JOHN'S BLOG: TRAM TALK TODAY

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May 31, 2018

During June the forthcoming new title 'Those Elusive Centre Entrance Double Deck Trams' now in the course of production, can be ordered at the pre-publication offer of £19.00 plus £1.80 post and packing  - through our online Shop at tramtalk.co....

May 30, 2018

Here we go again.  Another stab at chasing the dream ever elusive since 1966 when England last won the World Cup.  This time the dream is being played out in Russia awarded (with Qatar) back to back competitions under the corrupted oversight of FIFA...

May 28, 2018

Thanks to the ever travelling camera of Peter Watts, (he of destination blind fame) we are able to post three images from the Bavarian capital taken over the past few days.

Munich is forever famous for beer served in 2 Litre glass steins, and trams (o...

May 27, 2018

Whilst Princess Street (and Blundell Street) are now bereft of trams for ever more with tracks truncated and redevelopment of this part of the Foxhall area well underway - a brief moment to look back at scenes which captivated enthusiasts not so long...

May 26, 2018

A small town in the US State of Colorado was famous for its all Birney streetcar fleet which traversed four sections with the individual cars meeting up together in the centre

and passengers transferring, as necessary, to the car heading to their fina...

May 26, 2018

The roving camera of Colin MacLeod captures a further tram track section amid the total destruction of the roadway in Talbot Square.  In this case a rail that probably was part of the linking line from the Marton tram terminus into Clifton Street - b...

May 25, 2018

The unveiling and removal of the former Layton service tram track along Talbot Road is well and truly underway as the Contractor gets to work on the extension to North Station.     This image taken by Colin MacLeod clearly focusses on the cut up leng...

May 24, 2018

 On absolutely manicured grass - the real thing not artificial turf  Number 21 bowls along in its immaculate green and cream lined out livery on a special tour.   Definitely not in Blackpool but where exactly?    Image taken this morning....

May 21, 2018

A correction is necessary to the above Blog.   

The trolleycar in question is not from Rio or any other foreign part.  Nor is it vintage.  

It was acquired new from the US retro streetcar builder GOMACO  and is a replica 15 bench open ca...

May 20, 2018

This new title will be published in July.  Over 112 pages plus covers  Softback A4 Portrait format.    A run through of the centre entrance double deck trams for which Blackpool became most famous.  With unusual views and backgrou...

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