Newport Horse Tramways

Owner Newport Tramways Company Ltd
Opened 1st February 1875 (horse)
Operator Edmund Perry, working under direct contract from the NTCo
Taken over (operation) 17th April 1881 (Edmund Perry) under a formal lease arrangement
Took over (operation) March 1885 (NTCo)
Taken over 30th July 1894 (Newport Corporation)
Operator (lessee) Solomon Andrews and Son (on behalf of the South Wales Property, Machinery and Carriage Co Ltd)
Took over (operation) 30th July 1901 (Newport Corporation)
Last horse service 3rd November 1903
Length 1.16 miles (NTCo era); circa 5.6 miles (corporation era)
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Uniforms probably 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).