Birmingham Central Tramways



Owner Birmingham Central Tramways Company Ltd
Took over (lease) 11th November 1884 - Birmingham Corporation-owned Nechells route [horse]
Took over (lease) 25th November 1884 to 16th January 1886 - Birmingham Corporation-owned Perry Barr, Moseley Rd, Sparkbrook, Lozells, Saltley Rd and Small Heath routes [steam]
Took over (lease) 1st January 1886 - Birmingham Corporation-owned lines formerly worked by Birmingham and District Tramways (via the Birmingham and District Tramways and Omnibus Co Ltd)
Took over 1st January 1886 (Birmingham and District Tramways) - lines outside the corporation boundary
Took over (lease) 25th October 1886 - Birmingham Corporation-owned lines in Wheeler St and Great Hampton Row [horse]
Took over (lease) 24th March 1888 - Birmingham Corporation-owned Colmore Row to Hockley Brook line [cable]
Taken over 29th September 1896 (City of Birmingham Tramways Co Ltd)
Length 36.65 miles?
Gauge 3ft 6ins; 4ft 8½ins

Button description Uniforms not worn

Comment Photographs (see link) suggest that the only uniform item issued by the company was a kepi-style cap, so it is highly unlikely that marked uniform buttons ever existed.