Technical – Car No.28 (1904)

Conductors:
July 1904 – 19xx: Trolley Pole
19xx – Current: None

Trucks:
July 1904-November 1904: Brill 27Cx
November 1904-April 2002: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames, ex-Car No.20)
April 2002-November 2009: None
November 2009-Current: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames)

Traction Motors:

July 1904-November 1904: 4 x SEHC (Societe l’Electricite et l’Hydraulique) 25hp
November 1904-2002: 4 x E.C.C (Electric Car Company, Wolverhampton) 20hp
November 2009-Current: 4 x E.C.C (Electric Car Company, Wolverhampton) 20hp

Controllers:
July 1904-1954: General Electric K11 units
1954-19xx: General Electric K12 units
19xx-Current: None

Braking:
July 1904-November 1904: Air Braking
November 1904-Current: ‘Ratchet’ Handbraking

Application Valves:
July 1904-November 1904: Christensen
November 1904-Current: None

Motor Compressor:
July 1904-November 1904: Christensen
November 1904-Current: None

Automatic Governor:
July 1904-November 1904: Christensen
November 1904-Current: None

Switchgear:
July 1904-November 1904: Christensen
November 1904-Current: None

Cylinder:
July 1904-November 1904: Christensen
November 1904-Current: None

Seating Style:
July 1904-Current: Crossbench

Seating Capacity:
July 1904-Current: 56

Overhauls:
1937
1957

Liveries/Repaints:

1904-1940s: Red/White (White Numbering, Lined White/Yellow on Red Bulkheads), Red/Lined White Valance, White ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co. Ltd.’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1940s-1959: Red/White (White Numbering, Red Bulkheads), Red Valance with White Numbering, White ‘M.E.R’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1959-Current: Red/White (White Numbering, with M.E.R Crest on Red Bulkheads), White Valance,  White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Notable Dates:

20/06/2002 – Moved from Laxey Car Shed to Derby Castle, then hand-pushed to departure stop for de-trucking and onward movement to Homefield Bus Garage, Upper Douglas.

26/11/2009 – Moved from Homefield Bus Garage, Upper Douglas back to Derby Castle, and was re-trucked.

xx/03/2010 – Moved from Derby Castle Car Sheds to Laxey Car Shed.

< Back to Car No.28

Comments are closed.