Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

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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East Anglia Transport Museum announces reopening plans

The latest heritage tramway to announce a reopening is the East Anglia Transport Museum which will be open for the first time in 2020 on Sunday 9th August and then subsequently every Thursday and Sunday until further notice.

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Trams in Video: East Anglia Transport Museum – 2003

Today we make another visit to the East Anglia Transport Museum for a video taken at the museum during 2003. Shot on 14th September 2003 we see the tram route running into the woods but at this time the trolleybus … Continue reading

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Trams &: East Anglia Transport Museum & Bristol MW5G bus

It’s a bus which is getting almost as much air time on British Trams Online as some trams at the moment but Keith Chadbourne’s Bristol MW5G bus features again, this time on a visit to the East Anglia Transport Museum.

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Trams in Video: East Anglia Transport Museum September 2014

Today our latest video features not only trams but also trolleybuses as we are off to the East Anglia Transport Museum. Filmed on 7th September 2014 we see Sheffield 513 in service on the tramway and it is joined by … Continue reading

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East Anglia Transport Museum confirm closure

When all the closures in connection to the Coronavirus outbreak were being confirmed the one museum where we hadn’t given an update on was the East Anglia Transport Museum as they weren’t due to open until April but as expected … Continue reading

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They ran in 2019…

Bringing 2019 to a close – its all looking forward from here on in! – we take one final look at those trams which ran on heritage tramways during the year. As far as we know this is a complete … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: London Trams & Trolleybuses – 2016

More video for you today and this time we features both trams and trolleybuses from London in action at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville. Taken on 9th July 2016 this was filmed during a special London event … Continue reading

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Santa’s getting ready on his…tram!

It may be hard to believe but in around two months time Santa will be getting on his sleigh to deliver toys to all the good girls and boys, but before the big day he’s going to be a busy … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Night-time running at East Anglia Transport Museum

In all the excitement of the event at Crich, Blackpool and Birkenhead we have neglected to mention the Trolleybus Weekend at the East Anglia Transport Museum which took place over the weekend of 21st and 22nd September. Whilst primarily an … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

Hopefully you haven’t had too much of looking at Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11 over the past couple of weeks as the final part of our trilogy is featured today as we take another look at the tram whilst in operation … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11 & Blackpool Standard 159

Not only do we stay at the East Anglia Transport Museum this week but we also feature the same tram as we saw last week, although this time it is joined by a fellow Blackpool tram. The two trams in … Continue reading

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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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