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Picture of the Week photos archive 2018
All photos used as "Picture of the Week" on the home page during 2018.

Photographers: Rob Bray, Martin Bryan, Roland Bull, Keith Chadbourne, Stuart Cooke, Dave Elison, Bryan Grint, Mike Haddon, Mark Hambly, Trevor Hall, John Hampton, Ryan Hartley, Steve Hyde, Alasdair McFarlane, David Mee, Gareth Prior, Hazel Quarmby, Phil Steer, Tony Sullivan, Andrew Waddington & Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 47
Updated on Sunday 16th December 2018


December 2018
Gallery 775: Edinburgh Trams - September & October 2018
Views of Edinburgh Trams.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 2nd December 2018

Gallery 776: Seaton Tramway - 28th September
Photos showing a standard four tram service on the Seaton Tramway.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 18
Added on Sunday 9th December 2018

Gallery 777: Manchester Metrolink Trafford Park extension - 4th December 2018
The latest images of progress on the Metrolink Trafford Park extension, due to open in 2020.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 18
Added on Sunday 9th December 2018

Gallery 778: West Midlands Metro - October & November 2018
Autumnal colours on West Midlands Metro.

Photographer: Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 9th December 2018

Gallery 779: Blackpool Tramway - 3rd November 2018
A special tour for travellers from a UK Railtours tour to Blackpool using Balloon 700 and Balloon 717.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 20
Added on Sunday 16th December 2018

Gallery 780: Manchester Metrolink - 14th November 2018
A look at the town centre sections in both Oldham and Rochdale.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 16
Added on Sunday 16th December 2018

November 2018
Gallery 767: Sheffield Tram-Train launches - October 2018
After delays the Tram-Train service between Sheffield and Rotherham finally starts public services. Things didn't go compltely to plan but we include photos from the first two days.

Photographers: Mike Haddon, Trevor Hall, Glyn Hill, Bob Hodges, Steve Hyde & Martin Miller
Number of photographs: 34
Added on Sunday 4th November 2018

Gallery 768: Crich Starlight Extravaganza - 30th October 2018
Images from the Starlight Extravaganza including an illuminated Glasgow 22.

Photographer: Peter Narramore
Number of photographs: 12
Added on Sunday 4th November 2018

Gallery 769: Luas - 2nd October 2018
We take a look at the trams in Dublin mainly concentrating on the new Green line extension.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 11th November 2018

Gallery 770: Birkenhead 20 tours Blackpool - 7th November 2018
Images from the last tour with Birkenhead 20 in Blackpool before it returns to Birkenhead. Trawler 737 also features.

Photographer: Andrew Waddington
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 11th November 2018

Gallery 771: Nottingham Express Transit - August & September 2018
Photos from Nottingham at a time when a split service was in operation with trackworks on Shipstone Street.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 40
Added on Sunday 18th November 2018

Gallery 772: Docklands Light Railway - 17th September 2018
Views taken on the DLR in mid-September.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 40
Added on Sunday 18th November 2018

Gallery 773: Blackpool Tramway Flexity 2s - September 2018
Images of Blackpool's core service trams in September including Pretty Little Thing.com adverts.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 25th November 2018

Gallery 774: London Tramlink - 27th September 2018
Views from Croydon.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 48
Added on Sunday 25th November 2018

October 2018
Gallery 762: Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary - Saturday 8th September 2018
The last day of events including the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway getting into the act with a seven tram Cavalcade.

Photographers: David Mee & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 60
Added on Sunday 7th October 2018

Gallery 763: Isle of Man - 9th & 10th September 2018
A final few images following the 125th Anniversary events including 12 in service on the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway and the shunting of horse car 27 at Derby Castle sheds showing progress on its overhaul.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 34
Added on Sunday 7th October 2018

Gallery 764: Blackpool Anniversary Spectacular - 20th to 23rd September 2018
Coverage from Blackpool's Anniversary Spectacular featuring the heritage trams in action at day and night including Centenary 642 in its new advert livery.

Photographers: Nigel Pennick & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 116
Added on Sunday 14th October 2018

Gallery 765: Edinburgh Trams Doors Open Day - 29th September 2018
Photos taken during the very first chance for the general public to see what goes on at Gogar Depot as part of Doors Open Day.

Photographers: David Bosher, Roy Calderwood & Trevor Hall
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Saturday 20th October 2018

Gallery 766: Wirral Bus & Tram Show - 7th October 2018
Images from the 21st annual Wirral Bus & Tram which featured a four tram service plus a further five trams on display.

Photographers: Tom Bowen, Trevor Hall & Ken Jones
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Saturday 20th October 2018

September 2018
Gallery 757: Simply Trams at Crich - 1st September 2018
Blackpool & Fleetwood Rack 2 returns for one day only with Prague 180, Douglas Marine Head Drive 1 and the Manchester Horse Drawn Tower Wagon also on display for the annual enthusiasts event at Crich.

