Daily Archives: Saturday 19 January 2019

Metro passengers wanted for new ITV documentary

As we reported in December a new ITV documentary has been commissioned which will be looking at the workings of the Tyne and Wear Metro as it approaches its 40th anniversary. The producers of the documentary are now looking for … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Tyne & Wear Metro 4038

Staying in the northeast for the second week of our look back at the Tyne and Wear Metro we find snow on the ground as we feature another of the original 1980s trains in action.

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New vehicles for Southend Pier

Many Piers in the UK have had rail borne transport operating along them and there is often a debate as to whether these are railways or tramways but over the years we have tended to cover these on and off … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Balloon 711 on Pleasure Beach loop – what was the occasion?

A bit of a quiz question for you today. In the below image we feature Blackpool Balloon 711 on Pleasure Beach loop – carrying an all over advert for Blackpool Zoo – on 1st July 2007 but what was the … Continue reading

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