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Trams return to Blackpool train station after 60 years as extension opens

19 June 2024
Blackpool Transport Managing Director Jane Cole with passengers from the first journey
Blackpool Transport Managing Director Jane Cole with passengers from the first journey
 

The Blackpool tramway has reconnected with Blackpool’s main train station for the first time in over 60 years. It began operating for paying passengers on June 16th.

A 600 metre track extension links the current Promenade tramway with a new tram stop by Blackpool North rail station, offering services roughly every fifteen minutes between 0545hrs and 2345 to both Squires

Gate southwards and north to Fleetwood Ferry running alongside the main tram operation which continues between Starr...

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