Daily Archives: Saturday 30 June 2018

In Pictures: A busy day in the Crich workshop

The past week has been a good one for fans of large open top trams around the UK. Fresh from the return to service of Blackpool 31 at Beamish Museum, and the announcement of Blackpool’s own ‘Princess Alice’ 706 being … Continue reading

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Long lost tram track presented to Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway Society

As so often happens in former tramway towns when work takes place on roads old tram track – buried long ago when the tramway was abandoned in the name of progress – is discovered once again. Another instance of this … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool OMO 5

Today we feature one of the very first photos I ever took of a tram back in 1992 – little did I know at the time that this would be the only photo I ever took of an OMO in … Continue reading

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English Light Rail journeys suffer small fall for first time in eight years

Over the past few years the number of passengers has been on the increase almost across the board but this overall increase has come to a halt in the latest figures released which have shown 416,000 fewer journeys were made … Continue reading

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NET 220 receives its new name

Nottingham Express Transit Citadis 220 is now running with its latest name following a special ceremony at Wilkinson Street Depot on Wednesday 27th June. 220 is the tram used each year to celebrate the overall winner at the Nurse and … Continue reading

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