Technical – Car No.32 (1906)

Conductors:
1906-Current: Trolley Pole

Trucks:
1906-Current: Brill 27CX

Traction Motors:
1906-Current: 4 x General Electric 60 27.5hp

Controllers:
1906-1948: General Electric K11 units
1948-Current: General Electric K12 units

Braking:
1906-Current: Air Braking

Application Valves:
1906-1996: Christensen
1996-Current: Westinghouse No.7

Motor Compressor:
1906-1964: Christensen
1964-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Sheffield City Transport)

Automatic Governor:
1906-1964: Christensen
1964-Current: Maley and Taunton (ex-Sheffield City Transport)

Switchgear:
1906-Current: Christensen

Cylinder:
1906-Current: Christensen

Seating Style:
1906-Current: Crossbench

Seating Capacity:
1906-Current: 56

Overhauls:

1939
1981
Winter 2001-2003
Autumn 2015 – Trucks
Winter 2016/17 – Repaint

Liveries/Repaints:

1906-1940s: Red/White (Lined Yellow on Red Bulkheads with White Numbering), Red/Lined White Valance with ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co. Ltd’ on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards. (Repainted 1936)

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

Late 1940s-Early 1950s: Red/White (White Numbering), Red Valance, with White ‘M.E.R’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Early 1950s-Winter 1957: Red/White (White Numbering on Red Bulkheads), Red Valance with No Lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Winter 1957-1960: Green/White (White Numbering on Green Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), White Valance with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1960-1969/1971: Red/White (Lined Yellow on Red Bulkheads with White Numbering and M.E.R Crest) , White Valance with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1969/1971-1978: Red/White (Lined Yellow on Red Bulkheads with White Numbering and M.E.R Crest) , Red/Lined White Valance with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

1978-Spring 1979: Red/White (Lined Yellow on Red Bulkheads with White Numbering and M.E.R Crest) , Red/Lined White Valance with Yellow ‘Isle of Man Railways’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 1979-Winter 1985: Green/White (White Numbering on Green Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Green Valance with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 1986-2002: Red/White (Lined Yellow on Red Bulkheads with White Numbering and M.E.R Crest) , Red/Lined White Valance with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

2003-Winter 2016: Red/White (Lined Yellow on Red Bulkheads with White Numbering and M.E.R Crest) , Red/Lined White Valance with White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

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