Category Archives: North Eastern Electrical Transport Trust

Blackpool trams under attention across the country

Both the Fylde Transport Trust (FTT) and North East Electrical Transport Trust (NEETT) as well as being handily easy to give easier to type acronyms to(!) are also both currently working on Blackpool trams in their collections with the FTT’s … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Centenary 647 gets a lick of paint at NELSAM

When we head to the northeast on these pages it is usually Beamish that we feature but this time we head to Sunderland instead for a trip to the North East Land, Sea and Air Museum (NELSAM) which is home … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A look inside the shed at NELSAM

As we’ve reported previously whilst there is a more high profile collection in the north east of England the area is also home to the North East Electrical Traction Trust who are based at the North East Land Sea and … Continue reading

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NELSAM reduces opening hours

The North East Land Sea and Air Museum – home to the collection of trams in the ownership of North East Electrical Traction Trust, including several Blackpool trams – have announced that for the foreseeable future, and definitely until the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NELSAM Open Day

It is sometimes easy to forget that the northeast of England is home to two significant tram collections. Of course, we all remember about the operational tramway and the trams which operate it at Beamish but a few miles away … Continue reading

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Balloon 721 to be repainted

There hasn’t been much news from the North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust (NEETT) and its collection of trams based at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum near Sunderland for quite a while. However, that looks likely to change … Continue reading

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Krefeld 412 finds shelter at last!

With an emphasis on Blackpool trams, its easy to forget sometimes that the North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust are also the proud owners of two trams from much further afield. Last winter, Graz 210 was brought to Washington near Sunderland … Continue reading

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Graz 210 moves in at NELSAM

One piece of news from the winter period which has gone unreported on British Trams Online - at least until now – was the arrival of Graz 210 at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum late last year. Having … Continue reading

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Welcome home to the Hovertram!

Following on from the surprise return of Blackpool Balloon car 708 to Blackpool on Wednesday 21st September, the following day saw an even more exciting return in the unmistakable shape of the illuminated Hovertram 735. As previously announced, this tram … Continue reading

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Trams on the move from NELSAM

On Wednesday 21st September, initial preparations were made at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum (NELSAM) at Sunderland, to remove the illuminated Hovertram 735 from their storage depot for its journey by road back to Blackpool for an … Continue reading

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An eventful August Sunday?

Two tram preservation groups hosted special events on Sunday 7th August. The North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust (NEETT) played host to their annual ‘Tram & Transport Sunday’ at their headquarters at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum near … Continue reading

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Balloon cars prepare for weekend events

Two of the less-seen of Blackpool’s Balloon class in preservation, cars 702 and 721, have recently received a bit of TLC ahead of events this weekend being held by their respective owners, the Manchester Transport Museum Society and the North … Continue reading

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NELSAM gets accredited

Some recent positive news from one of our newer names in the tramcar preservation movement comes from the North East Land Sea & Air Museum (NELSAM) which has recently been awarded accredited museum status by the Arts Council England. This … Continue reading

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Helping the Hovertram

The North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust have launched an online appeal to assist with the cosmetic restoration of one of the most distinctive preserved Blackpool trams in existence today – the illuminated Hovertram 735. The iconic feature car was transported … Continue reading

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NEETT’s Blackpool trams move in

Monday 3rd November was a momentous day for the North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust, as it was on this date that the last of their collection of historic Blackpool trams were moved into secure undercover accommodation. Both of the Balloon … Continue reading

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NEETT put on a good show despite the storms

The second annual ‘Trams & Transport Sunday’ at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum in Sunderland was held on Sunday 10th August, and built on the success of last year’s inaugural event with a much wider range of … Continue reading

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The Hovertram returns to England

One of Blackpool’s famous illuminated trams arrived at a new home on Tuesday 1st July, when the Hovertram 735 finally touched down on track at the home of the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum near Sunderland. It may … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blackpool Brush car 634 arrives in the North East

Friday 23rd May saw yet another tram arrival at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum at Washington, near Sunderland. As reported previously, the North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust have arranged a long-term loan deal involving privately owned Blackpool … Continue reading

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Busy going nowhere!

Recently, a large number of trams have been making road journeys to and from various parts of the UK. However, three proposed road trips by some very different trams were destined not to go ahead – here, we take a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 674+684 move in to NEETT’s new depot

A very productive weekend for the North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust has seen Blackpool trams Centenary 647 and Twin set 674+684 moved into the new storage shed at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum near Sunderland, ending their … Continue reading

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