Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890.
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Trams and Trolleybuses
1880 Starbuck Horse Tram - Cambridge Horse Tram
1904 Brush Tramcar - Ipswich Corporation Tramways No. 33
1923 Railless single deck Trolleybus - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 2
1923 Ransomes single deck Trolleybus - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 9
1923 Ransomes Trolleybus chassis - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 16 (chassis only)
1926 Garrett 'O' type Trolleybus - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 26
1933 Ransomes double deck Trolleybus - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 46
1948 Karrier 'W' Trolleybus - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 105
1950 Sunbeam 'F4' Trolleybus - Ipswich Corporation Trolleybus No. 126

The Museum contains the following exhibits which also have relevance to Ipswich Corporation Trams and Trolleybuses:

1902 Tower Wagon - Used by Ipswich Corporation Tramways to erect overhead wires
1903 Gilbert Brothers Handcart - Ipswich Corporation Tramways handcart
1937 Switchgear Room - Priory Heath switchgear room, which is still in the condition it was when the trolleybus system shut
1948 AEC Monarch Tower Wagon - Purchased for Ipswich Corporation trolleybus systems proposed expansion