Following a complete rebuild, the Illuminated Warship, 736, HMS Blackpool returned to service in the autumn. The video takes a look at Blackpool¹s 'new' feature car with exclusive footage of the tram on test and a glorious return to service.
News from the autumn of 2004 including a rare outing for OMO 8, a new advert for 680, a repaint for 702 into the 1970s livery and some odd journeys to Thornton Gate.
Brief coverage of the Procession which took place on the 11th September to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Streamlined fleet.
25 trams were taken out of service in November. This video looks at each vehicle on the hit list.
The 2004 Illuminations - Part One: October 2004 turned out to be one of the most significant and important months in the history of the Blackpool tramway, as many trams of the long established fleet ran in passenger service for the last time. Part one of this special feature looks at exactly what happened in the final days.
Year End: The entire tram fleet as they finished the 2004 season.
Stereo Sound - Digital Editing - Narration - Music
65 Minutes - DVD only