Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

They’ve Run in 2023!

With the start of November traditionally the end of most heritage tram operating seasons across the British Isles (with just Beamish and Blackpool now offering the regular chance to ride on a heritage tram over the next couple of months, … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Midweek opening at the East Anglia Transport Museum

As well as the more popular Sunday opening the East Anglia Transport Museum opens on all Thursdays during the operating season with the usual mix of trams, trolleybuses and the railway all running. One such opening was on Thursday 21st … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Another day at the East Anglia Transport Museum

In this pictorial article we head back once again to the East Anglia Transport Museum for views taken on Sunday 23rd July 2023. This was a standard operating day at the museum and as many reading these pages will be … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2023!

Having last taken a look at which heritage trams have run in passenger service in British Isles during 2023 at the start of June you’d think almost three months later that there may be quite a few changes? In this … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Lowestoft 14’s restoration continues

Over the past year or so the East Anglia Transport Museum tram collection has been increasing with a number of new additions in the form of three trams from Blackpool (Brush Cars 625 and 627 and Balloon 726) whilst Glasgow … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams at the East Anglia Transport Museum’s Big Bus Bash

The East Anglia Transport Museum’s big summer event this year was the Big Bus Bash which took place for two days on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July. As the name probably suggests to you the focus of the weekend … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 9th July 2023

We return with another update of the main website and this week we go back to the end of May for photos from the East Anglia Transport Museum:

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Coronation 304 update

At the start of May we reported on the overhaul of Blackpool Coronation 304 which at the time was edging closer to a return with the tantalising prospect that further testing would be taking place to allow it to take … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2023!

Its time for another update of which heritage trams have run in passenger service across the British Isles during 2023. Since our last update there have been more trams running for the first time as we enter a period of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Another visit to Carlton Colville

On Sunday 7th May the two trams in service at the East Anglia Transport Museum were Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11 and Sheffield 513. These two trams have now both run on the same three different tramways although the EATM is … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 14th May 2023

Back after a week’s break with a double-helping of photos – coming from the East Anglia Transport Museum and Douglas Bay Horse Tramway.

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In Pictures: Blackpool trams in action at Carlton Colville

Whilst last year saw the East Anglia Transport Museum acquire three Blackpool trams it shouldn’t be forgotten that before these three arrivals there were already two trams from the Fylde Coast fully restored and operational at the museum. And on … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Another look inside the new tram depot at East Anglia Transport Museum

As most people reading this website will probably be aware, the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville are currently embarking on a major expansion of their site following the acquisition of additional land. With an extension of the East … Continue reading

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Blackpool Coronation 304 gets closer to a return…

The Fylde Transport Trust have released another update on the overhaul of their Blackpool Coronation 304 and whilst it won’t be ready in time for the Coronation next weekend, with a fair wind hopefully it won’t be too far away … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2023!

With more trams continuing to enter service for the first time this year we take another look at which heritage trams have run during 2023 so far. The aim is to feature all tramways within the British Isles and to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Easter Sunday at the East Anglia Transport Museum

at Carlton Colville. Opening for the first time on Sunday 2nd April it followed this with five days of consecutive opening between Thursday 6th and Monday 10th April to coincide with the long Easter weekend. In this pictorial article we … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More excellent progress on new tram depot at EATM

As winter turns to spring it’s a chance to see progress on those projects which have been ongoing throughout the darker, colder months. One of the most significant infrastructure projects which has been taking place is at the East Anglia … Continue reading

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Tram of the Year 2022 winners announced!

The winners of the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2022 contest can today be revealed – and its been a good year for the East Anglia Transport Museum who go home with two of the four awards! They … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2022!

As we enter another year its time for one last look at which heritage trams ran in 2022. This is as a complete list of heritage trams which operated with passengers on board during the calendar year 2022 – it … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Even more Ride the Lights at the East Anglia Transport Museum

We know its been featured a few times over the past few weeks but with a few more photos being sent through to us we thought why not let’s see the East Anglia Transport Museum’s Ride the Lights once more! … Continue reading

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