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Glasgow 1016 acquired by the Blackpool Heritage Trust

In a landmark move, the Blackpool Heritage Trust (BHT) have acquired the surviving components of 1904 built Glasgow tram 1016, the former Paisley 16. The move follows a very generous offer from the current owners, the Scottish International Tramway Association…
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Brush car 621 comes home!

Brush car 621 returned to our Rigby Road depot today following a few years away from the tramway and having spent the last couple of years at Beamish Museum in Durham. The tram has been gifted to the Blackpool Heritage Trust,…
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Hovertram comes home!

  The illuminated Hovertram, no.735 returned to Blackpool on 22nd September after an absence of nine years. 735 has been placed on loan to the Blackpool Heritage Trust for a minimum of 20 years from its owners, the North Eastern Electrical…
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Blackpool Tram display at Stanley Park visitors centre

Thanks to the co-operation of the Friends of Stanley Park and in particular Elaine Smith MBE, the Blackpool Heritage Trust have arranged a display relating to Blackpool trams in the Art Deco visitor centre within Blackpool’s Stanley Park. Two tall…
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