Tram map of Blackpool. Services on the TRAM light rail stop at 22:15 on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. [copyright statement] [terms & conditions] [trespass & safety policy] [privacy], TheTrams.co.uk is not associated with any transport operator or authority, All content © Peter Courtenay 2004–2021 except where otherwise stated. At Pleasure Beach there is a double-track loop which allows short workings from the north to be terminated, and for trams to return to Blackpool and the northern end of the line without the driver changing ends, as at Starr Gate. The installations create a 4km (2.5m) walking route … The £101 million project was mainly funded by the government with contributions from Blackpool Council and Lancashire County Council. Blackpool was the only town in the UK that retained its trams: between 1962 and 1991 Blackpool had the only urban tramway in the UK. Blackpool Tramway. Approval to construct and operate an extension to the existing Blackpool Tramway system. In Hopton Street the line becomes single track, and then fans out into several tracks at the depot throat. 14 April 2019: Link to Blackpool Tram route added. The tram was fitted with a bus engine in the lower deck to allow it to move without electric power if required. North of Fishermans Walk stop, trams run the length of Lord Street, which turns into North Albert Street. Timetable hours: 05:30 - 22:15. There is a second way for trams to reach the depot, which is the Foxhall route. Little Bispham also has a shelter building although a smaller one, and north of this stop there is a single-track reversing loop. Starr Gate (Blackpool Tramway) • Harrow Place (Blackpool Tramway) • Burlington Road West (Blackpool Tramway) • Pleasure Beach (Blackpool Tramway) • South Pier (Blackpool Tramway) • Waterloo Road (Blackpool Tramway) • St Chad's (Blackpool Tramway) • Manchester Square (Blackpool Tramway) • Central Pier (Blackpool Tramway) • Tower (Blackpool Tramway) • North Pier (Blackpool Tramway) • Pleasant Street (Blackpool Tramway) • Wilton Parade (Blackpool Tramway) • Gynn Square (Blackpool Tramway) • Cliffs Hotel (Blackpool Tramway) • Cabin (Blackpool Tramway) • Lowther Avenue (Blackpool Tramway) • Cavendish Road (Blackpool Tramway) • Bispham (Blackpool Tramway) • Sandhurst Avenue (Blackpool Tramway) • Norbreck (Blackpool Tramway) • Norbreck North (Blackpool Tramway) • Little Bispham (Blackpool Tramway) • Anchorsholme (Blackpool Tramway) • Cleveleys (Blackpool Tramway) • West Drive (Blackpool Tramway) • Thornton Gate (Blackpool Tramway) • Rossall Beach (Blackpool Tramway) • Rossall School (Blackpool Tramway) • Rossall Square (Blackpool Tramway) • Broadwater (Blackpool Tramway) • Heathfield Road (Blackpool Tramway) • Lindel Road (Blackpool Tramway) • Stanley Road (Blackpool Tramway) • Fisherman's Walk (Blackpool Tramway) • London Street (Blackpool Tramway) • Victoria Street (Blackpool Tramway) • Fleetwood Ferry (Blackpool Tramway), Harrow Place • Queens Square • Pleasant Street • Middle Walk • 1 Red Bank Road • Queen's Promenade • Fleetwood Road • Brighton Avenue • Lofthouse Way • Lord Street • Aughton Street, Download PDF: TRAM timetable, stops and map. Blackpool's trams run along the coast from Starr Gate to Fleetwood, a line that was once part of larger tram network in the area. Services on the TRAM light rail start at 05:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Click a route to view the timetable and route map. North of Manchester Square, trams continue along the Promenade to North Pier. It is operated by Blackpool Transport (BT) and runs for 11 miles (18 km). At North Pier stop there are three tracks, to facilitate short workings at the busiest times in the holiday season. The extension is a 600 metre double-track spur from the existing tram line at the North Pier stop. During school holidays and every weekend until 5th November take a trip down memory lane on an original Heritage Tram. Click on stop name for pictures, or go to the route page for a clickable route map Blackpool Tramway : Route. Download, print and take it with you to your trip The actual dimensions of the Blackpool map are 310 X 1050 pixels, file size (in bytes) - 17240. And was thinking of tram up From starr gate to fleetwood ferry. 