Birkenhead Tramways



Owner Birkenhead Tramways Company
Took over 1877 (Birkenhead Street Railway Company Ltd [horse])
Operator Birkenhead Tramways Company
Took over 12th October 1879 (Hoylake and Birkenhead Rail and Tramway Company [horse]) - tramway assets
Entered liquidation 17th September 1888
Taken over (track) 15th August 1890 (Birkenhead Corporation) - purchased from the liquidator
Taken over (company) 15th August 1890 (Birkenhead United Tramway, Omnibus and Carriage Co Ltd) - purchased from the liquidator
Length
10.64 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

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Comment Photos of staff working for the Birkenhead Tramways Company have not survived, so it is currently unclear whether or not uniforms were worn.