Paisley District Tramways Company
|Paisley District Tramways Company|
Tramcar 68 from 1919 at the National Tramway Museum
|Open||17 September 1903|
|Close||1 August 1924|
|Track gauge||4 ft 7 3⁄4 in (1,416 mm)|
|Route length||18.75 miles (30.18 km)|
Paisley District Tramways Company took over the Paisley Tramways Company on 17 September 1903 and undertook a programme of modernisation and electrification.. The first electric tramway services started on 13 June 1904.
There were depots at:
- Aurs Road, Barrhead
- Main Road, Elderslie
- Paisley Road, Renfrew
The company was taken over by Glasgow Corporation Tramways on 1 August 1923, which continued to operate trams in Paisley until the late 1950s.
Paisley District Tramways Company tramcar 68 survived and is preserved in the National Tramway Museum.
- The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.
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