Darwen Corporation Transport

Tram Fleet List

1904-1946


Fleet No.

Type

Builder

Truck(s)

Seating Capacity

1900

1-10

Open Top

Milnes

Brill 21E

30/42

Withdrawn 1924 (1[reconstructed lower saloon with Brush Top Cover as car 15, 1925], 8[reconstructed as car 8, 1925]), 1927 (3[reconstructed as car 3, 1927]), 1928 (5[reconstructed as car 5, 1928]), 1929 (7[reconstructed as car 7, 1929]), 1931 (2), 1933 (9,10[reconstructed as car 10, 1933]), Uncertain (4,6).

1901

11-14

Open Top

Milnes

Brill 21E

60

Withdrawn 1926 (11[damaged beyond repair in accident, derelict until 1933 when trucks were used in reconstruction of car 11]), 1937 (12-14).

1905

15

Demi Car

Milnes Voss

M&G 21 EM

22

Withdrawn 1912, reconstructed to form works car in 1925.

1906

16-17

Demi Car

Milnes Voss

M&G 21 EM

22

Withdrawn 1912, but stored until 1922.

1915

18-19

Open Top

UEC

Peckham P25

30/36

Withdrawn 1939.

1921

20-22

Open Top

English Electric

EE/Burnley Bogies

30/36

Withdrawn 1939.

1924

16-17

Enclosed

Brush

Burnley Bogies

30/42

Withdrawn 1941 (17[damaged in accident, parts used to construct No.10, 1941]), 1946 (16).

1925

8

Enclosed

Darwen CT/Brush

Burnley Bogies

30/42

15

Enclosed

Darwen CT/Brush

Burnley Bogies

30/42

Withdrawn 1940 (8), 194? (15).

1927

3

Enclosed

Darwen CT/Brush

Burnley Bogies

30/42

Withdrawn 1946.

1928

5

Enclosed

Darwen CT/Brush

Burnley Bogies

30/42

Withdrawn 1946.

1929

7

Enclosed

Darwen CT/Brush

Burnley Bogies

30/42

Withdrawn 1946.

1933

9

Enclosed

Darwen CT (a)

???

60

10

Enclosed

Darwen CT (b)

Burnley Bogies

30/42

11

Balcony

??? (c)

Brill 21E

60

(a) reconstructed car purchased second-hand from Rawtenstall in 1933. (b) reconstructed from original car No.10 with Top Cover ex-Rawtenstall 1933. (c) second-hand from Rawtenstall but mounted on trucks of old No.11, 1933.
Withdrawn 1937 (9,11), 1940 (10).

1936

23-24

Enclosed C/E

English Electric

English Electric

24/32

Withdrawn 1946 and sold to Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway.

1941

10

Enclosed

Darwen CT(*)

Burnley Bogies

30/42

(*) constructed from lower deck of former No.17 and upper deck of unknown car.
Withdrawn 1946.


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