Rent 100 Years of British Trams (1999)

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Synopsis:
This video recaptures the days when trams dominated our towns and cities. Relive the hustle and bustle of the horse age, the excitement surrounding the new electric trams, and the smoke and grime of the last steam trams. See scores of different types of tram in action-packed sequences - open-toppers, modern streamliners, toastracks (both single and double-deckers), illuminated trams, football cars, works trams, a post tram, a First World War restaurant, also a dramatic accident.
Visit depots and workshops, travel with drivers and conductors, catch glimpses of fashions, shops and road traffic through the decades, follow closures and abandonments, wave goodbye to old friends, and welcome new trams in Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham and Croydon. A feast of memories! Trams from the following cities, towns and systems feature in the video: Aberdeen, Accrington, Bath, Belfast, Birkenhead, Birmingham, Black Country Museum, Blackburn, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Burnley, Cardiff, Coventry, Croydon Tramlink, Darwen, Docklands Light Railway, Douglas Head Marine Drive, Douglas Horse trams, Dover, Dundee, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Glasgow (horse and electric), Grimsby and Immingham, Halifax, Heaton Park Tramway, Huddersfield, Isle of Thanet, LCC Tramways, Leamington and Warwick, Leeds, Liverpool, Llandudno and Colwyn Bay, London, Lytham St. Annes, Manchester, Manchester Metrolink, Manx Electric Railway, Midlands Metro, Morecombe, National Tramway Museum (Crich), Newcastle, North of England Open Air Museum (Beamish), Norwich, Nottingham, Portsmouth and Horndean, Preston, Rochdale, Rothesay, Salford, Sheffield Supertram, South Metropolitan Electric Tramways, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Southport, Stockport, Sunderland, Swansea and Mumbles, Tyne and Wear Metro, Wallasey, Warrington, Wigan (steam trams), Wirral Borough Council Heritage Tramway.
Directors:
Producers:
Wilf Watters
Studio:
Demand DVD
Genres:
British Films, Children & Family, Documentary, Special Interest
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
10/12/2007
Run Time:
55 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour

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