Wigan (and District) Tramways

Owner Wigan Tramways Company
Opened 31st July 1880 (initially horse; later steam)
Operator Wigan Tramways Company
First steam service 8th February 1882
Last horse service Late March/early April 1885
Entered receivership Summer 1890
Taken over 16th October 1891 (Councillor John K Gee) - purchased from receivership
Operator Wigan Tramways Company
Taken over March 1892 (Wigan and District Tramways Company)
Operator Wigan and District Tramways Company
Taken over (track) June? 1892 (Wigan Corporation)
Operator (lessee) Wigan and District Tramways Company
Took over (operation) 2nd September 1896 (newly built line to Platt Bridge, owned by Wigan Corporation)
Taken over 30th September 1902 (Wigan Corporation Tramways)
Length 5.49 miles
Gauge 3ft 6ins

Button description Uniforms not worn

Comments Photographs clearly indicate that staff of the Wigan horse and steam tramways wore informal attire (see link) — it is therefore highly unlikely that marked buttons ever existed.