Sunday 26 November 2017

Final Brush Car 80th Anniversary Day

 Brush Cars 621, 623, 630 & 631 lined up alongside the Lifeboat Station
The final day of the 80th Anniversary of the Brush Car celebrations took place on Sunday 26th November. The main event of the day was a line-up of four Brush Cars plus the Trawler on the Central Promenade in the morning. Brush 621, 623, 630, 631 & 737 parked line astern alongside the Lifeboat Station for a photo call, before each tram continued on its individual duties in Heritage Tram Tour service.

Brush Cars 621, 623, 630, 631 & 737 lined up on Central Promenade
Brush Cars 623, 630, 631 and Trawler 737 heading North
Brush Cars 630, 631 and Trawler 737 on the Golden Mile
 Brush 631 and Trawler 737 bring up the rear of the cavalcade

Sunday 12 November 2017

Latest Enviro 400 City buses on Rail Replacement

Enviro 452 approaching Blackpool North via a new access road behind Sainbury's filling station
Blackpool Transport's latest batch of 20 ADL Enviro 400 City buses entered service this weekend. Enviros 436 to 455 are being used on Blackpool to Preston rail replacement work until March 2018, after which time they will enter normal passenger service in Blackpool.

Enviro 453 heading for Preston on the A585 at Skippool near Poulton

Enviro 445 turning onto Talbot Road in Blackpool, bound for Preston
Enviro 442 departing from Blackpool North railway station

Enviro 452 on Garstang Road in Poulton heading towards Preston