News coverage from the Blackpool Tramway from the winter months of 2008/2009:
Winter 2008/2009 was probably the last 'normal' winter for the Blackpool Tramway. With full closure expected in future years and then 'Supertrams' this was the last opportunity to see the old system in operation.
If you thought nothing happened in winter - you're in for a surprise! Thanks to a large number of private hires and enthusiast tours some of the more exotic trams were used and featured on this programme are:
Western Train Report:
The latest news on the restoration of the Western Train including the big 'switch on'. For the first time in ten years, 733+734 are hooked up to the power and illuminated.
Our time traveller goes back exactly ten years to winter 1998/1999 with some odd moves due to track renewal, a blue and yellow Boat car and some long gone liveries.
Produced by - Train Crazy
Running time - 95 Minutes
Quality guarantee: The programme is professionally produced with a stereo soundtrack, informative commentary and digital editing.