Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
When you think of Blackpool you will no doubt think of Sand, Sea, Kiss me quick hats and possibly horrible weather, But the one thing that will be remembered for years to come is The Trams.
Although through the years, for better or worse Blackpool has changed a lot, even the trams. The new fleet of Ultra modern Trams have given Blackpool a whole new look, But fear not lovers of 'Real Trams'. The Heritage fleet still operate on dates throughout the year.
The Leek and Rudyard Railway.
The Leek and Rudyard Railway is a 10 1/4" Gauge Railway. The railway offers a scenic 3 mile round trip along the side of Rudyard Lake in Staffordshire. Steam and Diesel hauled trains run from Rudyard Station to Dam then onto Hunthouse Wood.
This year The Leek & Rudyard Railway opens with the Easter Egg Specials. The railway runs on weekends with a number of Special events throughout the year ending with the ever popular Santa Specials.
Ribble Steam Railway
The Ribble Steam Railway is a preserved railway in Preston, Lancashire. The Railway opened in 2005, running a three mile round trip from its Preston Riverside station over the swing bridge and past Preston Docks and Marina to the end of the line at the Strand road. The railway is home to a large collection of Locomotives and local Railway exhibits in the large museum at Chain Caul Way. On operating days Steam or Diesel hauled trains run every hour. The Ribble Steam Railway hold Steam and Diesel events throughout the year.
Videos with a road transport theme.
Narrow Gauge Railway
Narrow Gauge Railway Videos
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
Your journey back in time starts at Keighley station. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is Britain's only complete Heritage branch line. The Railway is home to The Museum of Rail Travel, Locomotive and Carriage Museums and Britain's smallest station.
Climbing out of Keighley up the steep 1 in 58 gradient its not long before you leave the Industrial landscape behind and travel through the countryside made famous by the Bronte Sisters and the movie The Railway Children.
East Lancashire Railway
The East Lancashire Railway is one of the North West of England's top attractions to visit. British Rail passenger services ended on the Bury to Rawtenstall in 1972. In 1968, prior to the closure of the line The East Lancashire Preservation Society was formed with a view to keeping the line operational. After years of negotiation with British Railways we finally saw the line re-open on the 25th July 1987 between Bury and Ramsbottom. Today The East Lancashire Railway operated between Rawtenstall and Haywood and can boast being one of the best in the U.K.
West Lancashire Railway
The West Lancashire Light Railway is a compact narrow Gauge Railway situated between Preston and Southport The Railway has a number of Steam and Diesel locomotives running and in various stages of restoration. The Railway operates most Sundays between April and the end of October with a number of Events throughout the year including Santa Specials in December.
Heaton Park Tramway
The Heaton Park Tramway is located within Heaton Park in Manchester.
Places of Interest
Videos of places I find interesting.