Worcester Electric Tramways

Owner Worcester Electric Traction Company (a subsidiary of the British Electric Traction Company Limited)
Took over 1st November 1902 (Worcester Tramways Limited)
Last horse tram 28th June 1903
First electric service
6th February 1904 (electric)
Worcester Electric Traction Company
Taken over December (?) 1926 (Worcester City Council)
Operator (lessee) Worcester Electric Traction Company
Closed 31st May 1928
Length 5.86 miles
Gauge 3ft 6ins

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

Comment Staff of Worcester Electric Tramways were issued with the standard BET 'Magnet & Wheel' button (see link); supporting evidence for this also comes from the National Tramway Museum at Crich, which has various items associated with Worcester's last tram, including black BET buttons.