Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 6

In this edition of Picture in Time we once again venture to Eastbourne for a look at the Modern Electric Tramways operation on the Sussex coast before they moved to the more familiar location today of Seaton. The tram featured … Continue reading

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All change for Seaton from 18th September

It has now been confirmed that the old Victorian style terminus at Seaton will be used for the last time on Sunday 17th September with work to redevelop the site starting the following day. Tram services will continue until the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Preparations underway for Seaton redevelopment

The major redevelopment at the Seaton Tramway which will see the terminus replaced with a more modern facility allowing visitors to take a trip back in time to the Victorian era Colyton station is edging closer with preparations underway for … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Works 01 & 02

Today Picture in Time heads back down to Devon for views of two of the unsung trams of the Seaton Tramway fleet – namely Works cars 01 and 02.

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This week on British Trams Online

A couple more Photo Galleries have been added to the main site this week:

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 7 & Mobile Shop 01

Today’s Picture in Time image comes from the Seaton Tramway and features two trams which although remain in Devon to this day remain stored in Riverside Depot.

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This week on British Trams Online

One new Photo Gallery for you as part of this week’s main site update:

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In Pictures: 60 years not out!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of heritage tramways in the UK and for one such volunteer at the Seaton Tramway the past week has seen him celebrate 60 years driving. David Rivers started driving for Modern Electric Tramways when the operation … Continue reading

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12 trams to see service at Seaton’s Family Fun Day

Buried under the title Family Fun Day, Sunday 4th June looks set to be a rare chance to enjoy rides on all of the operational passenger trams at the Seaton Tramway with all 12 due to be in service. There … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 6 & 7

In this edition of Picture in Time we are again visiting Eastbourne for an image taken on the Modern Electric Tramways line which used to run in the Sussex coastal town before the operation was moved along the coast to … Continue reading

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Jurassic Mule bus services returns for 2017

After the success of the service in 2016 the Jurassic Mule heritage bus service will return on Saturday 27th May, once again including a link to the Seaton Tramway (with discounted joint fares available). The route has been expanded for … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 7

In this trip back in time we are heading to the Sussex coast again for another black and white image from the archives of the Modern Electric Tramways operation in Eastbourne with the tram featured this time being no. 7.

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In Pictures: Seaton Tramway at Easter

In lieu of our hoped for full Photo Gallery from the Seaton Tramway at Easter (crew roster problems for South West Trains meant I could only get as far as Salisbury when attempting to reach Seaton!) we bring you a … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 6

Another black and white photo today in the Picture in Time series as we are back on the south coast at the Modern Electric Tramways operation in Eastbourne.

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Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 4

In this edition of Picture in Time we are off to the south coast for an image taken more than 50 years ago before the Modern Electric Tramways operation was moved to Devon.

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Work set to start on new Seaton Tramway terminus in October

Make the most of the Victorian terminus at Seaton this year as it looks as if by Easter 2018 it will be a distant memory with work on the redevelopment expected to start this October. The new Seaton Tramway leaflet … Continue reading

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Silver and Highly Commended for Seaton Tramway at awards

Seaton Tramway are once again celebrating following the receipt of awards at the recent South West Tourism Excellence Awards. Although not walking away with the main prizes Seaton were awarded a Silver Award in one category whilst also being highly … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 6

We are back on the Seaton Tramway for today’s view from the archives as part of Picture in Time with no. 6 the tram being featured.

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Seaton Tramway announce 2017 special events programme

Devon’s Seaton Tramway has announced their special events programme for 2017 and although there is nothing directly aimed at the enthusiast there is a varied programme for the family, especially if you like fairies, dinosaurs or pirates!

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Welcome to Seaton 15

The transformation of Seaton Tramway’s no. 17 into a fully enclosed saloon tram was completed in the lead up to Christmas with it being used alongside the other enclosed single deck trams during the Polar Express event. As part of … Continue reading

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