Category Archives: East Anglia Transport Museum

Updated list of Heritage Tramways planned operation for 2021

This is the latest list of when you can enjoy a ride on a heritage tram across the British Isles in 2021. Updated up to and including Monday 26th April this list only includes those tramways which have announced an … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: London Trams & Trolleybuses 2012

2012 marked 60 years since the last tram ran in London (until Tramlink came along) and the year saw a couple of special events held – one at the East Anglia Transport Museum and one at Crich. In this video … Continue reading

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East Anglia Transport Museum prepare for 2021 opening

The latest museum to post opening dates for the 2021 season is the East Anglia Transport Museum who plan to open from Sunday 18th April with regular opening then following throughout the remainder of the season until the end of … Continue reading

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Glasgow 488 restoration continues

It seems to have been a very long time since we last featured an update on the extensive restoration of Glasgow 488 which will eventually run at the East Anglia Transport Museum so in this article we review recent progress … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2020…

As we put 2020 “to bed” we bring you this look at those heritage trams which ran in the British Isles during the calendar year of 2020. Obviously, nowhere near as many trams ran during 2020 as in previous years … Continue reading

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Trams &: London Transport 1858, Blackpool 159 & trolleybus

“Trams &” continues today as we head to the East Anglia Transport Museum and a regularly captured scene.

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Christmas and New Year services 2020/21

Its been a year like no other and with restrictions and social distancing still in place the Christmas and New Year period will also be different but despite that there will still be services in operation across the various operating … Continue reading

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Trams &: London Country Council 106 & trolleybus

Today “Trams &” is off to the East Anglia Transport – always a good place to get images of trams alongside other transport, in particular trolleybuses as we see here.

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Ride the Lights at the East Anglia Transport Museum

The latest UK heritage tramway to announce plans to run in the lead up to Christmas is the East Anglia Transport Museum who will be operating a special service on the three December Saturdays in the lead up to Christmas.

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Lockdown returns to England – heritage trams suspended again

It was announced late on Saturday 31st October that England will once again be going into a national lockdown in an attempt to supress the spread of the Coronavirus. This means that as from Thursday 5th November – and until … Continue reading

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EATM awarded £50,000 from Culture Recovery Fund

The East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville is celebrating after they have been awarded a grant of £50,000 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The money will go towards some vital expenditure projects which were shelved earlier in the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1245 & London Transport 1858

This week we bring to an end our brief look at the early days of the East Anglia Transport Museum and the arrival of trams with Glasgow 1245 now in position.

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In Pictures: Sheffield Roberts Cars on display to commemorate anniversary

8th October 2020 was the 60th anniversary of the closure of Sheffield Corporation Tramways and although there are currently no original Sheffield trams running in service across the UK the two surviving Roberts Cars were both on display at their … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1245 & Oporto Horse Car

Back to the East Anglia Transport Museum for this latest edition of “Picture in Time”, well not strictly but its linked to the story we are telling of the early tram days at the museum.

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Picture in Time: London Transport 1858

As we continue “Picture in Time” we are again at the East Anglia Transport Museum continuing the story of the early days of the museum.

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In Pictures: Progress continues on the painting of Lowestoft 14

We reported a little while ago that preparations were being made for the painting of Lowestoft 14 at the East Anglia Transport Museum and since then further progress has been on the paintwork.

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In Pictures: Lowestoft 14 progresses at Carlton Colville

One of the lengthy restoration projects which has been ongoing around the UK for some time is Lowestoft 14 which has been under attention at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville. As this pictorial article shows the tram … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: East Anglia Transport Museum tracklaying

We continue our look at some archive images from the East Anglia Transport Museum today as we go back to the very early days of the museum with preparations underway for the arrival of another tram.

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In Pictures: East Anglia Transport Museum back in action

The East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville reopened to the public from Sunday 9th August and has been open every Sunday and Thursday since with the inevitable Covid-19 restrictions in place to make the experience of visitors as safe … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Work underway on East Anglia Transport Museum tramway extension

We’ve touched upon it on these pages before but visible progress  can now be seen on the planned extension of the tramway at the East Anglia Transport Museum which will eventually see trams running into the recently acquired land adjacent … Continue reading

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