Category Archives: Beamish Tramway

They’ve Run in 2024!

We take another look to see which heritage trams have run in service so far in 2024 on tramways across the British Isles. There has been some movement since we last ran this article with more trams being used at … Continue reading

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Out and About: Beamish Tramway – Around the depot

Its probably so much “Out and About” for the trams we feature today but “In and Not About” as we take a peek into the depot at Beamish at the start of February to see which trams were taking a … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 28th April

Once more into the recent archives as we’re off to Beamish in 2010:

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They’ve Run in 2024!

For the first time this year we take a look at which heritage trams have run in service during 2024 across the British Isles. To remind you this article aim to feature which heritage trams have run in passenger service … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sunderland 16

We return to Beamish for a second week in a row as “Picture in Time” continues looking back at images from the past.

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Out and About: Beamish – January 2024

An early 2024 visit to Beamish for this edition of “Out and About”.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 31

This week “Picture in Time” heads to Beamish as we feature one of the trams which has been a long standing member of the operational fleet.

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In Pictures: Trams move around after Lisbon 730’s arrival at Beamish

As we’ve reported before, Lisbon 730 arrived at its new home of Beamish on Monday 22nd January 2024 which has seen a few changes of position for trams around the depot. This has seen another Portuguese tram moved outside for … Continue reading

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Lisbon 730 heads to the northeast

Lisbon 730 has now arrived at its new home at Beamish having departed from the Wirral Transport Museum on Monday 22nd January. It made the trip on the back of the once very familiar, but now not so, sight of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Beamish trackwork means rare use of Town crossover (and a chilly tram ride!)

Whilst many heritage tramways complete track and other maintenance work out of season when they are closed to the public at Beamish it’s a bit different. Although the museum doesn’t open as often in the post Christmas period as it … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2023!

We round-up things of which heritage trams ran in service on tramways in the British Isles during 2023 with a final “They Ran in 2023!”. In truth since we last ran this article at the start of November 2023 there … Continue reading

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Trams &: Sunderland 16 & bus

We return with another series of “Trams &” and we head to a common location for this series – Beamish which just keeps on giving opportunities!

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Lisbon 730 confirmed for Beamish

In late 2023, when Big Heritage released their statement to confirm their aims for the Wirral Transport Museum and Heritage Tramway they noted that of the trams owned by the Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society, Lisbon 730 would be leaving Birkenhead … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2023/24

This is your one stop guide to see what services are due to operate on tramway and light rail systems over the festive period this year. There may be no services running on Christmas Day but if you miss your … Continue reading

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The Completely Random A-Z of Trams in the British Isles! L is for Low Loader

Today we reach the letter L in our “Completely Random A-Z of Trams in the British Isles!”.

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Out and About: Beamish – August 2023

In this latest “Out and About” we make a visit to Beamish to see what was in operation at the start of August – and find that four trams were running!

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They’ve Run in 2023!

With the start of November traditionally the end of most heritage tram operating seasons across the British Isles (with just Beamish and Blackpool now offering the regular chance to ride on a heritage tram over the next couple of months, … Continue reading

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Trams &: Newcastle 114 & bus

Its time for another edition of “Trams &” and once more its Beamish that we find ourselves at to feature a tram along with one of their resident buses.

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Trams &: Sunderland 16 & bus

In this “Trams &” we are again returning to Beamish – or is that Sunderland? As both the tram and bus we feature originally operated in that city.

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Out and About: Beamish – June 2023

A trip to Beamish for this edition of “Out and About”.

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