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This week on British Trams Online

There is another full site update now online and we have another couple of Photo Galleries included:

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Trams in the works at Seaton

Obviously an important part of any tramway is the maintenance of the tram fleet and the Seaton Tramway in Devon is no different. Recently three trams have been – or are going – through the works at Riverside Depot with … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 4

Another image taken in 1980 at the Seaton Tramway features in this edition of Picture in Time.

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Picture in Time: Unrestored trams at Seaton

Following on from last week’s image of Seaton Tramway 14 under restoration this week we take a look at some unrestored tram bodies outside the depot.

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This week on British Trams Online

After a week off the main site update is back with another couple of Photo Galleries:

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 14

We are again in Devon for this edition of Picture in Time as we feature an image of one of the converted standard gauge trams – no. 14 in the Seaton fleet.

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 17 & 7

We have a double helping of trams and a double helping of photos for you in this edition of Picture in Time as we take a look at two trams – one of which looks very different now and the … Continue reading

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Plaque installed at Seaton in memory of tramway supporter

A memorial plaque has been installed on the outside of the Seaton terminus building in honour of Anthony Caesar, a supporter of the tramway. The plaque was unveiled by Al and Gill Summers, friends of Mr Caesar at a small … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton Tramway 12

As we move to featuring Seaton in Picture in Time this week we take a look at the most rebuilt tram in the fleet – no. 12.

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They’ve run in 2019…

In this new article – which will continue to be updated as and when more trams enter service for the first time time this year – we take a look at all of those trams which have operated in passenger … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A busy day at Seaton

Wednesday 3rd July proved to be a busy day on the Seaton Tramway with no fewer than seven trams out on the tramway for various reasons. As we are now in the main season for the tramway the 20 minute … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Seaton Tramway over Easter

The Seaton Tramway is once again open with services now every day until 3rd November in the year that the tramway will celebrates its 49th anniversary of running in Devon. Following on from last winter when a lot of attention … Continue reading

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Local MP visits Seaton to congratulate on awards success

The Seaton Tramway are celebrating another awards win with an accolade from Visit England in recognition of the excellent customer service given at the tramway. To mark the occasion local MP, Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) paid a visit to … Continue reading

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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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