Daily Archives: Friday 31 March 2017

In Pictures: Summer sunshine for Winter Gold in Blackpool

The latest Gold operating weekend for Blackpool’s heritage trams took place on the weekend of 25th & 26th March. Although billed as a ‘Winter Gold’ event, this actually took place a few days after spring had officially started, whilst the … Continue reading

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Delays in “Saving Volks” project likely to see no service this summer

The Volks Electric Railway looks set to miss it first summer season since 1948 following delays to the “Saving Volks” Lottery funded project. a previously unknown – but live – gas supply was found during the demolition of the car … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams – just because

A system which we haven’t featured pictorially for a while is Edinburgh Trams so, with thanks to John Hampton, we bring you a small selection of photos showing the line it its full glory doing just what it was designed … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Track machine at Shaw & Crompton

Recently spotted stabled in the bay platform at Shaw & Crompton has been a VolkerRail Tamper Machine. The machine is currently on Metrolink metals for use during regular maintenance work with Manchester Metrolink not actually possessing their own equipment to … Continue reading

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