642
Centenary Car
Source: Built by East Lancashire Coachbuilders in 1986
Fate:Stored as part of the C Fleet at Rigby Road
Owner:Blackpool Transport Services Ltd / Blackpool Heritage Trust
Class:CENTENARY

Tram Details


Class Details

Built: 1984-1988
Trucks: Blackpool Transport 5ft 6in wheelbase and Metalastik suspension
Motors: English Electric 305 57 Horsepower x 2
Controllers: Brush Chopper Controls
Braking: Chopper Controlled air braking / hand wheel
Current Collection: Pantograph
Dimensions: Length 51ft 6in, Width 8ft 2in, Height 9ft 4in
Seats: 54


Timeline
As Centenary Car 642
1986Built by East Lancashire Coachbuilders
2009-06-24Collided with a stationary tram at Starr Gate
Stored as part of the C Fleet

Models of Class


OO/HO Card Kits
by Pete Watson

Comments/Notes

Tram image courtesy of James Millington.