Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

They Ran in 2020…

As we put 2020 “to bed” we bring you this look at those heritage trams which ran in the British Isles during the calendar year of 2020. Obviously, nowhere near as many trams ran during 2020 as in previous years … Continue reading

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Trams &: London Transport 1858, Blackpool 159 & trolleybus

“Trams &” continues today as we head to the East Anglia Transport Museum and a regularly captured scene.

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Christmas and New Year services 2020/21

Its been a year like no other and with restrictions and social distancing still in place the Christmas and New Year period will also be different but despite that there will still be services in operation across the various operating … Continue reading

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Trams &: London Country Council 106 & trolleybus

Today “Trams &” is off to the East Anglia Transport – always a good place to get images of trams alongside other transport, in particular trolleybuses as we see here.

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Ride the Lights at the East Anglia Transport Museum

The latest UK heritage tramway to announce plans to run in the lead up to Christmas is the East Anglia Transport Museum who will be operating a special service on the three December Saturdays in the lead up to Christmas.

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Lockdown returns to England – heritage trams suspended again

It was announced late on Saturday 31st October that England will once again be going into a national lockdown in an attempt to supress the spread of the Coronavirus. This means that as from Thursday 5th November – and until … Continue reading

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EATM awarded £50,000 from Culture Recovery Fund

The East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville is celebrating after they have been awarded a grant of £50,000 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The money will go towards some vital expenditure projects which were shelved earlier in the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1245 & London Transport 1858

This week we bring to an end our brief look at the early days of the East Anglia Transport Museum and the arrival of trams with Glasgow 1245 now in position.

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In Pictures: Sheffield Roberts Cars on display to commemorate anniversary

8th October 2020 was the 60th anniversary of the closure of Sheffield Corporation Tramways and although there are currently no original Sheffield trams running in service across the UK the two surviving Roberts Cars were both on display at their … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1245 & Oporto Horse Car

Back to the East Anglia Transport Museum for this latest edition of “Picture in Time”, well not strictly but its linked to the story we are telling of the early tram days at the museum.

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Picture in Time: London Transport 1858

As we continue “Picture in Time” we are again at the East Anglia Transport Museum continuing the story of the early days of the museum.

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In Pictures: Progress continues on the painting of Lowestoft 14

We reported a little while ago that preparations were being made for the painting of Lowestoft 14 at the East Anglia Transport Museum and since then further progress has been on the paintwork.

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In Pictures: Lowestoft 14 progresses at Carlton Colville

One of the lengthy restoration projects which has been ongoing around the UK for some time is Lowestoft 14 which has been under attention at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville. As this pictorial article shows the tram … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: East Anglia Transport Museum tracklaying

We continue our look at some archive images from the East Anglia Transport Museum today as we go back to the very early days of the museum with preparations underway for the arrival of another tram.

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In Pictures: East Anglia Transport Museum back in action

The East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville reopened to the public from Sunday 9th August and has been open every Sunday and Thursday since with the inevitable Covid-19 restrictions in place to make the experience of visitors as safe … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Work underway on East Anglia Transport Museum tramway extension

We’ve touched upon it on these pages before but visible progress  can now be seen on the planned extension of the tramway at the East Anglia Transport Museum which will eventually see trams running into the recently acquired land adjacent … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Standard 159

And onwards we go as “Picture in Time” moves down to the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville for the next few weeks. The subject of this edition is Blackpool Standard 159.

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Covid-19 update – heritage systems and museums

Its been a while since we last had a summary of which heritage lines are operating following the continued easing of lockdown restrictions so here we go again! This summary only gives details of those museums/heritage lines which have reopened. … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: East Anglia Transport Museum – 6th July 2019

We take another trip to the East Anglia Transport Museum in this latest “Trams in Video”. This time the date is 6th July 2019 and the occasion is the 50th anniversary of ERTCW which saw a special event take place … Continue reading

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New track arrives at East Anglia Transport Museum

As part of the ambitious proposals for the expansion of the East Anglia Transport Museum, following the acquisition of additional land, it is planned that the current tram route will be extended to allow for a longer ride – with … Continue reading

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