Middleton Electric Tramways

Owner Middleton Electric Traction Company Ltd (a subsidiary of the British Electric Traction Company Ltd)
Opened 27th March 1902 (electric)
Operator Middleton Electric Traction Company Ltd
Taken over 16th June 1925 (purchased by Middleton and Rochdale Corporations and Chadderton Urban District Council [immediately sold to Oldham Corporation]) - initially worked as a joint committee consisting of the municipal authorities involved
Length 8.57 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins

Button description Wheel, magnet and electrical flashes
Materials known Brass; nickel; chrome; black composite
Button Line reference [113/16]

Comment Like the vast majority of BETCo-owned systems, staff would have been issued with the standard BETCo 'Magnet & Wheel' button.