Tram [No. 47 (Double Decker)]

Name/Title

Tram [No. 47 (Double Decker)]

Object number

1964.155

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About this object

Bodywork: Built by Rouse, Black and Son, Wellington 1906 Length: 36' 0" (11.0 m), width: 7' 0" (2.1 m) Seating capacity: 93 originally (reduced to 74 after 1914 with 46 on top deck) Trucks: Brill 22E 'maximum-traction' bogies. 4' 0" (1219 mm) gauge Motors: 2 x GE67 @ 40 Hp (30 kW) Controllers: General Electric B18 with rheostatic/magnetic electric braking

Maker & role

Rouse Black and Son

Object type

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

Date made

1906

Place made

Wellington

Measurements

L 11000 W 2100mm (L 433 1/16 W 82 11/16")

Subject & association description

1900s

Collection

Tramways

Credit line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

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