Category Archives: Trams in Video

Trams in Video: Lisbon Trams – October 2019

Today we take another trip to Portugal to take a look at the trams in Lisbon during October 2019. This footage includes route 28 in the narrow streets of the Alfama and Lisbon route 15 in the city centre.

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway – 2003 & 2006

We are back with more videos today and in this edition we head down to Devon for footage taken at the Seaton Tramway in both 2003 and 2006. In 2003 the service was dominated by the older trams but three … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Blackpool Heritage and Illuminated Trams – October 2015

Despite the fact that this is the 32nd edition of “Trams in Video” we haven’t featured the Blackpool Tramway but we change all that tonight as we head back to October 2015 for footage of the heritage and illuminated trams … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: San Francisco Cable Cars and Streetcars – 2002

We go even further afield for this latest “Trams in Videos” as we are in the United States of America for footage taken back in 2002 of San Francisco’s famous Cable Cars as well as the F-line historic streetcar route.

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Trams in Video: Isle of Man Horse Trams – July & September 2013

A trip across the Irish Sea to the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway for this latest edition of “Trams in Video”. Filmed in July and September 2013 we see both the horse trams running along Douglas Promenade as well as a … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Amsterdam Tram Museum – June 2016

Keeping with the moving images (aka videos!) we are today heading across to mainland Europe for some footage from the Amsterdam Tramway Museum taken in June 2016. This 7.2km line runs from Haarlemmermeerstation to Bovenkerk and we see trams from … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Manchester Metrolink 2012-2017

Today we are back on the video and take a trip to Manchester Metrolink for views of the ever expanding network between 2012 and 2017 as lines opened across the city centre, to the Airport, East Didsbury, Ashton-under-Lyne and from … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Trams and Trains on the Isle of Man

Its another “general purpose transport” video today as we are off to the Isle of Man for footage of the various tramways and railways on the island. Included are clips from the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, Groudle Glen Railway, Great … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: The Sassi – Superga Rack Tramway, Turin, Italy

In this latest video from Bob Hodges we are heading to Italy for footage taken on the Sassi-Superga tramway on 15th March 2019. This line uses the stub rack system and was originally a cable tramway opening in 1885, before … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: East Anglia Transport Museum September 2014

Today our latest video features not only trams but also trolleybuses as we are off to the East Anglia Transport Museum. Filmed on 7th September 2014 we see Sheffield 513 in service on the tramway and it is joined by … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: West Midlands Metro December 2019

In this video we are on the West Midlands Metro as we take a look at the Birmingham Westside extension shortly after it opened to the public in December 2019. With this section of line being built without overhead wires … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Southend Pier Railway

In this edition of “Trams in Video” we are off to the seaside and a visit to the Southend Pier Railway in October 2019. Whilst plans are now in hand to replace the trains in use on the railway we … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: London Tramlink

We are off to London – or more specifically Croydon – for this weeks video as we head to London Tramlink. The video below was filmed on several visits, mainly between 2005 and 2013 but we do also see some … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway in the 1980s

As an extra Easter Bank Holiday treat we have an additional “Trams in Video” today as we head back into the 1980s at the Seaton Tramway in this nearly one hour video. The tramway was different to that which we … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Heaton Park Tramway – 2nd July 2016

This latest video comes from Manchester’s Heaton Park Tramway and features footage from 2nd July 2016. That weekend saw the tramway running specially decorated trams to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, including Blackpool 619 complete with … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Trams in the Netherlands – June 2016

We head across to mainland Europe this week as we feature film taken in the Netherlands during June 2016. In the below film we see trams, both modern and heritage, in operation in Den Haag, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

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Trams in Video: Crich Tramway Village – The Big Shunt, November 2017

In this week’s video offering we are off to the Crich Tramway Village as we feature footage from “The Big Shunt” which took place at the start of November 2017. This took place in order to clear the depot II … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Luas Green line – July 2007

For the next few weeks we are back with videos of trams, courtesy of Bob Hodges, and for the first edition of the return we head to Dublin for footage from the Green line. Filmed in July 2007 at a … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Granada Tram – September 2017

The last in our current series of “Trams in Video” is here (it may be back in the future, any feedback on this will be gratefully received!) is back into Europe as we head into Spain to take a look … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Edinburgh Trams – May 2014

We head north of the border for today’s moving images of trams as we feature some of the first public service trams to run on Edinburgh Trams on 31st May 2014.

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