Category Archives: Great Orme Tramway

Operating seasons end across the British Isles

As has become traditional the first weekend in November usually brings an end to heritage tramway operating seasons and 2017 has been no different. We have already seen what happened at the end of the season at both Crich and … Continue reading

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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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Ophelia does her worst causing Luas and MER suspensions

Services on both Luas and the Manx Electric Railway were hit by ex-Hurricane Ophelia at the start of the week with no trams able to run for large periods of time, firstly due to safety fears and then because of … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 5 & 4

We are heading up the Great Orme in Llandudno for this edition of Picture in Time as we take a look at the two trams which have operated the lower section of the route ever since it opened in July … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 7

The Great Orme Tramway in Llandudno, North Wales is the feature of this edition of Picture in Time as we head back to 1989 for a view of one of the upper section trams.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 4

And we are off to Wales for the next edition of Picture in Time as we go black and white for an image of the Great Orme Tramway in August 1963.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 5

It’s 1993 and we are in Llandudno for the next instalment of our archive photo series. Of course the tramway in question is the Great Orme Tramway as we take a look at one of the lower section’s tram – … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

The main site has been updated once again with a further three Photo Galleries for your viewing pleasure:

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 6

We go black and white for today’s Picture in Time image as we are heading to the North Wales coast for an image of Great Orme Tramway 6 over 50 years ago.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 5

Its back to Wales for our latest “Picture in Time” as we are on the Great Orme for a view of no. 5 in 1968.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 4

We are heading up the mountain today in “Picture in Time” as we feature an image of one of the fleet of trams used on the Great Orme Tramway – no. 4.

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Great Orme Tramway gets off to a smashing start

The first tram movements of 2015 on the Great Orme Tramway took place on Saturday 21st March with clearance runs on both of the lower and upper sections. Unfortunately things did not quite go according to plan as a car … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Great Orme Tramway

We’ve gone all Welsh on you tonight on British Trams Online! Another tramway which doesn’t often feature on these pages – mainly because it normally just operates with very little incident – is the unique Great Orme Tramway in Llandudno. … Continue reading

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