Daily Archives: Thursday 25 April 2013

Lisbon 730 returns to Birkenhead

The events to mark 40 years of tram operation at Beamish, the Living Museum of the North officially came to an end on Wednesday 24th April when Lisbon 730 became the second and final of the visiting tramcars to leave … Continue reading

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Blackpool Transport put the trams in Tram Sunday!

Following a few disapointing years, it is pleasing to confirm that Blackpool Transport will be supporting the annual Fleetwood Transport Festival – more commonly known as Tram Sunday – by providing a special heritage tram service. The 2013 event takes place on … Continue reading

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Alderman E.E. Wynne dies

Former Blackpool Councillor Alderman E.E. Wynne has passed away at the age of 96, shortly after having a Blackpool tram named after him. Wynne died earlier this month, mere weeks after attending the unveiling of his name in gold letters … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Tram Museum changes venue

The proposed Fleetwood Tram Museum is on the move – even before its opened! Initial plans released by the Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust would have seen the historic former Copse Road Tramroad Depot being used to house trams from the … Continue reading

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NET fares reviewed

Following a comprehensive review of fares on Nottingham Express Transit a new fare structure has been announced with many of tickets remaining at current levels although there will also be some increases. Day and weekly tickets will remain at their … Continue reading

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Preparations start for Metrolink Second City Crossing

Contractors are to undertake “trial hole” investigations of the pipes and cables under the road in Princess Street, Manchester City Centre over the next ten days as part of the preparatory works for the Metrolink Second City Crossing (2CC). The … Continue reading

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A taste of Eastbourne at Seaton

The Seaton Tramway in Devon have just announced details of a special operating day on Saturday 8th June which will offer visitors even more of a nostalgic experience than usual. On this day it is intended to operate a five … Continue reading

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