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To aid visibility of the current status of the trams on this fleet list the following colour coding is used:|
Operational, Under Attention/Overhaul/Restoration, Stored/Withdrawn, On loan elsewhere
|No.||Place||Date Built||Livery||Date last operated||Link|
|16||Sunderland||1900||Crimson & Cream||2023||Photo|
|31||Blackpool||1901||Red, White & Teak||2023||Photo|
|49||Newcastle & Gosforth||1880||?||-|
|65||Oporto||1933||Yellow & Black||?||Photo|
|114||Newcastle||1901||Brown, Yellow & White||2023||Photo|
|196||Oporto||1935||Blue & Primrose Yellow||2023||Photo|
|264||Sheffield||1907||Blue & Cream||2023||Photo|
|513||Sheffield||1950||Cream & Blue|| 2022 (East Anglia Transport Museum) |
The last operated dates are at Beamish unless stated otherwise.
Gateshead 10 is currently underdoing an extensive overhaul. This also includes it returning to its Gateshead identity having spent the past few years as Grimsby & Immingham 26. The tram is now due to be completed spring 2024.
Newcastle & Gosforth 49 is a horse tram which is currently being restored at Beamish for eventual entry into service. The final product will include parts from Leamington & Warwick 8, a similar horse car which was acquired by Beamish.
The remains of Gateshead 51 were transported to Beamish in October 2006 and with nothing substantial left of the tram its likely to be used to help in the restoration of 52 with little prospect of it being restored itself.
Gateshead 52 was delivered to Beamish on 7th January 2014 - its ownership having been transferred from the Tramway Museum Society. The tram will eventually be restored to operational condition.
Oporto 65 arrived at Beamish in September 2016 following its ownership change from Crich. It is a Coal Transporter and will is proposed to be used as a training tram.
The livery carried by Oporto 196 is inspired by the South Shields colours of blue and primrose yellow.
Sheffield 264 is currently out of service with a motor fault.
Sheffield 513 is currently on loan at the East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, having previously been on loan for 10 years in Blackpool.
Blackpool 749 is a Tower Wagon.
We are grateful to Gordon Bulmer & Trevor Hall for providing information contained on this fleet list.
This page was last updated on Sunday 1st October 2023
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