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Gateshead and District Tramways Co

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of Donington House, Norfolk Street, Strand, London

1880 The company was incorporated.

1901 The motive power was changed from steam to electricity, and extensions were built. The municipal authorities have power to purchase the undertaking at the expiration of 21 years from 1903. [1]

1914 Acquired by Northern General Transport Co [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Jan 20, 1914