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Last Updated Sunday 2nd August 2015

Manx Electric Railway

With thanks to Geoff Pickles for providing the information in this fleet list which was sourced from the Manx Electric Railway Society website & Ken Jones & Dave Mee for updates.

Power Cars
No. Built Builder Type Trucks Motors Seats
1 1893 G. F. Milnes Unvestibuled Saloon Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 34
2 1893 G. F. Milnes Unvestibuled Saloon Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 34
5 1894 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 32
6 1894 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 36
7 1894 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 36
9 1894 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 36
14 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
15 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
16 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 56
17 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
18 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
19 1899 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brill 27Cx 4 x SEHC 25hp 48
20 1899 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brill 27Cx 4 x SEHC 25hp 48
21 1899 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brill 27Cx 4 x SEHC 25hp 48
22 1899 G. F. Milnes Saloon Brill 27Cx 4 x SEHC 25hp 48
25 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench None None 56
26 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 56
27 1898 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp 56
28 1904 ER&TCC Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
29 1904 ER&TCC Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
30 1904 ER&TCC Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
31 1904 ER&TCC Crossbench Milnes S3 4 x ECC 20hp 56
32 1906 UEC Crossbench Brill 27Cx 4 x GE60 27hp 56
33 1906 UEC Crossbench Brill 27Cx 4 x GE60 27hp 56
34 1995 MER Works Car Brush D 4 x SEHC 25hp Nil

Notes:
Cars 5, 6, 7, 19, 20, 21, 22 are fitted with air connections for use with Winter Trailers 57/58. However the air brake equipment was removed from Winter Trailer 57 during the last major overhaul during 2002.
Car 7 returned to service in summer 2011 in original "Douglas and Laxey Tramway" Blue and white livery.
Car 9 was fitted with Illuminations in 1993 for the MER Centenary, some of which it retains today.
Car 22 was destroyed by fire in Sept 1990. The rebuilt Car 22 with bodywork by McArds of Port Erin returned to service in 1992.
Car 25 was stripped of trucks and motors 2003 for fitting to the 'new' dedicated MER works car, now known as 34, but previously was the replica of Snaefell Mountain Railway car 7 'MARIA'.
Car 27 was converted into a dedicated works car during the 1990's but has since been withdrawn.
Cars 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 32 & 33 are available for service.
14 is currently undergoing restoration at Derby Castle sheds.
Cars 15, 17, 18, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31 are stored unserviceable split between Derby Castle and Laxey sheds.
34 is currently out of service following a recent failure.

Trailers
No. Year Builder Type Trucks Seats
36 1894 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S2 44
37 1894 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S2 44
40 1930 English Electric Crossbench Milnes S1 44
41 1930 English Electric Crossbench Milnes S1 44
42 1903 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S3 44
43 1903 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S3 44
44 1930 English Electric Crossbench Milnes S1 44
45 1899 G. F. Milnes Permanent Way Flat Wagon Milnes S2 Nil
46 1899 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S1 44
47 1899 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S1 44
48 1899 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S2 44
49 1893 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S1 44
50 1893 G. F. Milnes Crossbench see below 44
51 1893 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S1 44
52 1893 G. F. Milnes Permanent Way Flat Wagon Milnes S1 Nil
53 1893 G. F. Milnes Crossbench see below 44
54 1893 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S1 44
55 1904 ER&TCC Crossbench Brill 27CxT 44
56 1904 ER&TCC Crossbench Brill 27CxT 44
57 1904 ER&TCC Unv. Saloon Brill 27CxT 32
58 1904 ER&TCC Unv. Saloon Brill 27CxT 32
59 1895 G. F. Milnes Unv. Saloon Milnes S2 18
60 1896 G. F. Milnes Crossbench Milnes S1 44
61 1906 UEC Crossbench Brill 27CxT 44
62 1906 UEC Crossbench Brill 27CxT 44

Notes:
Trailers 36, 37, 42, 49, 50, 53, 54, 55, 61 & 62 are stored unserviceable. They are split between Derby Castle and Laxey sheds.
58 is currently out of service following a derailment in July 2015.
Trailer 45 lost its body during the winter 2003/2004 and was converted into a flat per way wagon.
Trailer 51 was rebuilt to its 1894 condition in 1987.
Trailer 52 was used with roof and seats removed as a bogie flat wagon each Winter for many years, but reassembled for seasonal use. With the general availability of trailer 59 for service purposes after 1940, trailer 52 was no longer needed to make up the total of 25 trailers and became permanently allocated to engineering duties.
Trailer 56 rebuilt 1994/95 as a saloon and fitted with sides, glazing, wheelchair hoist, dynamo and demountable seating as a disabled access car.

Codes
BRILL The J G Brill Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
BRUSH Brush Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd., Falcon Works, Loughborough
ECC Electric Construction Co. Ltd., Wolverhampton, England
English Electric English Electric Company Ltd., Dick, Kerr Works, Preston, Lancs
ER&TCC Electric Railway & Tramway Carriage Co. Ltd., Dick, Kerr Works, Preston, Lancs, (Later became part of UEC)
GE General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA
G F MILNES George F Milnes & Co. Ltd., Cleveland Street Works, Birkenhead to 4/02, then at Hadley Castle, Shropshire
SEHC Societe l'Electricite et l'Hydraulique, Charleroi, Belgium, later and nowadays Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi SA (ACEC) and part of the Westinghouse Electric an Manufacturing Group, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
UEC United Electric Car Co. Ltd., Dick, Kerr Works, Preston, Lancs. (Later part of English Electric Co.)


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