Category Archives: Still Standing!

Still Standing! Brighton Corporation Tramways Depot – revisited!

Today we return to a location we have featured before – the former Brighton Corporation Tramway Depot on Lewes Road – and take an alternative view at the structure, which remains in use as a bus depot to this day.

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Still Standing! Garage sign, Norwich

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we feature something a little bit different… Its not a structure or a piece of track from a first generation tramway but rather a sign with a tram connection.

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Still Standing! Birmingham Snow Hill Tram Stop

Its not just first generation tramway structures that we can feature in this series as there are also some old modern tram system survivors including the original Birmingham City Centre terminus of the then Midland Metro route at Snow Hill.

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Still Standing! Marton Depot, Blackpool

Every Monday throughout February sees the return of the popular “Still Standing” series as we look at old tram structures which are still in existence today. In this edition we are off to Blackpool as we take a look at … Continue reading

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The rosettes of Darwen

In September 2020 one of our “Still Standing” series of articles featured some rosettes in Darwen Town Centre and this attracted the interest of former Darwen resident, Glenn Taylor, who set about doing some research to see if there were … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 7th November 2021

This week we have another couple of Photo Galleries added – Nottingham Express Transit and the Kingsway Tram Subway feature:

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Still Standing! Manhole cover in Atherton

After 78 editions we come to the end (for now?) of our “Still Standing” series as we take a look at old tramway infrastructure still in situ, even if it was being used for something very different to its original … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Poplar Depot, London

“Still Standing” continues today as we take a trip to East London to view the former London County Council tram depot in Poplar which remains in existence in 2021.

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Still Standing! Edinburgh Cable Tramways track

Another trip to Edinburgh in this edition of “Still Standing!” and it’s the Cable Tramway which has again attracted our interest as we find a small section of surviving track.

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Still Standing! Ipswich Tram Depot

This time in “Still Standing” we take a trip to Suffolk to view the former tram depot in Ipswich which is another structure which has remained in transport use throughout its life.

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Still Standing! Holloway Tram Depot, London

We are again heading to London for this edition of “Still Standing!” as we take a look at another old tram depot now repurposed for buses.

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Still Standing! Brighton Corporation Tramways Depot

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we take a trip to the south coast and find ourselves in Brighton.

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Still Standing! Highgate Horse Tram Depot entrance, London

In this edition of “Still Standing” we find some old tram track in London which used to be the entrance to the Highgate Horse Tram Depot.

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Still Standing! Edinburgh Cable Tramways pulley

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we feature something which was one used on a tramway although where it stands now isn’t where it was when it was! We’re heading up to Edinburgh again.

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Still Standing! Witton Lane Tram Depot, Birmingham

In this latest edition of “Still Standing” we take a look at a surviving depot in the West Midlands which was for a time a transport museum but has more recently become the home of a nightclub!

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Still Standing! Stamford Hill Depot, London

The latest first generation tramway structure we feature in “Still Standing!” is the old Stamford Hill Depot.

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Still Standing! Edinburgh Cable Tramways Depot and Power Station

Today “Still Standing!” is off to the Scottish capital as we take a look at a surviving artefact of Edinburgh’s cable tramways.

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Still Standing! LCC Section Box

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we find a London County Council Tramways section box – nowhere near where any trams ran!

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Still Standing! Ansdell tram shelter

We take a second trip to a surviving structure on the former Lytham St Annes tramway system for this edition of “Still Standing!” and its another former shelter.

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Still Standing! Huddersfield tram track

One of the surprising aspects of this series has been just how much old tram track there is still lying in open sight, especially when you consider how long ago it was that first generation tramways were abandoned. While some … Continue reading

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