Photographers: Trevor Hall, Gareth Prior & Hazel Quarmby
Number of photographs: 112
Added on Sunday 16th September 2018

Gallery 758: Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary - Part 1 1st to 4th September 2018
Photos from the first four days of the 125th Anniversary of the Manx Electric Railway events. Highlights included the three no. 1s at Laxey, the launch of Ratchet 14 and a Crossbench Photography evening.

Photographers: David Mee & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 70
Added on Wednesday 19th September 2018

Gallery 759: Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary - Wednesday 5th September 2018
Groudle Day with shuttles to the 1893 terminus using 1 and 2 plus tours involving 32 (and three wagons) and 14 and 16 as the 125th Anniversary events continue.

Photographers: David Mee & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 56
Added on Sunday 30th September 2018

Gallery 760: Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary - Thursday 6th September 2018
The MER goes back to 1975 with a special timetable.

Photographers: David Mee & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 38
Added on Sunday 30th September 2018

Gallery 761: Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary - Friday 7th September 2018
Anniversary Day itself including a Cavalcade and intensive service.

Photographers: David Mee & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 85
Added on Sunday 30th September 2018

August 2018
Gallery 750: Docklands Light Railway - 19th June 2018
Images of London's DLR.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 11
Added on Sunday 5th August 2018

Gallery 751: London Tramlink - 19th June 2018
Photos looking at trams operating in and around Croydon Town Centre.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 10
Added on Sunday 5th August 2018

Gallery 752: Ulster Transport Museum - 21st July 2018
A look at the trams in the collection at the Ulster Transport Museum in Belfast.

Photographer: Stephen Adams
Number of photographs: 23
Added on Sunday 5th August 2018

Gallery 753: Isle of Man 50 Group Charters - July 2018
Photos of the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and a few other transport images from the Isle of Man 50 Group hires preceeding the main Manx Heritage Transport Festival.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 76
Added on Sunday 12th August 2018

Gallery 754: Manx Heritage Transport Festival - July 2018
Views of the Manx Heritage Transport Festival.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 68
Added on Saturday 18th August 2018

Gallery 755: Manchester Metrolink - June 2018
More photos from Manchester Metrolink.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 64
Added on Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Gallery 756: West Midlands Metro - July 2018
Images of the newly renamed West Midlands Metro.

Photographers: Keith Chadbourne & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 36
Added on Thursday 30th August 2018

July 2018
Gallery 740: Totally Models in Blackpool - June 2018
Photos taken of the trams in action over the Totally Models weekend in Blackpool including images at Rigby Road Depot.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 84
Added on Sunday 1st July 2018

Gallery 741: Trafford Park line construction - June 2018
We take a look to see recent progress on construction of the Metrolink Trafford Park extension.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 21
Added on Sunday 8th July 2018

Gallery 742: Welcome West Midlands Metro - June 2018
Images from the first few days of the all new - but still exactly the same - West Midlands Metro.

Photographers: Ken Jones & Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 8th July 2018

Gallery 743: Tyne and Wear Metro Central - June 2018
Looking at the Tyne and Metro in the central zone both side of the river.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 40
Added on Sunday 15th July 2018

Gallery 744: Seaton Tramway - July 2018
Views of the new Seaton Tramway terminus plus other images on the tramway.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 15th July 2018

Gallery 745: Tyne and Wear Metro Northern routes - June 2018
Continuing our look at the Tyne and Wear Metro, this time we concentrate on the northern routes.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 64
Added on Sunday 22nd July 2018

Gallery 746: Crich Edwardian Weekend - 14th July 2018
Photos of the trams in service during the first of the Edwardian Weekend including horse car Sheffield 15.

Photographer: Peter Narramore
Number of photographs: 15
Added on Sunday 22nd July 2018

Gallery 747: Tyne and Wear Metro Southern routes - June 2018
The last of our series on the Tyne and Wear Metro with images from the routes south of the River Tyne.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 43
Added on Sunday 29th July 2018

Gallery 748: Beamish Tramway - June 2018
Images taken at Beamish in June showing the three trams which made up the operational fleet at that time.

Photographers: David Bosher & Peter Narramore
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 29th July 2018

Gallery 749: Metrolink Trafford Park extension - July 2018
With tracklaying now underway at numerous locations on the latest Metrolink extension we take another look at construction progress.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 13
Added on Sunday 29th July 2018

June 2018
Gallery 733: Manchester Metrolink - May 2018
Images from across the Manchester Metrolink network.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 100
Added on Sunday 3rd June 2018

Gallery 734: Midland Metro - May 2018
Views in the sun of trams in service including battery operated 18 on test.

Photographer: Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 10th June 2018

Gallery 735: Crich Beside the Seaside - 27th May 2018
Photos taken at the second day of Crich's Beside the Seaside event which saw six trams in service. We also see the latest progress on London County Council 1.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 52
Added on Sunday 10th June 2018

Gallery 736: London Tramlink - May 2018
Images taken at the end of May showing London Tramlink.

