Birmingham Corporation Tramways

Tram Fleet Summary
1904-1953


Fleet No.

Year/Type

Trucks

Body/Seating

1-20

1904 open-top double-deck bogie

Brill 22E

UEC 28/28

21-70

1905 open-top double-deck 4-wheel

Brill 21EM

UEC 26/22

71-220

1906 open-top double-deck 4-wheel

Mountain and Gibson

UEC 28/24

221-270

1906 open-top double-deck 4-wheel

Brill 21EM

UEC 26/22+

271-300

1908 open-top double-deck 4-wheel

Brill 21EM

UEC 26/22+

301-400

1911 top-covered double-deck 4-wheel

UEC

UEC 28/24++

401-450

1912 top-covered double-deck 4-wheel

Mountain and Gibson ^

UEC 30/24

451-452

1903* open-top double-deck bogie (ex-City of Birmingham Tramways (CBT) Nos. 178/9)

Brush D

CBT 34/28+++

453-468

1904* open-top  double-deck  4-wheel (ex-CBT 193-208)

Brush A

Brush 26/22

469-472

1904* open-top double-deck bogie (ex-CBT 239-242)

Brush

CBT 26/22

473-480

1903* open-top double-deck bogie (ex-CBT 181-188)

Brush

Brush 29/26

481-497

1904* open-top double-deck  bogie (ex-CBT 212-214, 220/2-227, 229/31/33/34/36-8)

Brush or
Brill 21E
(484/8/9/91)

CBT 26/22 (212-14)
Brush 26/22 (rest)

498-501

1905* open-top double-deck (ex-CBT 246/7/9/51)

Brush

Brush 26/22

502-511

1901* open-top double-deck (ex-CBT 152/4/6/8/60/2/4/6/8/6/70)

Peckham 9A ^^

ERCTW 24/21
++++

512-586

1913 top-covered double-deck bogie

Mountain and Gibson

UEC 34/28

587-636

1920 top-covered double-deck bogie

Brush Burnley
EMB (630)

Brush 34/28

637-661

1923 fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

EMB Burnley

Midland 35/28

662-701

1924 fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

EMB Burnley

Brush 35/28

702-731

1925 fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

EMB Burnley

Brush 35/27

732-761

1926 fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

EMB Burnley

Brush 35/28
+=

762-811

1928 fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

EMB Burnley

Brush 35/27
++=

812-841

1928 fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

Maley and Taunton

Short 36/27

842

1929 lightweight fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

English Electric Max. Traction

Short 36/27

843

1930 lightweight fully-enclosed double-deck bogie

Maley and Taunton ^^^

Brush 33/27

Nos. 451/452 received Mountain and Gibson Burnley bogies in 1916.
Nos. 569-573/576-578/580/581/584-586 received EMB bogies in 1943.
*Complete details of the City of Birmingham Tramways Co. Ltd., fleet are sketchy and these details have been based on the cars known to have been taken over by Birmingham Corporation in 1912.
+ Seating also quoted as 28/24.
++ Seating also quoted as either 28/22 or 28/21.
+++ Seating also quoted as 30/28.
++++ Seating also quoted as 26/22.
+= Seating also quoted as 33/27.
++= Seating also quoted as 33/27.
^ No.445 quoted as Peckham truck.
^^ Also quoted as Brill 21E.
^^^ Also quoted as Mountain and Gibson.


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