Cutest tram you’ll ever see.

10 Sep

Head on down to the Dockline Tram . The cute Brunswick-green 4-wheel tram, No. 44 was the first tram  built locally in 1906 for Auckland’s fledgling tramways. It was  rebuilt from a former freight-car tram, also No. 44, and ran for a time on the Herne Bay line. Additional similar trams were built and dubbed “Dinghies””. They were frequently seen in pairs, “The Twins.” With open motorman compartments, they were ideal for fine balmy days.  Get a ticket to ride and check out the fine kauri woodwork. No 44. is temporarily on loan from MOTAT where it was lovingly restored.

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