Photographers: David Bosher & Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 48
Added on Sunday 17th June 2018

Gallery 737: Nottingham Express Transit - May 2018
Views from Nottingham.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 60
Added on Sunday 17th June 2018

Gallery 738: Docklands Light Railway - 25th May 2018
A small collection of photos taken on the DLR.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 10
Added on Thursday 21st June 2018

Gallery 739: Burton & Ashby 14 at Statfold Barn Railway - 9th June 2018
Shots of 14 in action once again at the Statfold Barn Railway.

Photographers: Bob Hodges & Ken Jones
Number of photographs: 16
Added on Thursday 21st June 2018

May 2018
Gallery 730: Stockport 5 goes to Stockport - 5th May 2018
We take a look as Stockport 5 spends the day back in its home town plus a few other view at Heaton Park.

Photographers: Martin Bryan, Stuart Cooke, Martin Miller, Gareth Prior & Joe Savage
Number of photographs: 50
Added on Sunday 20th May 2018

Gallery 731: Blackpool Tramway - 5th & 6th May 2018
Views from two days of another Bank Holiday Gold heritage tram timetable in Blackpool.

Photographers: Gareth Prior & Andrew Waddington
Number of photographs: 52
Added on Sunday 20th May 2018

Gallery 732: Stagecoach Supertram - 4th May 2018
Photos around Hillsborough.

Photographer: Ian Buck
Number of photographs: 11
Added on Friday 25th May 2018

April 2018
Gallery 725: Luas - 20th March 2018
Views from Dublin including a broken down tram being pushed back to depot and shots of the new CrossCity line.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 27
Added on Sunday 1st April 2018

Gallery 726: Seaton Tramway - 31st March 2018
With services curtailed to run between Riverside and Colyton due to the new Seaton terminus construction works we take a look behind the scenes as well as at the service.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 8th April 2018

Gallery 727: Volks Electric Railway - 6th April 2018
Photos from the recently reopened Volks Electric Railway.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 11
Added on Sunday 15th April 2018

Gallery 728: Picture in Time Special - Crich Tramathon 2003
Heading back to June 2003 for photos when everything which could run did!

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 22nd April 2018

Gallery 729: Crich Tramway Village - 18th April 2018
Views from a normal weekday at Crich with a three tram service plus a test run.

Photographer: Bryan Grint
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 29th April 2018


March 2018
Gallery 720: London Tramlink in the snow - February & March 2018
With snow falling across the British Isles we take a look at the trams of Croydon running in the snow.

Photographer: Ian Buck
Number of photographs: 17
Added on Sunday 4th March 2018

Gallery 721: Midland Metro in the snow - 2nd March 2018
Snowy photos from Midland Metro.

Photographer: Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 4th March 2018

Gallery 722: Edinburgh Trams - 27th February 2018
Images from the Scottish capital.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 16
Added on Sunday 11th March 2018

Gallery 723: Stagecoach Supertram - 8th March 2018
Photos taken in Sheffield including views of the new Citylink tram-trains.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 18th March 2018

Gallery 724: London Tramlink - 5th March 2018
Views from Croydon.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 25th March 2018


February 2018
Gallery 714: Trams Around the World - The Electric City Trolley Museum, Scranton
In the second in our occasional series we take a look at the trams and other vehicles on display and in operation at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Photographer: Edward M Koehler Jr
Number of photographs: 40
Added on Sunday 4th February 2018

Gallery 715: Manchester Metrolink - January 2018
Views from around Manchester and also of the start of Manchester Airport services running through to Victoria.

Photographers: Dave Elison, Steve Hyde & Martin Miller
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 4th February 2018

Gallery 716: Docklands Light Railway - January 2018
Photos from the Docklands Light Railway.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 16
Added on Sunday 11th February 2018

Gallery 717: Midland Metro Construction - 30th January 2018
Images of construction work at both ends of the current line.

Photographer: Ken Jones
Number of photographs: 20
Added on Sunday 11th February 2018

Gallery 718: London Tramlink - 12th February 2018
We take a look at London Tramlink ahead of the timetable change.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 18th February 2018

Gallery 719: Picture in Time Special - Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramroad Centenary 1998
Going back 20 years to the celebrations for the Centenary of the Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramroad which included visits from Rack 2, Marton 31 and Pantograph 167.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 63
Added on Sunday 25th February 2018


January 2018
Gallery 712: Advent Calendar 2017 - Traditional Trams
All the photos included in our Traditional Trams Advent Calendar for 2017.

Photographers: Ken Jones, David Mee, Gareth Prior & John Simons
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 14th January 2018

Gallery 713: Advent Calendar 2017 - Modern Trams
The photos which could be found in thye 2017 Modern Trams Advent Calendar.

Photographers: David Bosher, Gareth Prior & Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 14th January 2018


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