Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

In Pictures: A look at the East Anglia Transport Museum

On a visit to the East Anglia Transport Museum on 17th August there was a standard two tram service running with the currently only serviceable trams in action – Blackpool 159 and Sheffield 513. Paul Lemon made the trip east … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

We featured a non-Blackpool tram in Blackpool for our Blackpool edition of Picture in Time this week and for our traditional tram series we feature a Blackpool tram not in Blackpool! This tram is Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11, a tram … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Lowestoft 14 sees the light as Amsterdam 474’s truck heads off

Friday 26th July saw the next stage of Amsterdam 474’s truck overhaul with the extracted truck being moved out of the depot and sent off for repair. In order to allow the truck to be taken away the elusive Lowestoft … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Amsterdam 474 lifted from its truck

General maintenance of heritage trams across the country is always ongoing and rarely gets reported in depth as it just sort of happens and we take for granted that the trams continue to run whenever we may happen to visit … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Approved extensions across the British Isles

Can’t keep up with which extensions have been approved and either about to start or have started construction or are just ideas and may happen in the future? Well, if you are worry no more as if here is you … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

This week’s pair of Photo Galleries both come from traditional tramways in the UK:

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In Pictures: Carlton Colville celebrates 50 years of Eastern Transport Collection – trams included too!

The weekend of 6th and 7th July saw the East Anglia Transport Museum helping to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Eastern Transport Collection with many former Eastern Counties buses visiting both as static exhibits as well as to operate … Continue reading

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They’ve run in 2019…

In this new article – which will continue to be updated as and when more trams enter service for the first time time this year – we take a look at all of those trams which have operated in passenger … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There is another double helping of photos added to the site as part of this week’s main site update:

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In Pictures: 50s Seaside celebration at Carlton Colville

Over the weekend of 11th and 12th May the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville went to the seaside with a special 1950s seaside celebration. Whilst the highlight of the weekend was the relaunch into service of Hastings trolleybus … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Work gets underway on expansion of East Anglia Transport Museum

Back in June 2018 full planning permission was given to the East Anglia Transport Museum for a major expansion of the museum site including extensions to the tramway, trolleybus route and the East Suffolk Light Railway. Now less than 12 … Continue reading

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In Pictures: East Anglia Transport Museum in July

In this pictorial article we take a visit to the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville for some views of the trams in service on Sunday 8th July, which was the second day of the Electric Dreams event. On … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Standard 159

Today Picture in Time heads off to East Anglia for a view of a long standing member of the operational tram fleet – Blackpool Standard 159.

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In Pictures: Lowestoft Trams at East Anglia Transport Museum

The East Anglia Transport Museum is the home to two local trams, both from Lowestoft. The more famous of the two is open topper 14 which continues to be restored in the depot whilst the second is in use as … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

As our Picture in Time series from Blackpool takes a break for July we go back to more general traditional trams – with this edition featuring a tram from…Blackpooll! It’s a tram which has featured several times before in Picture … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A Bank Holiday at Carlton Colville

We previously featured views of Sheffield 513 operating all the way through to the extremity of the tram line at the East Anglia Transport Museum on Sunday 27th May and in this pictorial we show some more photos from the … Continue reading

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Permission granted for EATM expansion

The biggest expansion of a UK heritage tramway for many years has been given the go-ahead with the wider plan to expand the East Anglia Transport Museum getting planning permission this week. As we first reported back in December 2017 … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield 513 goes all the way at Carlton Colville

Since arriving at the East Anglia Transport Museum Sheffield 513 had been unable to travel the full length of the line because of its large wheelspan meaning the track alignment was too sharp for the tram to negotiate to reach … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1245 & Blackpool 159

The early years of the East Anglia Transport Museum feature in this instalment of our archive photo series.

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In Pictures: Preparations underway for a new season at Carlton Colville

The East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville will open again for its new season on Thursday 29th March and in preparation earlier this month there was a small shunt of trams.

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