Category Archives: Trams in Video

In Pictures: A variety of seasons in one weekend at Blackpool’s Vintage Weekend!

There’s always a risk when organising special events in the British Isles that the weather may play a part and so it proved for the first major event featuring Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours with rain, snow, wind and sun all … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: West Midlands Metro August 2021

West Midlands Metro is the subject of our latest “Trams in Video” as we take a look at operations over the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2021. This was during the city centre closure so trams were only running from … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Prague – Hlubocepy to Sidliste Barrandov

We return to Prague again for another “Trams in Video”. This video shows the fairly recent extension of the tramway from Hlubocepy to Sidliste Barrandov with the modern stops seen along the length of the line which was completely relaid … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Blackpool Trams August 2021

This edition of “Trams in Video” is heading back to the Fylde Coast as we view the trams (old and new) in Blackpool. With un-summer like weather, we start off at Starr Gate with the Flexity2 trams before spreading our … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: The Trams of Soller Mallorca

Today’s “Trams in Video” heads to Spain as we feature the popular Soller Tramway with runs for just over 3 miles between Soller and Port de Soller. With its heritage vehicles it has proved to be popular with tourists for … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Prague – Zvonarka turning triangle

With many tramcars in Prague being single-ended each terminus on the network had to have another means of turning the trams. For most of these it was a turning circle but in some cases there was instead a turning triangle. … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Edinburgh Trams construction works

In today’s “Trams in Video” we hop aboard a bus in Edinburgh and take a ride along Leith Walk from Foot of the Walk through to York Place on 6th September 2021. As we do we see progress on the … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Prague – Stejskalova “Californien” crossings

Its time to head to Prague once more for today’s “Trams in Video”. This time out we are at Stejskalova where we see a temporary crossover in action to allow normal services to run during some bridge replacement work. The … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Prague – Afternoon peak at Palmovka Grand Union Junction

We return to Prague again for this edition of “Trams in Video” as we spend 11 minutes at Palmovka. This is another of the busy intersections on the network and we again see trams of many different types going about … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Prague – A busy morning peak at Andel

For the next few weeks “Trams in Video” will be heading to Prague for some footage taken on the extensive tram network in the Czech city. In this first video we head to Andel in the city centre with 23 … 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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Trams in Video: Blackpool Tramway 125th Anniversary Parade

We are off to 2010 for this episode of “Trams in Video” as we take another look at the Blackpool Tramway and specifically the 125th Anniversary events held during the September and culminating in a Parade of trams from Pleasure … 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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Trams in Video: Blackpool Trams At Speed

In this edition of “Trams in Video” we head back to September 2010 for footage taken of trams running at speed (line speed though!) close to Bispham. Taken on 28th September 2010 trams are included from not only Blackpool but … 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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Trams in Video: Blackpool Tramway 6th November 2011

6th November 2011 was the very last night of the traditional Blackpool Tramway and this video includes footage from that day. In this short video we take a look at some of those last trams running back to Rigby Road … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Belgian Coastal Tramway 125th Anniversary Parade 2010

2010 was a year of Parade’s as it wasn’t just the Blackpool Tramway celebrating their 125th anniversary as the Belgian Coastal Tramway also commemorated the same birthday. Included in this video is not only the Belgian Coastal Tramway but also … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Blackpool Tramway 2011

In 2011 the traditional Blackpool Tramway ran for the last time with it closing for the winter to allow the completion of the major upgrade to allow modern light rail vehicles to operate the day to day service. Whilst there … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: London Trams & Trolleybuses 2012

2012 marked 60 years since the last tram ran in London (until Tramlink came along) and the year saw a couple of special events held – one at the East Anglia Transport Museum and one at Crich. In this video … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Blackpool Tram Day, Heaton Park Tramway

Today “Trams in Video” is off to the Heaton Park Tramway where we see footage of the Blackpool Tram Day which was held on 21st November 2020. With Open Top Balloon 706 “Princess Alice” visiting for the event from Blackpool … Continue reading

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