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Photograph Archive

This page provides an archive of photographs (and a few other images) of Parry People Movers vehicles both under development and in service in various parts of the UK.

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All photographs are the copyright of Parry People Movers Ltd unless explicitly stated otherwise.

PPM 60 railcars Nos. 139 001 (left) and 139 002 together at Stourbridge Junction on 17th May 2009

Class 139 railcars Nos. 139 001 (left) and 139 002 at Stourbridge Junction on 17th May 2009

PPM 50 railcar No. 999 900 is lifted off the Stourbridge Town branch for the last time on 17th May 2009

Class 139 No. 139 001 is lifted and turned around before lowering on to the line at Stourbridge Town on 17th May 2009.
PPM 60 No. 139 001 is lowered on to the track at Stourbridge Town on 17th May 2009.
Class 139 No. 139 001 makes its first run up the Stourbridge Town branch after delivery, 17th May 2009

Passengers board railcar No. 139 002 at Stourbridge Junction on 12th May 2009.

PPM 60 Railcar No. 139 002 approaches Stourbridge Town on 12th May 2009.
PPM 60 Railcar No. 139 001 is lifted from a transporter lorry on to the track at Stourbridge Town on 17th May 2009.  PPM 50 vehicle No. 999 900 can be seen behind the Class 139.

No 139 002 sets off to Stourbridge Town on Sunday 29th March 2009 with the 10.23 from Stourbridge Junction.
PPM 60 railcar No. 139 002 approaches Stourbridge Junction with the 10.29 service from Stourbridge Town on 29th March 2009

Interior of Class 139 No. 139 002 awaiting departure from Stourbridge Junction on 12th May 2009

PPM 60 railcar 139 001 is unloaded from its road transport at the Chasewater Railway, 29th July 2008
Moving under its own power on a railway for the first time, railcar 139 001 at Brownhills West, Chasewater Railway, 29th July 2008
PPM 60 railcar 139 001 runs through Brownhills West, Chasewater Railway, on 30th July 2008
Railcar number 39001 in London Midland livery on display at Tyseley Open Day, June 2008. Photo: Toby Rackliff
Wheelsets for Stourbridge railcars being assembled at Alan Keef Ltd’s works in 2008
The body framework of one of the two ‘Stourbridge’ railcars at Trailways Ltd works, Bloxwich in early 2008
Night-time scene during Sunday service at Stourbridge November 2006
Railcar depot building at Stourbridge
Model showing possible PPM railcar for Stonehenge visitor centre
One-sixth scale model of PPM
low floor railcar showing ‘flat end’ styling of one end in preparation for corridor connections
between cars
PPM Car 12 at Chasewater railway in 2006
Stourbridge Junction station throat on Sunday 11th December 2005
PPM 50 Light Railcar at Stourbridge Town station during crew training operation on 27th November 2005
PPM 50 Light Railcar No. 999 900 at Stourbridge Junction, 6th November 2005
PPM 50 Light Railcar at the Springwell Lane bus/rail interchange point on the Wensleydale Railway, 12th September 2005
Animated picture sequence: PPM 50 crossing the River Swale on the Wensleydale Railway, 12th September 2005
PPM 50 railcar launching passenger services on the Wensleydale Railway's normally freight-only section between Leeming Bar and the East Coast main line, 12th September 2005
Passengers waiting to ride the PPM shuttle at Brownhills West at a public open day on 2nd April 2005
PPM Car 12 during period of demonstration service on Wensleydale railway in
September 2005
A PPM 50 Light Railcar at Chasetown Church St station. Chasewater Railway
11th June 2004
A PPM 30 District Tram next to the platform at the Cambrian Railways Society in Oswestry
(photo Glynn Swift)
PPM 50 Light Railcar at Chasewater Lakeside, August 2003
Model of proposed PPM100

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PPM 50 in operation during Stourbridge trial in 2006

Interior of a PPM 50 Light Railcar

A PPM 50 Light Railcar at Kidderminster in 2002

A PPM 50 Light Railcar on Severn Valley Railway in 2003

A PPM 35 Railbus on Bristol Harbour Railway in 1999
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JPA Testbed vehicle at Minffordd in 2000
JPA Testbed vehicle at Cradley Heath
A PPM 30 District Tram on Welsh Highland Railway in 2001
A PPM 30 in "District Tram" livery in 2005
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Car 7 on Welshpool & Llanfair Railway in 1995
Car 4 at Himley test track in 1992
A PPM 50 light railcar at Cradley Heath in 2002
A PPM 30 District Tram on Welsh Highland Railway
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A PPM 50 light railcar in low floor format
Cars 7 & 9 at Swansea in 1994
PPM 50, near Bewdley station in 2002
A PPM 30 District Tram on test at Cradley Heath
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A PPM 30 District Tram interior
Car 7 at Brighton in 1994
Car 9 steel-bodied tram
750 kg flywheel
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PPM body framework
District Tram - optional styling
PPM Car 7 operating in winter weather at Cradley Heath in 1995
Photo montage of PPM tram in Bournemouth
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Tram concept for North Wales
Model of monorail version of PPM

Model of PPM 50 in street running situation

Model of rural tram stop
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"Carpet track" tramway system

PPML Cars 11,9 and 6 arrayed at Cradley Heath works in 2000

Temporary demonstration of PPM in 1993
Components of a PPM 50 Light Railcar (50-passenger vehicle) at Cradley Heath. The space frame at left converts a low floor tram into a high-floor railcar.

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