Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

Picture in Time: Seaton 19

Another of the trams converted for operation on the Seaton Tramway from an original first generation tramway is no. 19 – which started off life on the local Exeter Corporation Tramways system.

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Picture in Time: Seaton 17

Rebuilding trams into a different style has been one of things that the Seaton Tramway – and its forerunner in Eastbourne – have regularly done. Another tram which has had a recent built is the former no. 17 which now … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 16

One of three trams at the Seaton Tramway which started off life as a “full size” tram (in this case 3’6” gauge) is no. 16. A former Bournemouth Corporation vehicle this is the tram that features in today’s Picture in … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 12

Heading back into the archives today we are in Devon for a look at probably the most rebuilt tram of the Seaton Tramway fleet – no. 12.

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Seaton Tramway gets Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

One of the big advantages of the new Seaton terminus is the ability for temporary exhibitions to be put on and for two months from 10th March the world renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will be doing just … Continue reading

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Birkenhead, Douglas and Seaton celebrate wins at Heritage Railway Association Awards

The annual Heritage Railway Associate Awards – held with a lavish ceremony – have seen two tramways in the British Isles celebrating. The Seaton Tramway in Devon, the Isle of Man’s Douglas Bay Horse Tramway and the Merseyside Tramway Preservation … Continue reading

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Regular behind the scenes tours at Seaton’s Riverside Depot in 2019

A new innovation for 2019 at the Seaton Tramway will the chance to see behind the scenes at Riverside Depot with regular tours taking place throughout the year, including a tram ride between Seaton and the depot. As it may … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

A trio of Photo Galleries have been added this week as part of the main site update:

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Rare outside appearance for Seaton 7

A tram which has often featured in our archive photo series is the Seaton Tramways no. 7, a tram which has been stored at the back of Riverside Depot for many years but has recently been pushed out into the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 7

Today we are off to Devon for our latest delve into the archives – the photo features the only tram still at Seaton withdrawn from service, no. 7.

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In Pictures: Seaton Tramway during August

This small pictorial article takes a look at a few of the sights of the Seaton Tramway during August. With the new terminus at Seaton now officially opened it is quickly becoming a familiar sight for visitors with the four … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 14

Into the traditional tram archive again today and we are back in Devon for a view of the Seaton Tramway.

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New Seaton terminus officially opened

Although it has been welcoming passengers for six weeks the new Seaton Tramway terminus in the town of the same name was officially opened on Saturday 11th August in a special evening ceremony which showcased the flexibility of the new … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 19, Works 01 & 02

Back to Devon for this instalment of Picture in Time as we take a look at the Seaton Tramway with a true original Devon tram the main feature.

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This week on British Trams Online

Two more Photo Galleries for you this week including a British Trams Online debut:

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In Pictures: Trams get ready for service at Seaton

An aspect of operations at the Seaton Tramway we rarely feature is at the start of the day as the trams are prepared for service and shunted out of Riverside Depot, until now that is! On Tuesday 29th May Keith … Continue reading

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New Seaton terminus opens to the public

Nine months since the last passengers departed the old Seaton terminus the new look modernised terminus building has opened to the public with all tram services once again running from Seaton to Colyton. The brand new terminus is two metres … Continue reading

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New Seaton terminus will open 28th June

After nine months work the new terminus at Seaton will open to the public from Thursday 28th June. The first trams will depart Seaton at 1000 following the completion of the £3 million project to build a new facility more … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Progress continues on new look Seaton terminus

The ambitious opening date of Easter may have been and gone but work is continuing on the construction work at Seaton on the all new modern terminus as preparations for the return of services the full length of the line … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 8

Heading back over 40 years ago to the formative years of the Seaton Tramway as we continue our archive photo series, Picture in Time.

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