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  • Dublin Luas | British Trams Online News
    Luas Comments Off Christmas and New Year Services 2015 2016 Posted on Tuesday 22 December 2015 by Gareth Prior Once again we bring you a round up of the services being operated across all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period From Edinburgh in the north to Croydon in the south Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Docklands Light Railway Dublin Luas Edinburgh Trams London Tramlink Manchester Metrolink Midland Metro Nottingham Express Transit Stagecoach Supertram 1 Comment Seven more trams for Luas Posted on Friday 4 December 2015 by Gareth Prior Dublin s Luas tram network will be receiving seven extra trams before the end of 2017 as part of the Cross City project which will see an extension to the exisiting network The seven trams will once again by Citadis trams Continue reading Posted in Dublin Luas 2 Comments This week on British Trams Online Posted on Sunday 15 November 2015 by Gareth Prior We have three more Photo Galleries for you this week plus some updates to the Events Diary and a couple of Fleet Lists Posted in Crich Tramway Village Dublin Luas Site News Comments Off 12 injured after car tram collision in Dublin Posted on Saturday 31 October 2015 by Gareth Prior A collision between a car and tram in Dublin on Friday 23rd October has seen 12 people suffering minor injuries Details of what happened have not been reported but the collision happened on Suir Road Inchicore on the Red Line Continue reading Posted in Dublin Luas Comments Off This week on British Trams Online Posted on Sunday 5 April 2015 by Gareth Prior This week we bring you our first photo galleries of 2015 featuring traditional trams whilst we also make our very first trip to Dublin for views from Luas Posted in Burton Ashby 14 Dublin Luas East Anglia Transport Museum Site News 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 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

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  • East Anglia Transport Museum | British Trams Online News
    time the Museum open until the end of October The first chance to visit the Museum the only place Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum Comments Off In Pictures Glasgow 488 restoration progresses Posted on Thursday 23 October 2014 by Gareth Prior It s not often that when you think of a tram restoration you think of it as taking place in Wales but that is of course exactly where the major restoration of Glasgow 488 repatriated from France last year Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum 2 Comments Winter track work at the museums Posted on Thursday 9 October 2014 by Andrew Waddington Two of the UK s museum tramways are using the winter shutdown as an opportunity to carry out some vital work on their infrastructure with major track renewal taking place at both the East Anglia Transport Museum and Crich Tramway Village Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village East Anglia Transport Museum Comments Off Sheffield 513 s wiring woes Posted on Tuesday 30 September 2014 by Andrew Waddington Since arriving at the East Anglia Transport Museum in early 2011 Sheffield Roberts car 513 has seen somewhat erratic use compared to the extensive use that had been hoped for Its appearances in passenger service during 2014 have been noticeably Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum Comments Off An eventful weekend for the museum tramways Posted on Wednesday 10 September 2014 by Andrew Waddington The weekend of 6th 7th September was a busy one for two of the UK s heritage tramways with major transport events taking place at both the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville near Lowestoft and Manchester s Heaton Park Tramway Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum Heaton Park Tramway 1 Comment In Pictures Glasgow 488 under restoration Posted on Saturday 10 May 2014 by Gareth Prior Over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend the Ffestiniog Railway opened the doors to the Boston Lodge workshops as part of their gala and this gave members of the public a chance to see how far the restoration of Glasgow Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum Comments Off Picture in Time 17 London Transport 1858 arrives at Carlton Colville Posted on Thursday 10 April 2014 by Gareth Prior Today 10th April is the 50th anniversary of the arrival of London Transport 1858 at Carlton Colville and to mark the occasion we have an extended special Picture in Time showing the tram arriving in East Anglia having spent 12 Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum Picture in Time Comments Off Looking forwards and back at East Anglia Posted on Tuesday 18 March 2014 by Andrew Waddington As another operating season approaches for the East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville near Lowestoft now seems a good time to reflect on the successes of 2013 for this superb museum as well as looking forward to some of Continue reading Posted in East Anglia Transport Museum 2

