This kit represents one of the types of standard cars built in the early 1900s.
Open top car 3 window lower sides, 6 vents, reversed stairs, headlamp in mid dash, Brill 21E truck sides.
Towns that had this type of tram include: Burton-on-Trent 1-20, Carlisle 13-15, Cheltenham 13-20, Colchester 1-16, Croydon 9,10,13,14,16-22,27-34, Doncaster 1-25, Dunfermline 44, 45, Felixstowe Pier Tramway, Gateshead 21-45, Ilkeston 1-9, Ipswich 1-36, Northampton 1-22, Nottingham 1-57, Peterborough 1-12, Portsmouth 1-80, Reading 1-30, Rotherham 1-12, 16-30, Salford 1-100, Southport even numbers 2-18, Stockport 5 / 13, Sunderland 3, Swindon 1-7, West Riding 1-30, Wigan 1-12
Our sample is painted as a Portsmouth tram.
Truck - ME24S10 or equivalent - see OO gauge motors section of this web site.
For transfers for the Portsmouth version of this kit, see KW 006c Portsmouth transfers in the transfers section of this web site.
In addition, by using alternate parts, the following trams can be made:-
Bexley 1-16 – dash, high headlamp
Bradford open top cars 54-128 – Peckham double spring truck
Brighton cars 1-30 – Peckham double spring truck
Cambourne & Redruth 1-4 – dash, high headlamp, Milnes truck
Coventry open top cars 19-30 - Peckham single side spring truck
Croydon open top cars 1-8,11,12,15,23-26,35 – Peckham truck
Glossop open top cars 1-6 – Milnes truck
Great Grimsby original cars 1-24 - balcony headlamp
Kirkaldy 1-10 – Milnes truck
Plymouth, Stonehouse & Devonport -16 - balcony headlamp
Scarborough 21, 23-28 – 1.5 spring truck
South Shields 1-10 – dash, high headlamp
If you wish to make one of these, then let me know and I will provide the appropriate parts.