Technical – Car No.25 (1898)

Conductors:
1898-July 1903: None
July 1903-200x: Trolley Pole
Current: None

Trucks:
1898-July 1903: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames)
19xx – 2003 – Brush Type ‘D’ Trucks Nos. 988 and 989
2003-2009 – Milnes Series 1 (Milnes Frames)
2009-Current: None, stored on Wooden Sleepers

Traction Motors:
1898-July 1903: None
July 1903-2003: 4 x SEHC (Societe l’Electricite et l’Hydraulique) 25hp
2003-Current: None

Controllers:
1898-1903: None
July 1903-1935: General Electric K11 units
1935-1936: General Electric K12 units
1936-1998: General Electric K11 units (swapped with Car No.15)
Current: General Electric K11, Ramsey-end Only

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seating Style:
1898-Current: Crossbench

Seating Capacity:
1898-Current: 56

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

Numbering:
1898-1899: Trailer No.20
1899-1903: Trailer No.41
1903-Current: Car No.25

Overhauls:
1936
1975
1998Partially Begun

Liveries/Repaints:

Dates Carried Livery Notes Image
1898-1899 Brown/White/Teak with ‘Isle of Man Tramways & Electric Power Co.’ lettering  Lettering carried on solebar
1899-1903  Brown/White/Teak with ‘Douglas & Ramsey Electric Tramways’ lettering Lettering removed 1902
1903-1939 Red/White/Teak with ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co Ltd.’ lettering  Repainted 1924/25, 1931
1939-Winter 1956 Red/White/Teak with ‘M.E.R’ Lettering Repainted 1943
Winter 1956-Winter 1960 Red/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering
Winter 1960-Winter 1976 Red/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering  Valances painted Red/White, Bulkheads Lined Out Winter 1972
Winter 1976-Winter 1977 Red/Silver/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ Lettering
Spring 1978-Winter 1988 Red/White/Teak with ‘Isle of Man Railways.’ lettering
Winter 1988-Winter 1998 Red/White/Teak with ‘Isle of Man Railways.’ Lettering
Winter 1998-Current Red/White Undercoat

 

Notable Dates:
18/07/1903: Re-entered Traffic as a Powered Motor Car

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