Newport Horse Tramways



Owner Newport Tramways Company Limited
Opened 1st February 1875 (horse)
Operator Newport Tramways Company Limited
Taken over (operation) 17th April 1881 (Edmund Perry)
Taken over (operation) March 1885 (Newport Tramways Company)
Taken over 30th July 1894 (Newport Corporation)
Operator (lessee) Solomon Andrews and Son
Took over (operation) 30th July 1901 (Newport Corporation)
Last horse service 3rd November 1903
Length 1.16 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Uniforms not worn

Comment Staff working the horsecar services were not issued with uniforms, either in Newport Tramway Company days, or under corporation ownership (see link).