Category Archives: Beamish Tramway

Beamish provide update on the tramway

While we continue to mention those heritage tramways which have reopened since the latest relaxation of Covid restrictions it should be remembered that there are still some which have not yet been able to reopen. One of those is at … Continue reading

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

Just the one Photo Gallery included this week but its a bumper one as we take a look at some of the trams which have run at Beamish over the years:

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In Pictures: Buses back at Beamish – trams still over three months away!

Monday 17th May saw the return of normal transport operation at Beamish with a bus service now able to run around the museum site again. While the buses are now back running it remains a different story for the trams … Continue reading

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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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In Pictures: Beamish reopens – transport waits to resume

Monday 12th April not only saw the reopening of the Crich Tramway Village and Seaton Tramway but also Beamish, although for the Living Museum of the North, it is almost a transport free zone for now with just the access … Continue reading

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Beamish set 4th September for return of trams

It has now been over 12 months since the last tram ran in passenger service at Beamish and with the nature of the museum’s operation it is going to be a while before you can enjoy a ride on board … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 264

One final trip to Beamish in this week’s “Picture in Time” as we take a look at a rather scruffy looking Sheffield 264.

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Picture in Time: Oporto 196

In this edition of “Picture in Time” we are featuring another of the resident trams at Beamish.

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Trams &: Sheffield 264 & Fire Engine

“Trams &” is today heading to northeast England and Beamish where we see the resplendent Sheffield 264 at the entrance along with a fire engine.

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Picture in Time: Gateshead 10

We are again taking a look at Beamish’s Tramway for this edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 31

The location for this edition of “Picture in Time” is Beamish again.

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Trams &: Sunderland 16 & Road Locomotive

In this edition of “Trams &” we take a trip to Beamish to see one of the resident trams alongside a visiting road locomotive.

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Picture in Time: Newcastle 114

Our regular “Picture in Time” series looking at traditional trams not operating in Blackpool moves on to Beamish for the next few weeks and we start off with a tram which originated from nearby Newcastle.

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Sheffield 264 tops the mileage charts at Beamish for 2020

This article usually starts by mentioning how the trams at Beamish are the hardest working heritage trams in the UK with over 25,000 miles covered across the fleet during 2019. But, as can be expected and in a phrase everyone … 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 &: Sheffield 264 & steam locomotive

The location for this edition of “Trams &” is again the familiar surroundings of Beamish and this time along with the tram we see a steam locomotive in action on the railway line from Rowley Station.

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Trams &: Oporto 196 & trolleybus

This latest edition of “Trams &” is again off to Beamish as we take a peek inside the tram depot at Foulbridge.

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Trams &: Newcastle 114 & van

Merry Christmas everyone! As you check to see whether you’re on Santa’s good list we bring you our own festive treats as we head to Beamish for today’s “Trams &” as we take a look at one of the resident … Continue reading

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Trams &: Lisbon 730 & bus

In this latest edition of “Trams &” we are taking a look at a tram which was on holiday in the northeast at the time of this image with it being caught alongside another vehicle.

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