Technical – Car No.26 (1898)

Conductors:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-Current: Trolley Pole

Trucks:
1898-June 1903: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames)
19xx-2009 – Brush Type ‘D’ Trucks Nos. 984 and 991
2009-Current: Milnes Series 1 (Milnes Frames)

Traction Motors:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-2009: 4 x SEHC (Societe l’Electricite et l’Hydraulique) 25hp
2009-Current: None

Controllers:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-1948: General Electric K11 units
1948-Current: General Electric K12 units

Braking:
1898-June 1903: Trailer Wheel Braking
June 1903-Current: Air Braking

Application Valves:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-Current: Christensen

Motor Compressor:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-1959: Christensen
1959-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Sheffield City Transport)

Automatic Governor:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-1959: Christensen
1959-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Sheffield City Transport)

Switchgear:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-1959: Christensen
1959-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Sheffield City Transport)

Cylinder:
1898-June 1903: None
June 1903-Current: Christensen

Seating Style:
1898-Current: Crossbench

Seating Capacity:
1898-Current: 56

Interior:
June 1903-Current: Fitted with Roller Shutters by Clark, Burnett and Sons, London

Numbering:
1898-1899: Trailer No.21
1899-1903: Trailer No.42
1903-Current: Car No.26

Exterior:
1995: Temporarily renumbered to No.24
1996: Temporarily renumbered to No.11
1996-July 1997: Temporarily renumbered to No.42 (removed for short period during July 1997, then reapplied)

Overhauls:
1937
1964

Liveries/Repaints:

1898-1902: Presumed Brown/Cream with ‘Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey Electric Railway’ lettering

June 1903-1944: Red/White (White Numbering), Red/Lined White Valance, with White ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co. Ltd.’ lettering on Kicker board, and Grey Footboards.

1944-Early 1950s: Red/White (White Numbering), Red Valance, with White ‘M.E.R’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Early 1950s-Summer 1963: Red/White (White Numbering on Bulkhead), Red Valance, with no lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Summer 1963-Spring 1978: Red/White (White Numbering with M.E.R Crest on Bulkhead and Cream Lining), Red/Lined White Valance, with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 1978-1979: Red/White (Yellow Numbering with M.E.R and IoMR/M.E.R Crests on Bulkhead and Cream Lining), Red/Lined White Valance, with Yellow ‘Isle of Man Railways’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1979-1992: Red/White (Yellow Numbering with M.E.R and IoMR/M.E.R Crests on Bulkhead and Cream Lining), Red/Lined White Valance, with Yellow ‘Isle of Man Railways’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Brown Footboards.

1992-Spring 2003: Red/White (White Numbering on Bulkhead with M.E.R Crest and Yellow Lining), Red/Lined White Valance, with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 2003-Current: Red/White/Cream Roof (White Numbering on Bulkhead with Yellow Lining), Red/Lined White Valance, with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Notable Dates:
19/06/1903: Re-entered Traffic as a Powered Motor Car

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