Daily Archives: Tuesday 11 June 2013

OMO 8 & Coronation 304 return to Rigby Road

Mere hours after the fantastic announcement that nine trams owned by the Lancastrian Transport Trust were being returned to Blackpool Transport to join their heritage fleet, the task of transporting these trams back to Rigby Road commenced. On Tuesday 11th … Continue reading

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In pictures: Blackpool Boat 236 lights up Crich

The restoration of Blackpool Boat car 236 (or 607 if you prefer to use its post-1968 fleet number!) has finally been completed at Crich Tramway Village, with the fitting of decorative festoon lights to the tram. Four strings of coloured … Continue reading

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Metrolink T68 1014 latest to be withdrawn

There are now more T68/T68As withdrawn than there are in service in Manchester following the withdrawal of 1014. 1014 has actually been out of service for a couple of weeks with a traction fault but has now been officially withdrawn … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway enjoys bumper weekend

The weekend of Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June was a bumper period for the Seaton Tramway with many visitors lured to the Devon coast by the good weather being experienced and also, on the Sunday, the return of the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Beamish – The Living Museum of the North

Saturday 8 June was another sunny day for much of the UK and Beamish – The Living Museum of the North was no exception to this. Four trams were in service during the day with open toppers Blackpool 31 and … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Work: Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June

There will be no trams between Bury and Victoria on Saturday 15 June and between Bury and Piccadilly and Central Park and Piccadilly on Sunday 16 June because of further engineering works. Replacement bus services will again be put into … Continue reading

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Krefeld 412 joins the NEETT fleet

On Monday 10th June, the second tramcar arrived at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum (NELSAM) site near Sunderland. Following in the tracks of Blackpool Balloon 721, Krefeld 412 has now arrived on site, having only just been … Continue reading

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