Daily Archives: Thursday 9 November 2017

In Pictures: Cambridge Horse Car 7 under restoration

It has been a couple of years since we last featured the restoration of Cambridge Street Tramways no. 7, a horse car built by The Starbuck Car & Wagon Co. in Birkenhead but in the intervening period a good degree … Continue reading

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Memorials unveiled as Croydon remembers one year on

It is now one year since the tragic derailment on London Tramlink at Sandilands and to commemorate the anniversary two memorials have been unveiled as the local community remembers the events.

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36 returns to service as Douglas end another season

The last day of the 2017 operating season on the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway was a memorable one as not only did it see the pre-advertised End of Season Parade but also no. 36 returned to service for the first … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool OMO 5

The year is 1987 for today’s edition of Picture in Time as we feature a photo of a tram from the class of trams which arguably saved the Blackpool Tramway in the 1970s. The tram in question is OMO 5.

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Winter in the workshop at Crich

Although the big project for the closed season at Crich Tramway Village is of course the refurbishment of the depots, that doesn’t mean that the tramcar collection will not be getting any attention – far from it! As well as … Continue reading

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