Category Archives: Picture in Time

Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloon 708

For our final instalment of Picture in Time for 2017 we are heading back to Blackpool for a typical 1980s image of a tram running along Lord Street.

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Picture in Time: Snaefell Mountain Railway 2

In this edition of Picture in Time we are back on the Isle of Man for an image from the Snaefell Mountain Railway in 1992.

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Picture in Time: Dublin Luas 3003

Making its debut in the Picture in Time series in this edition we travel to Dublin for an image taken during 2004 of one of the Alstom Citadis trams, before they were lengthened.

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In Pictures: Blackpool Brush 625

With the 80th anniversary year of the Blackpool Brush Railcoach starting to come to an end we take a look at another of the surviving class members in our latest delve into the archives. This time around we land in … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11

An image from the 1970s is the feature of today’s edition of Picture in Time as we head to the early days of the East Anglia Transport Museum with a look at the unique Blackpool Marton VAMBAC 11.

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Picture in Time: Manchester Metrolink 1026

The last of the original T68 trams to be delivered to Manchester is the main feature of this edition of Picture in Time. It is 1026 and we catch up with the tram in 2005.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool & Fleetwood Rack 2 (and friends!)

A truly fascinating image is featured in this instalment of Picture in Time. We have often taken a look inside Rigby Road Depot in this series but very rarely have we seen such a eclectic mix of trams with Blackpool … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 15

We are going back to the early days of Crich for this instalment of Picture in Time as we feature horse car Sheffield 15 in operation during 1963 – the first year of passengers being carried at what we now … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: South Yorkshire Supertram 10

We have more early images from the South Yorkshire Supertram system for you in this instalment of Picture in Time. These photos date from 1994 and show no. 10 in service.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool OMO 5

The year is 1987 for today’s edition of Picture in Time as we feature a photo of a tram from the class of trams which arguably saved the Blackpool Tramway in the 1970s. The tram in question is OMO 5.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 7

Today Picture in Time is in North Wales for an image taken 21 years ago in 1996 on the Great Orme Tramway. The tram being featured is the highest numbered of the trams which have operated the service since the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2541

Remaining the capital for this week’s modern Picture in Time image we are on the Croydon Tramlink system in 2002 featuring one of the original CR4000 trams – 2541.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloon 706

One of the most popular trams in Blackpool when operational is Princess Alice, or Open Top Balloon 706 if you want to include its number. And that is the very tram which features in today’s Picture in Time although it … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Manx Electric Railway 2

In this edition of Picture in Time we are on the Isle of Man as we take a look at one of the “oldest trams in the world” in action over 24 years ago.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 05

In this edition of Picture in Time we find ourselves in the capital for an image from the Docklands Light Railway of one of the original trains, 05 in 1994

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Brush 623

In their 80th anniversary year we are featuring another of Blackpool’s Brush Railcoaches in Picture in Time today. This time around the tram in question is 623 – which has been enjoying a holiday back home in 2017 but we … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 4

Today Picture in Time is heading back to the Devon coast as we take a trip to the Seaton Tramway for an image of Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4.

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 215

From last week’s Picture in Time in the West Midlands we head across to the East Midlands for this image from Nottingham Express Transit.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloons

Having gone 30 years into the past last week, this week we go even further back in time as we have an image taken 50 years ago in the summer of 1967.

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1017

Continuing with the Glasgow theme of last week’s Picture in Time today we feature a tram from that system which has remained north of the border – Glasgow 1017.

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