Category Archives: Lost Trams

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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Lost Trams 12: Dundee 2

The fact that more than one steam tram trailer from the Scottish city of Dundee survives today when so few of this type of tramcar still exist is quite a remarkable fact, made all the more amazing by the fact … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 11: Glasgow 585

Next up in our Lost Trams series is a tram which has been out of the public eye since 1999 but which does remain in the UK – Glasgow 585.

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Lost Trams 10: Norwich 39

The tenth tram to feature as part of our “Lost Trams” is Norwich 39 – a tram which was for a time on site at the East Anglia Transport Museum but which has since moved on to become a garden … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 9: Burton and Ashby 14

Our irregular series of “Lost Trams” returns with a look at another American export; Burton and Ashby 14 – a tram that is currently lost completely from the public eye. This tram headed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1980 for … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 8: Glasgow 1274

The last of the “forgotten” three trams at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine, USA is the latest vehicle to feature as a “Lost Tram” – Glasgow Coronation 1274. Like the Leeds and Liverpool cars already featured in this series … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 7: Liverpool 293

It’s been a while since we had our incredibly irregular feature “Lost Trams” but it is back with a vengeance today as we take a look at a tram which left the UK way back in 1958 – Liverpool “Baby … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 6: Leeds Feltham 526

We head back across the pond for the latest instalment of our “Lost Trams” series as we take a look at Leeds Feltham 526 which has been in the United States for over 50 years since it was exported in … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 5: Blackpool Centenary car 644

644 is one of the eight Centenary class cars built by East Lancashire Coachbuilders during the 1980s for year-round operation in Blackpool. After providing sterling service for more than twenty years, the class were retired from front-line service after use … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 4: Blackpool Centenary car 643

The end of the 2011 illuminations season in Blackpool marked the end of the working careers for several of the town’s traditional trams, as the tramway prepared to enter a new phase of its long history. All eight of the … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 3: Blackpool Boat 228

For the third in our “Lost Trams” series we thought as we are in the middle of Blackpool Boat car launches (236 at Crich and 604 in Blackpool) it would be an opportune time to look at one of these … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 2: Blackpool Dreadnought 59

With much of the UK currently sweltering under nice warm sunshine it is rather apt that the second tram to feature in our irregular “Lost Trams” series is an open topper – Blackpool Dreadnought 59. This very popular tram has … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 1: Nottingham 112

We have recently been contacted by someone whose father has an old tram in their garden and as they included some photos of the tram what better excuse than to start a new occasional series on these pages – Lost … Continue reading

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