Ferrymead Heritage Park
Christchurch, New Zealand

The Tramway Historical Society Inc.

Type Grip Car

Outsite Hall of Wheels at Ferrymead where it is currently on display. Photographer Dave Carr.

Sitting on the Traverser prior to being transported down to the Hall of Wheels. Photographer: Russell Anderson

Date Built 1906
Written Off 26th October 1951
Acquired by THS 1969
From Waihola, Otago
Restored Restored to 1940's form.

Originally Number 5 on the Roslyn Company Cable Car line, it was renumbered to 95 when the cable car line was taken over by Dunedin City Corporation Tramways (DCCT).

Build in 1906 by Cossens and Black, Dunedin this tram spent its working life on the Rattray Street cable line in Dunedin. After finding it in use as a shed near Waihola, Otago, the Society has restored No 95 to complete operating condition. This has involved the manufacture of replica parts including the gripper and brake mechanisms.

Currently on display in the Hall of Wheels at Ferrymead Heritage Park.