Chester Corporation Tramways



Owner Chester Corporation
Took over
1st January 1902 (Chester Tramways Company [horse])
Last horse service 27th December 1902 — for electrification
Opened 16th April 1903 (electric)
Operator Chester Corporation
Closed
15th February 1930
Length 3.58 miles
Gauge 4ft 8½ins (horse); 3ft 6ins (electric)

Button description
Title (‘CITY OF CHESTER') within a raised rim, surrounding a municipal device (a stylised shield bearing three wheat sheaves and a sword) surmounted by a vertical sword.
Materials known Nickel; chrome
Button Line reference [None]

Comment A photo of a Chester Corporation Tramways Great War conductress (see link), suggests that the identification above may be correct; the attribution remains however, tentative.