Technical – Trailer No.48 (1899)

Trucks:
1899-19xx: Milnes Series 1
19xx-2011: Milnes Series 2 (Ramsey-end), Milnes Series 1 (Ramsey-end)
2011-Current: Milnes Series 2 (Derby Castle-end), Milnes Series 1 (Ramsey-end)
2011: Fitted with Roller Bearings, Odometer fitted to DC end DC truck axle

Seating Capacity:
1899-Current: 44

Interior:
1903-Current: Fitted with Roller Blind Shutters

Overhauls:
1938
Summer 2008-Spring 2011

Liveries/Repaints:

1899-1902: White/Brown Teak (Brown Numbering, White (Lined Brown)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), White Valance, Brown Kicker Boards, and Grey Footboards.

1902-1940s: Red/White (White Numbering, Red (Bordered White)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Red/Lined White Valance, White ‘The Manx Electric Railway Co Ltd’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards. (Repainted 1937)

Mid 1940s-Pre 1956: Red/White (White Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Red Valance, White ‘M.E.R’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Pre 1956-Post 1962: Red/White (White Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Red Valance, White ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Pre 1964-Post 1967: Red/White (White Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), White Valance, White ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Pre 1969-Winter 1979: Red/White (White Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Red/Lined White Valance, White ‘Manx Electric Railway.’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards. (Isle of Man Railways added to kicker board post-1978)

Winter 1979-Mid Late/1980s: Red/White (Yellow Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) with IoMR/M.E.R Crest) Red/Lined White Valance, Yellow ‘Isle of Man Railways’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Brown Footboards.

Mid/Late 1980s-Spring 1998: Red/Brown (White Numbering, Red (Bordered White)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Red/Lined White Valance,  White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 1998-Autumn 2002:  Cream/Brown (Gold Numbering, Cream (Lined Red/Gold)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Cream/Lined Red Valance,  Gold ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 2003-Winter/Spring 2006: Red/White (White Numbering, Red (Bordered White)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Red/Lined White Valance,  White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Winter/Spring 2006-Spring 2011-Red/White (White Numbering, Red (Bordered White)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Red/Lined White Valance,  White ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards.

Spring 2011-Current: Blue/White (Gold Numbering, White (Lined Red/Gold)/Blue (Lined Cream) Bulkheads), White/Lined Red Valance,  Gold ‘Manx Electric Railway’ lettering on Kicker Board, and Grey Footboards. (Repainted Winter 2015/Spring 2016)

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