Daily Archives: Friday 6 December 2019

A gift for everyone as Santa (and Mrs Claus) visit Blackpool

The next three weekends in Blackpool will see very special visitors as Santa and Mrs Claus take time out of their busy pre-Christmas schedule to spend time on the Western Train at North Pier/Tower. Not only will they be out … Continue reading

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Llandudno & Colwyn Bay 7 back out this weekend

Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway 7 is set to make another appearance in public this weekend when it will take part in the Llandudno Father Christmas Parade. The parade is due to start at 1600 but no. 7 should … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Ipswich tram depot today (well, June anyway!)

Across the UK there are a number of first generation tram depots still standing albeit for uses other than that they were originally built for. One such depot is that which stands on Constantine Road in Ipswich which after the … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Blackpool Trawler

One of the three operational feature cars in Blackpool is the focus of this edition of “They Ran in 2019” – the illuminated Trawler.

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15 Years Apart: Blackpool Balloon 718

Today we head back to Blackpool to take a look at a tram “15 Years Apart”. This tram the feature of this article is Balloon 718.

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