Daily Archives: Wednesday 29 May 2013

Heaton Park’s new depot gets the green light

Following numerous unavoidable delays, it is extremely pleasing to be able to report that final approval has now been granted for the construction of a new tram depot at the Heaton Park Tramway in Manchester. Tuesday 28th May was the … Continue reading

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No seat swap for Balloon 700

British Trams Online has previously reported that two Blackpool trams had exchanged seats, these being Brush Railcoach 631 and ‘B Fleet’ Balloon car 700. The seat swap was first mooted late last year in order to restore swingover seats to … Continue reading

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Boat 602 to join Blackpool’s heritage fleet

Blackpool Transport have announced that the heritage tram fleet in the seaside town is to be boosted by the reactivation of another tram following a lengthy period of storage. The vehicle in question is Blackpool Boat car 602, which last … Continue reading

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