Daily Archives: Saturday 21 April 2018

Railcoach 279 restoration to restart this year?

The Fylde Transport Trust (the new name for the Lancastrian Transport Trust) have recently been teasing some potentially interesting plans for its tramcar collection on their Facebook page. Although transferred to Rigby Road under the care of Blackpool Transport’s Heritage … Continue reading

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Overhead problems causes service suspension in Blackpool

An unseasonly warm and sunny April Saturday should equal lots of visitors to the seaside and for Blackpool that should hopefully mean higher passenger numbers than usual. Unfortunately on Saturday 21st April anyone wishing to travel for much of the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Jubilee 761

Picture in Time is back in Blackpool for this instalment as we take a look at one of the many adverts to adorn Jubilee 761.

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Power outage causes Metrolink disruption

On Wednesday 18th April there were some changes to Manchester Metrolink services after a non-tram power supply outage affecting the area around Victoria station. The Electricity North West power cut saw services during the morning rush hour affected with Metrolink … Continue reading

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T69s start to head for scrap

We’ve known it was happening since the results of the e-auction were announced earlier this year but the movement of the ex-Midland Metro T69s for scrap has started. 13 of the 16 strong class of trams have been sold to … Continue reading

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