Daily Archives: Thursday 23 October 2014

In Pictures: Glasgow 488 restoration progresses

It’s not often that when you think of a tram restoration you think of it as taking place in Wales, but that is, of course, exactly where the major restoration of Glasgow 488 – repatriated from France last year – … Continue reading

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Heritage Trams this week

It’s that time of the week again as we round-up just when and where you can ride on heritage trams in the UK and Isle of Man. Although many places across the country only have a little over a week … Continue reading

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Enhanced heritage output for half-term in Blackpool

As expected, it has been confirmed that there will be additional trams operating in Blackpool on illumination tours during the forthcoming school half-term week, commencing from Friday 24th October and running until 2nd November inclusive. This period should see four … Continue reading

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Crich depot conditions to be assessed

It is well known that the conditions in the main running sheds at Crich Tramway Village are less than ideal for housing a priceless collection of vintage trams, in their current condition. Now, a serious effort is being made to … Continue reading

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Picture in Time 23: Southampton 45 celebrates ‘Electric 30′

Having just recently celebrated the milestone 50th anniversary of electric tram operation at the National Tramway Museum at Crich, we turn the clock back two decades to look at one of the trams which was chosen to star in the … Continue reading

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