On this day: Blackpool Tramway Opened

Monday, 29th September 2014 by

On this day in 1885, the Tramway in Blackpool opened - the first of its kind in the world. These days the 18km (11 mile) system carries more than 6 million passengers a year, mostly on shiny new trams, though older heritage trams still operate during peak tourist times.

Blackpool Tram