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  • Birkenhead Heritage Tramway | British Trams Online News
    sold Blackpool Brush Railcoach 626 which was removed from its long term resting place at the Pacific Road complex on the Birkenhead heritage tramway earlier this month Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway 8 Comments This week on British Trams Online Posted on Sunday 17 May 2015 by Gareth Prior We bring you two further collections of photos as part of our site update this weekend with images coming from London Tramlink and the Crich Tramway Village Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway Crich Tramway Village London Tramlink Site News Comments Off Birkenhead Tramway prepare to celebrate 20 years of service Posted on Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Gareth Prior On 14th April 1995 a unique tramway started operation the Birkenhead Heritage Tramway The tramway was to be the first and to date only new permanent heritage tramway to open outside of a Museum and now 20 Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway Comments Off Liverpool 43 on the move again Posted on Monday 9 March 2015 by Andrew Waddington In order to free up space in the Pacific Road building at Birkenhead the Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society s beautifully restored horse tramcar Liverpool 43 has recently been returned to the main tram depot at Taylor Street This means that for Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway 1 Comment In Pictures Liverpool 245 back on track for public launch Posted on Tuesday 17 February 2015 by Andrew Waddington On Saturday 15th February Liverpool 245 undertook a succesful day of test running on the Birkenhead heritage tramway This follows some further remedial work to try and rectify problems which had been experienced with the tram following its initial testing Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway 2 Comments MTPS members to decide Warrington 2 s future Posted on Tuesday 17 February 2015 by Andrew Waddington Members of the Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society are set to be given a unique opportunity to decide on the future for one of the Society s collection of vintage tramcars The derelict lower deck of Warrington 2 was acquired by the Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway 9 Comments Wirral Transport Museum to open after Christmas Posted on Wednesday 24 December 2014 by Gareth Prior The Wirral Transport Museum will be open to the public on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th December providing a post Christmas chance to see the stunning restoration of Liverpool 245 and progress on the other restoration project Warrington 2 If there Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway Comments Off Heritage tramways look forward to more anniversaries Posted on Friday 14 November 2014 by Andrew Waddington Two operating heritage tramways in the UK are already making very early plans to celebrate key anniversaries in their histories next year 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of the formation of the Tramway Museum Society who are planning to suitably Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway Crich Tramway Village Comments Off Five Blackpool trams put at risk Posted on Thursday 6

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=5 (2016-04-25)
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  • Black Country Living Museum | British Trams Online News
    Continue reading Posted in Black Country Living Museum Picture in Time 1 Comment Black Country museum tramway closes Posted on Monday 30 December 2013 by Andrew Waddington 2013 has ended on a very sour note for one of the UK s heritage tramways with the shock news just after Christmas that the short operating line at the Black Country Living Museum at Dudley has been closed down indefinitely Continue reading Posted in Black Country Living Museum 20 Comments In Pictures Black Country Living Museum Posted on Saturday 13 July 2013 by Gareth Prior The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley has the only operational 3 6 gauge tramway on the UK mainland and normally operates a one tram service between the entrance and the town using either Wolverhampton District 34 or Wolverhampton 49 Continue reading Posted in Black Country Living Museum 2 Comments Olympic Torch rides on fourth and final tram Posted on Sunday 1 July 2012 by Gareth Prior The involvement of trams in the London 2012 Olympic Torch relay has now come to an end after Wolverhampton 49 became the fourth tram to carry a torch bearer at the Black Country Living Museum on Saturday 30th June Posted in Black Country Living Museum Manx Electric Railway Nottingham Express Transit 1 Comment Four tramways to feature in Olympic Torch Relay Posted on Saturday 24 March 2012 by Gareth Prior Full details of the route for the Olympic Torch Relay in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has recently been unveiled and amongst the various forms of transport which will be used four different tramways Continue reading Posted in Black Country Living Museum Blackpool Tramway Douglas Horse Tramway Manx Electric Railway Comments Off Dudley tram to be restored Posted on Thursday 22 March 2012 by admin In a very unexpected but extremely welcome development the Black Country Living Museum have taken steps towards restoring one of their tram collection to operational status following a lengthy period of neglect This museum rarely makes the news as it Continue reading Posted in Black Country Living Museum Comments Off Search for British Trams Online is always on the look out for news and photos from tramways across the British Isles Whether it be a tram being delivered a new livery or any other piece of news we want to hear from you All submissions should be sent to gareth britishtramsonline co uk As well as topical news and photos we are also still seeking archive photos for our Picture in Time series Thanks to everyone who does send submissions All news carried on these pages is provided in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge If you notice any errors please let us know either by leaving a comment or by email Opinions expressed on these pages are those of writer s and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of British Trams Online or any organisations we are associated with If posting comments to

