Train Crazy Blackpool Tramway

Blackpool Tram Video 39 - Spring 2005

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After more than 40 years out of use, the single line access to/from the tram depot via Foxhall was used during January and February 2005.

Service cars:

Stunning early morning footage of Centenary cars leaving depot and travelling along this route to gain access to the main line. Late night coverage of the trams as they return to depot. See 641 towing 644! Each section of the route is shown.

Training cars:
40, 672+682 and 711 were used for driver training and are also featured on this rarely used line.

Overhead Rewiring:

On 23rd January, 754+750 were used for rewiring at North Pier. Once back in depot the Centenary cars came into service giving a rare daylight filming opportunity. Includes an incredible never seen before three tram convoy along Blundell Street!

2004 Illuminations - Part Two
The second part of our coverage of the 2004 Illuminations looks at the last Saturday in October, filmed from an open top bus at Cabin. This was the last real busy day of the 2004 season with 35 trams in service including some that were mothballed a few weeks later. Trams featured include: 40, 66, 147, 633 & 736 plus 671+681, 673+683, 622, 634, 636, 708 & 722.

Christmas 2004

Illuminated trams 633 and 736 were used on an enthusiasts tour to Fleetwood in December. This was 736s first journey to Fleetwood carrying passengers. Filmed from three locations, starting with the journey from depot running 'backwards!'

Stereo Sound - Digital Editing - Narration - Music

65 Minutes - DVD only

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