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Still Standing! Tinsley Tram Depot, Sheffield

In this latest edition of “Still Standing” we are heading to Yorkshire and the city of Sheffield to be more precise as we take a look at the old Tinsley Depot building.

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Still Standing! Darwen Steam Tram turning circle

A lot of the remnants we have featured in this series have been old tram depots or fixtures and fittings on buildings where overhead has once hung. But this time we will be taking a look at some surviving track … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Newcastle Corporation Tramways Wingrove Depot

We are heading to the northeast for today’s look at remnants of old tramways still in situ with Newcastle Corporation Tramways old Wingrove Depot featuring.

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Still Standing! Tram rosettes in Edinburgh

Its time to look up again! This week we are off to Edinburgh to take a look at some more overhead support rosettes – not all of which were used by the first generation tramway.

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Still Standing! SHMD Joint Board Power Station and Tram Depot, Stalybridge

Another survivor in the northwest of England for “Still Standing” today as we head to Stalybridge for recent views from the Stalybridge Hyde Mossley and Dukinfield Joint Tramways and Electricity Board Power Station and Tram Depot. Located on Park Road … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Grimsby Corporation Tramways Victoria Street Depot

Whilst most of our entries in this series have been to the west of the country in today’s edition we are heading east to take a look at Grimsby Corporation Tramways Victoria Street Depot.

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Still Standing! Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation tram depot, Mossley Road

We are heading back to Ashton-under-Lyne for this latest edition of “Still Standing” as we take a look at the former Corporation electric tram depot on Mossley Road.

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Still standing! Tram rosettes in Horwich

Some of the remnants of first generation tramways are more difficult to spot than others but probably the most common remains can be seen on the side of various buildings around the UK with the rosettes which the overhead span … Continue reading

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Still standing! Weaste Depot track, Eccles

Although there is still plenty of tram track buried under road surfaces across the country to see old track still on the surface is rarer but look carefully enough and will still find some. A location included in this is … Continue reading

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Still standing! Hall Street Depot, St Helens

Some of the buildings which are included in this occasional series have found reuse for very different purposes than that which they were built for but the old depot in Hall Street, St Helens still remains in use for the … Continue reading

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Still standing! Birmingham’s 1st Generation Tram Tracks

Whilst our attention recently in the West Midlands has very much been concerned with the laying of new tram tracks for extensions of the West Midlands Metro there are also still some survivors of the original first generation system around … Continue reading

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Still Standing – Extra! Ashton-under-Lyne Horse Tram Depot

As a follow on from yesterday’s edition of “Still Standing!” we head back around 60 years to take a look at the structure again, at a time when there were fears it may have to be demolished following a fire.

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Still Standing! Ashton-under-Lyne Horse Tram Depot

In this edition we go way back to the horse tram era for a structure which was originally opened for trams in 1881 by the Manchester Carriage and Tramways Company in Ashton-under-Lyne.

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Still standing! Horwich Tram Depot

This is the first of a new series “Still Standing” as we take a look at some remaining structures from the UK’s first generation tramways. We have previously seen some old tram depots, tram overhead and in some cases remaining … Continue reading

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