grimsby Street Tramways Co (a subsidiary of the Provincial Tramways Co Ltd)
Opened 4th June 1881 (horse)
Operator Great Grimsby Street Tramways Co
Last horse service 6th December 1901
First electric route 7th December 1901
Taken over 6th April 1925 (Grimsby Corporation Tramways) - routes within the corporation boundary
Taken over 15th July 1936 (Cleethorpes Urban District Council) - remaining routes
Length 6.3 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Upper case initials ('GG.STTC') arranged in a cross formation between four flags
Materials known Nickel
Button Line reference [None]

Comments The Provincial Group (Provincial Tramways Company Limited) was established in 1872 in London, and at various times, also owned the following companies: Cardiff Tramways Company Limited; General Tramways Company of Portsmouth; Gosport and Fareham Tramways; Gosport Street Tramways Company; Landport and Southsea Tramways Company; London Southern Tramways; Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport Tramways; Portsdown and Horndean Light Railway; Portsmouth (Borough), Kingston, Fratton and Southsea Tramways Company; and the Portsmouth Street Tramways Company.