Tramways company

In 1877 the first horse drawn tramway in Greater Manchester went between Bury New Road in Salford to Deansgate in Manchester.

Tramways company

On 17th May 1877, 'Manchester Suburban Tramways Company' started operating horse drawn trams under the title of 'Manchester and Salford Tramway Company' between Bury New Road and Deansgate, the first tramway in Greater Manchester. Salford Corporation constructed several miles of horse tramway line. The horse tramway system expanded dramatically during the early 1880s, and operated around 80 miles of tramway by 1886.