Salford Corporation Transport

Tram Fleet List
1901-1947


Fleet No.

Type

Trucks

Body

Seating

1901

1-100

Double-deck
Open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

Milnes

33/22

Nos. 1-50 re-numbered 231-280 in 1926-27.
Nos. 51-93, 95-100 re-numbered 281-329 in 1928-29.
Nos. 81-100 fitted with Magrini top-covers in 1903; it is probable that during this process cars exchanged numbers in order to retain all roofed cars within this block (the first covers were fitted to cars 6, 9 and 56 and these presumably exchanged fleet numbers with cars from 81-100 series); all replaced with balcony-style top-covers c.1912.
Nos. 20[250], 27[257], 35-36[265-266], 55[285], 58[288], 64[294], 70[300], 74[304], 76[306] fitted with Brush enclosed top-covers and direct staircases in 1924-25.
Nos. 1-3[231-233], 6-7[236-237], 10-19[240-249], 21-24[251-254], 26[256], 30[260], 33-34[263-264], 38-43[268-273], 47[277], 49-52[279-282], 54[284], 57[287], 59[289], 62-63[292-293], 65[295], 67-69[297-299], 71-72[301-302], 75[305], 77-78[307-309], 86[316], 92[322], 97-99[326-328] fitted with enclosed top-covers, vestibules and new staircases by Massey Brothers in 1926-1928.
Nos. 8-9[238-239], 28[258], 31[261], 46[276], 48[278], 60[290], 73[303], 82[312], 100[329] were re-constructed as low-height cars 1930-1932.
Nos. 4 [234], 25 [255], 29 [259], 32 [262], 37 [267], 45 [275], 53 [283], 56 [286] and 66 [296] remained open-top until withdrawal.
Nos. 5[235] and 90[320] fitted with vestibuled top-covers from withdrawn cars c.1935.
Withdrawn 1925 (94), 1931 (88[318]), 1933 (29[259], 37[267], 56[286], 83[313], 91[321], 93[323], 96[325]), 1935 (4[234], 20[250], 58[288], 70[300], 74[304], 80-81[310-311], 84-85[314-315], 87[317], 89[319]), 1936 (3[233], 14[244], 18-19[248-249], 21[251], 26[256], 33[263], 35[265], 42[272], 59[289], 64-65[294-295], 72[302], 78[308], 92[322], 95[324]), 1937 (2[232], 6[236], 11-12[241-242], 15[245], 22-25[252-255], 27[257], 32[262], 36[266], 38[268], 40[270], 44-45[274-275], 50-51[280-281], 53[283], 55[285], 62[292], 66[296], 68-69[298-299], 71[301], 76-77[306-307], 86[316], 90[320], 98[327]), 1938 (1[231], 5[235], 7-10[237-240], 13[243], 16-17[246-247], 28[258], 30-31[260-261], 34[264], 39[269], 41[271], 43[273], 46-49[276-279], 52[282], 57[287], 60[290], 73[303], 75[305], 79[309], 99[328]), 1939 (54[284], 61[291], 63[293], 67[297], 82[312], 97[326], 100[329]).

1903

101-130

Double-deck
Open-top
bogie

Brill 27G

Milnes

45/32

131-150

Double-deck
Open-top
bogie

Brill 27G

BEC

45/32

Nos. 101-150 re-numbered 330-379 in 1935.
Nos. 101-105, 107-109, 111, 118, 122, 126 received McHardy & Elliott top-covers in 1923-24.
Nos. 130-131, 133-150 received Hurst Nelson top-covers in 1912; No. 135[364] received platform vestibules c.1940; No. 143 received platform vestibules c.1925.
No. 132 received experimental top-cover and platform vestibules c.1910/11.
Nos. 106, 113-117, 120, 123, 125, 129 received Brush top-covers and direct spiral staircases in 1925; Nos. 110, 121 also received Brush top-covers and spiral staircases, but were additionally fitted with platform vestibules at the same time.
Nos. 112, 119, 124, 127-128 re-constructed as all-enclosed cars on front-entrance/exit principle between 1920 and 1922.
Withdrawn 1939 (101-103[330-332], 107-108[336-337], 111[340], 113-114[342-343], 116[345], 125-126[354-355], 131[360], 133[362], 137[366], 139[368], 145-146[374-375], 148-150[377-379]), 1944 (143[372]), 1945 (135[364], 142[371]), 1946 (104-106[333-335], 112[341], 115[344], 117[346], 120[349], 122-123[351-352], 128-130[357-359], 136[365], 140-141[369-370], 144[373], 147[376]), 1947 (109-110[338-339], 118-119[347-348], 121[350], 124[353], 127[356], 132[361], 134[363], 138[367]).

