Sunday 15 May 2016

723 Pictorial

Balloon 723 at Cleveleys, about to depart on its last Heritage Tour of the day terminating at the Tower
Here are a selection of views of Balloon 723, which was recently repainted into the 1980s style Blackpool fleet livery for use in the Heritage Tour fleet. All the photos were taken during the debut of the newly repainted tram over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.

723 parked short of the heritage stop in Pharos Street, enabling a clear side view of the tram to be taken
Balloon 723 heading south on North Albert Street in Fleetwood towards the Pleasure Beach
Balloon 723 on the Pleasure Beach loop, loading up for a trip north to Fleetwood
Balloon 723 at Fleetwood Ferry on a Heritage Tour to the northern terminus of the tramway
A rare gathering of three green and cream Balloons, with 717, 715 and 723 parked at the Pleasure Beach
Balloon 723 passing the Imperial Hotel on its way north to Thornton Gate

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