Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

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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Picture in Time: Seaton 8

We are in Sussex for the latest edition of Picture in Time as we take a look at the Modern Electric Tramways operation in Eastbourne ahead of its move along the south coast to Seaton. The tram in focus is … Continue reading

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Dare we mention 2016?

We may only just have reached the end of one operating season but already thoughts are being turned towards 2016 with several heritage tramways having announced their first special events of the year. So if you want to start making … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 12

Picture in Time heads south today for a visit to Eastbourne in 1968 where we see the tram we now know as Seaton no. 12 but in those days was probably actually Eastbourne or just plain old Modern Electric Tramway … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have a further two Photo Galleries as part of this week’s main site update with images coming from the Seaton Tramway and Midland Metro:

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Picture in Time: Seaton 7

Today “Picture in Time” is off to the south coast and a visit to Eastbourne in 1965 and a view of a tram we now know as Seaton 7 but this was five years before the Modern Electric Tramways operation … Continue reading

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Lost Trams: Seaton 7

OK so its not really that lost – we know exactly where it is, at the back of the Seaton Tramway depot – but the latest tram to feature in our Lost Trams series is Seaton Tramway’s no. 7 which … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Seaton Tramway runs 24 hours for charity

Between 1300 on Wednesday 27th and 1300 on Thursday 28th May a 24 hour charity Tramathon took place on the Seaton Tramway with tram no. 4 running a return trip every hour in aid of Prostrate Cancer UK, Cancer Research … Continue reading

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