Daily Archives: Thursday 26 July 2012

Manx Transport Festival hit by tram shortage

The annual Manx Transport Festival is now well underway with many transport enthusiasts flocking to the Isle of Man in order to sample the very best that the railways and tramways of this island paradise have to offer. Unfortunately, plans … Continue reading

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Trams run on Tuesdays at Heaton Park

Earlier this week, Blackpool Transport began operating their popular heritage tram coastal tours seven days a week, but they are not the only tramway to have commenced a midweek vintage tram service for the peak summer period. In an unexpected … Continue reading

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Heaton Park Tramway points towards the future!

A small but significant event occured at the Heaton Park Tramway in Manchester on Tuesday 24th July 2012, when a refurbished set of points were laid at the new Lakeside terminus and connected up to the existing stub track. Eventually, these … Continue reading

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Flexities steal heritage tram crews

So far, 2012 has seen a highly succesful mix of core service vehicles and traditional heritage tram tours operating together on the Blackpool tramway. Despite many critics voicing concerns that mixing new and old rolling stock in this way would … Continue reading

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