Sales were subject to 20% Value Added Tax and a Buyer's Premium of 18%. Successful bidders now have the obligation to remove the tramcars from Strathallan Depot and transport them elsewhere at their own cost before 30 September 2017.
Subject to necessary paperwork being completed, the 'surplus six' tramcars were sold at the Murrays Auction House in Douglas on 27 August. The hammer prices realised for the tramcars were:
Lot 1 (Winter Saloon No.28) - £2,800
Lot 2 (Sunshade No.33) - £1,200
Lot 3 (Sunshade No.34) - £1,300
Lot 4 (Sunshade No.37) - £1,100
Lot 5 (Toastrack No.39) - £1,800
Lot 6 (Toastrack No.40) - £1,000