The Manchester Carriage Company was established on 1 March 1865 to provide horse-drawn bus services throughout Manchester and Salford, in England. The company was the result of a merger between the competing transport interests of local rivals John Greenwood, Robert and James Turner, and Alderman Ivie Mackie.[1] It was itself merged with the Manchester Suburban Tramways Company The Manchester Suburban Tramways Company (MSTC) was incorporated in 1877 as the Manchester & Salford Tramway Company, to provide horse-drawn tram services throughout Manchester and Salford, in England. in 1880 to form the Manchester Carriage and Tramways Company.[2]

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Gray, E. (1977). The Manchester Carriage and Tramways Company. Manchester Transport Museum Society.