Technical – Car No.19 (1899)

Conductors:
1899-Current: Trolley Pole

Trucks:
1899–October 1904: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames)
October 1904-Current: Brill 27Cx (ex-Car No.29)

Traction Motors:
1899-October 1904: 4 x E.C.C (Electric Car Company, Wolverhampton) 20hp
October 1904-Current: 4 x SEHC (Societe l’Electricite et l’Hydraulique) 25hp

Controllers:
1899-1936: General Electric K11 units
1936-Current: General Electric K12 units

Braking:
1899-October 1904: Handbrake Only
October 1904-Current: Air Braking
1932 – Fitted with Trailer Air Cocks

Application Valves:
1899-October 1904: None
October 1904-1947: Christensen
1947-1996: Westinghouse No.7
1996-Current: Christensen

Motor Compressor:
1899-October 1904: None
October 1904-1961: Christensen
1961-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Glasgow Corporation Transport)

Automatic Governor:
1899-October 1904: None
October 1904-1947: Christensen
1947-Current: Westinghouse

Switchgear:
1899-October 1904: None
October 1904-1961: Christensen
1961-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Glasgow Corporation Transport)

Cylinder:
1899-October 1904: None
October 1904-1947: Christensen
1947-Current: Westinghouse

Interior:
1899-Current: Fitted with Central Partition
1990s-Current: Fitted with Saloon Heaters

Seating Style:
1899-1932: Transverse Reversible 2+1 wooden seats
1932-Current: Transverse Reversible 2+1 seating with W.S Laycock of Sheffield frames, fitted with upholstered seat cushions 
1967-Current: Transverse Reversible 2+1 seating with W.S Laycock of Sheffield frames, fitted with Dunlopillo seat cushions 

Seating Capacity:
1899-Current: 48

Exterior:
1930s: Fitted with additional headlights at both ends
1939-51: Side Window-Bars removed
1967/69-Winter 1975 – Fitted with additional headlights at both ends
November 2012-January 2013: Fitted with ‘Santa Tram’ embellishments
February 2013-Winter 2013/14: Fitted with ‘120 Years of the M.E.R’ vinyls on cab ends

Overhauls:

Winter 1978-Spring 1979
Autumn 1995-Summer 1997
Winter 2001-Summer 2002

Liveries/Repaints:

Dates Carried Livery Notes Image
1899-Winter 1904 Cream/White/Teak with ‘Douglas, Laxey & Ramsey Electric Tramway’ lettering. ‘Tramway’ lettering changed to ‘Railway’ by 1900
Winter 1904-Winter 1944 Red/White/Teak with ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co Ltd.’ lettering.
Winter 1944-Spring 1960 Red/White/Teak with ‘M.E.R.’ lettering.
Spring 1960-Winter 1977 Red/White/Teak with ‘M.E.R.’ and ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering. Lining added to bottom panel Spring 1962
Winter 1977-Winter 1978 Red/White/Teak with ‘Isle of Man Railways.’ lettering.
Winter 1978-Winter 1992 Red/White/Teak with ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co Ltd.’ lettering.
Winter 1992-Summer 1997 Red/White/Teak with ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co Ltd.’ lettering.
Summer 1997-Winter 2001 Cream/White/Teak with ‘Douglas, Laxey and Electric Tramway’ lettering.
Winter 2001-Winter 2007 Red/White/Teak with ‘M.E.R.’ lettering.
Winter 2007-Winter 2011 Red/White/Teak with ‘M.E.R.’ lettering.
Winter 2011-Current Red/White/Teak with ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering.  Middle Front Panels repainted Spring 2014

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