Category Archives: Opinion

Happy Birthday to us!

1st December 2002. The day the internet changed! Well, not really but it was a significant day for this website as that was the day we officially launched to a completely unsuspecting world. Of course that means that today marks … Continue reading

Posted in British Trams Online at 15, Opinion, Site News | 7 Comments

Tram events – how much notice is enough?

A topic of discussion which seems to have become increasingly common amongst tram enthusiasts of late, is the amount of notice being given before interesting events. In fairness, most major tram events are advertised well in advance with the main … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments

Leeds 602 legacy rejected – again!

A recent announcement that the decision by the Board of Management at the Tramway Museum Society to reject a substantial donation to enable the restoration of the unique Leeds 602 was being reviewed, had been met with approval by the … Continue reading

Posted in Crich Tramway Village, Opinion | 17 Comments

First tram to North Station

Following the recent exciting news regarding the offer of a substantial amount of the funding required to extend the Blackpool tramway to serve North Station, there has been no shortage of speculation regarding this ambitious project. Naturally the main aim … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Opinion | 9 Comments

The sorry saga of Blackpool Boat Car 605

It was supposed to be the crowning glory of our 10th anniversary celebrations, the chance to help a tram return to the rails and to be enjoyed by the British public again for what, we thought and expected, would be … Continue reading

Posted in Fylde Transport Trust, Opinion | 40 Comments