Tram of the Year 2020 voting now open!

You can now register your votes for the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2020 with the final shortlist now announced in all four categories: Tram (Traditional), Tram (Modern), Tramway and Event of the Year. Some years it is difficult to come up with the shortlists because so much has happened whereas other years it’s a struggle because not much has – and 2020 probably comes into the latter! But despite that we think there is a good varied selection of trams, tramways and events you can vote for.

You can register your votes by visiting the dedicated Tram of the Year page at which also gives full details of why each nominee has made the shortlist (although its probably pretty obvious in most cases!). Please remember its one vote per person and any duplicate votes will be removed before the results are announced. And the most important thing is this is just for fun!

Voting will remain open until 1000 on Saturday 9th January 2021 (the second Saturday in January) with the results announced on the morning of Sunday 10th January 2021.

To the most important thing – the shortlists!

Tram (Traditional) of the Year

  • Blackpool Modified Balloon 707
  • Blackpool Illuminated Frigate 736
  • Seaton 4
  • Stockport 5

Tram (Modern) of the Year

  • Manchester Metrolink 3073
  • West Midlands Metro 36

Tramway of the Year

  • Manchester Metrolink
  • Seaton Tramway
  • West Midlands Metro

Event of the Year

  • Blackpool Tramway – 135th Anniversary weekend
  • Isle of Man – Rush Hour on the Railways virtual event
  • Seaton Tramway – 50th Anniversary Event

You now know the nominees so now its time to vote! Don’t forget the only way you can do that is by visiting

Happy voting and may the best tram/tramway/event win!

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