Trams revealed for first Winter Gold of the year in Blackpool

This weekend will see the first Winter Gold operation of 2019 in Blackpool with six trams due to run on each day plus the unusual sight of a snowplough fitted tram as the Shop at North Pier/Tower. As has become standard during Winter Gold events trams will run on New South Promenade to Starr Gate as well as the more usual Pleasure Beach to Fleetwood section.

Eleven different trams are due to run over the two days with just Box 40 on the planned list for both days. Subject to the usual availability caveats the following will be in operation:

Saturday 26th January

A – Balloon 718

B – Box 40

C – Standard 147

D – Railcoach 680

E – Balloon 701

F – Centenary 642

Sunday 27th January

A – Balloon 700

B – Balloon 717

C – Box 40

D – Brush 621

E – Centenary 648

F – Balloon 715

In addition to the above trams in normal heritage service Balloon 711 – the current snowplough tram – will be at North Pier/Tower in use as the Tram Shop.

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