Category Archives: Brighton Tram 53 Group

In Pictures: Graz 225 scrapping continues

As we reported a few weeks ago, the Brighton Tram 53 Society have recently taken the difficult decision to scrap Graz 225 after they were asked to remove the tram by their landlord and could find no takers for the … Continue reading

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Graz 225 to be dismantled

Graz 225 – which has been owned by the Brighton Tram 53 Society since 2010 – is currently being dismantled with the Society not having the resources to give it a full restoration. The tram has been stored out in … Continue reading

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Can You Help? Brighton Tram 53 Group seek help for air brake diagram

The Brighton Tram 53 Group are another of those small groups of enthusiasts dotted around the UK who are seeking to restore a long forgotten tram to help fill the gaps in local transport history and over the past few … Continue reading

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Open Day to see progress on Brighton 53

Around the country there are various groups restoring trams which remain off the radar as they aren’t such high profile of those projects ongoing at the main heritage tramways we regularly report on. One such tram is Brighton 53 – … Continue reading

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A chance to save the second surviving Brighton tram

Over the past few years the Brighton Tram 53 Society have been working on restoring the sole surviving passenger tram from the Brighton system – but that is not the only tram from Brighton which actually survives as Works car … Continue reading

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TMS trucks to help restore trams elsewhere

In a very welcome act of great generosity, the Tramway Museum Society have provided two tramcar trucks to other preservation organisations, to assist with the restoration of two very special trams. Both of the trucks had been housed at the … Continue reading

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The race is on to save a Brighton tram shelter

Not content with working to restore the last electric passenger tram from Brighton, a small but dedicated group of transport enthusiasts are now seeking to rescue another rare artefact from this long-lost tram system. The Brighton Tram 53 Society have … Continue reading

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Work continues on Brighton 53 despite funding snub

It has been some time since British Trams Online carried news on the project to restore Brighton 53, the last surviving passenger tramcar from this seaside town. Its custodians, the Brighton Tram 53 Society, have recently been looking at potential … Continue reading

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