Daily Archives: Monday 11 September 2017

Centenary car 641 – a work of art?

The latest project involving a tram from the collection of the Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust was unveiled on Saturday 9th September, as part of the ‘Art of Recovery in Blackpool’ event. As reported previously, Centenary car 641 has been given … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Another new advert in Sheffield

You wait years for a new advert livery and then two come along within a week! Following on from 111 receiving adverts for IKEA at the start of last week, 116 has now been wrapped in an advert for Doncaster … Continue reading

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More details unveiled for Manx Electric Railway 125 in September 2018

There is often some criticism of how late details of special events are announced but that is not something which can be levelled against plans for the 125th Anniversary of the Manx Electric Railway as the full itinerary of events … Continue reading

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The Trawler sails again!

Following a lengthy absence from passenger duties, the illuminated Trawler 737 has recently made a very welcome return to service in Blackpool. It may be remembered that the tram was re-launched last October following a refurbishment which included the fitting … Continue reading

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Lost Trams: Glasgow 1274

Another of the UK trams at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine is the only Scottish representative abroad – Glasgow Coronation 1274. As with Leeds 526 this tram is stored in the car barns at Seashore having never been used … Continue reading

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