Technical – Car No.18 (1898)

Conductors:
1898–2012: Trolley Pole
2012-Current: None

Trucks:
1898-Current: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames)

Traction Motors:

1898-Current: 4 x E.C.C (Electric Car Company, Wolverhampton) 20hp

Controllers:
1898-1945: General Electric K11 units
1945-Current: General Electric K12 units

Braking:
1898-Current: ‘Ratchet’ Handbraking

Seating Style:
1898-Current: Crossbench

Seating Capacity:
1898-Current: 56

Overhauls:
1934
1960

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-Autumn 1945 Red/White/Teak with ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co Ltd.’ lettering

 

 Repainted 1923
Autumn 1945-Winter 1959 Red/White/Teak with M.E.R Lettering
Winter 1959-Winter 1988 Red/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering
Winter 1988-Winter 1992 Red/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering
Winter 1992-Current Red/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering

Known Passenger Workings:

06/05/1993: Groudle-Laxey-Groudle (Specials)

16/10/1993: Derby Castle-Ramsey-Derby Castle (Manx Electric Railway Society Private Hire)

26/07/1994: Derby Castle-Laxey-Derby Castle (with Trailer No.60, Enthusiast Special)

28/07/1994: Derby Castle-Laxey-Derby Castle (with Trailer No.60, Enthusiast Special)

24/08/1995: Derby Castle-Port Jack-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Special, Car returned wrong line to Derby Castle, in parallel with Car No.31)

24/07/1996: Derby Castle-Ramsey-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Special)

July 1997: Derby Castle-Ramsey-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Special)

24/07/1999: Ramsey-Walpole Drive-Ramsey (Numerous Enthusiast Trips, returning wrong line from Walpole Drive)

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