Ferrymead Heritage Park
Christchurch, New Zealand

The Tramway Historical Society Inc.

Type English Electric Trolley Bus

Recovery of English Electric Trolleybus No. 210 in 1965 (THS Collection)

Three English Electric trolley buses, led by number 210, lined up in Bowhill Road, on the opening of the North Beach trolley bus services - 5 July 1931 (THS Archives)

Running in Wellington on a visit there in March 1999 at the Wellington 50th Anniversary Trolley Bus Festival. Photo: Lachlan Rendall, March 1999

Photographer Dave Carr, June 2001

Outside the Trolley Bus barn getting a wash from Society President Graeme Belworthy. Dunedin 79 waits its turn. Photo: Stephen Taylor 4 Oct 2008

Date Built 1930,
Written Off Withdrawn from service 1956
Acquired by THS 1965
From Transport North Canterbury Ltd
Restored c 1970

This trolley bus regularly operates on the Society's Trolley Bus circuit at Ferrymead Heritage Park.

The following information is from Bradley Knewstubb's web-site - refer to the links page:

Make:   English Electric,  3-axle
Bodywork:  Boon and Company, Christchurch 
Motor:  English Electric 70 bhp DK 121 
Controllers:  5-notch EMB non-automatic 
Seating Capacity: 38 plus driver

Christchurch 209 and 210 are the only known English Electric trolleybuses to survive in the world.