Category Archives: Trams in Video

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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Trams in Video: Trams & Electric Railways of the Isle of Man

We are back in 2013 for this edition of “Trams in Video” with footage from the varied systems on the Isle of Man. Amongst the systems we see in operation are the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, Manx Electric Railway and … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: The Trams of Central Europe

We are again taking a look at some moving images of trams and in this edition of “Trams in Video” we are in Central Europe. Included in this film are the trams running in Prague, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Blackpool Trams at night

Its time for the illuminations in “Trams in Video” today as we take a look at Blackpool’s illuminated trams in action on the Prom. As well as seeing the current illuminated feature cars we also see the Hovertram before withdrawal … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Seaton Tramway 50th Anniversary 2020

It was the event which won the “Event of the Year” category at the 2020 British Trams Online Tram of the Year and was held at the “Tramway of the Year”! It was the 50th Anniversary event at the Seaton … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Metro Tenerife

We are off overseas again for this latest edition of “Trams in Video” as we feature the Metro Tenerife. Included in this video is footage of the Metro Line 1 which heads from the capital of Tenerife, Santa Cruz, to … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Trains and Trams of Mallorca – 2009-2013

Today “Trams in Video” is off to Mallorca to take a look at the many varied different trams in operation on that island as well as some of the trains too. With frequent Metro services featuring we see a side … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Soller Tram – 2009 & 2014

In this edition of “Trams in Video” we head to Majorca for some action on the Soller Tram heritage line. Filmed in 2009 and 2014 footage is shown on this historic line which has been running between Soller and the … Continue reading

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