Daily Archives: Wednesday 27 April 2016

Preserved Brush car 623 returns to service

Preparations for a special event at the Heaton Park Tramway over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend have included commissioning Blackpool Brush car 623 for service. This tram hasn’t operated so far this year and it was feared that it … Continue reading

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Can you help? Bordeaux trams

We have been contacted by Alan Warwick who is going to be visiting Bordeaux in France later this year and wants some more information ahead of his visit. “I wondered if you could provide a link to an enthusiasts site … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 342

We have previously featured Beamish’s Sheffield 264 in the “Picture in Time” series when it was actually running as 264 but today we go back a bit further in time to see the tram when it was still under the … Continue reading

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Trackwork at Starr Gate

Some maintenance work has been carried out on a set of points at the southern end of the Blackpool tramway on the week commencing Monday 25th April. The points at Starr Gate, used by terminating service trams to cross over … Continue reading

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