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  • Edinburgh Trams | British Trams Online News
    place this week in London and the big winner of the night turned out to be Edinburgh Trams which walked away with the prestigious Operator of the Year accolade Other systems to win Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams Manx Electric Railway Nottingham Express Transit Comments Off Edinburgh Trams inquiry starts Posted on Friday 9 October 2015 by Gareth Prior After months of preparation and debate the inquiry into the Edinburgh Trams project has opened with the first of the preliminary hearings taking place although it will be some time before any witnesses are called to give evidence The Chairman Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams 1 Comment Earlier services for Edinburgh Trams in 6 week trial Posted on Wednesday 16 September 2015 by Gareth Prior Edinburgh Trams are going to trial extended service times for a six week period from 19th October to help passengers make earlier flight connections and improve the service provided at Ingliston Park and Ride The first tram of the day Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams Comments Off Passenger numbers increase on Edinburgh Trams Posted on Saturday 12 September 2015 by Gareth Prior Some pleasing news to report from Edinburgh Trams where the latest figures have shown an increase in the number of passengers being carried on board the trams For the first time it is possible to compare figures year on year Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams Comments Off Edinburgh Trams service change Monday 31st August Posted on Friday 28 August 2015 by Gareth Prior Due to the closure of Princes Street for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert on Monday 31st August Edinburgh Trams services will only run between Edinburgh Airport and West End Princes Street from 1930 The last full length tram will depart Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams Comments Off Edinburgh Trams continues to perform better than targets Posted on Saturday 15 August 2015 by Gareth Prior Edinburgh Trams has exceeded its performance targets in the first year of operation as the latest set of figures are released The first set of annual accounts have been published and show that the services generated revenue of 6 4 million Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams 3 Comments Edinburgh Trams nominated for National Transport Award Posted on Wednesday 5 August 2015 by Gareth Prior Edinburgh Trams have been nominated in the Rail Operator of the Year category at the National Transport Awards which take place later this year Those nominated in this category have been shortlisted based on performance reliability passenger growth customer satisfaction Continue reading Posted in Edinburgh Trams 3 Comments This week on British Trams Online Posted on Sunday 12 July 2015 by Gareth Prior The main site update is back this week as we bring you a further three Photo Galleries plus a few updates to the Fleet Lists section Posted in Edinburgh Trams Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust London Tramlink Site News Comments Off Edinburgh Croydon suffer as the week of woe continues Posted on Saturday 11 July

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  • Electric 50 – Crich 2014 | British Trams Online News
    Monday 15 September 2014 by Andrew Waddington Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few months readers of this website will surely be aware that 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of electric tramcar operation at Crich Tramway Village the first museum tramway Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Electric 50 Crich 2014 Feature Articles 2 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 L CBER replica

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  • Event Previews | British Trams Online News
    transport plus other attractions to entertain the whole family this year s event will see Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Event Previews 2 Comments Blackpool Event Preview Spring Bank Holiday Heritage Tram Operation Posted on Wednesday 14 May 2014 by Andrew Waddington The upcoming Spring Bank Holiday weekend will see the welcome return of heritage trams to service in Blackpool for their third spell of operation this year From May 24th to 26th inclusive a selection of historic tramcars will grace the Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Event Previews Comments Off Crich Event Preview Beside the Seaside Posted on Tuesday 13 May 2014 by Andrew Waddington During the school half term holidays at the end of May Crich Tramway Village is being transformed into a seaside style attraction with a whole host of traditional activities to entertain visitors of all ages For the first time ever this Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Event Previews 16 Comments Crich Event Preview The Best of Sheffield Posted on Thursday 8 May 2014 by Andrew Waddington For one week during May Crich Tramway Village is hosting a celebration of all things Sheffield to co incide with the return to service of Sheffield 510 after a major overhaul and repaint in its special Last Tram livery As well Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Event Previews 8 Comments Blackpool Event Preview May Day Bank Holiday Posted on Saturday 26 April 2014 by Andrew Waddington Details of the plans for Blackpool s heritage tram service over the imminent May Day Bank Holiday weekend have now been announced with a three car service due to operate on both Sunday 4th Monday 5th May With a similar pool Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Event Previews 2 Comments Event Preview Our Friends Electric Posted on Saturday 30 March 2013 by Gareth Prior Event Our Friends Electric Where Beamish the Living Museum of the North When Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th April 1000 to 1700 each day last admission 1500 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the operation of trams at Continue reading Posted in Beamish Tramway Event Previews Comments Off Event Preview Glasgow 50 Enthusiasts Tram Event at Crich Tramway Village Posted on Thursday 13 September 2012 by Gareth Prior Event Glasgow 50 Enthusiasts Tram Event Where Crich Tramway Village When Saturday 15th Sunday 16th September 2012 Posted in Crich Tramway Village Event Previews 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

