Tram [No. 44 (A type 'Dinghy copy')]; Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limit...

Name/Title

Tram [No. 44 (A type 'Dinghy copy')]

About this object

Auckland Tram
Electric Tramcar - Dinghy type No.44. Type 'A' single deck, double saloon, single truck

Bodywork: Auckland Electric Tramway Company Limited
Length: 29' 11", width: 7' 6", weight: 9.85 tons
Seating capacity 30, standing 10

Trolley standard: Stovepipe type by R W Blackwell
Glass fronts fitted and canopies rebuilt - 25/11/1910
Air brakes installed - 20/04/1912
Brakes strengthened - 04/01/1913
Sand gear installed - 20/04/1912
Coupled to car No.49 - 05/12/1918
Rebuilt - GE K6 controllers fitted - 31/02/1921

Original truck: Brush 4-wheel truck, 1435 mm gauge

Original motors: 2 x Brush 1200 @ 40 HP

Original Controllers: Brush H2, then General Electric K6 after being coupled 31st March 1921

Present truck: Brill copy 21E ex Brussels in Belgium, 4' 8 1/2" (1435mm) gauge

Present motors: 2 x MTV30 @ 70 HP (being re-rated to approximately 35-40 HP)

Present controllers: 2 x General Electric K35JJ

Maker

Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limited (England, estab. 1879)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Auckland Electric Tramways Company Limited

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1906

Place Made

England

Place Made

Auckland

Measurements

L 9118 W 2286mm (L 359 W 90")

Subject and Association Keywords

1900s

Collection

Tramways

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Streetcar/Vehicle, Transit Railway/Rail Vehicles/Rail Transportation Equipment/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

1964.111

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