Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

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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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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Overhead brought down at Colyford (**updated**)

You often hear about lorries hitting railway bridges and causing major delays to services but on Thursday 12th April a similar story occurred on the Seaton Tramway with a lorry causing damage to the overhead at Colyford road crossing. The … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A busy day at Seaton

We’ve recently shown you a few pictures from the Seaton Tramway of a standard early season Saturday which saw three trams in service but just a few days later no fewer than seven trams were in action. The date was … Continue reading

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Another Photo Gallery forms part of this week’s site update:

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In Pictures: New Seaton terminus progresses

There may have been delays over the winter but construction of the all new Seaton terminus is continuing to progress with a hoped for opening date later in the spring. The poor weather over the winter – not helped by … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 01

As we head back into the archives we go down to the Sussex coast for an image from Modern Electric Tramways when that was the centre of their operations.

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Luas to make decision on weekend services on Saturday morning

The snowy and windy weather conditions are still affecting the British Isles with Luas still the worst affected tramway with no services still able to run on the entire network. It has now been confirmed that the shutdown will continue … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Modern Electric Tramways 7, 6 and Mobile Shop 01

In our first delve into the archives for 2018 we go back over 50 years ago to Eastbourne for an image taken of three trams on the Modern Electric Tramways operation on the Sussex coast before it headed over to … Continue reading

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British Trams Online at 15 – Events: Seaton Tramway 40th Anniversary

You probably won’t be surprised to find out that a number of our anniversary events feature actually concerns significant anniversaries on tramways from across the UK. We have already been on the Isle of Man for the Douglas Bay Horse … Continue reading

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We’re back this week with a couple new Photo Galleries:

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Picture in Time: Seaton 4

Today Picture in Time is heading back to the Devon coast as we take a trip to the Seaton Tramway for an image of Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4.

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In Pictures: Seaton Terminus in its last week

For 22 years the Seaton Tramway has been running into a Victorian style terminus on the edges of Seaton Town Centre but over the last few years the whole area has undergone regeneration with a new Tesco superstore and Seaton … Continue reading

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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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