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Still Standing! Manhole cover in Atherton

After 78 editions we come to the end (for now?) of our “Still Standing” series as we take a look at old tramway infrastructure still in situ, even if it was being used for something very different to its original … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Poplar Depot, London

“Still Standing” continues today as we take a trip to East London to view the former London County Council tram depot in Poplar which remains in existence in 2021.

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Still Standing! Edinburgh Cable Tramways track

Another trip to Edinburgh in this edition of “Still Standing!” and it’s the Cable Tramway which has again attracted our interest as we find a small section of surviving track.

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Still Standing! Ipswich Tram Depot

This time in “Still Standing” we take a trip to Suffolk to view the former tram depot in Ipswich which is another structure which has remained in transport use throughout its life.

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Still Standing! Holloway Tram Depot, London

We are again heading to London for this edition of “Still Standing!” as we take a look at another old tram depot now repurposed for buses.

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Still Standing! Brighton Corporation Tramways Depot

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we take a trip to the south coast and find ourselves in Brighton.

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Still Standing! Highgate Horse Tram Depot entrance, London

In this edition of “Still Standing” we find some old tram track in London which used to be the entrance to the Highgate Horse Tram Depot.

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Still Standing! Edinburgh Cable Tramways pulley

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we feature something which was one used on a tramway although where it stands now isn’t where it was when it was! We’re heading up to Edinburgh again.

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Still Standing! Witton Lane Tram Depot, Birmingham

In this latest edition of “Still Standing” we take a look at a surviving depot in the West Midlands which was for a time a transport museum but has more recently become the home of a nightclub!

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Still Standing! Stamford Hill Depot, London

The latest first generation tramway structure we feature in “Still Standing!” is the old Stamford Hill Depot.

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Still Standing! Edinburgh Cable Tramways Depot and Power Station

Today “Still Standing!” is off to the Scottish capital as we take a look at a surviving artefact of Edinburgh’s cable tramways.

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Still Standing! LCC Section Box

In this edition of “Still Standing!” we find a London County Council Tramways section box – nowhere near where any trams ran!

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Still Standing! Ansdell tram shelter

We take a second trip to a surviving structure on the former Lytham St Annes tramway system for this edition of “Still Standing!” and its another former shelter.

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Still Standing! Huddersfield tram track

One of the surprising aspects of this series has been just how much old tram track there is still lying in open sight, especially when you consider how long ago it was that first generation tramways were abandoned. While some … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Sutton Depot, Greater London

In this latest instalment of “Still Standing!” we are again heading to Greater London (or Surrey if you’d rather, its always a bit of a debate in this area!)  as we take a look at another old tram depot that … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway shelter

Its back to the North Wales coast for this latest edition of “Still Standing!” as we take another look at one of the surviving remnants of the Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway. This time around we take a look … Continue reading

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Still Standing! Derby Rosette

As we continue this series where we take a look at surviving structures and artefacts from the UK’s first generation tramways we are in the East Midlands where we look up again and find another rosette.

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Still Standing! Wood Green Depot, London

In this instalment of “Still Standing!” we are looking at another old tram depot in London.

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Still Standing! Daubhill Depot, Bolton

Another trip to the northwest of England for the latest instalment of our series looking at surviving structures from first generation tramways. This is one of the old depots in Bolton.

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Still Standing! St Annes tram shelter

Today we head to the Lancashire coast for this latest entry into the “Still Standing!” series but its not Blackpool or Fleetwood where we end up but St Annes where an old tram shelter/waiting room is still in place.

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