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Balloon 247 Is Coming Home

John Woodman

Preparatory work began at Wyre Dock today clearing the undergrowth around Balloon car 710 aka 247. A team of volunteers from TramTown armed with sharpened spades and varied instruments of torture under the guidance of Paul Greenwood set to work to create a pathway for the tram to be retrieved and loaded on to a special rig from that expert tram moving group in Derbyshire. The date for loading has still to be confirmed but thankfully imminent.

Below : TramTown Parks Department 'heavies' assembled in front of 247/710 with a flavour of their handiwork.

Photo : John Woodman


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