Geoff's Colour Railway Photos

Page 14 - Trams ancient and modern, abroad and at home

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Brussels 7535   Brussels tram no 7535 is seen in the City centre, September 1973
....a quick look, on the return journey from a holiday in Austria
Ostend tram   Ostend coastal tramway - a tram and two open wagons (!) pass through the streets, September 1973
Still on that return journey - we flew back to Southend from Ostend. The coastal tramway runs from Knokke to De Panne, near the French border
Nantes tram   Car M1 328 on the modern tramway at Nantes, France, 6 April 1993
Nantes is a relative newcomer to trams
Crich   South African and Austrian trams at Crich Museum, July 1978 
Two nicely restored foreigners at the museum which is home to many preserved British trams. The Austrian vehicle is a former New York "streetcar"
Dudley tram   Dudley tram no 3 at the Black Country Museum, 3 August 1989
A narrow gauge tram, survivor of the once-extensive Black Country network
Blackpool tram   Car no 718 on the Blackpool tramway, 19 August 1978
The coastal tramway survived at Blackpool, when the rest of the UK lost its trams
Great Orme Tramway   Car no 5 descends into Llandudno on the Great Orme Tramway, 3 August 1985
This cable-car line is currently undergoing some renovation
Sheffield trams   Cars 21 and 04 at Fitzallen Square, Sheffield, 2 September 1994
The British tramway revivlval has begun!
Manchester tram   Bury - Manchester tram at Hagside, 2 September 1994
Bury - Manchester - Altrincham, another revival, though mostly along former BR lines
W Midlands Metro   West Midlands Metro car no. 13 on the Bilston Road, 6 June 1999
Latest addition, the line opened on 30th May 1999. Mostly built on the old GWR route to Birmingham Snow Hill, the first mile or so from Wolverhampton is along the streets.

See also Page 13 for a Porto tram

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