In Pictures: Edited Highlights of the Trans-Lancs Transport Show

East of the M60 at Heaton Park, 01 September 2013

For vehicle preservationists and transport geeks alike, the Trans-Lancs Transport Show in Heaton Park is a ‘must-visit’ event. Beside one’s ability to look at preserved vehicles, it is also a chance for operators to showcase their newest buses and coaches. For some, a chance to accumulate more ephemera like old bus timetables, new books or models. Continue reading “In Pictures: Edited Highlights of the Trans-Lancs Transport Show”

Manchester’s Other Tramway Extension

New extension opened by Pete Waterman – without technical hitches and cable thieves

Double Deck Tram, Heaton ParkFrom the outside, it could be seen as ‘me too-ism’, following the opening of Metrolink’s new Chorlton-cum-Hardy line last week. Elsewhere, north of Manchester, another tramway extension was opened. That of Heaton Park’s historic tramway. Continue reading “Manchester’s Other Tramway Extension”