Daily Archives: Friday 10 July 2020

Blackpool Council awarded £1.1 million compensation over tram depot construction

If you follow the Blackpool Tramway closely you will probably be aware of an argument between Blackpool Council and contractors VolkerFitzpatrick Limited over the construction of the depot at Starr Gate. It centred over claims by the Council in regards … Continue reading

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In Preview: Crich Tramway Village reopens

The Crich Tramway Village will be reopening from Saturday 11th July with the museum open every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until further notice. As with the Seaton Tramway, a number of changes in how they will operate have … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Tyne & Wear Metro 4016+4088

In this latest “Lockdown Walk” we are heading to the Coast, Tynemouth to be precise on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

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Picture in Time: Leeds 517

It is probably tramway preservations biggest failure – the aborted preservation scheme at Leeds’ Middleton Railway. Over the next three weeks we take a look at some of the trams which were stored on site but ended up being scrapped … Continue reading

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