Mexborough & Swinton 34 - Click for a larger photo

Mexborough & Swinton 34
(WW 4688)

Chassis: Garrett Type ‘O’ (2 axle)
Chassis No:  
Motor: 309
Bodywork: Garrett B32C
Length:  
Width:  
Body Number:  
Unladen Weight:  
Entered Service: February 1928
Withdrawn: 1945
Owner: British Trolleybus Society
EU Cookie Law Script 1

This site uses cookies for internal use only and are not used for any other reason nor are they shared anywhere. This message will no longer display after you have clicked 'Accept'.


Accept         More Information

Brief History

The first of a batch of 6 Garrett trolleybuses was delivered to Mexborough & Swinton in June 1927 and were given fleet number 34-39. A further 24 Garrett trolleybuses arrived between 1928 and 1930.

34 to 39 entered service in early 1928 when the section of tramway between Mexborough (Montague Arms) and Denaby was converted to trolleybus operation.

34 survived in service until the end of the second world war whereupon she was pensioned off and became a hay store on a farm. This single-decker was found back in 1974 by enthusiasts who bought it from the owner. 34 was towed the short distance to Sandtoft and is regarded as a major restoration project which will involve substantial rebuilding of the bodywork when funds and time permit.

 

Go Back   Back to Trolleybuses


Plan your visit...

The museum re-opens on Easter Saturday 2018 - 31 March 2018

«   December   »
S M T W T F S
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

The museum is operated entirely by volunteers and is open on selected days only. Click on the highlighted dates in the calendar or

 View our Open Days Page 

for details of what is scheduled for any one open day. You can also view full details of our facilities and attractions.

The Trolleybus Museum
Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster
North Lincolnshire, DN8 5SX

AMPLE FREE PARKING
for cars and coaches

Accredited Museum

CMS Produced by Peter ShortCopyright 2015-17 - The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft