TRAM: British and Australian (American usually streetcar also trolley) noun [C] An electric vehicle that transports people, usually in cities, and goes along metal tracks in the road. (Taken from the Cambridge English Dictionary)
GALLERY 5: Engineering Trams & Vehicles This page was last updated on Sunday 10 October 2004
1 2 3 All Photographs in this Gallery were taken by Gareth Prior
Overhead Line Car 754 entered service in Blackpool during August 1992 having been built by East Lancashire Coachbuilders in Blackburn as a replacement for fire damaged ex Standard Car 753. Once again at the depot event in 1998.
Sheffield Works Car 330 was originally builtin 1919 for the Bradford system before being brought by Sheffield during the war. The tram was then converted into a water car after both the Water Cars in the fleet were in need of overhaul. The tram was preserved at Crich arriving in the early days on 17 December 1960. This photo shows 330 in the depot on 22 September 2000.
Reel Wagon 750 has received workshop attention during 2004 and has come out looking like this. It is seen here in the depot on the Open Day on 12 September 2004.
The newest member of the engineering fleet in Blackpool is Unimog 939. It is seen here at Tower on 5 September 2004.