New Under-frame Arrives

14 Jul
Well it’s finally here…. After a lot of fund raising and a lot of hard work behind-the-scenes it feels good to be talking about the reconstruction of car 31 after a long period of quiet. We’ve had some wonderful help...
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Burton and Ashby No.14 Safe and Home.

24 Jan
It is with great pleasure that we can now report on the successful acquisition and repatriation of Burton and Ashby Light Railway car No.14. Today a small group of specially invited guests were invited to view the car…. For Sale...
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Burton & Ashby Car No.14 at risk!

29 Oct
Your help is urgently needed! On the edge of Leicestershire, where the border joins with East Staffordshire, ran the beautifully rural Burton and Ashby Light Railway. Opening in 1906 and closing in 1927 the route was unlike any other tramway...
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Tram Depot Open Next Month

7 Aug
Next month the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust will be holding their annual bus running day which includes a service from Abbey Pumping Station to the London Road Tram Depot. The depot will be open from 11am until 5pm. I’ll be...
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Well Done First Leicester!

24 Jul
It’s 90 years since the City of Leicester Tramways Dept took a bold step forward and introduced a small fleet of single deck buses to the streets of our city. To celebrate this bold move First Leicester (the present day...
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Belgrave Road reveals Tram Rails

23 Jul
Sightings of the original tramway track continue to come in as various contractors carry out work around the city. This excellent find has surfaced due to the major road works taking place on Belgrave Road as a result of the...
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