Category Archives: Seaton Tramway

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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The Polar Express Tram Ride returns to the Seaton Tramway!

When is it too early to mention Christmas? Hopefully not now as the Seaton Tramway have just announced details of the return of the Polar Express Tram Ride which will be running on selected dates between 28th November and 24th … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2021…

It’s back! With heritage tramways having been running again for over a month this is a combined list of all the heritage trams which have run in service during 2021. Although only a few tramways have run so far we … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway Tram Driving Experience

Today we head back down to Devon and the Seaton Tramway for footage taken during a Tram Driver Experience back in 2006. With ex-Bournemouth Corporation Tramways tramcar 106, now numbered 16 in the Seaton fleet the tram in charge of … Continue reading

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Twilight Trams return to the Seaton Tramway for 2021!

Out of all the disruption we saw during 2020 there was one positive development at the Seaton Tramway in Devon – the operation of Twilight Trams. And now as 2021 continues to evolve it has been confirmed that they will … Continue reading

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Seaton Tramway’s 24 Hour Tramathon returns 5th-6th June 2021

One of the big highlights of the first part of 2020 was the Seaton Tramway’s fundraising Tramathon event culminating in a 24 hour continuous tram trip which was streamed online through all weathers. Details of the 2021 Tramathon have now … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway – a ride on board no. 4

In this latest “Trams in Video” we are again heading down to Seaton in Devon. This time we are on board no. 4 as we take a ride from Riverside loop to Colyton during the 50th anniversary celebrations in August … Continue reading

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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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