Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

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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Picture in Time: London Transport 1858

The chances are if you have visited the East Anglia Transport Museum over the past few decades you will have enjoyed the sight of London Transport HR/2 1858 operating along the museum’s tramway. But in this edition of Picture in … Continue reading

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Glasgow 488 restoration update

Not a lot has been written about the progress on the restoration of tramcar Glasgow 488 at the Boston Lodge railway works in Wales, for eventual operation at the East Anglia Transport Museum, on this website for some time – … Continue reading

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British Trams Online at 15 – Loan Trams: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

Last time out we looked at one VAMBAC operated tram which had run on loan at Beamish, but Coronation 304 was not the first as that honour had fallen to Marton VAMBAC 11 which had visited from the East Anglia … Continue reading

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British Trams Online at 15 – Tram Loans: London County Council 106

The very first short-term tram loan at the East Anglia Transport Museum, London County Council 106 made the trip from Crich in July 2016 to play its part at a special London Event at Carlton Colville.

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Plans submitted for EATM expansion

The ambitious proposals for expanding the East Anglia Transport Museum have moved a step closer with the submission of the planning application to the local Council. This gives the public the first chance to see just what is planned for … Continue reading

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British Trams Online at 15 – Tram Loans: Sheffield 513

It’s another two tramway loan tram today, although this tram hasn’t actually been to its home tramway throughout the history of British Trams Online! During the past 15 years it has been in both Blackpool and now at the East … Continue reading

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British Trams Online at 15 – Events: East Anglia Transport Museum London Event

As part of our 15th anniversary celebrations (have we mentioned we are 15?!) this special series will be taking a look at 15 of the key events which have taken place in the past 15 years. Throughout the series we … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

An image from the 1970s is the feature of today’s edition of Picture in Time as we head to the early days of the East Anglia Transport Museum with a look at the unique Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11.

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In Pictures: East Anglia Transport Museum

Of all the operating museum tramways in the UK one of the least covered on these pages is probably the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville. After the excitement of 2016 when London County Council 106 became the first … Continue reading

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An accessible Amsterdam tram?

At the East Anglia Transport Museum near Lowestoft, Amsterdam 474 has been out of service for some time awaiting rectification of mechanical defects, primarily affecting its motor. However, the tram is far from forgotten and in fact, recent thoughts have … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Glasgow 488’s Welsh restoration

It’s been a while since we have reported on the ongoing restoration of Glasgow 488 at the Ffestiniog Railway but that is partly because since we last took a look at the tram not a lot has actually being happening! … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 159 & London Transport 1858

Today’s Picture in Time image could practically come from any of the past 40 years as it features two trams which have been the mainstays of the operational fleet at the East Anglia Transport Museum, namely Blackpool Standard 159 and … Continue reading

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A cunning plan for Glasgow 488

It has been a while since we mentioned progress on the restoration of Glasgow Standard 488, which is being renovated in Wales before joining the collection of the East Anglia Transport Museum near Lowestoft. In truth, this hasn’t been much … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we bring you another two Photo Galleries:

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London County Council 106 loan recognised at Derbyshire Heritage Awards

The loan of London County Council 106 from the Crich Tramway Village to the East Anglia Transport Museum – the first time a tram from the national collection has run at Carlton Colville and the first short-term loan of a … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Just the one Photo Gallery for you this week:

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LCC 106 steals the show at Carlton Colville

The London Event at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville over the weekend of Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July saw the very first short-term loan of a tram to this location with London County Council 106 proving … Continue reading

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LCC 106 arrives at Carlton Colville

On Sunday 3rd July, London County Council 106 left its regular home at Crich Tramway Village to begin its long journey to the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville near Lowestoft, where it arrived later the same day. The … Continue reading

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