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=6 (2016-04-25)
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  • Blackpool Tramway | British Trams Online News
    tends to be concentrated on the heritage operations behind the scenes progress has been continuing on the proposed extension of the tramway up Talbot Road to Blackpool North Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway 20 Comments Blackpool gets ready for Easter Posted on Friday 25 March 2016 by Gareth Prior This Easter weekend sees the return of the Gold timetable for Blackpool s Heritage Tram Tours between Saturday 26th and Monday 28th March and there is also a bonus heritage service on Friday 25th March including evening runs to Fleetwood Posted in Blackpool Tramway Comments Off Blind Ambition Posted on Saturday 19 March 2016 by Gareth Prior When you think of Blackpool s Heritage Tram Tours you tend to think of the ever increasing number of trams available for service but possibly one of the more interesting developments has been the creation of new destination blinds for the Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Crich Tramway Village 8 Comments Easter debut for Marton 31 Posted on Wednesday 16 March 2016 by Andrew Waddington It has been revealed that Marton Box 31 will make its first passenger carrying appearance since returning to Blackpool on Easter Sunday 27th March The tram will operate a special premium price inaugural run during the morning and is then scheduled to Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway 6 Comments Picture in Time Blackpool Balloons 700 703 Posted on Wednesday 16 March 2016 by Gareth Prior We are once again in Blackpool for the latest instalment of Picture in Time with a photo taken at Bispham in 1993 Posted in Blackpool Tramway Picture in Time Comments Off Fishing for funds to help the Trawler Posted on Sunday 13 March 2016 by Andrew Waddington As has been reported previously Blackpool s illuminated Trawler 737 is currently under overhaul within the Rigby Road workshops having missed the 2015 season completely due to its rather shabby condition The majority of the current work is generously being funded Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway 1 Comment This week on British Trams Online Posted on Sunday 13 March 2016 by Gareth Prior This week we have more Photos for you as well as some updates to the Fleet Lists section Posted in Blackpool Tramway London Tramlink Midland Metro 2 Comments Blackpool s blue timetable returns Posted on Saturday 12 March 2016 by Andrew Waddington To mark Tourism Week in Blackpool the town s heritage trams have been enjoying a bumper period of activity with a period of daily operation on heritage tour duties commencing on Saturday 5th March Normally the traditional fleet would still have Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway 5 Comments 723 from scruffy to shiny Posted on Monday 7 March 2016 by Andrew Waddington Welcome news from the Blackpool Heritage Trust is that Blackpool Balloon 723 has recently been admitted to the Paint Shop for a full repaint The tram was re activated as an extra attraction for last year s 130th anniversary weekend following the Continue reading Posted

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=7 (2016-04-25)
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  • Brighton Tram 53 Group | British Trams Online News
    topical news and photos we are also still seeking archive photos for our Picture in Time series Thanks to everyone who does send submissions All news carried on these pages is provided in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge If you notice any errors please let us know either by leaving a comment or by email Opinions expressed on these pages are those of writer s and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of British Trams Online or any organisations we are associated with If posting comments to any news articles please read these guidelines which will help us to keep a harmonious community April 2016 M T W T F S S Mar 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Recent Posts This week on British Trams Online Rush Hour on the Railway 25th 28th March Midland Metro set to reach New Street from 22nd May In Pictures 3113 enters service L CBER replica no 7 back out on the road Recent Comments Kevin Critchfield on Midland Metro set to reach New Street from 22nd May mike stone on Midland Metro set to reach New Street from 22nd May Paul on Midland Metro set to reach New Street from 22nd May David Butterworth on TfGM warn motorists over yellow box junctions chris on Cyclists in Sheffield demand changes after injuries caused by tram tracks Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=43 (2016-04-25)
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  • Burton & Ashby 14 | British Trams Online News
    to save Burton Ashby 14 launched Posted on Thursday 30 October 2014 by Andrew Waddington Tram enthusiasts are uniting in an attempt to rescue Burton Ashby 14 from Detriot following the recent announcement that this historic open top tramcar is to be sold at auction on November 5th There has been considerable interest in this Continue reading Posted in Burton Ashby 14 3 Comments Search for British Trams Online is always on the look out for news and photos from tramways across the British Isles Whether it be a tram being delivered a new livery or any other piece of news we want to hear from you All submissions should be sent to gareth britishtramsonline co uk As well as topical news and photos we are also still seeking archive photos for our Picture in Time series Thanks to everyone who does send submissions All news carried on these pages is provided in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge If you notice any errors please let us know either by leaving a comment or by email Opinions expressed on these pages are those of writer s and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of British Trams Online or any organisations we are associated with If posting comments to any news articles please read these guidelines which will help us to keep a harmonious community April 2016 M T W T F S S Mar 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Recent Posts This week on British Trams Online Rush Hour on the Railway 25th 28th March Midland Metro set to reach New Street from 22nd May In Pictures 3113 enters service

