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Picture of the Week photos archive 2020
All photos used as "Picture of the Week" on the front page during 2020.

Photographers: blackpool_trams, David Bosher, Rob Bray, Roy Calderwood, Keith Chadbourne, Graham Gough, Trevor Hall, Bob Hodges, Steve Hyde, Ken Jones, Edward M. Koehler Jr., David Maxwell, David Mee, Gareth Prior, Peter Smith, Tony Stevenson, Tony Sullivan, Andy Walters & Peter Whiteley
Number of photographs: 47
Updated on Sunday 29th November 20020


November 2020
Gallery 901: Blackpool Tramway Flexity2s - September 2020
A focus on Blackpool's Flexity2 trams in service during September 2020.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 34
Added on Sunday 1st November 2020

Gallery 902: Around the World in Trams Special - San Francisco Trolleys 1974
In this collection we head back to 1974 for some images of trolleys in action in San Francisco with a trip along the line during a special excursion. We also take a look at some trolleybuses in the city.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 54
Added on Sunday 8th November 2020

Gallery 903: Manchester Metrolink - 6th November 2020
A small selection of photos from the Ashton-under-Lyne.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 7
Added on Sunday 8th November 2020

Gallery 904: Picture in Time Special - Croydon Tramlink 2005
Photos from 15 years ago on Tramlink when Red and White was still the order of the day.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 15th November 2020

Gallery 905: Picture in Time Special - Isle of Man 2001 & 2002
Images from both 2001 and 2002 on the Isle of Man. Includes the last use of 31 in service before withdrawal, the infamous bus livery on 22 plus 2 in blue.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 56
Added on Sunday 22nd November 2020

Gallery 906: Around the World in Trams Special - Connecticut Trolley Museum
A trip to the Connecticut Trolley Museum in the US, including a look at the vehicles in the collection and a journey along the operating line.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 94
Added on Sunday 29th November 2020

Gallery 907: Nottingham Express Transit - 4th November 2020
Views from NET just before the second English lockdown.

Photographer: Peter Smith
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 29th November 2020

October 2020
Gallery 897: Blackpool Tramway Heritage Trams - September 2020
The Blackpool Tramway celebrates 135 years including the relaunch of the Frigate, a six tram Procession and other heritage tram sights during late September.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 72
Added on Sunday 4th October 2020

Gallery 898: Around the World in Trams Special - Prague Trams April 2019
We head back to April 2019 for some more views of the trams - both old and new - running in the Czech capital of Prague.

Photographer: Michael Morton
Number of photographs: 44
Added on Sunday 11th October 2020

Gallery 899: Picture in Time Special - Midland Metro June 2005
June 2005 and some images of the T69s in service on the Midland Metro.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 16
Added on Friday 16th October 2020

Gallery 900: Picture in Time Special - Wirral Bus and Tram Show 2009
Views of six different trams in service during the Wirral Bus and Tram Show in 2009 plus two more under restoration.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 25th October 2020

September 2020
Gallery 892: Around the World in Trams Special - Duquesne Incline Railway, Pittsburgh June 2018
Images of the 1877 built Duquesne Incline Railway in Pittsburgh.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 20
Added on Sunday 6th September 2020

Gallery 893: Seaton Tramway 50th Anniversary August 2020
Photos taken as the Seaton Tramway celebrated 50 years of operation.

Photographers: Bob Hodges & David Mee
Number of photographs: 46
Added on Sunday 6th September 2020

Gallery 894: Picture in Time Special - Heaton Park Tramway 30th November 2008
We head to the "Celebration of the British Works Car" event at Heaton Park with Leeds 6 launched in this condition and Blackpool Railgrinder 752 having only just arrived in Manchester.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 13th September 2020

Gallery 895: West Midlands Metro - 11th September 2020
Images taken during a visit to the West Midlands Metro in September 2020.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 38
Added on Sunday 13th September 2020

Gallery 896: Nottingham Express Transit - September 2020
A three day visit to Nottingham as we see the trams in action across the network.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 76
Added on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

August 2020
Gallery 885: Picture in Time Special - Isle of Man 1996
The sights of the Isle of Man in 1996 including Lisbon 360 and replica locomotive "Maria".

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 16
Added on Sunday 2nd August 2020

Gallery 886: Volk's Electric Railway - 26th July 2020
The second day of running for 2020 with two pairs of trains out.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 10
Added on Sunday 2nd August 2020

Gallery 887: Picture in Time Special - Manchester Metrolink 1992-2001
Images from Metrolink between 1992 and 2001 showing the T68 and T68A trams in service.

Photographer: Bob Hodges
Number of photographs: 19
Added on Sunday 9th August 2020

Gallery 888: Around the World in Trams Special - Lisbon Trams 2015
Photos from Lisbon's trams during a brief two hour stay in 2015.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 16th August 2020

Gallery 889: Burton & Ashby 14 at Statfold Barn Railway - 8th August 2020
Shots of 14 in service during the Enthusiasts' Event.

