Brighton and Shoreham Tramways

Owner Brighton District Tramways Company
Opened 3rd July 1884 (steam; horse)
Operator Brighton District Tramways Company
Receiver appointed 1887
Liquidator appointed May 1889
Taken over 6th November 1889 (Brighton and Shoreham Tramways Company)
Last steam services 1893?
Taken over (company) 27th June 1898 (British Electric Traction Company Limited) - acquired all shares in the company
Taken over (operation) 1907 (BETCo) following the winding up of the B&STCo
Closed 6th June 1913
Length 4.53 miles
Gauge 3ft 6ins

Button description (1884-1896) Uniforms not worn

Button description (1896?-1907?)
Wheel, magnet and electrical flashes
Materials known Brass; chrome; nickel, black horn
Button Line reference [113/16]

Comment Uniforms appear not to have been issued prior to BETCo ownership, and even then, they were only issued for a very short time in the mid-Edwardian era; they did however almost certainly bear the standard BETCo button.