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=49 (2016-04-25)
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  • Crich Tramway Village | British Trams Online News
    tend to think of the ever increasing number of trams available for service but possibly one of the more interesting developments has been the creation of new destination blinds for the Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Crich Tramway Village 8 Comments The decapitation of LCC 1 Posted on Sunday 13 March 2016 by Andrew Waddington On Friday 11th March a notable and unusual activity took place at Crich Tramway Village involving the ongoing process of stripping London County Council 1 Having spent the past eighteen months in the museum s workshop the tram has been reduced Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village 9 Comments In Pictures Rare trams in the open at Crich Posted on Friday 4 March 2016 by Gareth Prior As part of the continued preparations for the 2016 season at the Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum work on the depot roof saw it necessary to extract all vehicles on road 4 of the Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Comments Off In Pictures Bluebird restoration continues Posted on Wednesday 24 February 2016 by Gareth Prior The Crich Tramway Village may be closed to visitors at the moment but that hasn t meant it has been all quiet behind the scenes The workshop continues to be a hive of activity with the main concentration continuing to be Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village 7 Comments Crich Tramway Village gets a ten from Len Posted on Saturday 13 February 2016 by Andrew Waddington Crich Tramway Village has featured in a recent episode of the BBC1 daytime television series Len Goodman s Holiday of a Lifetime The series shows the Strictly Come Dancing judge accompany minor celebrities as they re live fond memories of times spent Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Crich Tramway Village Comments Off 2016 Crich operating fleet revealed Posted on Wednesday 27 January 2016 by Gareth Prior With preparations now well underway for another operating season at the Crich Tramway Village we are delighted to be able to bring you news of which trams will be forming the operational pool in 2016 17 electric passenger trams will Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village 7 Comments Expanded events programme for Crich in 2016 Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2016 by Andrew Waddington Crich Tramway Village have revealed an expanded programme of special events to be held during 2016 Although few of these will be of much direct interest to tram enthusiasts hopefully more events will ensure that the year ahead is a Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Comments Off In Pictures Crich at rest Posted on Friday 18 December 2015 by Gareth Prior The Crich Tramway Village may have been closed to the public since the start of November but that doesn t mean that nothing is going on behind the scenes in preparation for the 2016 season far from it Obviously a lot Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village 1 Comment Winter work at

