Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

What’s New on British Trams Online? 12th September 2021

This week’s main site update again brings you two new photo collections with images taken recently on Manchester Metrolink and at the Seaton Tramway:

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Work starts on Seaton Wetlands Halt

After several years of delays, work has finally got underway at Swan’s Nest Loop on the Seaton Tramway to construct the new Seaton Wetlands Halt which will become the fifth stop on the three-mile line between Seaton and Colyton.

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They’ve Run in 2021!

This is our early September update to keep tabs on which trams have run on heritage tramways across the British Isles so far during 2021. There hasn’t been a huge amount of movement in the past month although Beamish has … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway to take on organisation of Natural Seaton Festival in 2022

The popular Natural Seaton Festival, which celebrates the natural heritage of Seaton and East Devon, is to be organised by the Seaton Tramway from 2022 it has been announced. Usually taking place on a Saturday in mid-July the event hasn’t … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Seaton Tramway in August 2021

This pictorial article takes us down to the Seaton Tramway in Devon which is now running its peak summer timetable which sees trams running every 20 minutes from Seaton to Colyton along with service extras as necessary. We see six … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway confirmed as a Quality Assured Attraction

The Seaton Tramway has won yet another award with the tramway accredited as a Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction. One of Visit England’s assessors visited Seaton Tramway in August and made the recommendation of the accreditation which has now … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2021!

Its time for another check-in to see which heritage trams have run so far during 2021. This list includes those trams which have either run in passenger service or some other type of public use (such as tram driving experiences). … Continue reading

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Coly Trail guide launched in Seaton Tramway, Colyton Grammar and Colyton Heritage Centre partnership

In the latest community partnership for the Seaton Tramway a new leaflet guide – “Coly Trail” – has just been launched for visitors to the town. The partnership includes the tramway, Colyton Grammar School and Colyton Heritage Centre and is … Continue reading

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Seaton and Crich join “Love your Railway” nationwide campaign

Both the Seaton Tramway and Crich Tramway Village have signed up to the “Love Your Railway” campaign which aims to raise awareness of heritage railways (and tramways!) across the UK. Running over the six week school summer holiday period between … Continue reading

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Legal COVID restrictions set to change from 19th July

You will probably have heard in the news that Monday 19th July has been dubbed “freedom day” (even though its not really) and most legal restrictions introduced earlier in the pandemic. Although legally things such as the wearing of face … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway want to hear views on Covid restriction removal

Unless you’ve been deliberately avoiding the news (and we can’t blame you if you are!) you will know that it is currently the intention that in England the majority of COVID restrictions will be removed from Monday 19th July (including … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway expands community events and engagement

The Seaton Tramway are bouncing back from COVID-19 with a new programme of events and outreach centred around the local community and local offers. This not only includes a new programme of events but also opportunities for volunteers and new … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway reaches final of Muddy Stilettos Awards

The Seaton Tramway has now reached the finals of the Muddy Stilettos Awards for Devon having gone through the earlier nomination stage. Up for the Best Family Attraction they now need your votes to help them win the award!

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They’ve Run in 2021!

We take another look at which heritage trams have run so far in 2021 – either in passenger service or other public use (such as tram driving experiences). As always this is what we understand to be the complete picture … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 3rd July 2021

It’s another double-helping of photos this week:

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Heritage Tramways – updated list of operating dates

As more areas of society continue to be opened up we thought it was time for another summary of which heritage tramways are currently operating and why. This list should (if I’ve remembered everywhere!) include details of all operating heritage … Continue reading

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Vote for the Seaton Tramway in the Muddy Stilettos Awards!

The Seaton Tramway – no stranger to winning awards recently! – are up for another award and need your help to secure enough votes. They have been nominated in the Best Family Attraction in the 2021 Muddy Stilettos Awards for … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2021

With more heritage tramways starting to run for the first time in 2021 its time for another update of the complete list of heritage trams which have run during the year across the British Isles. As usual this is what … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Crich Tramway Village May 2021

As “Trams in Video” continues this evening we get up-to-date with things as we feature footage taken at the Crich Tramway Village during a couple of visits in May 2021. This includes footage of not only the trams in service … Continue reading

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Another big weekend for heritage trams

This weekend looks set to be another big weekend for heritage trams in the UK with the Heaton Park Tramway reopening (the first normal operation since before the pandemic!) as down at the Seaton Tramway it is the 24 hour … Continue reading

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