Tynemouth and District Tramways
|Tynemouth and District Tramways|
|Locale||North Shields – Tynemouth|
|Track gauge||3 ft (914 mm)|
|Propulsion system(s)||Horse then Steam|
|Route length||2.58 miles (4.15 km)|
The company started services in 1883 with horse-drawn tramway services. The depot was in Suez Street, North Shields.
The company was taken over by North Shields and District Tramways Company in 1884. This company introduced steam traction with five steam locomotives.
This company was taken over by the North Shields and Tynemouth District Tramways in 1897.
- The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.