Blackpool Tram DVD 91 – Autumn 2018

Summer 2018: Footage of the Heritage Trams from the three Gold running weekends in June, July and August including action in Fleetwood from Tram Sunday on 15th July and the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday weekend. 642 returns to service and most of the fleet are seen. (32 minutes)

Preservation: In a groundbreaking move, Railcoach 279 and Coronation 663 departed Rigby Road depot to be restored off-site. See both trams in their current condition as they leave Blackpool. (5 minutes)

North Station Extension: Part 2 of a look at the North Pier to North Station extension with the first of the new rails laid on Talbot Road and more old rails are revealed. (3 minutes)

Totally Models: A review of the Totally Models event from June with four layouts and the remarkable sight of O gauge Balloon 711 passing through the real Balloon 711! (9 minutes)

Nostalgia: With 679 in the news, an extended feature on this tram looks at the last 25 years with various advert liveries, its place in the 70th anniversary procession, the farewell tour from 2008 and its life in preservation, plus a typical day at Tower from 31st July 1998 – 20 years ago – with many long lost trams and long-gone liveries. (41 minutes)

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