Technical – Trailer No.60 (1896)

Built: G.F Milnes, Birkenhead
Delivered to M.E.R:
Autumn 1896

Trucks:
1896-Current: Milnes Series 1
2012: Fitted with Roller Bearings

Seating Capacity:

1896-Current: 44

Numbering:

1896-1903/06: Trailer No.27
1903/06-Current: Trailer No.60

Overhauls:

1930/31
Summer 2011-Autumn 2012
Winter 2016/17: Repaint

Liveries/Repaints:

1896-1920s: White/Teak (White Numbering, Red/Teak Bulkheads), White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

1920s-1930: Red/Teak (White Numbering, Red/Teak Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Red/Lined White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

1931-Early 1950s: Red/Teak (White Numbering, Red (Bordered White)/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Red/Lined White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards. (Re-Varnished in 1944)

Early 1950s-Mid 1960s: Red/Teak (White Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Red Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

Mid 1960s-Spring 2000: Red/White (White Numbering, Red/Teak (Lined Yellow) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Red/Lined White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards (Footboards painted Brown from 1978-1996).

Summer 2000-Winter 2016/17: Green/White (White Numbering, Green/Teak (Lined Cream) Bulkheads with M.E.R Crest), Green/Lined White Valance, White Roof and Grey Footboards.

Notable Dates:

16/10/1996 – Moved from Derby Castle to IOMR Douglas Carriage Shed (Road 2) for storage

xx/06/1997 – Moved from IOMR Douglas Carriage Shed (Road 2) to Derby Castle

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