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=8 (2016-04-25)
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  • Docklands Light Railway | British Trams Online News
    this week in our main site update including additions to an existing gallery and a brand new collection Posted in Blackpool Tramway Crich Tramway Village Docklands Light Railway Nottingham Express Transit Site News Comments Off Picture in Time Docklands Light Railway 04 Posted on Sunday 24 May 2015 by Gareth Prior For our latest edition of Picture in Time we are off to the London for a view of the Docklands Light Railway on the second day of running 1st September 1987 Posted in Docklands Light Railway Picture in Time 3 Comments Another threat of strike action on the DLR Posted on Saturday 2 May 2015 by Gareth Prior For the second time this year workers on the Docklands Light Railway are to be balloted over strike action as a result of two ongoing disputes The RMT are balloting their members over pay and conditions and this includes both Continue reading Posted in Docklands Light Railway Comments Off Docklands Light Railway strike called off Posted on Wednesday 28 January 2015 by Gareth Prior The 48 hour strike called by RMT members and due to start on Wednesday 28th January on the Docklands Light Railway was called off the day before after negotiations between the RMT and KeolisAmey Docklands Posted in Docklands Light Railway Comments Off DLR workers set to strike Posted on Saturday 24 January 2015 by Gareth Prior RMT members working on the Docklands Light Railway are to go on a 48 hour strike from 28th January it has been announced Following the takeover of the contract to operate the network by KeolisAmey Docklands Ltd at the start Continue reading Posted in Docklands Light Railway 2 Comments Christmas New Year services 2014 15 Posted on Saturday 20 December 2014 by Gareth Prior Are you looking for an escape from new and imaginative ways of using up the leftover Turkey rubbish television family arguments during the Christmas and New Year period Well fear not for all of the UK s operating tramways will be Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Docklands Light Railway Edinburgh Trams London Tramlink Manchester Metrolink Midland Metro Nottingham Express Transit Stagecoach Supertram Comments Off Improved service on the way for the Docklands Light Railway Posted on Sunday 14 December 2014 by Gareth Prior A new off peak five minute service across the entire Docklands Light Railway is to be introduced from 2017 it has been confirmed by the new operator KeolisAmey Docklands Ltd who took control on Sunday 7th December The first improvements Continue reading Posted in Docklands Light Railway 1 Comment Keolis Amey Docklands named new operator of Docklands Light Railway Posted on Saturday 5 July 2014 by Gareth Prior The Docklands Light Railway will be operated by a new franchisee from December 2014 following the announced that Keolis Amey Docklands have been awarded the contract Serco Docklands who were one of the final three in the frame for Continue reading Posted in Docklands Light Railway 2 Comments New DLR Pudding Mill Lane Station opens

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=9 (2016-04-25)
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  • Douglas Horse Tramway | British Trams Online News
    evening it seems rather apt from today s Picture in Time image comes from that very tramway with a view of regular wet weather tram no 27 on 26th Continue reading Posted in Douglas Horse Tramway Picture in Time 1 Comment Douglas Horse Tramway prepares for 140th anniversary Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2016 by Gareth Prior 2016 marks the 140th anniversary of the Douglas Horse Tramway with preparations already underway to suitability celebrate this key anniversary and despite doubts over the past few years it has been confirmed that a horse tram service will continue Continue reading Posted in Douglas Horse Tramway Comments Off Santa Claus is coming to town Posted on Friday 27 November 2015 by Gareth Prior Yes we know its still November but that doesn t mean that the man in the red coat isn t already making his plans for this year And in both Manchester and Douglas these plans include trams Posted in Douglas Horse Tramway Heaton Park Tramway Comments Off Dare we mention 2016 Posted on Sunday 15 November 2015 by Gareth Prior We may only just have reached the end of one operating season but already thoughts are being turned towards 2016 with several heritage tramways having announced their first special events of the year So if you want to start making Continue reading Posted in Beamish Tramway Crich Tramway Village Douglas Horse Tramway Manx Electric Railway Seaton Tramway 1 Comment Douglas Horse Tramway to run in 2016 Posted on Friday 23 October 2015 by Gareth Prior It has been confirmed that a full service will run on the Douglas Horse Tramway in 2016 as the tramway celebrates its 140th anniversary The news was revealed by the Friends of Douglas Bay Horse Tramway this week and seems Continue reading Posted in Douglas Horse Tramway 2 Comments In Pictures 2015 ends for the Douglas Horse Tramway Posted on Wednesday 16 September 2015 by Gareth Prior The 2015 season of operation on the Douglas Horse Tramway ended on Sunday 13th September with a special day of events including tram changeovers static line ups outside the depot and a mini cavalcade Posted in Douglas Horse Tramway 1 Comment This week on British Trams Online Posted on Sunday 13 September 2015 by Gareth Prior We have five new Photo Galleries for you this week as part of the latest main site update Posted in Blackpool Tramway Douglas Horse Tramway London Tramlink Manchester Metrolink Manx Electric Railway Site News Snaefell Mountain Railway Stagecoach Supertram Comments Off Douglas Horse Tramway set to end another year Posted on Thursday 10 September 2015 by Gareth Prior It seems hard to believe that we have already reached the end of another year of operation some of us haven t even had our main holiday of the year yet on the Douglas Horse Tramway with the last services due Continue reading Posted in Douglas Horse Tramway 3 Comments Plans on display for Douglas Promenade redevelopment Posted on Friday 4 September 2015 by

    Original URL path: http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/news/?cat=27 (2016-04-25)
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