Trams: Is There Much Tramway Interest On Here??

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Good to see its been preserved and not obliterated like some many other pieces of history.

When I was but a wee lad my father came back from a trip to england with some details of the subway which I tried to model in 7mm scale, well one end of it with two tracks going in to one. London trams didn't interest me much so it only ever saw early Lochee and I think from memory a Paisley cars. Geese oh that was a few years ago now.

David
 

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Good to see its been preserved and not obliterated like some many other pieces of history.

When I was but a wee lad my father came back from a trip to england with some details of the subway which I tried to model in 7mm scale, well one end of it with two tracks going in to one. London trams didn't interest me much so it only ever saw early Lochee and I think from memory a Paisley cars. Geese oh that was a few years ago now.

David
Not entirely sure that the newspaper report is completely accurate (nothing new there!) as I believe that occasional visits were done up to the site being closed due to Cross rail Works. We know how long those works have been ongoing and still are but clearly those in the Holborn area must be completed.
 

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In 1990 my friend and I were in Gotha / former East Germany taking photos and a film.
This film has already been shown on another platform. However, this has been discontinued. I revived it today.

Oh man I'm getting old, that was 31 years ago.
Have fun

Peter
Gotha tram moments September 1990
 

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In 1990 my friend and I were in Gotha / former East Germany taking photos and a film.
This film has already been shown on another platform. However, this has been discontinued. I revived it today.

Oh man I'm getting old, that was 31 years ago.
Have fun

Peter
Gotha tram moments September 1990
Lovely reminds me if my early visits to Dresden some 6-7 years earlier, that drabness that only an East German Town could provide. Especially so on a drizzly day! Lots of loverly ‘old iron’ 4 wheelers plus some ‘2 rooms and a bath’ as Tram nuts call them. Also visited East Germany immediately after the wall came down as well so likely the same year? Visited Naumberg that trip which was a tiny system not to far from Gotha whilst driving from somewhere or other to the Harz.
 

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In 1990 my friend and I were in Gotha / former East Germany taking photos and a film.
This film has already been shown on another platform. However, this has been discontinued. I revived it today.

Oh man I'm getting old, that was 31 years ago.
Have fun

Peter
Gotha tram moments September 1990
Nicely done and well edited. I liked the part where you could see the bendy tram from the outside and the inside at the same time. You did choose quite a wet day! Thanks for posting, Peter.
 

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After the new Cambridge Mayor cancelled the Autominus Bus proposal we have a new kid in the block in the form of a Tramway proposal with a relativels shorter and thus much cheeper Tunnel solution. ’Greater Cambridge Partnership‘ executive board is considering plans for two systems. Longer term a route out to South St.Neots is proposed, likely linking to any southern station on the East West line but of little use for the Town, now that seams a bit odd. But it is early days just now.


 
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If the lines are to be standard gauge, it would be nice if the trains could use the Network Rail lines from the out lying commuter villages. Rather than have change at one of the stations. Especially as the new town at Waterbeach is on the mainline