Daily Archives: Monday 4 March 2019

Standard 143 launch date announced

The Fylde Transport Trust have announced today that the launch of restored Blackpool Standard 143 is due to take place on the evening of Wednesday 28th August this year. No detailed information has been provided as to what form the … Continue reading

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Box 40 moves to Beamish

On Monday 4th March, Blackpool & Fleetwood ‘Box’ car 40 left Blackpool, just two days after operating its farewell tour of its home system. The tram was destined for Beamish Museum – arriving there later the same day – where … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 274 returns to fleet livery

The days of C R Smith adverts dominating the Edinburgh Trams fleet is continuing to come to an end with 274 the latest tram to lose these adverts – and rather than receive a new advertising contract it has returned … Continue reading

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Glory Mine and the case of the missing siding!

On 24th February, work was continuing on the track work at Crich Tramway Village which has seen the Glory Mine passing loop renewed over the closed season. On this date London Tramlink 058 was used to transport a further four … Continue reading

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