Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

Seaton Tramway’s 2020 Tramathon recognised at HRA Awards

Another week and another award for the Seaton Tramway! This time their Tramathon Live Appeal held in June 2020 has been rewarded at the Heritage Railway Association Awards held virtually on Wednesday 28th April.

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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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Picture in Time: Seaton 8

In today’s “Picture in Time” we include the last photo for now from Devon’s Seaton Tramway and include another of the older double deckers in action.

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Trams are back at Crich and Seaton!

You’ll probably have seen the news headlines today as the queues of people outside non-essential shops as they reopened for the first time since January but that isn’t all that has been able to re-open following the latest relaxation of … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 7

“Picture In Time” is again looking back at the Seaton Tramway of day’s gone by today.

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Seaton Tramway receive another £217,500 from Culture Recovery Fund

Easter is usually the traditional start of the main season for many heritage organisations but in 2021 it is once again different with restrictions still in place meaning even those places which will be openly shortly will have reduced capacity … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 6

In today’s edition of “Picture in Time” we again feature one of the trams which runs on the Seaton Tramway.

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Railcam launches new webcam on the Seaton Tramway!

Have you ever been there sitting at home thinking I’d really like to see watch some trams from comfort of my sofa? Well, if you have from Monday 5th April you’ll be able to as the Seaton Tramway have partnered … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Seaton 2

Its again down to Seaton for this latest edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Seaton 12

We’re heading south to Devon for the next few editions of “Picture in Time” (traditional trams not in Blackpool!) as we visit the Seaton Tramway.

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Seaton Tramway announce plans to reopen 12th April

The Seaton Tramway in Devon are planning to reopen from Monday 12th April, subject to the lifting of government imposed restrictions. This is the second heritage tramway to confirm their plans for 2021 and will initially see a 30 minute … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 7th February 2021

We are once again having to dip into the archives for this week’s set of photos as we head down to the Seaton Tramway again:

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Timelapse video released of Colyford crossing relay

At the start of January the Seaton Tramway started a major project to relay the track across Colyford crossing – track which had been in place for 45 years! With the road temporarily closed new track was put down while … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway 50th Anniversary 2020

It was the event which won the “Event of the Year” category at the 2020 British Trams Online Tram of the Year and was held at the “Tramway of the Year”! It was the 50th Anniversary event at the Seaton … Continue reading

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Colyford crossing reopens as Seaton Tramway winter maintenance continues

They may have won the British Trams Online Tramway of the Year for 2020 but the Seaton Tramway are not resting on their laurels as they are already well advanced with their winter maintenance programme. As we reported last year … Continue reading

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Stockport 5, Seaton Tramway and Metrolink 3073 win at the Tram of the Year!

It’s a tram which has so often been the bridesmaid in the British Trams Online Tram of the Year contest but at the fourth time of asking it has finally won the main “Tram (Traditional) of the Year” category – … 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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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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New track to be laid at Colyford in January

The winter period on the Seaton Tramway may not be seeing trams running (after the Christmas and New Year operating period anyway) but that doesn’t mean its not going to be a hive of activity in this small corner of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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