Tram Photographs

A recent addition to the museum's photograph archive are the tram collections of the late L.W. Perkins and A.N. H. Glover – with thanks and kind permission of  F. A. Wycherley.

The majority of these two important collections covers the Birmingham Corporation Transport system from 1938 to 1953, totalling some 640 views.  They can be accessed in the same way as the main photograph library, by writing to us or emailing us with your specific requests.  You can ask for individual tram numbers or locations within Birmingham. A search will be made for you and small laser prints will be forwarded for your perusal. The first 60 images with captions (12 to the page) are sent free of charge – additional pages are charged at 25p each. Alternatively all 640 images can be printed out in this way for £12.00p, which includes post and packaging.  An order form will be included should you wish to place an order.

In the first instance please write to

Kidderminster Railway Museum
Tram Collection
Station Approach
Comberton Hill
Kidderminster Worcs
DY10 1QX

or email us at

Please list the specific numbers or locations which you are interested in.  If you want all 640 images, please forward a cheque for £12.00p made payable to ‘Kidderminster Railway Museum’.

Here are a few photographs from the collection for you as a sample.

Tram 754 at Selly Oak depot

Tram 588 at Snow Hill

Tram 328 at High Street, Aston

Tram 358 at Rednal

 Kyott's Lake Road works

Trams 809, 399, 784, 382, 770, 765, 640 at Trinity Road waiting to collect football supporters from Villa Park

Trams 838, 778, 621, 841, and TB20 at Kyott's Lake Road works

Trams 798 and 789 at Washwood Heath Road/Alum Rock Road

Tram 5 at Lancaster Street/Corporation Place

We are always looking to add to our photographic collection. Have you any photographs that you would be willing to deposit with us?

We might even have a picture of you as a youngster catching a tram!
 If you don't ask, you won't know!