Blackpool Tram DVD 89 – Winter 2017/18

Blackpool Tram DVD No.89 - Winter 2017/18

Autumn 2017: Extensive coverage of the Brush 80 event starting on the Friday with four Brush cars on Pleasure Beach – Cleveleys service and action from the evening with the Illuminated cars on tour duty. On the Saturday the morning cars are filmed leaving depot and on the prom at Manchester Square. Cars 645, 701 and 642 are lined up on the Fitting Shop wall. On the Sunday action comes from North Pier, Miners Home, Gynn Square plus Brush cars on display at RR depot and 713 on the depot shuttle. Returning to service after 13 years, 621 is the star tram of the weekend with 630 on loan from the NTM. (70 minutes)

Illuminated Tram Parade: The world’s first Illuminated tram parade is featured from October. (6 minutes)

Year End: During 2017, 38 trams ran in passenger service. All 38 are featured here in numerical order. (12 minutes)

Flexity 017: Blackpool’s newest tram is delivered in December. (4 minutes)

The Heritage Fleet – Inside and Out #6 – Car 621: The sixth part of our Heritage trams inside and out feature looks at birthday girl 621 and we take a ride on the tram. (25 minutes)

Nostalgia: It’s back to Autumn 2002 with Blackpool Tram Video Magazine No.30 in full and on DVD for the very first time. Footage comes from the Illuminations and includes Stockport 5 and Sheffield 513 making a rare appearance at Starr Gate, 660 running to Fleetwood, a busy evening at north pier with 706 towing a failed 704, plus The Day of the Twin – full coverage of the day when all seven twin cars were used on Fleetwood service and the entire tram fleet as they finished the 2002 season. (65 minutes)

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