City of Lincoln Tramways / Lincoln Corporation Tramways



Owner Lincoln Corporation
Took over July 1904 (Lincoln Tramways Company [horse])
Operator Lincoln Corporation
Last horse service
22nd July 1905
First electric route 23rd November 1905 (surface contact electric)
Conversion 26th December 1919 (to overhead electric)
Closed 4th March 1929
Length 1.84 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Title (‘LINCOLN CORPORATION TRAMWAYS’) surrounding municipal arms (a shield bearing a fleur de lis on a cross)
Materials known Brass; nickel
Button Line reference [113/40]



Comment The fleet/department name is believed to have been changed to ‘Lincoln Corporation Transport’ in 1929, after the closure of the tramway, so tramway staff would not have worn uniforms bearing 'Lincoln Corporation Transport' buttons.