Category Archives: Trams in Video

Trams in Video: Western Railway Museum, Rio Vista, California

In today’s video we are off to the United States of America for footage recorded at the Western Railway Museum in Rio Vista, California on 21st July 2002. Included are rides on a Sacramento Northern Birney car and a Peninsular … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: The Petrin Funicular – Prague

This latest video is a little bit different from other editions of “Trams in Video” as we head to the Czech Republic for footage of the Petrin Funicular. Linking lower Prague with the park in which the Petrin Tower stands … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Lisbon Trams – October 2016

In this vide we are back to Portugal and Lisbon for some more footage taken during October 2016. Included in this footage we see local youths hanging on and taking a free ride on the tramway. A worldwide phenomenon this … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Crich Tramway Village – Starlight Spectacular 29th October 2016

Today’s video takes us back to the Crich Tramway Village with some footage filmed at the Starlight Spectacular event on 29th October 2016. An intensive service was running on the line throughout the day, including after dark running until 2000 … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: East Anglia Transport Museum – 6th July 2019

We take another trip to the East Anglia Transport Museum in this latest “Trams in Video”. This time the date is 6th July 2019 and the occasion is the 50th anniversary of ERTCW which saw a special event take place … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: A ride on the Manx Electric Railway

In this video we take a ride on board Manx Electric Railway Open Trailer 43 between Derby Castle and Ramsey. With Winter Saloon 20 providing the power and Mail Van 4 also in the consist this is an edited journey … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Orange Empire Railway Museum, California

Today’s video heads across to the United States of America and features footage taken at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in California. Shot in January 2002 we see action as the vintage Los Angeles Railway trolleys at this museum are … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Stagecoach Supertram Tram-Train First Day – October 2018

We go to Sheffield for this edition of “Trams in Video” as we take a look at the first day of public services on the Tram-Train operation between Cathedral in Sheffield City Centre and Rotherham Parkgate. Shot on 25th October … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: East Anglia Transport Museum – 2003

Today we make another visit to the East Anglia Transport Museum for a video taken at the museum during 2003. Shot on 14th September 2003 we see the tram route running into the woods but at this time the trolleybus … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Luas Red Line – 2007

In this edition of “Trams in Video” we find ourselves travelling to Dublin for some footage shot of Dublin’s Luas Red line during 2007. At this point the Red line ran between Connolly and Tallaght and was operated by Alstom … Continue reading

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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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