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.
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Brush Tramcar 33 - Restoration progress (latest first)
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Tram restoration Painted awaiting lettering and lining.
Tram restoration View from one end.
Tram restoration Canvas being glued to the newly fitted canopy.
Tram restoration New staircase fitted into position, showing the cramped area that the driver stood in. The area is even more cramped than on a normal tram due to the narrow gauge of the Ipswich system.
Tram restoration Metal side panels being screwed to a staircase.
Tram restoration Finished staircase, waiting for the steel sides to be added to give stuctural strength.
Tram restoration Wooden steps of one staircase being constucted using a jig.
Tram restoration Second end platform, showing original paintwork still visible on the bulkhead.
Tram restoration Cleaned and painted interior framework, showing truss rods, which are used to keep the body square.
Tram restoration First coat of gloss paint applied to one side of the tram.
Tram restoration Newly fabricated headlamp, also showing controller and break handle temporarily fitted.
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