Mansfield and District Light Railway



Owner Mansfield and District Light Railways Company Limited
Opened 11th July 1905 (electric)
Operator Mansfield and District Light Railways Company Limited
Taken over (ownership) 7th December 1906 (Mansfield and District Tramways Limited - a newly formed holding company)
Taken over (ownership) 1912 (Tramways Light and Power Company, a subsidiary of Balfour Beatty and Company Limited)
Owning company renamed November 1921 (from TL&PCo to Midland Counties Electric Supply Company Limited)
Company renamed 10th May 1929 (from M&DLRCo to Mansfield and District Traction Company)
Closed 9th October 1932
Length 12.28 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Title ('MANSFIELD & DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAY CO') surrounding a monogram of entwined initials, 'M&DLR'
Materials known Brass
Button Line reference [None]

Comment In addition to the Mansfield and District Light Railway, Balfour Beatty also owned, operated or had a significant interest in the following systems: Cheltenham and District Light Railway, City of Carlisle Electric Tramways, Dartford Council Light Railways, Dunfermline and District Tramways, Falkirk and District Tramways, Leamington and Warwick Electric Tramways, Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Electric Railway, Llanelly Tramways, Luton Corporation Tramways, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Tramways and Wemyss and District Tramways.