1905

151-160

Single-deck
Combination
bogie

Brill 22E

ERTCW

48

161

Double-deck
Open-top
bogie

BEC

BEC

45/30

162

Double-deck
Open-top?
bogie

Brill 22E

BEC

66/66

173

Double-deck
Top-covered
4-wheel

BEC

BEC

34/22

174-177

Double-deck
Open-top
4-wheel

BEC

BEC

33/22

Nos. 151-160 dismantled and electrical equipment used in new 151-160 in 1913-14.
No. 161 ex-Trafford Park Estates (No. 10, new 1903); re-numbered 151 c.1931 and re-numbered again to 380 in 1935. It was rebuilt in 1925 with top-cover and platform vestibules. Its BEC truck was replaced by Brill 27G truck by Salford.
No. 162 ex-Trafford Park Estates (No. 11, new 1903 as a single-deck trailer); converted to motorised double-deck in 1904; seating 132 passengers it was the largest capacity car ever to run on a British tramway.
No. 173 ex-Trafford Park Estates (No.8, new 1903); fitted with Brill 21E trucks by Salford; fitted with enclosed top-cover and platform vestibules in 1920; fitted with replacement top-cover c.1927.
Nos. 174-177 ex-Trafford Park Estates (Nos. 5-7, 9 [order unknown], new 1903); No. 176 received platform vestibules c.1929; No. 177 re-numbered 162 in 1907.
Withdrawn 1907 (162), 1913 (151-160), 1933 (175, 177[162]), 1935 (174), 1937 (176), 1939 (173), 1947 (151[380]).

1906

163-172

Double-deck
Top-covered
4-wheel

Brill 21E

UEC

34/22

Nos. 163-172 had short canopies that did not fully extend over the balcony; Nos. 163, 166-169, 172 retained these throughout their lives; Nos. 164-165 later received 4-window top-covers with extended canopy; Nos. 170-171 had top-covers removed by 1915 and remained open-top until withdrawal.
Withdrawn 1933 (166-168, 172), 1935 (163, 169-171), 1936 (164-165).

1908

177-196

Double-deck
Top-covered
4-wheel

Mountain & Gibson 21EM

UEC

34/22

197-200

Double-deck
Top-covered
4-wheel

Mountain & Gibson 21EM

Hurst Nelson

34/22

Nos. 177, 180-190, 192-193, 195-196, 199 received top-cover and platform vestibules during 1930-31; No. 191 received top-cover end vestibule only; Nos. 177-195, 197-200 had the original M&G trucks replaced by Brill 21E trucks at later dates; No. 196 received Peckham P22 truck in 1922 it originally had an M&G radial truck, the only car from this batch so fitted.
Nos. 178-179, 194, 197-198, 200 remained in their original state (i.e. with open-ended balcony top-covers) until withdrawal.
Withdrawn 1930 (200), 1933 (194, 198), 1934 (197), 1935 (191), 1936 (178-179), 1938 (177), 1939 (180-190, 192-193, 195-199).

1914

151-160

Double-deck
Open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

Brush

36/22

Nos. 151-160 fitted with electrical equipment from single-deck cars 151-160 (of 1905), taking the now vacant numbers; No. 156 was new in 12/13; fitted with English Electric balcony top-covers in 1923-24; No. 151 re-numbered 161 c.1931; No. 154 fitted with top-cover vestibule ends in 1931.
Withdrawn 1939 (151[161]-153, 157, 159-160), 1946 (156), 1947 (154-155, 158).

1916

201-212

Double-deck
Top-covered
bogie

Brill 61E

Brush

50/32

213-224

Double-deck
Open-top
bogie

Brill 61E

Brush

49/32

Nos. 201-212 had platform vestibules from new.
Nos. 213-224 were intended for use on routes with low bridges, hence no top-cover; fitted with McHardy & Elliott top-covers in 1923 (which resulted in a re-seating to 50/32), after which they were no longer usable on such routes.
Withdrawn 1939 (213, 220, 223-224), 1945 (219), 1946 (201, 203, 205, 216), 1947 (202, 204, 206-212, 214-215, 217-218, 221-222).

1924

225-230

Double-deck
Fully-enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham P22

Brush

44/26

Nos. 225-230 were special low-height cars.
Withdrawn 1946 (225-227, 229), 1947 (228, 230).


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