Brighton Corporation Transport
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Type Tramcar Class F Chassis Brill 21E Motor Dick Kerr 50h.p. Engine Built 1937 Body B.C.T.D. O54D Fleet 53 Registration Chassis Number Body Number Status Withdrawn Disposed 1939 Initial Disposal Extra Information These cars were 29 feet long - 6 feet 6 inches wide had 'direct stairs' - vestibule windscreens and convex lower side panels. They were also fitted with roller bearings - smaller wheels and deeper upper deck panels. Chrome plating replaced the brass fittings. This was the last open-top double deck tramcar built in the United Kingdom. The lower deck and some fittings are stored on a farm in West Sussex. Photo Caption Returning to Brighton after almost 47years is the last open-top double-deck tramcar to be built in the U.K. 53 is seen by Tom Canneaux on Madeira Drive celebrating 85years of Brighton Corporation Transport. Hopefully, one day this historic car will be restored.
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