Category Archives: Great Orme Tramway

Half price travel for locals on Great Orme Tramway

For the first time, the Great Orme Tramway will be a holding a community weekend during October which will give local residents the chance to enjoy travel up the Great Orme for half price. Taking place on Saturday 19th and … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

This week’s pair of Photo Galleries both come from traditional tramways in the UK:

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They’ve run in 2019…

In this new article – which will continue to be updated as and when more trams enter service for the first time time this year – we take a look at all of those trams which have operated in passenger … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A new season underway on the Great Orme Tramway

As is usual late March saw the start of another season on the Great Orme Tramway with trams now due to run daily until late October. Trams run each day between 1000 and 1800 (until 1700 during October) with regular … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 4

We head to the year 2000 for this week’s traditional tram archive image with another visit to the Great Orme Tramway in Llandudno.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 6

Staying in North Wales for this week’s archive image as we had back to the 1990s again.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 5

Starting off a short series of images from Llandudno’s Great Orme Tramway today as we continue Picture in Time.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 4

We are heading back 25 years in today’s archive image with Llandudno’s Great Orme Tramway the subject.

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Visitor’s Guide to…Great Orme Tramway

In the second in our series of Visitor’s Guides, Edward M Koehler takes a look at the Great Orme Tramway in Llandudno, North Wales. Once again Edward gives his observations of the best places to get photos of this unique … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway

Today we take a trip to North Wales for a couple of different than usual images from the Great Orme Tramway.

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 5

Back to North Wales for another view of the Great Orme Tramway today as Picture in Time continues.

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Snaefell Mountain Railway and Douglas Bay Horse Tramway start another season

Despite doubts expressed whether the Snaefell Mountain Railway would reopen at the start of 2018 the first services to the Summit were operated on Good Friday, 30th March – a day later than planned but it now seems to be … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Great Orme Tramway 4 & 5

We head off to North Wales for this edition of our archive photo series with a view on the Great Orme Tramway of the two trams which have operated the lower section service ever since opening in 1902.

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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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