Sunday 25 August 2019

Heritage Tram Depot Open Day

Blackpool PD3 516 passing Balloon 701 as it arrives to take part in the display

On Sunday 25th August Blackpool Heritage Trams held an open day at their Rigby Road depot. Bolton 66, Jubilee 761, Coronation 341 and Brush 634 were on display on the depot fan, along with several buses. Regular guided tours of the fitting shop, body shop and electrical compound were offered throughout the day for a small extra charge. A nice touch was all the illuminated feature cars being lined up together at the front of the depot, ie the Hovertram, Western Train, Rocket, Trawler and Frigate.

The Heritage Tour trams lined up in Hopton Road before departure

Brush 631 arriving with the first depot shuttle service of the day

The illuminated feature trams lined up

A line of Balloons in the depot

Brush car 634 on display

Coronation 304 on display on the depot fan

OMO 8 stored in the depot

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