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Events are colour coded by location as follows:

Beamish: The Living Museum of the North (please note only major transport based events feature on this page, for a full list of events visit the Beamish website)
Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Crich Tramway Village
East Anglian Transport Museum
Heaton Park Tramway
Isle of Man
North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust
Seaton Tramway
Statfold Barn Railway
Light Rail systems/other locations


September 2017

Friday 22nd September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Brush Car Cleveleys Flyers
To celebrate 80 years of the Brush Railcoach a special Friday afternoon Cleveleys Flyer service will run using four Brush Railcoaches which subject to availability should be 621, 623, 630 and 631. Further details here.

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
September Spectacular - Tramways 132nd Anniversary Weekend
Celebrating 80 years of the Brush Railcoach. Intensive heritage tram service (including many unadvertised specials), bus tours and behind the scenes tours will all feature. Four Brush Cars should run during the weekend with resident 631 joined by Heaton Park's 623, Crich's 630 and 621 fresh from overhaul. Anything which can run will run during the weekend.

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September - East Anglia Transport Museum
Trolleybus Weekend
All available members of the fleet will be running including operation until 2100 on the Saturday. Free park and ride and bus services to Lowestoft and Beccles.

Saturday 23rd September - Seaton Tramway
An Evening with The Taunton Barbershop Harmony Club
Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton for an evening of entertainment and food. Pre-booking recommended.

Sunday 24th September - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience
A taste of what its like to drive a tram for just 40 (guest 15).


October 2017

Sunday 1st October - Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Wirral Bus & Tram Show
20th anniversary of this popular event which alongside many buses will see the most intensive tram service of the year.

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Power from the Past
Another transport themed event with the focus this time being on steam and road transport.

Sunday 15th October - Crich Tramway Village
Model Layout
The once monthly chance to see a model rail and tram layout including the R Whetstone models in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Saturday 21st October - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching
Go bird watching on a tram.

Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th October - Crich Tramway Village
Starlight Spectacular
The museum will be lit up and trams will run after dark in the special lighting effects.

Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th October - Seaton Tramway
Halloween Tram of Terror
Travel on the Tram of Terror every half hour between 1030 and 1400 from Seaton to Colyton. Special fares apply. Pre-booking essential.

Saturday 29th October - East Anglia Transport Museum
Halloween
With opening until 1900 there are various "spooky" goings on promised.

Saturday 29th October - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching
Go bird watching on a tram.

Monday 31st October - Seaton Tramway
Halloween Tramtastic Spooktacular Evening
Evening Halloween trips from Seaton at 1600, 1730 and 1900. Special fares apply. Pre-booking required.


November 2017

Saturday 18th November - Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Pirate Day
Further details to follow.

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Winter Gold
Six trams in service with tours running every 15 minutes between 1000 and 1700.


December 2017

Saturday 9th December - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Santa Specials
Visit Santa on a tram with a heritage service also running. Full details to follow.

Saturday 16th December - Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Santa Special
Santa will be waiting at Taylor Street Museum with trams running from Woodside to meet the man himself. Pre-booking essential.

Saturday 16th December - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Santa Specials
Visit Santa on a tram with a heritage service also running. Full details to follow.

Saturday 23rd December - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Santa Specials
Visit Santa on a tram with a heritage service also running. Full details to follow.


This page was last updated on Wednesday 20th September 2017


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