This standard Paris L Class Motor Car often worked in a coupled set with
a Paris ASL Control Trailer tramcar, which is available as
BEC-KITS 37 Paris ASL Control Trailer
Car. There were 475 L Class cars numbered 2001 to 2475 put into service
from 1923 to 1925. 150 of these were constructed as LS Class
cars to work with the control trailers. Between 1930 and 1933, a further 98
L Class cars were converted into LS Class cars for the control
Kit special features
This kit has an unmotorised 4 wheel truck. A matching ME42D10 motorised truck is
The whitemetal trolley pole supplied is non-working.
The decal sheet contains Route 1 details, numbers and lining.
This picture shows the Paris LS Class motor tram built by
Helmut Gieramm in 2011, showing the new transfers and Helmut Gieramm's own
design of magnetic coupling and tram pole, which works with
pantograph-style overhead wiring.
This picture shows the Paris ASL Class control trailer tram
leading the Paris LS Class motor tram, both models built by
Helmut Gieramm in 2011.
This video by Helmut Gieramm shows the Paris ASL Class control
trailer tram leading the Paris LS Class motor tram.
Lamming, Clive. 2003. Paris Tram. (Page 111) Editions Parisgramme. ISBN 2
84096 196 2.
Robert, Jean. 1992. Les Tramways Parisiens. (In French, Pages 372-377)
Robert, Jean. ISBN ?.