Category Archives: Out and About

Out and About: A busy Deansgate-Castlefield

In this edition of “Out and About” we head back to Manchester as we take a look at a busy scene at Deansgate-Castlefield.

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Out and About: Another trip to Sheffield

Its time for another edition of “Out and About” and the location this time is Sheffield for a selection of views from across the network showing a variety of tram types and liveries.

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Out and About: Heron goes tramspotting in Edinburgh!

Its probably fair to say that when you think of trams you usually think of them running in urban environments. However, as we see in this latest edition of “Out and About” from Edinburgh its not all concrete and roads … Continue reading

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Out and About: Tyne and Wear Metro at Sunderland

The Tyne and Wear Metro to South Hylton via Sunderland recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and in this edition of “Out and About” we head to the rather dark Sunderland station for some views of the Metrocars in operation.

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Out and About: A trip to Beamish

Today’s “Out and About” is in the northeast as we head out to Beamish to see a couple of the trams in service in the middle of April.

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Out and About: Edinburgh’s Princes Street

In this latest edition of “Out and About” we return to Edinburgh as we take a look at a tram running along Princes Street – a strangely quiet Princes Street with no other traffic getting in the way for a … Continue reading

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Out and About: Edinburgh 258 shows off its new advert

Edinburgh Trams 258 received the first new advert of 2022 on the network during March when it received vinyls promoting a new recruitment campaign ahead of the tramway extending to Newhaven in spring 2023. This latest edition of “Out and … Continue reading

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Out and About: Wondrous Stories in Birmingham

No, its not the story of how trams once ran on the West Midlands Metro! In this latest edition of “Out and About” we head into Birmingham City Centre to see when trams did run on the system during the … Continue reading

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Out and About: Easter trams in Blackpool

We head back to Blackpool for this latest edition of “Out and About” as we see trams waiting at North Pier and Tower between tour duties over the Easter weekend.

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Out and About: Edinburgh 272 from above and at ground level

“Out and About” is back today as we feature Edinburgh Trams 272 twice – once a standard ground level shot and then later from above.

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Out and About: Trams diverted in Manchester

For a week in late March all trams through Manchester City Centre were diverted via 2CC with the original city crossing closed to allow for rail replacement works to take place. In this edition of “Out and About” we take … Continue reading

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Out and About: Grassed track in Edinburgh

Today’s “Out and About” goes outside of the city centre in Edinburgh as we feature a tram speeding across the grassed track in the Edinburgh Park area.

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Out and About: The sun has got its hat on the West Midlands Metro

In this edition of “Out and About” we take a trip to the West Midlands Metro as we take a look at the trams running in late winter (obviously before services were suspended).

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Out and About: Springtime in Hillsborough

“Out and About” is back in Sheffield today with spring having sprung around Hillsborough.

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Out and About: Heritage trams in Blackpool

“Out and About” goes heritage today as we head to Blackpool to see driver training take place and a stunning line-up of trams at Rigby Road.

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Out and About: Jasper Carrott in action on the WMM

Its time for another edition of “Out and About” as we head onto the West Midlands Metro – pre-suspension obviously – for another shot of a tram in service.

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Out and About: A temporary terminus in Edinburgh

As we saw in February, the long-standing city centre terminus of Edinburgh Trams at York Place was closed permanently to allow for extension works to take place which meant that between 10th February and 27th March trams temporarily terminated at … Continue reading

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Out and About: Trams in Sheffield

We are back with another edition of “Out and About” today as we visit Sheffield for photos of a couple of trams not in standard fleet livery.

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Out and About: Down at Rigby Road Depot

“Out and About” is today taking a look at Blackpool’s Rigby Road Depot where we see a little bit of shunting involving the Engineering Car and one of the ever popular Boat Cars.

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Out and About: The long-standing temporary Birmingham City Centre terminus

Its back to the West Midlands Metro for this latest edition of “Out and About” as we feature what was at the time a temporary terminus at Bull Street.

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