Southend Corporation Transport

Tram Fleet List
1901-1942


Fleet No.

Type

Trucks

Body

Seating

1901

1-10

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

Brush

20/18

11-12

Double-deck
open-top
bogie

Brill 22E

Brush

30/28

13-14

Single-deck
saloon
4-wheel

Brill 21E

Brush

20

Nos. 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14 re-numbered 11, 12, 13, 14, 1, 2 respectively in 1904.
No. 6 was re-numbered 32 in 1923 when it exchanged trucks with that car.
Nos. 1[11], 3, 5, 8 re-bodied by Brush to seat 30/28 in 1911.
Nos. 2[12], 6, 7, 9, 10 rebuilt and lengthened by Southend Corporation to seat 30/28 in 1911 (6) or 1912 (remainder).
No. 4 rebuilt and lengthened by Brush to seat 30/28 in 1910; rebodied with one of the bodies from 3, 5, or 8 (which had been in store since 1911) in 1915, the reconstructed body was used to make coal wagon No. 4.
Nos. 11-12[13-14] received top-covers in 1927.
Nos. 13-14[1-2] rebuilt by Southend CT to double-deck seating 24/20 in 1907 (13[1]) or 1909 (14[2]).
Withdrawn 1923 (7), 1929 (4, 13-14[1-2]), 1932 (2[12]), 1934 (3, 5, 6[32], 9-10), 1937 (1[11], 8, 11-12[13-14]).

1902

15-17

Double-deck
open-top
bogie

Brush Maximum Traction

Brush

30/28

Nos. 15-17 received Brush 22E bogies in 1906; rebuilt to 44/28 and canopied in 1912; fitted with Brush fully enclosed tops in 1927.
Withdrawn 1939 (15-17).

1904

18-22

Double-deck
open-top
bogie

Brill 22E

Milnes

34/30

Nos. 18-22 fitted with English Electric top-covers in 1925.
Withdrawn 1930 (18), 1939 (20-21), 1940 (19, 22).

1909

23-25

Double-deck
open-top
bogie

Mountain & Gibson Type 4

United Electric Car Co.

40/30

Nos. 23-25 fitted with English Electric top-covers in 1925.
Withdrawn 1939 (25), 1942 (23-24).

1910

26-31

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brushflex

Brush

32/22

Withdrawn 1934 (27), 1938 (26, 28-30), 1939 (31).

1912

32

Double-deck open-top
4-wheel

Peckham RE2

Southend CT

42/26

33-36

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Peckham P22

Brush

34/24

37-39

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Peckham RE2

Brush

40/30

No. 32 rebuilt from old body of No. 1[11] on new trucks; re-numbered 6 in 1923 when it changed trucks with that car.
Nos. 37-39 fitted with English Electric top-covers and English Electric Burnley-bogies in 1925.
Withdrawn 1932 (32[6]), 1934 (35), 1939 (33-34, 36, 38), 1942 (37, 39).

1914

40-42

Single-deck
toastrack
bogie

Brush B

Brush

48

Nos. 40-42 fitted with Peckham P25 bogies in 1923.
Withdrawn 1932 (40), 1939 (41-42).

1921

43

Single-deck
toastrack
bogie

Peckham P25

Brush

48

44-55

Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie

Peckham P23

Brush

36/34

Withdrawn 1939 (43, 49-50), 1942 (44-48, 51-55).

1924

56-61

Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie

English Electric Burnley

English Electric

36/34

Withdrawn 1942 (56-61).

1934

62-65

Double-deck
top-covered
bogie

Brill 22E

Hurst Nelson

34/30

66-68

Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie

Brush
Swing-wing

Brush

42/30

Nos. 62-65 ex-Middlesbrough Corporation (new 1921, from the 132-140 batch, numbers uncertain).
Nos. 66-68 ex-Accrington Corporation (Nos. 38, 40-41 respectively, new 1915 (38) or 1920).
Withdrawn 1939 (62-64), 1942 (65-68).


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