Birkdale and Southport Tramways Company



Owner Birkdale and Southport Tramways Co Ltd
Opened 12th May 1883 (horse)
Operator Birkdale and Southport Tramways Co Ltd
Taken over (company) 1899 (British Electric Traction Company Ltd)
Taken over (track) 1st January 1900 (Southport Corporation - lines within the borough) - leased back to the company
Ceased operation 14th December 1901 - on termination of the Southport Corporation lease
Taken over (track)
? 1901 (Birkdale Urban District Council - lines within the borough)
Length 3.25? miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Uniforms not worn

Comment Photographs depicting staff of the B&STCo indicate that uniforms were not worn (see link), so marked buttons almost certainly therefore never existed.