Birmingham and Aston Tramways



Owner Birmingham and Aston Tramways Company Ltd
Opened 26th December 1882 (steam)
Operator Birmingham and Aston Tramways Company Ltd (company-owned track within Aston Manor Urban District Council and Birmingham Corporation-owned track within the city boundary)
Taken over (company and leases) 1st July 1902 (Aston Manor UDC); official handover eight months later
Taken over (operation) 25th March 1903 (Aston Manor UDC)
Taken over (operation) 1st January 1904 (City of Birmingham Tramways Company) - under a lease agreement with Aston Manor UDC
Taken over (operation) 4th January 1904 (Birmingham Corporation) - tracks in Birmingham
Last steam service 13th November 1904
Last electric service 31st December 1911
Taken over (operation) 1st January 1912 (Birmingham Corporation)
Length 4.85 miles
Gauge 3ft 6ins

Button description Uniforms not worn

Comments Photos clearly show that conductors wore informal attire (see link), so marked buttons therefore never existed.