Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

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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East Anglia Transport Museum grows!

The East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville, near Lowestoft, has been successful in its goal of obtaining additional land adjacent to the museum site. This has virtually doubled the amount of land available to the museum and is therefore … Continue reading

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LCC 106 confirmed for Carlton Colville event

It has been confirmed that London County Council 106 is to be one of the star exhibits at the forthcoming London Event taking place at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville over the weekend of 9th and 10th … Continue reading

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Carlton Colville make final preparations for 2016

Many of the UK’s transport museums enjoy some much needed downtime between the end of October Half Term and Easter – except for a few Santa Specials – but this doesn’t actually mean that nothing happens, far from it! In … Continue reading

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A capital visitor for East Anglia?

A tantalising hint of what may be coming at the East Anglia Transport Museum in 2016 has been revealed on their new website with the possibility of a visiting London tram appearing at the London Event at the start of … Continue reading

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A Christmas gift for Amsterdam 474

Over a year has now passed since Amsterdam 474 last turned a wheel in passenger service at the East Anglia Transport Museum. The single-deck tram is currently stored awaiting workshop attention, most notably repairs to a motor defect. However, help … Continue reading

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Santa Claus is coming to the tramways!

As is the norm for this time of year, Father Christmas has been very busy not only preparing presents for the big day itself, but also meeting youngsters at various tramways across the UK. As well as the previously advertised … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 50 years at Carlton Colville celebrated in style

2015 marks 50 years since the start of the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville near Lowestoft, with the site first being acquired for use as a fledging transport museum, and the arrival of the first vehicles on site. … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There are another two Photo Galleries for you to enjoy this week as part of our main site update:

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

It is the turn of Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11 to feature in our archive photo series “Picture in Time” today with a couple of images showing the tram at Hayling Island and at Beamish 43 years apart.

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we bring you our first photo galleries of 2015 featuring traditional trams whilst we also make our very first trip to Dublin for views from Luas:

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In Pictures: Glasgow 488 restoration continues

Another restoration which we don’t feature too often on these pages is that of Glasgow 488 which is currently undergoing extensive work at the Boston Lodge workshops of the Ffestiniog Railway. Recent progress has seen work coming to an end … Continue reading

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East Anglia on track for a great season

The East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville near Lowestoft, is gearing up for the start of its 2015 operating season on 1st April (this isn’t a joke – the museum does actually re-open on April Fools Day!). During the … Continue reading

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East Anglia Transport Museum to increase opening in 2015

The East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville is to open for more days in 2015 with, for the first time, the Museum open until the end of October. The first chance to visit the Museum – the only place … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Glasgow 488 restoration progresses

It’s not often that when you think of a tram restoration you think of it as taking place in Wales, but that is, of course, exactly where the major restoration of Glasgow 488 – repatriated from France last year – … Continue reading

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