Birmingham and District Tramways



Owner Birmingham and District Tramways Co Ltd
Opened 20th May 1872 (horse)
Operator Birmingham and District Tramways Co Ltd
Taken over 1873 (Birmingham Tramways and Omnibus Company Ltd)
Taken over (operation) 1st January 1886 (Birmingham Central Tramways Company) - Birmingham Corporation-owned lines on termination of the lease
Taken over (company) 1st January 1886 (Birmingham Central Tramways Company) - remaining assets, including lines outside the corporation boundary
Length 6.69 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Pattern of button currently unknown

Comments Photographs of tramcar crews working these horse-drawn services, either under the auspices of the B&DTCo or it's successor, the BT&OCoLtd, appear not to have survived, so it is unclear whether uniforms were worn.