Dunfermline and District Tramways
|Dunfermline and District Tramways|
|Open||2 November 1909|
|Close||4 July 1937|
|Track gauge||3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)|
|Depot(s)||St. Leonards Street|
|Route length||18.36 miles (29.55 km)|
The Dunfermline and District Tramways Company was a subsidiary of the Fife Electric Power Company, itself a subsidiary of Balfour Beatty. The company started services on 2 November 1909 on a route that ran from Dunfermline via Cowdenbeath and Lochgelly to Lochore.
On 3 November 1909 a branch was opened from Dunfermline to Townhill. A branch opened from Cowdenbeath to Kelty on 17 November 1910. A third extension opened on 27 December 1913 from Dunfermline to Rumblingwell.
The final extension was a branch from Dunfermline along Queensferry Road to Rosyth. This opened on 17 May 1918.
Motorbuses began services in the area in 1924. The tram network was closed on 4 July 1937.
- The Golden Age of Tramways. Published by Taylor and Francis.