Tram [No.17 (C type 'Double Decker')]

Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limited, Manufacturer

1902
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Maker and Role
Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1902
Description
Auckland Double Decker Tram No.17
Bodywork: Brush, Loughborough, England (in Kitset form)
Length: 33' 6", width: 7' 2", weight: 12½ tonnes
Seating capacity: 80 - top deck 46, lower deck 34
Seating altered to 78 seated, 10 standing - 25/03/1911
Trolley standard: Stovepipe type by R W Blackwell
Trucks: Brush D1 of English Manufacture
1435 mm (4' 8½") gauge
Motors: 2 x Brush 1200 @ 40 HP until July 1909;
4 x Brush 1200 @ 40 HP from July 1909
Controllers: Brush H2 until November 1909 British Thompson Houston B6 with rheostatic/magnetic electric braking General Electric K6 from April 1911.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
2004.314
Credit Line
Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limited. 1902. Tram [No.17 (C type 'Double Decker')], 2004.314. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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