Category Archives: Trams in Video

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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Trams in Video: Blackpool’s Flexity2 trams

We’ve now become very used to the Bombardier built Flexity2 trams running along Blackpool Promenade but there was a time not too long ago when they were new and in this edition of “Trams in Video” we see the launch … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Glasgow Trams in preservation

This latest edition of “Trams in Video” is mainly shot at the Crich Tramway Village and an event held in September 2012 which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the closure of Glasgow Corporation Tramways. Split into three sections in part … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Tramways & Light Railways of Portugal

Today we are again heading across to Portugal with footage of various tram and light rails systems across the country. Included is Lisbon, Almada, Porto and the Sintra Tramway all showing the Portuguese tram offering at its best.

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Trams in Video: Blackpool Tramway – Past and Present

In today’s video we are off to the northwest coast for footage taken of the Blackpool Tramway. Featuring the modern trams in their first year of operation, 2012, there is also archive footage shown between 1999 and 2011 showing the … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Manchester Metrolink 2008-2012

Today we are off to Manchester for footage of the Metrolink system, mainly taken between 2008 and 2012 plus some extra archive film from 2001. All three classes of tram which ran on Metrolink in this period are featured including … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Crich Tramway Village – 50 years of operation

In this edition of “Trams in Video” we once again find ourselves the Crich Tramway Village with a celebration of 50 years of operation. Including footage of both Sheffield 15 in service with Joseph the horse providing the power we … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: London Tramlink in the Snow 2013

It has to be said that when snow falls on any UK tramway it seems to change the scene allowing for some different photos and video to be shot of the trams running and so it was on 21st January … Continue reading

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