Category Archives: Heaton Park Tramway

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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Heaton Park Tramway announce post Christmas running

There will be a rare chance to enjoy a tram ride through Heaton Park in the post-Christmas period as the tramway will be running on Wednesday 27th December – and as an added attraction there will be a Vintage Fair … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 22nd October 2023

There are three small collections of photos included in this week’s update as we catch-up with some heritage trams from August and October:

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Heaton Park Photography evening cancelled – evening running confirmed

Unfortunately, the Heaton Park Tramway’s planned Photography Evening (due to take place on Saturday 21st October) has been cancelled because the number of bookings didn’t make it viable and would have resulted in losses for the tramway. But despite the … Continue reading

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Heaton Park Tramway get ready for a special Photography Evening

The Heaton Park Tramway may have had their End of Season Gala at the very start of this month but they aren’t done with 2023 just yet! Saturday 21st October will see a photography evening take place with the chance … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Heaton Park Tramway End of Season Gala

Having started their season at the end of March with an event seeing Blackpool 619 officially relaunched into service, Sunday 1st October saw Manchester’s Heaton Park Tramway mark the end of the season with another special event. Unsurprisingly, it was … Continue reading

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Revised plans confirmed for Heaton Park Tramway End of Season Gala

Volunteer availability this weekend has meant that the original plans for the End of Season Gala at the Heaton Park Tramway on Sunday 1st October have had to be scaled back slightly but despite that they are still pulling out … Continue reading

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Heaton Park Tramway announce End of Season Gala

The Heaton Park Tramway are to celebrate the end of another season of operation with an addition to the special events calendar on Sunday 1st October – an End of Season Gala.

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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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Events to come at the Heaton Park Tramway!

The Heaton Park Tramway in Manchester is getting ready for some events taking place over the next few weeks – including evening running and the return of their annual Model Tram Exhibition.

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Out and About: Heaton Park Tramway – April 2023

Today’s “Out and About” goes all heritage tram as we’re off to the Heaton Park Tramway in Manchester!

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Heaton Park go Tramtastic again – and its soon!

The Heaton Park Tramway have announced details of their latest special event with Tramtastic returning again – and this year it has returned to a one day event with it being held on Saturday 8th July 2023 so there’s not … 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: Blackpool 619 receives side ads

When Blackpool 619 was officially relaunched into service at the Heaton Park Tramway at the end of March it was confirmed that there remained a few jobs to complete to give the finished product. This includes some additional lining out … 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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What’s New on British Trams Online? 2nd April 2023

Photos this week come from the Heaton Park Tramway:

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In Pictures: Blackpool Replica Vanguard 619 relaunched into service

Blackpool Replica Vanguard 619 is now officially back in service at the Heaton Park Tramway in Manchester after its relaunch on the first day of the 2023 season on Sunday 26th March. The tram had run briefly in December 2022 … Continue reading

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Plans for Blackpool 619 relaunch event confirmed

As announced a few weeks ago, Sunday 26th March will not only mark the start of another season at the Heaton Park Tramway but will also see the relaunch into service of Blackpool Replica Vanguard 619. With this tram running … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 12th March 2023

Its another two photo gallery week as we hve another “20 Photos of…” as well as heading to Prague:

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Blackpool 619 to be officially launched back into service 26th March

Shortly before Christmas 2022 a tram returned to service at Manchester’s Heaton Park Tramway which hadn’t been used since 2017. Blackpool Replica Vanguard 619 was a surprise return to service during the Lightopia event but with its re-entry happening with … Continue reading

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