Dumbarton Burgh and County Tramways

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Dumbarton Burgh and County Tramways
Locale Dumbarton
Open 20 February 1907
Close 3 March 1928
Status Closed
Track gauge 4 ft 7 34 in (1,416 mm)
Propulsion system(s) Electric
Depot(s) Hartfield Gardens
Route length 13.1 miles (21.1 km)

Dumbarton Burgh and County Tramways provided a tramway service in Dumbarton from 1907 to 1928.[1]


The Dumbarton Burgh and Country Tramway were constructed by Dick, Kerr & Co.. After initially being operated by the Electric Supply Corporation, it was transferred to the Dumbarton Burgh and County Tramways Company.

It ran from Dalmuir West through Dumbarton to Balloch, with a branch to Barloan Toll, and a branch to Jamestown.

Despite the connection with Glasgow Corporation Tramways at Dalmuir West, through running was not agreed.


The last tramway service ran on 3 March 1928, and two tramcars were transferred to Ayr Corporation Tramways.


  1. ^ The golden age of tramways. Charles Frederick Klapper, Routledge & Paul, 1961
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