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Keighley Tramways

Keighley Tramways Company operated a tramway service in Keighley between 1889 and 1901 with horse power. The system re-opened three days later as Keighley Corporation Tramways and stayed in service until 1924 when it closed for good.

Kidderminster and Stourport Electric Tramway Company

The Kidderminster and Stourport Electric Tramway Company operated an electric tramway service between Kidderminster and Stourport-on-Severn between 1898 and 1929.

Kinver Light Railway

The Kinver Light Railway operated a passenger and freight tramway service between Amblecote and Kinver, in South Staffordshire, between 1901 and 1930.

Leamington & Warwick Tramways & Omnibus Company

From 1872 various tramway projects were considered until the Leamington Tramways Order of 1879 was granted. The Leamington & Warwick Tramways & Omnibus Company Ltd was registered on 18 February 1880. On 14 May 1881 they signed a contract with Joh ...

Leeds Supertram

The planned system included three lines, which were to have been: Line 3 East Line, to Whinmoor via St Jamess Hospital, Harehills and Seacroft Line 2 North Line, to Weetwood via the University of Leeds, Hyde Park and Headingley Line 1 South Line, ...

Leyton Urban District Council Tramways

Leyton Council Tramway services started on 1 June 1905 when the council took over ownership of the Lea Bridge, Leyton and Walthamstow Tramways Company lines which were within the boundary of the council. On 1 June 1906 they also took over the Nor ...

List of Blackpool Tramway tram stops

Blackpools heritage trams do not serve the main service platforms, instead having separate designated stops. The following is a list of stops used by them, from north to south: Fleetwood Ferry At Pharos Lighthouse. Pleasure Beach On a track loop. ...

Maidstone Corporation Tramways

Maidstone Corporation began operation on 14 July 1904 with the introduction of a tram service to Barming, supplemented by routes to Loose and Tovil by 1907. The company depot and offices were located on the north side of Tonbridge Road, about 50 ...

Manchester Corporation Tramways

Between 1901 and 1949 Manchester Corporation Tramways was the municipal operator of electric tram services in Manchester, England. At its peak in 1928, the organisation carried 328 million passengers on 953 trams, via 46 routes, along 292 miles o ...

Mexborough and Swinton Tramway

The Mexborough & Swinton Tramways Company was a tramway system in South Yorkshire, England, founded in 1902 and which began services in 1907 linking Rotherham with the Old Toll Bar, Mexborough. Its routes served Manvers Main Colliery, Wath upon D ...

Middlesbrough and Stockton Tramways Company

The Middlesbrough and Stockton Tramways opened for service on 20 January 1875 with horse-drawn cars between Albert Road, Middlesbrough and Newport. The depot and stables were at Newport. A second line Albert Road to Benson Street in Linthorpe ope ...

Middlesbrough Corporation Tramways

On 4 April 1921 Middlesbrough Corporation Tramways took over operation of the Middlesbrough, Stockton and Thornaby Electric Tramways Company services provided by the Imperial Tramways Company. The fleet comprised 31 tramcars operated jointly with ...

Middlesbrough, Stockton and Thornaby Electric Tramways Company

The Middlesbrough, Stockton and Thornaby Electric Tramways Company operated an electric tramway service between Middlesbrough, Thornaby-on-Tees, Stockton-on-Tees and Norton between 1898 and 1921.

Middleton Electric Traction Company

The Middleton Electric Traction Company Ltd. operated an electric tramway service in Middleton, England between 1902 and 1925. It was a subsidiary company of the British Electric Traction group.

Newcastle Corporation Tramways

Services began on 16 December 1901. A fleet of twenty A- Class’ tramcars built in 1901 by Hurst Nelson and Co. Ltd. of Motherwell were used in Newcastle. The main routes were complete by 1904. Newcastle Corporation built Manors Power Station to s ...

Penistone Line

The Penistone Line is operated by Northern in the West Yorkshire Metro/ Travel South Yorkshire area of northern England. It connects Huddersfield and Sheffield via Penistone and Barnsley, serving many rural communities. Metrocards can be used for ...

Portsmouth Street Tramways Company

The Portsmouth Street Tramways Company operated horse tramways in Portsmouth, England. It was started under the terms of a Provisional Order of 1874 and was a wholly owned subsidiary company of The Provincial Tramways Company.

The Provincial Tramways Company

The Provincial Tramways Company was a holding company for horse tramway companies in various regional towns of England. It was floated in July 1872 by means of a prospectus inviting public subscription for shares in the new company. The published ...

Tramways in Plymouth

The tramways in Plymouth were originally constructed as four independent networks operated by three different companies to serve the adjacent towns of Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport in Devon, England. The merger of the Three Towns into the ne ...

Poole and District Electric Tramways

The Poole and District Electric Traction Company was a subsidiary of British Electric Traction. A single line was built from Poole railway station through Upper Parkstone to County Gates. The fare for the journey was 3d. The company operated a fl ...

Potteries Electric Traction Company

British Electric Traction incorporated a new company on 27 June 1898, called the Potteries Electric Traction Company. Its purpose was to extend the existing tramway through the towns of the Potteries. It acquired the North Staffordshire Tramways ...

Reading Corporation Tramways

Reading Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Reading between 1901 and 1939. The tramway is one of the ancestors of the current Reading Buses, the towns municipally owned bus operator.

Reading Tramways Company

Reading Tramways Company operated a horse-drawn tramway service in Reading between 1879 and 1901. The company is one of the ancestors of the current Reading Buses, the towns municipally owned bus operator.

South Shields Corporation Tramways

South Shields Corporation Tramways took over the horse-drawn tramway network owned by the South Shields Tramways Company in 1906 and after a programme of modernisation and electrification, opened for service on 30 March 1906 The corporation obtai ...

