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Another trio of Photo Galleries for you this week with a traditional tram theme.

Firstly we have a collection of photos from Blackpool with images from the Starr Gate running weekend in mid-June and we then stay in the northwest for a small selection of images from the Heaton Park Tramway as we take a look at the trams decorated for the Somme Centenary commemorations. The final selection comes from Crich and feature views from the recent Edwardian Event including horse tram Sheffield 15.

The next week looks set to be a busy one for tram events with Blackpool Standard 40 being launched back into service at Crich whilst it is the annual Manx Heritage Transport Festival on the Isle of Man (a brief preview of this event can be found here.

Until next time please do enjoy the update.

Gareth - 24th July 2016

Picture of the Week: Hull 96 & Manchester 765

Heaton Park Tramway is the star of our front page this week with this view taken on 2nd July 2016 during the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Somme commemorations which took place at the Park. Many of the trams were specially decorated including Manchester 765 which was in use as a "recruiting tram". Hull 96 completes the scene at Lakeside.
Photograph by Bob Hodges

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Wednesday 27th July to Sunday 31st July
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140th Anniversary - Douglas Horse Tramway

Sunday 7th August
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This page was last updated on Sunday 24th July 2016

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