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JRS Photos of the Month July 2020

Tramcars built in 1928

This month we take a look at a selection of tramcars which have in common, a build year of 1928.

All Photos: Oliver Mayer


Hankai Mo 161 was built in 1928 and is still running on the Hankai Tramway in Southern Osaka. Here it is seen on a charter at Hamadera-eki-mae, with low-floor car 1003 (built in 2015) behind. 4th October 2017.

Meitetsu Mo 754, built in 1928 and in use until 2001, is shown in the livery for service on the Seto Line in the 1960s and 70s inside the Seto-gura Museum in Seto City. 19th April 2018.

Meitetsu Mo 513, built in 1928, and until retirement in 2005 has always been running on the Gifu interurban lines. It has been plinthed at the station forecourt of JR Gifu in November 2019. 9th February 2020.

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