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  • Event Reviews | British Trams Online News
    Articles Manx Electric Railway Snaefell Mountain Railway Comments Off A Capital Weekend Crich Posted on Sunday 14 July 2013 by admin On the weekend of 6th 7th July 2013 Crich Tramway Village held A Capital Weekend a celebration of all things London Although held primarily to commemorate 80 years since the formation of the London Passenger Transport Board the Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Event Reviews Feature Articles Comments Off Blackpool Balloonatic Weekend 25 27 May 2013 Posted on Sunday 2 June 2013 by admin Following on from the incredibly successful heritage tram operation in Blackpool over the Easter and May Day Bank Holiday weekends the third stint of action for the heritage fleet came over the Spring Bank Holiday period Building on the success Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Event Reviews Feature Articles Comments Off Beamish s Great North Festival of Transport 2013 Posted on Monday 22 April 2013 by Gareth Prior The Spring transport event at Beamish The Living Museum of the North saw a major expansion in 2013 with the Great North Steam Fair joined by Our Friends Electric and Old King Coal to make a 12 day spectacular called Continue reading Posted in Beamish Tramway Event Reviews Feature Articles Comments Off Glasgow 50 Enthusiast s Tram Weekend at Crich 2012 Posted on Tuesday 18 September 2012 by Gareth Prior Over the weekend of 15th and 16th September 2012 the Crich Tramway Village held their main tram enthusiast s event of the year which this year was commemorating the 50th anniversary of the last tram in Glasgow Before the event much Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Event Reviews Comments Off Beamish Power from the Past 2012 Posted on Sunday 9 September 2012 by Gareth Prior This year s Power from the Past event at Beamish the Living Museum of the North took place between 30th August and 2nd September and as has come to be expected featured a myriad of vintage vehicles across the site both Continue reading Posted in Beamish Tramway Event Reviews 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 any news articles please read these guidelines

