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Tram 49

Tram 49

This Wolverhampton Corporation double decker tram was built in 1909. It is a typical Edwardian tramcar with an ornate lower saloon and open upper deck with traverse seating.

Originally equipped with the Lorain system - taking its power supply from studs in the road - it was later converted to run from overhead wires. The tram was painstakingly restored by the Black Country Museum Transport Group in 2004.

Entered service: 1909 

Withdrawn: 1921 

Manufacturer: , United Electric Car Company, Preston, UK, 1919

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Year: 1909

Ref: Ref: 1976-466-001-6

Area: Wolverhampton

Theme: Transport



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