UK Trams & Tramways

Films selected by the Tramway Information Website - www.tramwayinfo.com "General Strike" trams start at 14 mins into film.

Early Traffic Scenes

Early Traffic Scenes (1890)

Various turn of the century scenes of traffic in London and around the country.

Runaway Train AKA Runaway Tram

Runaway Train AKA Runaway Tram (1925)

Dramatic pictures of a tram which has crashed 30 feet down into a ballroom, no-one is injured.

Super Tram Car Depot  AKA Super Tramcar Depot

Super Tram Car Depot AKA Super Tramcar Depot (1928)

Minister of Transport, Wilfrid Ashley, opens new tramcar depot in Liverpool.

Britain's Largest Tramway

Britain's Largest Tramway (1926)

Lord Mayor of Liverpool lays foundation stone of new tramway.

The Great Gale

The Great Gale

Wild weather - a ship runs around in Cornwall, trams are overturned by strong winds in Halifax.

Blackpool Promenade

Blackpool Promenade (1900)

Great Turn of the Century scenes of the Blackpool seafront.

Women Transport Workers In Wartime

Women Transport Workers In Wartime (1910)

Footage of women workers during wartime, driving buses etc.

Halifax - Tram Car Municipal Kitchen

Halifax - Tram Car Municipal Kitchen (1914)

Tram car kitchen serving food stops in city.

Strike Snaps 1-3

Strike Snaps 1-3 (1926)

More repercussions on British life of the General Strike.

General Strike More Strike Snaps

General Strike More Strike Snaps (1926)

General Strike affects all aspects of life in Britain.

Extra ! Blackpool Illuminations

Extra ! Blackpool Illuminations (1969)

Colour footage of the Blackpool illuminations. Lancashire.

Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Illuminations (1970)

Travel shots from car driving along the road through Blackpool Illuminations.

Other Tramways - Please Note!

Other Tramways - Please Note! (1925)

Post boxes are attached to the front of the trams in Liverpool to provide an extra service.

Old Bill AKA Historic Transport

Old Bill AKA Historic Transport (1960)

A 1910 bus that became a troop carrier is seen at the British Transport Commission in Clapham, London.

Glasgow Tramway Pageant

Glasgow Tramway Pageant (1922)

Tramway Pageant in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow's Last Tram

Glasgow's Last Tram (1962)

Parade of trams dating back to 1894 pass through crowd lined streets of Glasgow.

Smashing Up Old Margate Tram Car

Smashing Up Old Margate Tram Car

Film of the destruction of an old Margate tram.

Cruden Bay AKA Golf Tournament Near Castle

Cruden Bay AKA Golf Tournament Near Castle (1910)

Golf tournament at Cruden Bay.

History On Wheels

History On Wheels (1963)

Museum of British Transport opens new section, featuring old locomotives.

Transport Museum

Transport Museum (1970)

Colour item showing the exhibits in the Museum of British Transport in Clapham, London.

Breaking Up Old Trams At Margate

Breaking Up Old Trams At Margate (1937)

Old trams dissembled at Margate.

First Tram To Run In Britain

First Tram To Run In Britain (1927)

Trams through the years at Jubilee celebrations.

Horse Trams

Horse Trams (1959)

An item about the horse drawn trams of Douglas and the rest home the horses go to on.

Newcastle And Gateshead Linked

Newcastle And Gateshead Linked (1923)

Electric trains replace horse drawn buses between Newcastle and Gateshead.

Newcastle's New Extension Of Tramways  AKA Newcastle's New Extension Of Trams

Newcastle's New Extension Of Tramways AKA Newcastle's New Extension Of Trams

Councillor Anthony Oates and other officials ride on Newcastle's new tramway extension.

Wheeled Progress

Wheeled Progress (1931)

Various shots of traffic filled streets in London, Leeds and Newcastle.