Daily Archives: Monday 3 March 2014

Trevor Roberts leaves Blackpool Transport

It has been announced that Blackpool Transport’s Managing Director Trevor Roberts has stepped down from his position with the company. Mr Roberts had been in charge of the firm since 2009 when he replaced Steve Burd, and although he has served … Continue reading

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New owners of Blackpool 643 revealed

Following the surprise departure of Blackpool Centenary car 643 from Broadwater Caravan Park on 28th February, it has been confirmed that the tram has been donated to the Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust. The tram has been relocated to Fleetwood fish … Continue reading

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Blackpool trams take over Beamish!

For the first weekend of March, an intensive four-tram service was operated on the lengthy tramway circuit at Beamish Museum, using exclusively Blackpool trams. This low-key event was intended primarily to showcase the two visiting tramcars – Pantograph car 167 … Continue reading

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