OLDHAM CORPORATION TRAM FLEET LIST 1900 - 1946

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Oldham Corporation Transport

Tram Fleet List
1900-1946

 

Fleet No.

Type

Trucks

Body

Seating

1900

1

Single-deck
saloon
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

28

2

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

34/22

3

Double-deck
open-top
bogie

Brill 22E

ERTCW

42/26

4

Single-deck
saloon
bogie

Brill 27G

ERTCW

36

Nos. 1-4 purchased for evaluation in November 1900.
No. 1 also quoted as seating 30.
No. 2 fitted with balcony top-cover by 1920.
No. 4 also quoted as seating 38.
Withdrawn by 1915 (3), 1916 (4), 1928 (1), 1936 (2).

1902

5-16

Single-deck
saloon
bogie

Brill 27G

ERTCW

38

17-26

Single-deck
saloon
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

30

27-80

Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel

Brill 21E

ERTCW

28/20

No. 13 converted to top-covered double-deck (40/32) in 1903.
Nos. 27-80 delivered between 5th December 1901 and June 1903; most were fitted with top-covers by 1922 (except Nos. 43, 47, 50, 52, 55-57, 68, 70, 74, 80, which remained open-top); seating increased to 30/20 (Nos. 13, 27-36, 58, 70, 76), or 36/20 (63, 77-78), the seating of other cars is uncertain except those mentioned below.
Nos. 43, 47, 56-57, 74 had top-decks extended increasing seating capacity to 40/20 by 1926; Nos. 43, 47 converted to single-deck in 1933 (43) or 1935 (47) with seating capacity of 26 and 25 respectively.
No. 34 rebuilt to open balcony and re-seated to 32/20 in 1922.
No. 38 rebuilt and re-numbered 93 in 1912 after accident.
Nos. 40, 54 rebuilt totally enclosed and re-seated to 36/20 in 1921
No. 45 rebuilt to open balcony and re-seated to 32/20 in 1921.
No. 49 rebuilt totally enclosed and re-seated to 36/20 in 1922.
Withdrawn by 1916 (5-12, 15-16), 1918 (17-18, 20, 24), 1923 (27), by 1924 (13, 19, 22), 1926 (23, 26, 32), 1927 (21, 28, 52), 1929 (25), by 1930 (35, 37, 38[93], 39, 42, 50-51, 55, 58-59, 61-62, 64, 67-68, 70-71, 76-77, 80), 1937 (44, 46, 48, 60, 63, 65-66, 69, 72-73, 79), 1939 (29-31, 34, 40-41, 45, 49, 53-54, 75, 78).

1911

81-92

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Preston Flexible

UEC

36/22

Withdrawn 1937 (81-92).

1913

94-99

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Preston Flexible

UEC

36/22

Withdrawn 1936 (99), 1937 (94-98).

1914

100-111

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Preston Flexible

UEC

36/22

Withdrawn 1937 (100-111).

1920

4-12

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Brill 21E

English Electric

36/22

14-16

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Brill 21E

English Electric

36/22

112

Double-deck
top-covered
4-wheel

Brill 21E

Oldham Corporation

36/22

No. 112 was constructed using the body from No. 3 of 1900, which had been out of service (although used as a platelayers hut) since 1915.
Withdrawn 1939 (7, 112), 1946 (4-6, 8-12, 14-16).

1924

17-20

Double-deck
fully-enclosed
4-wheel

Brill 21E

English Electric

42/22

22

Double-deck
fully-enclosed
4-wheel

Brill 21E

English Electric

42/22

24

Double-deck
fully-enclosed
4-wheel

Brill 21E

English Electric

42/22

Withdrawn 1939 (19-20), 1946 (17-18, 22, 24).

1925

113-120

Single-deck
saloon
4-wheel

Peckham
or
Brush AA

Brush

26

Nos. 113-120 ex-Middleton Electric Traction Co. (Nos. 27-34); re-trucked with Brill 21E by Oldham Corporation at a later date.
Withdrawn 1933 (119), 1934 (117), 1935 (113-116, 118, 120).

1926

121-132

Double-deck
fully-enclosed
4-wheel

Brill 21E

English Electric

42/22

Withdrawn 1946 (121-132).


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