South Shields Tramways

The South Shields Tramways were constructed by South Shields Corporation. The services were operated under a lease by South Shields Tramways Company. Services started on 1 August 1883. By 1886 the company was in financial difficulty, and services ...

South Staffordshire Tramways Company

The South Staffordshire and Birmingham District Steam Tramways Company which became the South Staffordshire Tramways Company operated a tramway service from their depot in Wednesbury between 1883 and 1924.

Southampton Tramways Company

Services began on 5 May 1879, with takings of £26 equivalent to £2.663 in 2019 on that day. There was opposition to the running of trams on Sundays, and a petition of 3.500 signatures was raised against this practice. The manager of the company r ...

Stockport Corporation Tramways

Stockport Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Stockport, England, between 1901 and 1951. It was preceded by a horse tramway from Levenshulme to Stockport, which opened in 1880, and was ultimately run by the Manchester Carriage and ...

Stockton and District Tramways Company

The Stockton and District Tramways Company was a short lived tramway operator, surviving for only 3 years. In 1893 it took over the services operated by the Stockton and Darlington Steam Tramway Company which had run into financial difficulty.

Sunderland Corporation Tramways

In 1900 Sunderland Corporation bought the Sunderland Tramways Company which had operated a horse-drawn tramway in the town since 1879. Electrification of the service took place rapidly with the first converted service opening from Roker to Christ ...

Sunderland District Electric Tramways

The company was registered on 5 November 1903. Construction took nearly 18 months and the system was ready for opening on 10 June 1905. The main route of the tramway ran from Grangetown via Herrington to Easington Lane, with branches to Fencehous ...

Sunderland Tramways Company

Horse-drawn tramway services started on 28 April 1879, running from Monkwearmouth to Roker. Additional lines south of the river were completed by June 1879. In 1880 an experiment was made with steam locomotives, but this came to nothing, and hors ...

Swindon Corporation Tramways

Swindon Corporation was the local council formed by the 1901 Municipal Borough charter, with the amalgamation of the Old and New Swindon councils; a power station was built in Corporation Street. On the same site at SU 1522 8503 was the tram depo ...

Tramways in Exeter

Tramways in Exeter were operated between 1882 and 1931. The first horse-drawn trams were operated by the Exeter Tramway Company but in 1904 the Exeter Corporation took over. They closed the old network and replaced it with a new one powered by el ...

Tyneside Tramways and Tramroads Company

In 1920, the company applied for an act of parliament, enabling them to run omnibus services. The tramway service closed on 6 April 1930 after which the company ran a motor bus service until 1975 as the Tyneside Omnibus Company

Walsall Corporation Tramways

Faced with a likely takeover of the South Staffordshire Tramways Company by British Electric Traction, Walsall Corporation made their own agreement with the South Staffordshire Tramways company, and on 1 January 1901, for the sum of £18.500 equiv ...

Walthamstow Urban District Council Light Railways

The Walthamstow and District Light Railway Order of 1903 authorised Walthamstow Urban District Council to start electric tramway services on 3 June 1905. The depot was located off Chingford Road at TQ 3731 9018. The tramways became immortalised i ...

West Ham Corporation Tramways

West Ham Corporation took over the North Metropolitan Tramways horse drawn services in stages starting on 1 July 1903. A programme of modernisation and electrification was undertaken, and the first electric services ran on 27 February 1904. The c ...

Wirral Street Car

The Wirral Street Car is a proposed tramway from Bidston Dock to Woodside Ferry Terminal to provide transport links for the Wirral Waters development. The line will use pre-existing rolling stock as well as incorporating both the disused Birkenhe ...

Wolverhampton Corporation Tramways

In 1900 Wolverhampton Corporation bought the Wolverhampton Tramways Company which had operated a standard gauge horse-drawn tramway since 1878. A modernisation scheme followed immediately re-gauging to 36" and electrification. The tramway was uni ...

Wolverhampton District Electric Tramways Company

On 22 April 1899 British Electric Traction purchased the assets of the Dudley and Wolverhampton Tramways Company. The Dudley and Wolverhampton Tramways Order of 1899 authorised rebuilding and electrification and the first section between Dudley a ...

Wolverhampton Tramways Company

The Wolverhampton Tramways Order of 1877 authorised the Wolverhampton Tramways Company to construct a horse-drawn tramway in Wolverhampton. The company developed three routes from Queen Street in Wolverhampton Bilston and Moxley. Tettenhall Wille ...

Worcester Electric Traction Company

The Worcester Electric Traction Company replaced the horse-drawn tram service which had been provided by the Worcester Tramways Company since 1881. The electric service opened to the public on 4 February 1904, but the construction had not been wi ...

Yorkshire (West Riding) Electric Tramways

The Yorkshire Electric Tramways operated two separate tramway services. One in Wakefield between 1904 and 1932, and the other between Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford between 1906 and 1932

Yorkshire (Woollen District) Electric Tramways

Under the Spen Valley Light Railways Order of 1901 British Electric Traction set up the Yorkshire Woollen District Electric Tramways. The company established a tramway network centred on Dewsbury with branches to Cleckheaton, Birkenshaw, Ravensth ...

Alcester–Bearley branch line

The Alcester–Bearley branch line was a ​ 6 3 ⁄ 4 -mile single-track branch railway line in Warwickshire, England. It was built by the Alcester Railway Company. It connected the manufacturing town of Alcester into the Great Western Railway network ...

Ashorne Hall Railway

The Ashorne Hall Railway was a ridable miniature railway in Warwickshire, England. It was conceived as an added attraction to the collection of mechanical musical instruments at the Ashorne Hall museum. It was completed in the mid-1990s and was c ...

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