Photographer: Ken Jones
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 16th August 2020

Gallery 890: Picture in Time Special - Seaton Tramway End of Season Gala 2007
Selection of photos from 13 years ago at Seaton.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 23rd August 2020

Gallery 891: Picture in Time Special - Nottingham Express Transit June 2005
We head back 15 years to take at Nottingham Express Transit.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 26
Added on Wednesday 26th August 2020

July 2020
Gallery 878: Around the World in Trams Special - Sintra Tram 2005-2018
Images from the Sintra Tram in Portugal which runs 13km from Sintra to Praia Das Marcas.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 5th July 2020

Gallery 879: Picture in Time Special - Blackpool Tramway 125th Anniversary 2010
A few photos from the 125th Anniversary events of the Blackpool Tramway in 2010 including loan trams Rack 2, Marton 31 and Pantograph 167.

Photographer: Tony Stevenson
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 12th July 2020

Gallery 880: Around the World in Trams Special - DC Transit 1304 launched at Seashore Trolley Museum 4th July 2020
After restoration DC Transit 1304 was launched back into use at Seashore on 4th July 2020.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 12
Added on Sunday 12th July 2020

Gallery 881: Picture in Time Special - Docklands Light Railway 2005 & 2006
Back to 2005 and 2006 for views of the Docklands Light Railway with the old and new livery featured as well as a few advert liveries.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Friday 17th July 2020

Gallery 882: Manchester Metrolink - July 2020
A small selection of images from around Ashton-under-Lyne.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 8
Added on Friday 17th July 2020

Gallery 883: Around the World in Trams Special - Southern California Railway Museum 1981-2002
Photos taken during four visits over a 21 year period of the former Orange Empire Trolley Museum.

Photographer: Bob Hodges
Number of photographs: 62
Added on Sunday 26th July 2020

Gallery 884: Manchester Metrolink - 17th July 2020
A look at Manchester Metrolink's Trafford Park line.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 21
Added on Sunday 26th July 2020

June 2020
Gallery 874: Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum 50th Anniversary - 25th August 2019
They were known as "trackless trolleys" to start with so here we see some of the trolleybuses - as well as trams and buses! - at the Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum during their 50th Anniversary celebrations weekend in August 2019.

Photographer: Andrew Waddington
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 7th June 2020

Gallery 875: Around the World in Trams - Johnstown Inclined Plane
Views of another funicular from the United States of America - this time its big enough to take vehicles!

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 14th June 2020

Gallery 876: Picture in Time Special - Crich Tramway Village Tramathon 12th June 2005
We go back 15 years to the 2005 Tramathon at Crich which saw 28 different trams/vehicles out on the mainline including the rare sight of Blackpool Conduit 4 out of the Exhibition Hall.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 52
Added on Sunday 21st June 2020

Gallery 877: Picture in Time Special - Stagecoach Supertram 9th June 2006
Photos taken on the South Yorkshire Supertram network in 2006 when the new blue based Stagecoach livery was just starting to appear.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 44
Added on Sunday 28th June 2020

May 2020
Gallery 866: Around the World in Trams Special - San Francisco Cable Cars 1974 & 1998
We head to San Francisco for a selection of images of the iconic Cable Cars in 1974 and 1998.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 3rd May 2020

Gallery 867: Picture in Time Special - Manchester Metrolink 6th September 2006
Archive images from 2006 showing the Metrolink T68 and T68As in service.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 35
Added on Sunday 10th May 2020

Gallery 868: Aberystwyth Cliff Railway
A look at the second longest funicular in the UK - the Aberystwyth Cliff Railway.

Photographers: David Jones & Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 17
Added on Sunday 10th May 2020

Gallery 869: Picture in Time Special - Sheffield Corporation Tramways 1958 & 1960
Black and white images from Sheffield in the last years of the original tramway.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan.
Number of photographs: 17
Added on Sunday 17th May 2020

Gallery 870: Around the World in Trams Special - Prague February 2020
Images from a pre-lockdown February 2020 in Prague.

Photographer: John Hibbert
Number of photographs: 20
Added on Sunday 24th May 2020

Gallery 871: Picture in Time Special - Isle of Man 1995
Photos taken during two enthusiast events in 1995 which saw the Centenary of the Snaefell Mountain Railway celebrated with steam locomotive "Caledonia" in action on the mountain.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 40
Added on Sunday 24th May 2020

Gallery 872: Picture in Time Special - Croydon Tramlink 2003 & 2004
Images of the Red and White trams of Croydon Tramlink during 2003 and 2004, before the trams went green and the name changed!

