The Blackpool Tramway

The Blackpool Tramway consists of a street tramway section along the promenade in Blackpool, and a light rail section to Fleetwood. We went the whole elngth of the line, in one of the illuminated cars.


 
 
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   Tram no. 707 leaving, classic car arriving.
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   Blackpool car no. 717
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   Blackpool car no. 717
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   Single deck car no. 622
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   Our first view of the "Wester Train" illuminated cars
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   The locomotive
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   Interior view of the locomotive. The "boiler" is stuffed with control gear for the lights.
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   The train, by the Blackpool tower
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   The trailer/passenger car
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   Driver's view from the locomotive
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   The train, on the way to Fleetwood.
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   Head-on view of the locomotive
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   At the traim stop in Fleetwood.
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   Part of the illumination, about to be switched on: a Dalek and a Tardis
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   As twilight approached, the illuminations were switched on.
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   Fuzzy side view of the locomotive - but suffices to show the lights.

 


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