Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition returns to the Seaton Tramway

Starting on 11th February, the Seaton Tramway will be host again of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, for two months with the chance to see some stunning images taken of wildlife … Continue reading

Posted in Seaton Tramway | Leave a comment

They Ran in 2021!

As 2021 is now over its time to round off things with this last “They Ran in 2021” article giving what we believe to be the complete picture of all heritage trams that ran in service during the year. As … Continue reading

Posted in Beamish Tramway, Birkenhead Heritage Tramway, Blackpool Tramway, Burton & Ashby 14, Crich Tramway Village, East Anglia Transport Museum, Great Orme Tramway, Heaton Park Tramway, Manx Electric Railway, Seaton Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Summerlee Museum Tramway, Volks Electric Railway | Leave a comment

They Ran in 2021: Seaton 12

We go inside for this latest edition of “They Ran in 2021”. Its another tram from the Seaton Tramway which is the focus of this article.

Posted in Seaton Tramway, They Ran in 2021 | Comments Off on They Ran in 2021: Seaton 12

Christmas and New Year services 2021/2

Although we are now entering a period with additional restrictions amid a new Coronavirus variant if you need to get out the house over the Christmas and New Year period (whilst taking all the necessary precautions to slow the spread) … Continue reading

Posted in Beamish Tramway, Blackpool Tramway, East Anglia Transport Museum, Edinburgh Trams, London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink, Nottingham Express Transit, Seaton Tramway, Stagecoach Supertram, Tyne and Wear Metro, West Midlands Metro | Comments Off on Christmas and New Year services 2021/2

They Ran in 2021: Seaton Tramway 8

This edition of “They Ran in 2021” heads down to Devon as we visit the Seaton Tramway.

Posted in Seaton Tramway, They Ran in 2021 | Comments Off on They Ran in 2021: Seaton Tramway 8

Voting now open for Tram of the Year!

After the two weeks nomination period you can now start to vote in the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2021! We will be looking to crown all four categories: Tram (Traditional), Tram (Modern), Tramway and Event of the … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Crich Tramway Village, East Anglia Transport Museum, Manchester Metrolink, Manx Electric Railway, Seaton Tramway, Stagecoach Supertram, Tram of the Year | Comments Off on Voting now open for Tram of the Year!

Where to get a ride on a heritage tram – November 2021

The main operating season for many heritage tramways across the British Isles may now be over but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to enjoy a ride anywhere as there are still various locations which are continuing to run. … Continue reading

Posted in Beamish Tramway, Birkenhead Heritage Tramway, Blackpool Tramway, East Anglia Transport Museum, Heaton Park Tramway, Manx Electric Railway, Seaton Tramway, Summerlee Museum Tramway | Comments Off on Where to get a ride on a heritage tram – November 2021

They’ve Run in 2021!

With the end of October/start of November traditionally the end of the heritage tram season across the British Isles we thought it was an appropriate time to have another update of heritage trams which have run during 2021. There has … Continue reading

Posted in Beamish Tramway, Blackpool Tramway, Burton & Ashby 14, Crich Tramway Village, East Anglia Transport Museum, Great Orme Tramway, Heaton Park Tramway, Manx Electric Railway, Seaton Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Summerlee Museum Tramway, They Ran in 2021, Volks Electric Railway | 2 Comments

What’s New on British Trams Online? 31st October 2021

After our week off we are back with another main site update and bring you construction photos from Edinburgh and images of the single-deckers at the Seaton Tramway:

Posted in Edinburgh Trams, Seaton Tramway, Site News | Comments Off on What’s New on British Trams Online? 31st October 2021

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:

Posted in Manchester Metrolink, Seaton Tramway, Site News | Comments Off on What’s New on British Trams Online? 12th September 2021

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.

Posted in Seaton Tramway | Comments Off on Work starts on Seaton Wetlands Halt

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

Posted in Beamish Tramway, Blackpool Tramway, Crich Tramway Village, East Anglia Transport Museum, Great Orme Tramway, Heaton Park Tramway, Manx Electric Railway, Seaton Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Summerlee Museum Tramway, They Ran in 2021, Volks Electric Railway | Comments Off on They’ve Run in 2021!

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

Posted in Seaton Tramway | Comments Off on Seaton Tramway to take on organisation of Natural Seaton Festival in 2022

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

Posted in Seaton Tramway | Comments Off on In Pictures: Seaton Tramway in August 2021

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

Posted in Seaton Tramway | Comments Off on Seaton Tramway confirmed as a Quality Assured Attraction

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

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Crich Tramway Village, East Anglia Transport Museum, Great Orme Tramway, Heaton Park Tramway, Manx Electric Railway, Seaton Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Summerlee Museum Tramway, They Ran in 2021, Volks Electric Railway | Comments Off on They’ve Run in 2021!

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

Posted in Seaton Tramway | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Crich Tramway Village, Seaton Tramway | Comments Off on Seaton and Crich join “Love your Railway” nationwide campaign

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

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Crich Tramway Village, Docklands Light Railway, London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink, Seaton Tramway, Tyne and Wear Metro | Comments Off on Legal COVID restrictions set to change from 19th July

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

Posted in Seaton Tramway | 2 Comments