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 34
Added on Sunday 31st May 2020

Gallery 873: Manchester Metrolink - 22nd May 2020
A small selection of lockdown images with double trams in action on the Ashton-under-Lyne line of Metrolink.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 8
Added on Sunday 31st May 2020

April 2020
Gallery 860: Around the World in Trams - Midwest Electric Railway, Iowa
Another "Around the World in Trams" special as we again head to the United States. This time photos come from the Midwest Electric Railway in Iowa seeing the four trolleys in service on the loop line and some others around the Car Barn.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 68
Added on Sunday 5th April 2020

Gallery 861: Picture in Time Special - Isle of Man Year of the Railways 1993
We take a trip back to 1993 for views taken during the Year of Railways on the Isle of Man including steam locomotive "Loch" in action on the MER and some long withdrawn cars make an appearance too.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 36
Added on Sunday 12th April 2020

Gallery 862: Around the World in Trams Special - Angels Flight Railway, Los Angeles
A funicular railway in Los Angeles that has more than its fair share of history since opening in 1901m including accidents and an unusual saviour in the form of a major Hollywood movie!

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 34
Added on Sunday 12th April 2020

Gallery 863: Picture in Time Special - Midland Metro 22nd April 2004
Back to 2004 for a selection of images of the original T69 trams which operated on Midland Metro at the time.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 21
Added on Sunday 19th April 2020

Gallery 864: Picture in Time Special - Isle of Man Summer Spectacular 1994
A small selection of photos taken during another special event on the Isle of Man including the CAA Railcars at Laxey.

Photographer: David Mee
Number of photographs: 13
Added on Sunday 26th April 2020

Gallery 865: Picture in Time Special - Seaton Tramway 2003 & 2006
Two visits to Seaton showing the old and new tram fleets in 2003 and 2006.

Photographer: Bob Hodges
Number of photographs: 21
Added on Sunday 26th April 2020

March 2020
Gallery 855: West Midlands Metro - December 2019
A return to the West Midlands Metro and images from the new Westside extension.

Photographers: Bob Hodges & Ian Nightingale
Number of photographs: 20
Added on Sunday 1st March 2020

Gallery 856: The Seashore Trolley Museum - 80th Anniversary Parade 6th July 2019
Another Around the World in Trams special with images showing the 80th anniversary Parade at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine duing July 2019.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 30
Added on Sunday 8th March 2020

Gallery 857: Picture in Time Special - Blackpool Streamlined trams 70th anniversary 2004
We head back to 2004 for views from September when the 70th anniversary of the English Electric streamlined trams was celebrated.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 15th March 2020

Gallery 858: Around the World in Trams - Fenelon Place Elevator Company, Iowa
Another chance to head to the USA as we take a look at a funicular - the Fenelon Place Elevator Compmany, originally built to aid a Mr Graves of Dubuque so he could go home for lunch and have a nap!

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 25
Added on Sunday 22nd March 2020

Gallery 859: Manchester Metrolink Trafford Park line opens - March 2020
The latest Manchester Metrolink extension opened to the public on Sunday 22nd March with trams now running through to the intu Trafford Centre every 12 minutes.

Photographers: Steve Hyde & Steve Kemp
Number of photographs: 27
Added on Sunday 29th March 2020

February 2020
Gallery 850: Stagecoach Supertram - 22nd January 2020
Views from Sheffield.

Photographer: David Bosher
Number of photographs: 32
Added on Sunday 2nd February 2020

Gallery 851: West Midlands Metro Westside construction - 30th January 2020
We take a walk along the route of phase two of the Birmingham Westside extension due to open in 2021.

Photographer: Ken Jones
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 9th February 2020

Gallery 852: London Tramlink - 30th January 2020
Photos from Tramlink.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 28
Added on Sunday 16th February 2020

Gallery 853: National Capital Trolley Museum - International Festival of Trolleys 16th September 2018
An Around the World in Trams special as we head to the National Capital Trolley Museum in Maryland, USA. Includes images of Blackpool Boat 606.

Photographer: Edward M. Koehler Jr.
Number of photographs: 22
Added on Sunday 23rd February 2020

Gallery 854: Metrolink Trafford Park Driver Training - 18th February 2020
Images of driver training on Metrolink's Trafford Park extension.

Photographer: Steve Hyde
Number of photographs: 10
Added on Sunday 23rd February 2020

January 2020
Gallery 846: Advent Calendar 2019 - Traditional Trams
All the photos included on the 2019 Traditional Trams Advent Calendar.

Photographers: David Mee & Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 12th January 2020

Gallery 847: Advent Calendar 2019 - Modern Trams
Images from the Modern Trams Advent Calendar 2019.

Photographers: Roy Calderwood, Trevor Hall, Gareth Prior & Andy Walters
Number of photographs: 24
Added on Sunday 12th January 2020

Gallery 848: London Tramlink - 30th December 2019
Views of the Tramlink fleet in action.

Photographer: Tony Sullivan
Number of photographs: 18
Added on Sunday 19th January 2020

Gallery 849: Nottingham Express Transit - September 2019
A look at NET in September 2019.

Photographer: Gareth Prior
Number of photographs: 57
Added on Sunday 26th January 2020


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