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Birmingham and Midland Tramways

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of Donington House, Norfolk Street, London

1883 The company was registered on November 22nd.

1904 From January 1st, the company acquired from the British Electric Traction Co a large number of shares in the Dudley, Stourbridge and District Electric Traction Co, the South Staffordshire Tramways (Lessee) Co, the Wolverhampton District Electric Tramways and the City of Birmingham Tramways Co, giving to the Birmingham and Midland Company control of all these undertakings. Arrangements have been made by the appointment of a joint committee for the various tramways and light railways owned, leased or controlled by these companies to be worked as one undertaking.

1908 The total length of line operated is about 82 miles of tramways and light railways and about 37.5 miles of omnibus routes. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908