Southend Corporation Transport Tram Fleet List 1901-1942

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Fleet No.TypeTrucksBodySeating

1901

1-10Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel
Brill 21EBrush20/18
11-12Double-deck
open-top
bogie
Brill 22EBrush30/28
13-14Single-deck
saloon
4-wheel
Brill 21EBrush20

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Withdrawn 1923 (7), 1929 (4, 13-14[1-2]), 1932 (2[12]), 1934 (3, 5, 6[32], 9-10), 1937 (1[11], 8, 11-12[13-14]).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

15-17Double-deck
open-top
bogie
Brush Maximum TractionBrush30/28

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Withdrawn 1939 (15-17).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

18-22Double-deck
open-top
bogie
Brill 22EMilnes34/30

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Withdrawn 1930 (18), 1939 (20-21), 1940 (19, 22).

1909

23-25Double-deck
open-top
bogie
Mountain & Gibson Type 4United Electric Car Co.40/30

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Withdrawn 1939 (25), 1942 (23-24).

1910

26-31Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel
BrushflexBrush32/22

Withdrawn 1934 (27), 1938 (26, 28-30), 1939 (31).

1912

32Double-deck open-top
4-wheel
Peckham RE2Southend CT42/26
33-36Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel
Peckham P22Brush34/24
37-39Double-deck
open-top
4-wheel
Peckham RE2Brush40/30

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Withdrawn 1932 (32[6]), 1934 (35), 1939 (33-34, 36, 38), 1942 (37, 39).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

40-42Single-deck
toastrack
bogie
Brush BBrush48

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Withdrawn 1932 (40), 1939 (41-42).

1921

43Single-deck
toastrack
bogie
Peckham P25Brush48
44-55Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie
Peckham P23Brush36/34

Withdrawn 1939 (43, 49-50), 1942 (44-48, 51-55).

1924

56-61Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie
English Electric BurnleyEnglish Electric36/34

Withdrawn 1942 (56-61).

1934

62-65Double-deck
top-covered
bogie
Brill 22EHurst Nelson34/30
66-68Double-deck
fully enclosed
bogie
Brush
Swing-wing
Brush42/30

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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