Wirral Tramway Company



Owner Wirral Tramway Company
Opened 28th March 1877 (horse)
Taken over (track) October 1894 (Birkenhead Corporation - lines within borough)
Taken over (track) 31st December 1899 (Birkenhead Corporation - the remaining company-owned track outside the borough)
Company ceased 8th May 1900 (company ceased trading - operation taken over by Birkenhead United Tramway, Omnibus and Carriage Company Ltd pending electrification)
Length
2.99 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Pattern of button currently unknown

Comments Surviving photographs indicate that conductors were issued with uniforms (see link), though whether these ever carried marked buttons is difficult to say - certainly none has yet come to light.