Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

In Pictures: Another look at the trams at Carlton Colville

Yes, there has undoubtedly been a lot of attention on the East Anglia Transport Museum and the entry into service of Blackpool 634 earlier this year, but its not all about Blackpool trams at the museum (talking about trams of … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2024!

We take another look to see which heritage trams have run in service so far in 2024 on tramways across the British Isles. There has been some movement since we last ran this article with more trams being used at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: The Terror Tram at Carlton Colville

Having been launched to much fun fare at Easter, the Fylde Transport Trust’s Blackpool Brush Railcoach 634 continues to be used on a regular basis at the East Anglia Transport Museum. In this pictorial article we head back to Carlton … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2024!

For the first time this year we take a look at which heritage trams have run in service during 2024 across the British Isles. To remind you this article aim to feature which heritage trams have run in passenger service … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 1st April 2024

Its no April Fool! Your main site update of British Trams Online is on a day late this week as we head to the East Anglia Transport Museum for the launch of Blackpool 634:

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In Pictures: Blackpool Brush 634 launched back into service

Good Friday (29th March) saw Blackpool Brush Car 634 run for the first time in almost 20 years when it was officially launched back into service at the East Anglia Transport Museum. The tram – now owned by the Fylde … Continue reading

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Reminder! Blackpool 634 to be launched into service at East Anglia Transport Museum

Its been a good six weeks since it was originally announced and now the time is very nearly upon us – the Fylde Transport Trust’s Blackpool Brush Railcoach 634 is to be launched back into service at the East Anglia … Continue reading

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Blackpool 634 to be launched at East Anglia Transport Museum this Easter!

The much anticipated launch amongst Blackpool tram enthusiasts of Brush Railcoach 634 is set to take place this Easter after the completion of testing and commissioning work on the tram which only arrived at the East Anglia Transport Museum in … Continue reading

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Trams &: Blackpool 159 & trolleybus

“Trams &” today heads off to the East Anglia Transport Museum.

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ORR clear EATM to continue operations after inspection

The East Anglia Transport Museum have recently hosted a visit by the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) who have given a full inspection of both the tramway and railway infrastructure at the museum. After a comprehensive visit over two … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2023!

We round-up things of which heritage trams ran in service on tramways in the British Isles during 2023 with a final “They Ran in 2023!”. In truth since we last ran this article at the start of November 2023 there … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2023/24

This is your one stop guide to see what services are due to operate on tramway and light rail systems over the festive period this year. There may be no services running on Christmas Day but if you miss your … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 634 on display as EATM Ride the Lights one more time

The last trams have run for another year (but the season isn’t quite over as the museum opens on 1st January 2024) at the East Anglia Transport Museum with the third and final Ride the Lights weekend having come to … Continue reading

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British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2023 – Voting Now Open!

Thank you to all those who took the time to send in nominations for the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2023 – your ideas have helped us to form a shortlist as (for the first time) we look … Continue reading

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The Completely Random A-Z of Trams in the British Isles! E is for East Anglia Transport Museum

And we now reach the letter E – and this is a letter which meant we had to make a choice as to which E to go for!

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In Pictures: A chilly Ride the Lights gets underway at Carlton Colville

Once again weekends in December in the lead up to Christmas will see the East Anglia Transport Museum open their doors for “Ride the Lights”. This will see the museum offering tram, trolleybus and railway rides with special lighting displays … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Double delivery delight for the East Anglia Transport Museum

Earlier this week we reported on how the Fylde Transport Trust’s Blackpool Brush Car 634 was on its way to the East Anglia Transport Museum but if that excitement wasn’t enough it can also be reported that they have a … Continue reading

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EATM make it a hattrick of Brush Cars as the FTT’s 634 makes the move

The East Anglia Transport Museum is now the home of three Blackpool Brush Cars following the move of 634 on Monday 13th November 2023. Owned by the Fylde Transport Trust, 634 has gone on loan to the museum where it … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2023!

With the start of November traditionally the end of most heritage tram operating seasons across the British Isles (with just Beamish and Blackpool now offering the regular chance to ride on a heritage tram over the next couple of months, … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Midweek opening at the East Anglia Transport Museum

As well as the more popular Sunday opening the East Anglia Transport Museum opens on all Thursdays during the operating season with the usual mix of trams, trolleybuses and the railway all running. One such opening was on Thursday 21st … Continue reading

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