Daily Archives: Monday 8 February 2021

Appeal for funds to complete overhaul of the Western Train launched

Blackpool’s popular Illuminated Western Train hasn’t run since the end of 2019 and now with its overhaul approaching completion, Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours have launched an appeal to complete the work. The overhaul started last winter but has been stalled … Continue reading

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West Midlands Metro staff offered rapid tests in latest Covid response

Midland Metro Limited – operator of the West Midlands Metro – have joined forces with the public health team at Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to help make the tram even safer with the offer of rapid testing to West Midlands … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Works Car 5

Last time in this series we saw a couple of images of Blackpool Works Car 5 – ex-English Electric Railcoach 221 – and we enjoyed it so much we’re going to feature the very same tram again this time out!

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