Sunderland Corporation Transport

Tram Fleet List
1900-1954


Fleet No.

Type

Trucks

Body

Seating

1900

1-12

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

34/22

13-18

Double-deck
open-top
bogie

Brill 22E

ERTCW

38/26

19-26

Single-deck
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

28

Nos. 1-12 fitted with top covers between 1904 and 1916.
No. 6 fitted with Peckham P22 truck in 1936; re-numbered 46 in 1938.
No. 8 re-numbered 42 in 1938.
Nos. 13-18 fitted with Brill 21E 4-wheel trucks in 1901; fully-enclosed between 1920 and 1922, re-seated to 40/26 and re-trucked with Brill Radiax trucks.
Nos. 13-15, 17-18 rebuilt and re-trucked with Maley & Taunton (13), Peckham P22 (14, 18), Brush P22 (15) and EEC (17) trucks in 1932 -1933, re-seated to 36/22.
No. 16 re-trucked in 1930 with P22 truck and re-seated to 38/22.
Withdrawn 1914 (22), 1916 (10), 1925 (23-25), 1930 (19-21, 26), 1933 (5), 1934 (1), 1935 (2, 9), 1936 (3, 11), 1937 (4, 12), 1938 (7, 8[42]), 1939 (6[46]), 1952 (14), 1953 (15-18), 1954 (13).

1901

27-50

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

34/22

Nos. 27-50 fitted with top covers between 1904 and 1916.
Nos. 31-32 rebuilt as totally enclosed cars in 1926. No. 32 fitted with P22 truck in 1927, with an EMB truck in 1930, and with a P22 truck in 1938; re-numbered 43 in 1938.
No. 44 rebuilt as totally enclosed, re-seated to 32/22 and re-trucked with EMB truck in 1930.
Withdrawn 1933 (27, 38), 1934 (28, 39, 42), 1935 (35, 40), 1936 (36, 41), 1937 (37, 43, 46), 1938 (29-31, 33-34, 45, 47-50), 1951 (32[43]), 1953 (44).

1902

52-55

Single-deck
combination
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

34

56-65

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

34/22

Nos. 52-55 fully enclosed in 1904.
Nos. 56-60, 65 fully enclosed between 1926 and 1929; re-trucked with P22 trucks at a later date.
No. 56 re-trucked with EMB truck in 1932.
No. 61 partially top-covered and re-seated to 28/22 c.1934.
Nos. 62-64 fully enclosed in 1933 (63, 64) and 1934 (62) and re-seated to 32/22; No. 62 was re-trucked with P22 truck and Nos. 63-64 re-trucked with EEC trucks.
Withdrawn 1930 (52-55), 1938 (58-59), 1940 (65), 1951 (62), 1953 (56-57, 60-61, 64), 1954 (63).

1906

66-71

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Mountain & Gibson Radial

Brush

40/26

Nos. 66-71 fully enclosed and re-seated to 36/22 between 1931 and 1933;
re-trucked with Brush P35 (66), P22 (67, 69), EEC (68), Brill 21E (70) or EMB Lightweight (71) trucks.
Withdrawn 1953 (66-70), 1954 (71).

1918

10

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Brill 21E

UEC

34/22

No. 10 received a P22 truck in 1936.
Withdrawn 1941 (10).

1921

72-73

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham P22

English Electric

38/20

Nos. 72-73 later re-seated to 36/24; fitted with EMB trucks in 1931.
Withdrawn 1953 (73), 1954 (72).

1922

74-83

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham P22

English Electric

38/20

Nos. 74-83 re-trucked between 1929 and 1931 with EMB swing-axle trucks (74-76, 78-80, 82-83) or Brush P35 trucks (77, 81).
Withdrawn 1953 (74-77, 79, 81-82), 1954 (78, 80, 83).

1925

22-23

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham P22

Sunderland CT

42/28

25

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham P22

Sunderland CT

42/28

84

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Brill 21E

Sunderland CT

34/22

Nos. 22 and 25 re-trucked with Maley & Taunton swing-link trucks by 1934.
No. 23 was re-trucked with an EMB hornless truck by 1934.
No. 84 was ex-Sunderland & District Electric Tramway Co. (No. 33, built 1908), originally with Brush bodywork; it was re-trucked in 1932 with an EMB truck.
Withdrawn 1953 (84), 1954 (22-23, 25).

1931

19-20

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Brush P22RB

Brush
Lowbuild

28/22

85

Single-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Brush
Max. Traction

Brush

50

Nos. 19-20 ex-Accrington Corporation (Nos. 42-43, new 1926).
Withdrawn 1939 (85), 1953 (19-20).

1932

86

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB Hornless

Sunderland CT

36/26

No. 86 was built to low height.
Withdrawn 1954 (86).

1933

21

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB Hornless

Sunderland CT

40/24

24

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB Hornless

Sunderland CT

40/26

Nos. 21, 24 rebuilt from ex-Mansfield District (Nos. 27-28, new 1925), originally with English Electric bodywork.
Withdrawn 1953 (21), 1954 (24).

1934

87-95

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB Hornless

English Electric

36/28

96-98

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB Hornless

Sunderland CT

36/28

Withdrawn 1954 (87-98).

1935

26-28

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB Lightweight

Sunderland CT

36/28

99

Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie

EEC
Equal-wheel

English Electric

44/32C

Withdrawn 1951 (99), 1953 (26-28).

1936

52

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham cantilever

Portsmouth CT

35/23

53

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EEC

Sunderland CT

36/24C

54

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Maley & Taunton

Sunderland CT

36/24C

55

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Maley & Taunton

Brush

36/24C

No. 52 ex-Portsmouth Corporation (No. 1, built 1930); re-trucked with EMB truck in 1938; re-numbered 45 in 1940.
Withdrawn 1953 (52[45], 54), 1954 (53, 55).

1937

100

Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie

UCC
Equal-wheel

UCC

42/28C

No. 100 ex-London Passenger Transport Board (No. 2168, new 1929 to Metropolitan Electric Tramways [No. 331]).
Withdrawn 1951 (100).

1938

2-9

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Brush P22

Brush

34/26

29

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Maley & Taunton

English Electric

40/20

30-35

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Maley & Taunton

English Electric

36/20

36

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Maley & Taunton

English Electric

40/20

49-51

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EEC

Sunderland CT

36/24C

Nos. 2-9 ex-London Passenger Transport Board (Nos. 33-40, new 1932 to Ilford Corporation [33-40]); re-trucked with Maley & Taunton trucks between 1946 and 1948.
Nos. 29-36 ex-Huddersfield Corporation (Nos. 144, 141, 138, 142, 137, 140, 139, 143 respectively, new 1931 or 1932 [144, 143]).
Withdrawn 1953 (29, 50-51), 1954 (2-9, 30-36, 49).

1940

52

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EEC

Sunderland CT

36/24C

Withdrawn 1954 (52).

1946

48

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Maley & Taunton

EEC

36/24

No. 48 ex-South Shields Corporation (No. 52, new 1936).
Withdrawn 1954 (48).

1947

37-42

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

Peckham P35

Manchester CT

40/22

Nos. 37-42 ex-Manchester Corporation (Nos. 510, 503, 163, 176, 380, 131 respectively, new 1930 [163, 131], 1931 [503, 176, 380] or 1932 [510]).
Withdrawn 1953 (39-40), 1954 (37-38, 41-42).

1948

85

Double-deck
fully enclosed
4-wheel

EMB

Bury CT

34/22

No. 85 ex-Bury Corporation (No. 30, new 1905).
Withdrawn 1954 (85).


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