Saturday 8 April 2023

Easter Saturday in Blackpool

Bolton 66 on the 1110 Promenade Tour, passing Flexity 018 at North Pier
Sun, Sea and Trams. Easter Saturday saw glorious weather for early April, which brought crowds of visitors to Blackpool. Five heritage trams were in use during the day, with four in service and one on driver training, plus the Western Train also made an appearance during the evening. The trams being used on daytime Heritage Tours were Bolton 66, Balloon 700, Brush 621 and Boat 600, 621 also operated the afternoon "Real Ale Tour". Brush 631 was noted out and about for much of the day on driver training.

Brush 621 turning at Little Bispham while operating the 1400 Real Ale Tour
Brush 631 at Central Pier on driver training duties
Balloon 700 on North Albert Street in Fleetwood during the afternoon Coastal Tour
Bolton 66 southbound at Central Pier during the 1110 Promenade Tour
Boat 600 with a near capacity load at Little Bispham on the 1410 Promenade Tour
Flexity 003 passing Balloon 700 during its layover at Fleetwood Ferry
Transpora North West's ex Blackpool Dennis Trident E20 BTS on service 22 to Blackpool Zoo
BTS ADL Enviro400 No. 459 with its overall advert for Heart radio
National Express Volvo B11RT Caetano Levante 2 BV67 JXM at Central Coach Station

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