28 March 2019: Updated U2 and Ptb texts to mention scenario incompatibility with Frankfurt U-Bahn II. Blackpool's trams run along the coast from Starr Gate to Fleetwood, a line that was once part of larger tram network in the area. The last English city to lose its conventional trams was Sheffield in 1960. At the end of Pharos Street the tramway becomes double-track again. Electrical infrastructure was replaced and upgraded along with the signalling. Along the way, the tramway serves seafront attractions such as the Aquarium, Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, Central and North Piers and the most famous of them all, Blackpool Tower. Balloon Trams 2. TRAM light rail timetable overview: Normally starts operating at 05:30 and ends at 18:30. North from here, trams run alongside the Promenade, with the road on one side and the beach on the other. There is also an inspectors' hut here. The final section of the tram line, from Ash Street to the terminus at Fleetwood Ferry, is on-street. The entire route was to be refurbished, and a depot for the new trams built at Starr gate. TRAM light rail timetable overview: Normally starts operating at 05:30 and ends at 22:15. Click here for live arrival times and to see the full timetable for Fleetwood - Starr Gate (tram) Light rail that is closest to your location. Blackpool Transport is the proud operator of Blackpool’s £100 million tramway. But its original technology had problems with the British seaside weather. Gradually, extensions to the Promenade line worked southward to Lytham St. Annes, and from Station Road to Squires Gate. After Little Bispham the line curves slightly inland from the coast, although the sea is never far away. At Thornton Gate there is a set of Permanent Way sidings which are no longer in use. At South Shore it terminates at Squires Gate – at the big tramshed near to the seafront. Blackpool is one of the three surviving non-heritage tramways to use double-deck trams, the others being Hong Kong and Alexandria, Egypt. Show all stops. With services operating up to 10 minutes in the day time the tramway is the easiest way to get around Blackpool. A rare good quality photograph of a Blackpool 'Palace' car has recently been discovered, showing the tram at the Squires Gate terminus of the Lytham Road route, taken around 1918. TheTrams.co.uk - trams and light rail in the UK. The result will see an extended tramway, taking commuters and shoppers directly from Blackpool North station to where they need to be across town, via the Promenade. The very end of the line is a short single-track loop. North from Gynn Square, the tramway once again follows the North Shore. Some trams from Starr Gate terminate here during the summer and Blackpool Illuminations. The first stop on the Promenade in Blackpool. It marks the start of the Blackpool Illuminations route. To view all Blackpool tram stops in Google Earth's satellite imagery, click here (requires Google Earth software—available for Windows Vista/XP/2000, Mac OS X 10.4.0+ and Linux). There is one final road crossing, of Station Road, which is protected by traffic lights. Trams run along this reservation, following Blackpool's North Shore, between the Promenade and the seafront, to Gynn Square tram stop. Normal operating days: everyday. Millenium Trams 3. The stop, Fleetwood Ferry, serves the seasonal ferry across the Wyre to Knott End—the ferry to Larne (Northern Ireland) is a short walk away. After Cabin, the paved track gives way to a ballasted reserved right of way, broken only by a short sections of paved track at Bispham and Little Bispham stops. The track was replaced and new tram stops were built along the route to allow accessible boarding. Unlike the tramway south of Little Bispham, where there are very few crossings (there is nowhere to go to other than the sea), the section of reserved track north of Cleveleys crosses a number of minor roads at unprotected crossings. Thus Blackpool became the first tram operator in the world to place an order for Bombardier’s new FLEXITY 2 tram. Northbound trams continue along North Albert Street before turning right into Bold Street, and right again into Queen's Terrace. After Rossall School tram stop, the line veers away from the road and follows a route which passes playing fields and the backs of houses, crossing a number of roads. The tram stop at Bispham has three tracks, and there is a substantial shelter building on the north-bound side. 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