Technical – Trailer No.50 (1893)

Built: G.F Milnes, Birkenhead
Delivered to M.E.R:
Summer 1893

Trucks:
1893-1978: Milnes Series 1
1978-2002: None, raised on blocks
2002-Spring 2011: Milnes Series 1
Spring 2011-Current: Milnes Series 1

Seating Capacity:

1893-Current: 44

Exterior:

1894: Fitted with Curved Canvas Roof
1903: Fitted with Curved Wooden Roof
Winter 1937/38: Rebuilt with full-height Bulkheads

Numbering:

1893-1895: Trailer No.12
1895-1898: Trailer No.24
1898-1903/04: Trailer No.29
1903/04-Current: Trailer No.50

Overhauls:

1933
Winter 1937-Spring 1938
1958

Liveries/Repaints:

1893-1894: Brown (Cream Numbering, Brown (Lined Yellow/Cream) Bulkheads with Douglas & Laxey Coast Electric Tramway lettering), Brown Valance, and Grey Footboards.

1894-Winter 1937/38: Brown (Yellow Numbering, Brown (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Brown Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

Winter 1937/38-1958: Red/Teak (White Numbering, Red/Teak Bulkheads), Red Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

1958-1961: Green/White (White Numbering, Green/White Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

1961-Current: Red/White (White Numbering, Red/White/Teak Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

Notable Dates:

13/05/2002 – Moved from Laxey Car Shed to Derby Castle Car Sheds for further storage

14/05/2002 – Moved from Derby Castle to Homefield Bus Garage for further storage (by road)

28/11/2009 – Moved from Homefield Bus Garage to Derby Castle for further storage (by road)

xx/12/2009 – Moved from Derby Castle Car Sheds to Ramsey Car Shed for further storage

03/11/2014 – Moved from Ramsey Car Shed to Ramsey Station by Car No.22, then to Laxey for further storage (by road)

04/11/2014 – Moved from Laxey to Laxey Car Shed for further storage (by hand)

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