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Photos
Photos this week come from the Isle of Man. Taken in July 2022 these mainly feature the Manx Electric Railway just before the Manx Summer Transport Festival - there will be another set soon looking at the events during the Festival.

* All new photo collections added to the site in 2022 can be found on the Photo Gallery Index.

Fleet Lists
There are updates to the Blackpool Tramway (tram back into service, tram departing and photo links), East Anglia Transport Museum (tram arriving and photo links), Edinburgh Trams (new adverts and photo links), Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust (tram departed), Manchester Metrolink (tram into service, tram arrived, new adverts and photo links), Manx Electric Railway (last operating dates and photo links), Snaefell Mountain Railway (last operating dates and photo links), Stagecoach Supertram (photo links), Tyne & Wear Metro (photo links) and West Midlands Metro (tram delivered, more trams in use and photo links) Fleet Lists plus the Edinburgh Trams (new adverts and photo links) and the Manchester Metrolink (new adverts and photo links) Advert Lists.

* All our Fleet Lists can be found through the Fleet Lists Index.

In the News
As its been a long-break since these notes were last updated there's been a fair bit which has happened - a lot of which we have probably already forgotten! This has included Blackpool 290's move to the East Anglia Transport Museum, more new adverts in Edinburgh and Manchester, the return of the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, delivery of new trams on in Manchester and Birmingham, the entry into service of another tram in Manchester, progress on construction works in Edinburgh and Birmingham, track replacement works on the Eccles line, the return to service of Blackpool Flexity2 004 and much more! All of which you can find on the News & Features page.

* To see all the latest news and our regular photo series visit the regularly updated News & Features page.

Apologies for the longer than expected break in main site updates. We do have lots of photos to come over the coming weeks and months and hopefully within the next few weeks I may actually have some spare time in which to do something with them all! If you've sent an email and think I've forgotten about it (to be honest I may well have done!) recently please let me know! Enjoy this week's update - more soon!

Gareth - 14th August 2022



Picture of the Week: Manx Electric Railway 6 & 9

23rd July 2022 and two Tunnel Cars are seen coupled together at Laxey. Its not a special enthusiasts event but rather 6 being towed back to depot by 9 after failing up the line.
Photograph by David Mee























Upcoming Major Events

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram and Railway Exhibition

Sunday 21st August 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
999 Day 2022

Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Vintage Weekend

Sunday 28th & Monday 29th August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Teddy Bear's Picnic

Sunday 28th August 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Shuttle Bus to Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

For details of other events during 2022 head to the Events Diary.


This page was last updated on Sunday 14th August 2022


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