Category Archives: Beamish Tramway

Picture in Time: Gateshead 10

We are again taking a look at Beamish’s Tramway for this edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 31

The location for this edition of “Picture in Time” is Beamish again.

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Trams &: Sunderland 16 & Road Locomotive

In this edition of “Trams &” we take a trip to Beamish to see one of the resident trams alongside a visiting road locomotive.

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Picture in Time: Newcastle 114

Our regular “Picture in Time” series looking at traditional trams not operating in Blackpool moves on to Beamish for the next few weeks and we start off with a tram which originated from nearby Newcastle.

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Sheffield 264 tops the mileage charts at Beamish for 2020

This article usually starts by mentioning how the trams at Beamish are the hardest working heritage trams in the UK with over 25,000 miles covered across the fleet during 2019. But, as can be expected and in a phrase everyone … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2020…

As we put 2020 “to bed” we bring you this look at those heritage trams which ran in the British Isles during the calendar year of 2020. Obviously, nowhere near as many trams ran during 2020 as in previous years … Continue reading

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Trams &: Sheffield 264 & steam locomotive

The location for this edition of “Trams &” is again the familiar surroundings of Beamish and this time along with the tram we see a steam locomotive in action on the railway line from Rowley Station.

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Trams &: Oporto 196 & trolleybus

This latest edition of “Trams &” is again off to Beamish as we take a peek inside the tram depot at Foulbridge.

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Trams &: Newcastle 114 & van

Merry Christmas everyone! As you check to see whether you’re on Santa’s good list we bring you our own festive treats as we head to Beamish for today’s “Trams &” as we take a look at one of the resident … Continue reading

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Trams &: Lisbon 730 & bus

In this latest edition of “Trams &” we are taking a look at a tram which was on holiday in the northeast at the time of this image with it being caught alongside another vehicle.

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Trams &: Cardiff 131 & steam roller

Beamish always provides us with plenty of opportunities for photos of trams alongside another vehicle and that is where we head for this latest edition of “Trams &”.

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Trams &: Sunderland 16 & bus

We are again off to Beamish in this edition of “Trams &” as we take a look at Sunderland 16 alongside one of the museum’s resident buses.

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Trams &: Manchester 765 & car

Its off to Beamish for this latest edition of “Trams &” as we see a visiting tram in the form of Manchester 765 being joined by various vehicles in the town street.

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Trams &: Sunderland 101 & steam road engine

As we’ve all seen over the years probably the number one location for getting photos of trams with the biggest variety of other vintage transport is Beamish and that is where we go for this edition of “Trams &”.

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Trams in Video: Beamish – 2009 & 2014

We head to Beamish for this edition of “Trams in Video” for film shot in both 2009 and 2014. A large variety of trams are included including members of the home fleet such as Blackpool 31, Newcastle 114 and Sheffield … Continue reading

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Sheffield Corporation Tramways 60 Years On – the Preserved Trams

On 8th October 1960 the last trams on the first generation Sheffield Corporation Tramways ran bringing to an end 87 years of tramway operation in the city. With the first horse trams having run on 7th October 1873 this was … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update – heritage systems and museums

Its been a while since we last had a summary of which heritage lines are operating following the continued easing of lockdown restrictions so here we go again! This summary only gives details of those museums/heritage lines which have reopened. … Continue reading

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Trams &: Sheffield 264 & Beamish Access Bus J2007

This latest look at a Tram and something else is again in the northeast of England at Beamish.

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Covid-19 update – heritage systems and museum

With restrictions due to be relaxed from Saturday 4th July in England it has been confirmed that tram museums and heritage services will be able to resume from that date. This round-up gives details of those lines which have confirmed … Continue reading

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Trams &: Newcastle 114 & Yorkshire Wagon 117

We take another trip to Beamish for this edition of a tram and something else!

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