Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway – 2003 & 2006

We are back with more videos today and in this edition we head down to Devon for footage taken at the Seaton Tramway in both 2003 and 2006. In 2003 the service was dominated by the older trams but three … Continue reading

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In Preview: Seaton Tramway reopens

Its been over three months since a heritage tram last ran in passenger service but that period of closure will be ended on Saturday 4th July when the Seaton Tramway becomes the first line to reopen. But with Covid-19 restrictions … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update – heritage systems and museum

With restrictions due to be relaxed from Saturday 4th July in England it has been confirmed that tram museums and heritage services will be able to resume from that date. This round-up gives details of those lines which have confirmed … Continue reading

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Crich and Seaton announce plans to re-open

Following the latest relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in England (Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have separate rules made by their devolved governments), as from 4th July it will be possible for tourist attractions to reopen – and this includes heritage … Continue reading

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What did we learn from Seaton Tramway’s Tramathon?

Over the week of 8th June 2020, the Seaton Tramway had a week of remote events to not only entertain us but also to help raise funds to secure the future of the Tramway, with their main stream of money … Continue reading

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7 moves to Seaton as preparations for Tramathon Live continue

It’s a tram which hasn’t been used in service for over ten years but it has recently been moved from Riverside Depot down to Seaton terminus in preparation for a week long of remote events as part of Tramathon Live. … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway launch fundraising initiatives

As with many heritage tramways and railways across the country, the Seaton Tramway in Devon have had to close as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and as a result have seen their usual income streams end suddenly but still … Continue reading

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Back into the archives for another double-helping of photos this week:

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Seaton 7 set to start the road to a return

At this time of lockdown and the continued closure of all our heritage tramways, a lot of them are trying to keep people entertained with various archive images and challenges and sometimes included in these are snippets of information set … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway in the 1980s

As an extra Easter Bank Holiday treat we have an additional “Trams in Video” today as we head back into the 1980s at the Seaton Tramway in this nearly one hour video. The tramway was different to that which we … Continue reading

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Heritage organisations start to shut down after latest government advice **updated 20th March**

The situation with closures and changes to openings of heritage tramways and museums continues to change rapidly as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to make itself felt. It is inevitable, sensible and understandable that these decisions have to be made and … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition back at Seaton

For the second year in a row the world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is back at the Seaton Tramway terminus, this time staying for three months as part of its world tour. Featuring 100 high-quality images the exhibition … Continue reading

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Plans revealed for new halt on the Seaton Tramway

There could be a new stop on the Seaton Tramway if plans for a halt adjacent to Seaton Wetlands are approved by the council. It has been an aspiration for a while to give better access to Seaton Wetlands and … Continue reading

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They ran in 2019…

Bringing 2019 to a close – its all looking forward from here on in! – we take one final look at those trams which ran on heritage tramways during the year. As far as we know this is a complete … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Seaton 10

For the second – and final time – in this series we are off to Seaton to take a look at one of 2’9” gauge trams which run on this popular tramway. This time its no. 10 the focus of … Continue reading

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19 back in service at Seaton

Ex-Exeter Corporation Tramways no. 19, now part of the Seaton Tramway fleet, has returned to service following the completion of its overhaul. The tram had missed the majority of the 2019 season allowing this work to take place – its … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Seaton 9

Today we head down to Devon for an image from the Seaton Tramway as we continue our look at some of the trams which ran during 2019.

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Crich help out Seaton with track

You often hear mention of how this tramway helps out this tramway regularly and this has again been seen in action with the news that the Crich Tramway Village have supplied some surplus track to the Seaton Tramway to assist … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We may be having technical problems with uploads but we still have another couple of Photo Galleries for you this week:

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Santa’s getting ready on his…tram!

It may be hard to believe but in around two months time Santa will be getting on his sleigh to deliver toys to all the good girls and boys, but before the big day he’s going to be a busy … Continue reading

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