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It is a double Photo Gallery week this time around. First up is a "Around the World in Trams" special with photos from the National Capital Trolley Museum in the United States and their 2018 International Trolley Festival. This event included the use of Blackpool Boat 606 which features extensively in the collection.

The second set features photos from Manchester Metrolink with images showing driver training on the Trafford Park extension.

Fleet Lists
There are updates to the Manchester Metrolink and West Midlands Metro Fleet Lists and there are also photo link updates to the Beamish Fleet List.

In the News
With the latest battery fitted tram - 27 - entered service on West Midlands Metro in the past week we also report that Wilkinson's in Blackpool is set to be demolished from April as the next phase of works to extend the tramway to Blackpool North Railway Station are set to commence. Whilst on the subject of extensions and work is continuing on Constitution Street in Edinburgh as part of the Trams to Newhaven projet. All those stories and much more can be found on the News & Features page.

Enjoy this week's offerings, more soon!

Gareth - 23rd February 2020



Picture of the Week: Blackpool Boat 606

One of four Blackpool Boat Cars to now be residing in the United States of America, 606 can be found at the National Capital Trolley Museum in Maryland where it is a popular tram in good weather - as the Boats always are wherever in the world you may be! On 16th September 2018 606 is seen operating at the International Trolley Festival with the tram returning to the Carbarn after taking a trip along the operating line.
Photograph by Edward M. Koehler Jr.



















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