Horse Tram No.47

Builder: Milnes and Voss Co
Numbers Carried: No.47
Built: 1911
Classification: Roofed Toastrack Trailer

Current Status/Location: Stored, Jurby Transport Museum.
Year Last Operated: 1978
Livery: Red with Blue Lining

Year Visited: 1982 – 1993

History: Horse Tram No.47 was built in 1911, and arrived on the island in March. It was withdrawn from service in 1978 and moved to storage at the York Road Bus Depot in Upper Douglas. The trailer was then placed on loan to the Isle of Man Railway and Tramway Preservation Society, moving shortly after to the museum at Ramsey Car Sheds.

After the closure of the museum in 1991, the trailer was kept inside the Car Shed, moving to the IOMR yard at Douglas in 1993. In 1994, the trailer was then placed on permanent loan to the IOMRATPS. It was then moved to the Homefield Bus Garage, Upper Douglas in June 2004, moving out during the mass exodus in December 2009 to the Jurby Transport Museum, where it remains to this day.

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