Ferrymead Heritage Park
Christchurch, New Zealand

The Tramway Historical Society Inc.

Type AEC Regal Mk 4, Body by Crossley, UK

Photo: Frank Rowlands

Date Built 1952
Written Off On loan from 1978, Gifted to the Society in running order, 1989
Acquired by THS 1989
From Christchurch Transport Board
Restored Maintained in running order

290 was the first bus in the fleet of AEC Regal Mk4's bought specifically to replace the trams by the Christchurch Tramways Board.

Refer to "On the Move" volume 8.