Technical – Car No.31 (1904)

Conductors:
July 1904-Current: Trolley Pole

Trucks:
July 1904-October 1904: Brill 27Cx
October 1904-19xx: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames, ex-Car No.22)
19xx-2001: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames)
2001-March 2015: Milnes Series 3 (E.C.C Frames, ex-Locomotive No.23)
March 2015-Current: None, stored on Wooden Sleepers

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

Controllers:
October 1904-Current: General Electric K11 units

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seating Style:
July 1904-Current: Crossbench

Seating Capacity:
July 1904-Current: 56

Overhauls:
1936
1966
1992/93

Liveries/Repaints:

1904-Mid 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.

Mid 1940s-Mid 1970s: Red/White (White Numbering, Red Bulkheads), Red Valance with White Numbering, White ‘M.E.R’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Mid 1970s-1992/93: Red/White (White Numbering on Red Bulkheads with Cream Lining), Red/Lined White Valance with Numbering, White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1992/93-Current: Red/White (White Numbering on Red Bulkheads with Yellow Lining), Red/Lined White Valance with Numbering, White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Known Recent Passenger Workings:

06/05/1993: Derby Castle-Groudle-Derby Castle (Specials)

24/08/1995: Derby Castle-Port Jack-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Special, Car returned wrong line to Derby Castle, in parallel with Car No.18)

1995: Derby Castle-Onchan Head-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Special)

03/07/1998: Laxey-Minorca-Laxey, Laxey-Minorca-Laxey (Enthusiast Specials, Car returning wrong line to Laxey)

06/08/2001 : Derby Castle-Onchan Head-Derby Castle, Derby Castle-Onchan Head-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Specials)

08/08/2001: Derby Castle-Laxey-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Specials)

02/08/2002 : Derby Castle-Onchan Head-Derby Castle, Derby Castle-Onchan Head-Derby Castle (Enthusiast Specials)

03/08/2002 : Derby Castle-Ramsey-Derby Castle (Private Hire to Isle of Man 50 Group)

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