Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

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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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 16

Today Picture in Time is in Devon for an image from the Seaton Tramway featuring one of the trams which has been given a new lease of life following a rebuild from its original identity as Bournemouth Corporation Tramways 106. … Continue reading

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Double win for Seaton at Devon Tourism Awards

Seaton Tramway are celebrating after winning two awards at the Devon Tourism Awards 2016 which took place this week in Exeter. Having being shortlisted in two categories Seaton were presented with a Silver Award for Large Attraction of the Year … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We bring you another three Photo Galleries as part of our latest main site update:

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£1 million donated to Seaton Tramway

The widow of former Seaton Tramway Chairman Trevor Shears has pledged to donate £1million to the tramway towards the redevelopment of the Seaton terminus. Lyn Shears will be giving the money over several instalments to help fulfil one of Mr … Continue reading

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Your Heritage Tramways need you!

If our recent coverage of the issues which have affected the Heaton Park Tramway tells us one thing it is just how much our heritage tramways rely on volunteers. Unfortunately as free time becomes more of a commodity and with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Seaton Tramway July 2016

The most southerly tramway in the UK also operates on the smallest gauge and is of course the Seaton Tramway in Devon. In this pictorial update we take a look at the tramway during July including a look behind the … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway on a bus!

All over advertising liveries on trams are often a contentious issue for many enthusiasts but this is a story with a difference as we are featuring an advert on a bus of a tramway! The tramway in question is the … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We are back with another main site update this week and we bring you three more Photo Galleries alongside our usual updates:

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Seaton 17 goes undercover

In an unexpected development we can report that the Seaton Tramway is to get a fourth fully enclosed single deck saloon tram. Crossbench 17 is currently in the workshops being converted from its original 1988 condition.

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