Weston-super-Mare and District Tramways



Owner Weston-super-Mare and District Electric Supply Company Limited (a subsidiary of the British Electric Traction Company Limited)
Opened
12th May 1902 (electric)
Operator
Weston-super-Mare and District Electric Supply Company Limited
Taken over 17th April 1937 (Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company Limited)
Closed 17th April 1937
Length 2.92 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Wheel, magnet and electrical flashes
Materials known Brass; chrome; black horn
Button Line reference [113/16]

Comment Evidence that the standard BET pattern button was issued to WSM&DT staff can be found in 'Weston-super-Mare Tramways 1902-1937' W A Bredin; Phantom Press (1999), ISBN: 0 9534148 1 7. Many thanks to Paul Redding for flagging this up to me.