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Chasewater Railway Museum – Sister Dora Nameplate.

Another item kindly donated to the museum collection, is the nameplate                            SISTER DORA

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This was removed from a Midland Metro Tram No 5, after being withdrawn from service.

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Although not a Railway item as such, it has a local connection, as it was named after a Walsall Legend Dorothy Patterson. Dorothy or Sister Dora, as she was known worked in the cottage Hospital in Bradford Street in the mid 1800’s. A group of railway workers carried the coffin at her funeral.

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The nameplate which was acquired by Councillor Richard Worrall, and Graham Wilkes, was presented to the Museum on Sunday August 11th 2019.

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