Neath (British Gas Traction) 1 built 1896

Neath (British Gas Traction) 1 built 1896

Neath (British Gas Traction)  1 built 1896
Neath (British Gas Traction) 1 built 1896

 

Present Location Cefn Coed Colliery Museum
Designed For Neath (British Gas Traction)
Built by Ashbury
Where built Manchester
General type Open-top horse car
First Number 1
Present Number 1
Status Static display
Condition Good
Operating No
Stored Under cover
Rarity Unique
Historical Significance Exceptionally Significant
Notes originally fitted with gas engine; ex-Lytham gas tramway; to Provincial Gas Traction Co, Neath, 1903; to Neath Corporation 1916; W.8/1920; to garden at Melyn; P.1984 and restored by Neath Borough Council Training Agency, (correct livery subsequently thought to be chocolate and cream). Exceptional survivor of 1890s experiments with non-electric traction.
Seats Downstairs/Upstairs 16/24
Photo by Chris Smyth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/11/2018

 
 


 

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