Category Archives: Fylde Tramway Society

Find out about destination blinds with Peter Watts

On 1st September destination blind guru Peter Watts will be presenting the monthly Fylde Tramway Society meeting at Wing’s Club, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Titled A Blind Approach: Blackpool tram blinds from 1960 Peter will be covering not only historical … Continue reading

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Blackpool tram fans go ‘back to the Centenary’

Saturday 20th July witnessed the welcome return to use of Blackpool Centenary car 648. The tram operated a special tour for the Fylde Tramway Society along with open top Balloon ‘Princess Alice’ 706, this being its first outing since its … Continue reading

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Ride the lights with ‘HMS Blackpool’

On Tuesday 27th August, the Fylde Tramway Society will be hosting an illuminations tour with a difference, when it hires the illuminated Frigate 736 ‘HMS Blackpool’ for a private tour. This follows a three-day period of heritage tram operation in Blackpool … Continue reading

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FTS support Heaton Park’s depot appeal

More good news for the Heaton Park Tramway’s project to construct a second tram depot close to the line’s present Lakeside terminus has come from the Fylde Tramway Society, who have recently agreed to donate £1000 to the fund. Although … Continue reading

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Fylde Tramway Society announce a Convention with a difference!

The annual Fylde Tramway Society Convention weekend, held over the long May Day Bank Holiday weekend, is usually one of the highlights of the year for Blackpool tram enthusiasts. Traditionally the weekend features a number of special tram tours using … Continue reading

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