Tram [No. 248 (Streamliner)]

Auckland Transport Board, Manufacturer

1938
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Maker and Role
Auckland Transport Board, Manufacturer
Production Date
1938
Description
Bodywork: Auckland Transport Board's Royal Oak Workshops.
Trucks: EMB L5 of English manufacture.
Track Gauge: 4' 8½" (1435 mm) gauge.
Air wheel and track brakes, and hand-operated wheel brakes. 27-inch diameter spoked wheels. Owing to harsh and solid riding of 247 and 248, the ends of the EMB truck spring leaves were altered - reshuffled to form an overload type of spring.
Motors: 4 x Metropolitan Vickers MV109DY @ 35 HP
Controllers: General Electric GEK6 with Line Breaker Controller handle switch.
Other Name
Streamliner
No.248
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
248 Painted
HERNE BAY / COLLEGE HILL
Accession No
1964.156
Credit Line
Auckland Transport Board. 1938. Tram [No. 248 (Streamliner)], 1964.156. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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