Daily Archives: Thursday 8 October 2020

In Pictures: Wilko’s continues to come down

The eagerly anticipated demolition of the old Wilko’s store on Talbot Road in Blackpool has been continuing as September becomes October with the demolition teams still concentrating on the front of the building around where the entrance used to be. … Continue reading

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Man hit by tram in Nottingham

A man – reported locally to be in his 40s – was taken to hospital in Nottingham during the evening of Wednesday 7th October after being hit by a tram in the city centre. The incident happened at 2045 on … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 111

This latest edition of “Lockdown Walks” is returning to South Yorkshire as we feature one of the trams in an advertising livery on Supertram.

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Sheffield Corporation Tramways 60 Years On – 50 Years Commemorated on Supertram

Can it really be 10 years ago that Stagecoach Supertram repainted one of their trams in an approximation of Sheffield Corporation Tramways livery? It may not seem it but it is! It was in 2010 that Siemens-Duewag built tram no. … Continue reading

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Sheffield Corporation Tramways 60 Years On – the Preserved Trams

On 8th October 1960 the last trams on the first generation Sheffield Corporation Tramways ran bringing to an end 87 years of tramway operation in the city. With the first horse trams having run on 7th October 1873 this was … Continue reading

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