Coventry Corporation Transport Society

Trailer Conversions

Reproduced from A S Denton and F P Groves, Coventry Transport 1884-1940, BTHG (1985)
original citation FGP collection

These trams were originally built as trailer cars for the electric tramway in 1898/9.  They were converted to electric trams to replace the original steam trailer car conversions of the same numbers.

Manufacturer Brush (Loughborough)
Type 4-wheel double deck open top cars on Peckham cantilever trucks with 2 Westinghouse 17 hp motors and Westinghouse controllers
Upper deck: 20 seats    Lower saloon: 20 seats.
Number Converted Withdrawn Notes
6 1904   Introduced as unnumbered trailer cars in 1898. Converted to electric cars using the motors and control equipment from the withdrawn trams of the same numbers
Transferred to Coventry Corporation Transport in 1912
7 1904  
8 1904  
9 1904  
10 1904