Tram [No. 44 (A type 'Dinghy copy')]

Auckland Electric Tramways Company Limited, Manufacturer;  Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limited, Manufacturer; 

1906
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Maker and Role
Auckland Electric Tramways Company Limited, Manufacturer
Brush Electrical Engineering Company Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1906
Description
Auckland Electric Tramcar
A Class “Dinghy” No.44.
Single deck, two compartment,
Single truck
Bodywork: Auckland Electric Tramway Company Limited
Length: 29' 11", width: 7' 6", weight: 9.85 tons
Seating capacity 30, standing 10
Trolley standard: Stovepipe type by R W Blackwell
Glass fronts fitted and canopies rebuilt - 25/11/1910
Air brakes installed - 20/04/1912
Brakes strengthened - 04/01/1913
Sand gear installed - 20/04/1912
Coupled to car No.49 - 05/12/1918
Rebuilt - GE K6 controllers fitted - 31/02/1921
Original truck: Brush 4-wheel truck,
1435 mm gauge
Original motors: 2 x Brush 1200 @ 40 HP
Original Controllers: Brush H2, then General Electric K6 after being coupled 31st March 1921
Present truck: Brill copy 21E ex Brussels in Belgium, 4' 8 1/2" (1435mm) gauge
Present motors: 2 x MTV30 @ 70 HP (being re-rated to approximately 35-40 HP)
Present controllers: 2 x General Electric K35JJ.
Other Name
Dinghy copy
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
44 Painted
Accession No
1964.111
Credit Line
Auckland Electric Tramways Company Limited et al. 1906. Tram [No. 44 (A type 'Dinghy copy')], 1964.111. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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