Ferrymead Heritage Park
Christchurch, New Zealand

The Tramway Historical Society Inc.

Type AEC Regal MkI, body by Christchurch Tramway Board

Our photo shows No 229 of 1936 vintage standing in front of No 240 in the CTB yard, No 229 has been repainted with a red bumper similar to the Regal Mk IVs of 1952. Photo from Colin Loach collection.

Date Built 1938
Written Off 1958? by Christchurch Transport Board. Sold to Benmore Hydro Scheme Otematata
Acquired by THS
From Dr Mora, Kurow?
Restored In storage awaiting restoration.

The Society also has (part of?) 233 of 1936 vintage. The intention is to restore them as one good bus - 240.

Refer also to "On the Move", volume 8