SD3034 : New and old meet at Waterloo

taken 5 years ago, near to South Shore, Blackpool, Great Britain

New and old meet at Waterloo
New and old meet at Waterloo
The new "Flexity 2" trams were built by Bombardier in 2011, a fleet of 16 being purchased to run on the upgraded tramway. The system officially opened on 4th April 2012. LinkExternal link

Boat Car 600 is one of the Heritage trams that still operate on the Blackpool Tramway. It was built by English Electric, Preston in 1934. Originally there were twelve boat trams but four were scrapped in 1968. #600 spent a period on long term loan to Heaton Park Tramway from 1984 until 1998. In 2008 it was repainted in its original livery and named "Duchess of Cornwall". LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Railways 
Date (from Tags)
2011  2012  1934  1968  1984  1998  2008 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3054 3412 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.9236N 3:3.3626W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3055 3414
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Trams  Heritage Tram  Bombardier Tram  Blackpool Boat Car  English Electric  Heaton Park Tramway 

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