Tramway Quiz

March 08 Quiz

With the tramway due to reopen in March, here is another quiz, Answers will be posted during April.

1. What is 633's (The trawler) new number?

2. Which Brush Car carries Wartime Green and Cream livery?

3. When was 679 withdrawn?

4. What did 718 advertise during 2007?

5. What numbers have the various parts of the Western Train carried?

6. Which Brush Car carried an advert for Brannigans?

7. Which Balloon cars have carried all over adverts for the Eclipse show at the Pleasure Beach?

8. Which Brush Cars have carries a skull design on the cab ends?

9. Which Balloon advertised Mitchellin Tyres?

10.Where was Bold St and Copse Rd Depots located?

11.How many trams currently carry wartime liveries?

12.Which boat car carries travel card adverts?

13.Which Twin car motor has its roof windows pannelled over?

14.How many unrefurbished balloons and what numbers remain in service?

15.Who built Sheffield 513 and in what year?

16.What does 719 currently advertise?

17.How many wheels does Stockport 5 have?

18.Which balloon carried routmaster red and white livery?

19.Which tram was the Frigate rebuilt from?

20. What year did 717 last run in passenger service before its major overhaul?

answers

1.737, 2.623, 3.2004, 4. vodka kick, 5.733, 209, 222, 174,734, 6. 632, 7.704 and 720, 8.627, 634 9.721, 10. fleetwood 11.3 (700, 623, 605) 12. 607, 13.675 14.8 - 701, 702, 703, 710, 712, 715, 721, 726 15.1950 16. Infusion 17. 4 18. 701 19. Pantograph 170 20. 2003

December 07 Quiz

Yet another Quiz to keep you occupied whilst the tramway is closed, Answers will be posted in January.

1. Which 2 balloons collided at Admiral's Point in October?

2. Which Brush car was the last one to carry the 90's Green and Cream?

3. Which Pantograph car was rebuilt into the Western Train carriage?

4. Which Balloon now carries the HM Coastguard advert?

5. Which railcoach carries the Radio Wave advert and was withdrawn last year?

6. Which twin car motor was scrapped this year?

7. How many times has 646 carried the Paul Gaunt Furnishings advert?

8. Which numbers has 259 carried?

9. How many seats does a Brush car have?

10.Where was Standard 147 built?

11.Which advert does 631 carry?

12.What colours do 602 carry?

13.Which tram is now based at Busworld in Beith, Ayrshire?

14.Which tram is currently advertising Hot Ice show?

15.Which livery did 631 carry prior to the Laughing Donkey advert?

16.Which was the last Millenium car to be built?

17.When was Fleetwood 40 built?

18.Which tram was Replica Vanguard 619 rebuilt from?

19.Which balloon has recently been restored to 1930's condition?

20.Which Boat car has roundels for FTS in its trolley tower?

December 07 answers

1. 711 and 722 2. 625 3. 174 4. 726 5. 678 6. 677 7. 3 times 8. 624, 287 9. 48 seats 10.Hurst Nelson works in Motherwell 11.Walls Solero all over advert 12.yellow and black 13.735 the hovertram 14.721 15.90's Green and Cream 16.724 17.1914 18.OMO 7 19.717 20. 600

March 07 Quiz

Here is a quiz to keep you occupied, answers will be posted at the end of March

1. Which Balloon was the last in service wearing the 90's livery?

2. Which stored Balloon still wears the 90's livery today?

3. How many and which trams have advertised Pontins?

4. Which member of the fleet has the longest running advert at present?

5. What 3 balloons have retained their roof windows?

6. Which twin car set has a motor which has had its roof windows panelled over?

7. How many balloons (and their fleet numbers) have been refurbished so far?

8. Which centenary car is the youngest in the Fleet?

9. What are the differences between boat 600 and the other boats?

10. Which 2 trams were the Western Train built from?

11. How many sets of points are there at Pleasure Beach?

12. Which Railcoach retains it's heaters?

13. How many Brush cars / railcoaches are still in service and what are their numbers?

14. What livery did 704 carry before it was withdrawn?

15. Which Brush Car has the least number of seats and why?

16. How many passing loops is there on the system?

17. What were the Sidings at Thornton Gate originally used for?

18. Which single tram vehicle has the highest seating Capacity in the Whole fleet?

19. Which tram has carried adverts for Goosebumps, Valhalla and Eclipse?

20. Which Brush Car retains a fan heater on the bulkheads in each Saloon?

Answers

1.711
2.716
3.4 - 707,709, 722 and 622
4.630 - Karting 2000
5.700, 703, 721
6.675+685
7.9 - 701, 707, 709, 711, 713, 718, 719, 723, 724
8.647
9.has lower bodysides, different contollers and more seats
10. Railcoach 209 and Pantograph 174
11. 8 (both enterances and exits from loops, the cross over and the spur from the South bound track onto the outer loop
12. 679
13. 6 - 5 brush, 1 railcoach - 622, 623, 626, 630, 631, 680
14. Eclipse advert livery
15. 626 (46 seats)- has a control box at one end instead of seats
16. 5 (Tower, North Pier, Cabin, Bispham, Thornton Gate)
17. unloading coal wagons from the nearby railway
18. 761
19. 720
20. 627

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