TS Class 7

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TS Class 7
Strømmen and Leopold tram at Munkvoll.jpg
Manufacturer Strømmen
Constructed 1956–57
Entered service 1956
Scrapped 1983–584
Number built 28 (trams)
15 (trailers)
Number preserved 4
Fleet numbers 1–5, 10–32
Capacity 33 (seated) + 52 (standing)
Operator(s) Trondheim Sporvei
Specifications
Car length 13.2 m (43 ft)
Width 2.6 m (8.5 ft)
Doors 6
Weight 15.0 t (14.8 long tons; 16.5 short tons)
Prime mover(s) NEBB GDTM 1252
Power output 172 kW (231 hp)
Current collection method Pantograph
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)

TS Class 6 was a series of 28 trams and 15 trailers built by Strømmens Værksted for Trondheim Sporvei. They were delivered in two slightly different batches; ten in 1948–49 and six in 1955.

On 10 October 1956, almost all operative trams used by the company were lost to the flames. Subsequently, Trondheim Sporvei ordered the Class 6 from Strømmen. Five engines were salvaged from the fire, and were reused in trams 1 through 5. The remaining deliveries were numbered 10–32. The trams delivered with new motors, had four NEBB motors with a power output of 43 kW (58 hp). The Class 6 remained in service until 1984, when the Class 8 was delivered. Until then, the Class 7 served as the only tram on the Trondheim Tramway. Four trams and one trailer have been preserved by the Trondheim Tramway Museum.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kjenstad, Rune (1994). På skinner i Bymarka. Baneforlaget. pp. 355–58. ISBN 82-91448-01-9.