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Wolverhampton District Electric Tramways

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of Donington House, Norfolk Street, Strand, London

1900 The company was registered in December.

1904 From January 1st, the Birmingham and Midland Tramways 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 Wolverhampton District Electric Tramways' tramways and light railways were held in perpetuity, subject to the rights of the local authorities to purchase the undertakings. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908