Heritage Trams this week…

It’s that time of the week again when we bring you a round-up of when and where you can travel on heritage trams across the UK. Once again if you know of any errors or omissions please let us know and we will make the change. All the information here is given in good faith but you are advised to check before travelling any significant distance with the organisations  involved.

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North

Open daily between 1000 and 1700 with trams operating each day round the Museum circuit.

Birkenhead Heritage Tramway

Trams continue to operate Saturdays and Sundays. First tram from Woodside Ferry at 1300, last tram departs Woodside Ferry to Depot at 1630.

Black Country Living Museum

Opening daily between 1000 and 1700. One tram will normally be in service each day.

Blackpool Tramway

The Heritage Tram service will operate again on Sunday 23 June between North Pier and Pleasure Beach. The first tram departs North Pier at 1039 and then every 20 minutes until approximately 1330 when the service goes every 30 minute to allow for crew breaks. The 20 minute service resumed from approximately 1600 with the last departure from Pleasure Beach at 1751. The morning service should be operated by Bolton 66 and Boat 600 with Boat 230 and Princess Alice 706 replacing those trams in the middle of the day.

The service is then scheduled to run on Sunday 21 July (in connection with the Fleetwood Transport Festival) and the August Bank Holiday weekend before reverting to running nightly during the lluminations.

Crich Tramway Village

Now open daily until 3rd November. Museum is open between 1000 and 1730 with trams operating daily.

Douglas Horse Tramway

Operating daily until Sunday 15 September. First tram departs Strathallan at 0900 with last departure at 1800.

East Anglia Transport Museum

The Museum is open every Thursday (1300-1700), Saturday (1300-1700) and Sunday (1100-1700, except during special events) until the end of September.

Great Orme Tramway

Services run daily every 20 minutes between 1000 and 1800 until the end of September.

Heaton Park Tramway

The tramway operate every Sunday until the end of September with trams running 1200-1700.

Manx Electric Railway

Operating daily until Sunday 6th October. Timetable C (10 departures from Douglas between 0910 and 1640) will run until Friday 19 July. Evening services will also run Wednesday 12, Friday 14, Wednesday 19, Friday 21, Saturday 22, Wednesday 26, Friday 28 June, Wednesday 10, Friday 12, Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 July.

Seaton Tramway

Open daily until the start of November. Trams will run to the blue timetable Sundays-Thursdays until 25 July (departures every 20 minutes between 1000 and 1620 from Seaton and 1030 and 1650 from Colyton) and on Fridays and Saturdays the green timetable will run until 20 July (departures every 30 minutes between 1000 and 1600 from Seaton and 1030 and 1630 from Colyton).

Snaefell Mountain Railway

Operating daily until Sunday 6 October with timetable C in operation until Friday 19 July (every half hour between 1015 and 1545). Evening services will run on Wednesdays and Fridays in June plus Saturday 22 June.

Summerlee – The Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

The Museum is open daily between 1000 and 1600.

The information provided above is given in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge. If you know of any errors please contact us by using the comments section below or by emailing gareth.bto@hotmail.co.uk.

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