Daily Archives: Saturday 14 November 2015

In Pictures: First tram runs in Birmingham City Centre for 62 years!

The early hours of Saturday 14th November will go down in the record books as the first time in over 62 years that a tram has run in Birmingham City Centre with 29 being taken by a Unimog along the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Open Top Balloon 706 – Princess Alice

As Princess Alice ran her last planned passenger journeys before withdrawal last weekend there seems no better tram to feature in Picture in Time than the popular open topper. Since conversion back to open top status in time for the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: TMS celebrates 60 years

As we mentioned earlier this week the Tramway Museum Society concluded their 60th anniversary celebrations on Saturday 7th November with a private event at the Crich Tramway Village. A number of trams ran in service during the day including two … Continue reading

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New book: Tram Atlas Britain and Ireland

Tram Atlas Britain and Ireland is a new book which looks at all not only the tramways and light rail systems of Britain and Ireland but also other urban rail systems. Written by Robert Schwandl the book has text in … Continue reading

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