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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 09

We continue our way through the Midland Metro T69s to see what has happened to them since their withdrawal.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 08

Its time for another edition of “Whatever Happened To” as we head back to the West Midlands to take a look at one of the original T69s.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 07

So far in this series of “Whatever Happened To” its been a case of “its been scrapped”, but this time we come to the first survivor of the T69s.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 06

Today we are again taking a look at Midland Metro’s original trams to see just what has happened to them over the years!

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 05

We carry on a look at the original Midland Metro trams to see “Whatever Happened To” them. This time out we reach no. 05.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 04

Today we have another edition of our series where we take a look at what happened to the original trams built for the Midland Metro – the T69s.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 03

It won’t surprise you to know that the third tram we take a look at in this retrospective series to see what happened to Midland Metro T69s is 03.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 02

It’s the second instalment of this series looking at what happened to the Midland Metro T69s.

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Whatever Happened To? Midland Metro 01

Our series looking back at a set of trams from either an event or a complete class returns from today as we take a look at the original Midland Metro trams and see what has happened to the once 16 … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Trawler 737

And so we reach the end of this series as we take a look at the last of the trams which ran in passenger service over the final weekend of the traditional Blackpool Tramway. That tram is the illuminated Trawler.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Frigate 736

In this penultimate instalment of this edition of “Whatever Happened To?” we take at the second of the illuminated feature cars to run during the final weekend of traditional tram operation, the illuminated Frigate.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Western Train 733+734

Having now seen all the normal trams which ran in passenger service over the course of the final weekend of traditional tram operation in Blackpool, the last three editions now concentrate on the illuminated feature cars, starting with the Western … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Jubilee 762

As we continue our look at those trams which ran during the final weekend of traditional tramway operation in Blackpool we reach the second of the Jubilee Cars – 762.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Jubilee 761

Both of Blackpool’s Jubilee Cars ran over the final weekend of traditional tram operation in November 2011 and in this latest article we take a look at 761.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Balloon 724

This edition of “Whatever Happened To?” takes a look at the last of the 11 Balloons to run on the last weekend of traditional tramway operation in Blackpool – 724.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Balloon 723

The next tram to feature in this series featuring vehicles which carried passengers over the final weekend of traditional tram operation in Blackpool is Balloon 723.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Balloon 720

We’re still taking a look at the trams which ran in Blackpool over the weekend of 5th and 6th November 2011 – which was, of course, the final weekend of the traditional tramway. This time around we take a look … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Balloon 719

We continue the series where we take a look at all the passenger trams that ran over the final weekend of the traditional tramway in Blackpool in November 2011 with Balloon Car 719 the tram featured today.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Balloon 718

The next tram to feature in our series looking at those trams which ran over the last weekend of the traditional tramway in Blackpool is Balloon 718.

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Whatever Happened To? Blackpool Balloon 717

The latest subject in this series that is looking at those trams which ran over the last weekend of traditional tram operation in Blackpool is Balloon 717.

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