Technical – Trailer No.52 (1893)

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

Trucks:
1893-1959/63: Milnes Series 1
1959/63-Current: Milnes Series 3 (Side Step added to Derby Castle-landside frame Winter 2005/06)

Seating Capacity:
1893-1947: 44

Exterior:
1894: Fitted with Curved Canvas Roof
1903: Fitted with Curved Wooden Roof
Winter 1950: Roof, Supports and Ramsey-end bulkhead permanently removed
Summer 2008: Scissor Lift and Cable Drum fitted on body

Numbering:
1893-1895: Trailer No.14
1895-1898: Trailer No.26
1898-1903/04: Trailer No.31
1903/04-Current: Trailer No.52

Overhauls:
1930
1981
Summer-Autumn 2005
Summer 2008

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-Mid 1940s: Brown (Yellow Numbering, Brown (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads), Brown Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards. (Repainted 1914)

Mid-1940s-1959/63: Red Dash Panel/Black Frame (White Numbering)

1959/63-Late 1970s: Red Dash Panel/Black Frame (White Numbering)

Late 1970s-Winter 1987/88: Undercoat Red Dash Panel/Black Frame (Chalked Numbering in 1980, Yellow Transfers by Summer 1984)

Winter 1987/88-Summer 2005: Yellow Dash Panel (Bordered Black)/Black/Yellow Frame (White Numbering)

Autumn 2005-Winter 2006: No Dash Panel, Black/Yellow Frame (No Numbering)

Winter 2006-Summer 2008: Black Dash Panel, Black/Yellow Frame (No Numbering

Summer 2008-Current: Yellow/White Dash Panel with Wasp Stripes, Black/Yellow Frame (Red Numbering)

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