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For the first time this year our set of photos comes from overseas as we take a trip to the New York Museum of Transporation in the state of New York. We take a look at the trolleys in the collection there, take a trip along the running line and also take a peek at the other vehicles held at the site.

* All new photo collections added to the site in 2021 can be found on the Photo Gallery Index.

Fleet Lists
Its just photo link updates this week with both the Edinburgh Trams and Manchester Metrolink Fleet Lists seeing small updates to this end.

* All our Fleet Lists can be found through the Fleet Lists Index.

In the News
It was all looking set to the usual quiet January week with a few timetable changes and a bit of weather related disruption dominating the news but the end of week changed all that the news that the Fleetwood Heritage Leisure Trust have decided to disband with their collection of trams now available for disposal. Starting off a decade ago with grand plans for a visitor attraction in Fleetwood as time has gone by it has become apparent to the trustees that this wouldn't be possible and they have decided now is the time to bring an end to the group. There are currently seven trams in the collection (one at Rigby Road and rest stored at Wyre Dock) and whilst there is some interest in some of the trams others have a more uncertain future. We'll keep an eye on this story and see what the future brings for these trams.

* To see all the latest news and our regular photo series visit the regularly updated News & Features page.

Please enjoy this week's update! Keep safe and healthy and there will be more for you soon!

Gareth - 24th January 2021

Picture of the Week: Edinburgh Trams 257

Who would had thought 12 months ago that you would be able to get a photo of a tram in the middle of Princes Street in Edinburgh without another vehicle or pedestrian in the way? But with lockdown restrictions once again heavily in place in Scotland that is exactly the scenario we find on 16th January 2021 with 257 running to the Airport. The tram includes adverts for the Ray Harryhausen exhibition at National Galleries of Scotland.
Photograph by Roy Calderwood

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