Daily Archives: Monday 17 February 2014

MTMS launch Blackpool tram support fund

The Manchester Transport Museum Society have launched a new fund which has been created specifically to support the various Blackpool trams it has acquired for operation at the Heaton Park Tramway. This will allow fans of the classic Blackpool cars … Continue reading

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Edinburgh tram testing set to increase

The next stage of testing on Edinburgh Trams is set to start this week with the commencement of daylight testing into the city centre for the first time. Up until now any testing which has taken place on the city … Continue reading

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Can you identify this photo?

Can you help to identify when and where this photograph was taken? We have been contacted by the grandson of William Stirzaker trying to discover when and where the photo was taken. William was a wheelwright employed by Dick Kerr … Continue reading

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New owners confirmed for Blackpool 671

After a number of twists and turns in its recent past, Blackpool Towing car 671 is set for a new home with a new name to the transport preservation movement, the Tyne Tees Transport Trust. This group are believed to … Continue reading

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