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  • Feature Articles | British Trams Online News
    Event Review Manchester 765 100 Not Out Posted on Monday 7 July 2014 by Andrew Waddington On Sunday 6th July a very special event took place at Manchester s Heaton Park Tramway to commemorate the centenary of Manchester 765 Having been the tram which led to the formation of the Manchester Transport Museum Society and the re opening Continue reading Posted in Feature Articles Heaton Park Tramway 1 Comment Event Review Best of Sheffield Crich May 2014 Posted on Tuesday 24 June 2014 by Gareth Prior Saturday 17th May 2014 was not only the first day of a new event at the Crich Tramway Village Best of Sheffield but was also saw the return of Sheffield 510 into service following a Tramcar Sponsorship Organisation Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Feature Articles 1 Comment 2013 An Editor s Year Posted on Saturday 4 January 2014 by Gareth Prior 2013 was certainly an interesting year here both at British Trams Online and at most of the UK s tramways and light rail systems Sure there have been some negatives but they have mostly been outweighed by the positives Rather than Continue reading Posted in Feature Articles 8 Comments Twelve Days on the Isle of Man Posted on Sunday 4 August 2013 by admin David Mee reports from the Isle of Man summarising the main activities on the Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell during private hires by the Isle of Man 50 Group and the following Manx Heritage Transport event Posted in Event Reviews Feature Articles Manx Electric Railway Snaefell Mountain Railway Comments Off A Capital Weekend Crich Posted on Sunday 14 July 2013 by admin On the weekend of 6th 7th July 2013 Crich Tramway Village held A Capital Weekend a celebration of all things London Although held primarily to commemorate 80 years since the formation of the London Passenger Transport Board the Continue reading Posted in Crich Tramway Village Event Reviews Feature Articles Comments Off Blackpool Balloonatic Weekend 25 27 May 2013 Posted on Sunday 2 June 2013 by admin Following on from the incredibly successful heritage tram operation in Blackpool over the Easter and May Day Bank Holiday weekends the third stint of action for the heritage fleet came over the Spring Bank Holiday period Building on the success Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Event Reviews Feature Articles Comments Off Manx Electric Railway Easter 2013 Posted on Sunday 28 April 2013 by admin Although the Manx Electric Railway had started official operations for 2013 at the beginning of March at weekends only the Easter period marks the first intensive service of the year with nine return journeys due to be run each day Continue reading Posted in Feature Articles Manx Electric Railway Comments Off Beamish s Great North Festival of Transport 2013 Posted on Monday 22 April 2013 by Gareth Prior The Spring transport event at Beamish The Living Museum of the North saw a major expansion in 2013 with the Great North Steam Fair joined by

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  • Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust | British Trams Online News
    number of Blackpool tramcars is normally strictly off limits to members of the general public but at 1230 on Saturday 18th July a limited number of Continue reading Posted in Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 4 Comments Brush 290 to go undercover Posted on Sunday 28 June 2015 by Gareth Prior Blackpool Brush 290 which has spent the past three years on display adjacent to the Pleasure Beach loop in a variety of guises is set to enjoy undercover storage for the first time since 2012 as part of an agreement Continue reading Posted in Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 2 Comments More plans revealed for the Merseyside four Posted on Saturday 13 June 2015 by Andrew Waddington Just a few days after four Blackpool trams previously owned by Merseytravel were transported by road from Knowsley to Fleetwood fish docks for storage after being sold to a new owner details have been released regarding the future plans for Continue reading Posted in Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 4 Comments In Pictures The Merseyside Four in Fleetwood Posted on Friday 12 June 2015 by Gareth Prior As reported on a couple of occasions earlier this week the four trams which had been stored in a yard in Knowsley made their return to the Fylde Coast this week having been purchased by a private individual Brush cars Continue reading Posted in Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 13 Comments More trams move from Merseyside to Fleetwood Posted on Wednesday 10 June 2015 by Andrew Waddington Merseyside is now bereft of Blackpool trams following the departure of both Brush Railcoach 637 and Trailer 681 on Wednesday 10th June The duo have now joined the two other trams which had previously been stored at an industrial site Continue reading Posted in Birkenhead Heritage Tramway Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 1 Comment The Merseyside four to return to the Fylde Coast Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2015 by Gareth Prior Four trams whose future has been in doubt since the end of last year following news that Merseytravel were seeking to dispose of them have been saved and are starting to return to the Fylde Coast Brush Cars 625 and Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 2 Comments Plans for Blackpool Jubilee 761 future continue Posted on Wednesday 3 June 2015 by Gareth Prior It has now been confirmed that Blackpool Transport and Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust have reached agreement over returning Blackpool Jubilee car 761 to service although the return of this historic tram will not now be until 2017 Posted in Blackpool Tramway Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust 13 Comments Blackpool Jubilee 761 a brighter future Posted on Thursday 14 May 2015 by Gareth Prior It has been announced by the Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust that they are currently in negotiations with Blackpool Transport which could see the Trust s Jubilee car 761 remain at Rigby Road Depot for the foreseeable future and return to service Continue reading Posted in Blackpool Tramway Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust

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