Wirral Tramway Company

Owner Wirral Tramway Company
Opened 28th March 1877 (horse)
Took over (operation) 19th January 1878 - newly built tracks at Woodside Ferry owned by Birkenhead Commissioners (the local authority)
Taken over (track) 11th March 1895 (Birkenhead Corporation - lines within Birkenhead)
Operator (lessee) WTCo
Taken over (assets) 31st December 1899 (Birkenhead Corporation) - including company-owned track within Lower Bebington
Last WTCo horse service 8th May 1900
Last horse service over former WTCo tracks 22nd January 1901 - operated by the Birkenhead United Tramway, Omnibus and Carriage Co Ltd
2.99 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Pattern of button currently unknown

Comments Surviving photographs indicate that conductors were issued with uniforms (see link), though whether these ever carried marked buttons is difficult to say - certainly none has yet come to light.