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The Llandudno
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The 1936 no 7 on the promenade
at Rhos-on-Sea

The ex-Lisbon No.305 feature has now been split into four pages

The tram was purchased many years ago with the prime intention of obtaining bogies for longer-term use under Replica Tram No.7

No.305 in Lisbon
No.305 - The move from Lisbon to Llandudno
No.305 at the Llandudno Transport Festival in 2000
No.305 - The body is sold for future use in Ireland

The "rescue" --- Lisbon Tram No.305 moves to North Wales
Click here for the press releases issued by the society at the time
A feature of Lisbon trams was their all over advertising.
All 10 of the batch built in the early 1930s had been withdrawn by 1996.
No.305 is seen here 'awaiting its future'

photo: photographer unknown
A feature of Lisbon trams was their all over advertising.
All 10 of the batch built in the early 1930s had been withdrawn by 1996.
No.305 is seen here being 'rescued' ..........

photo: photographer unknown
.......... at the docks ..........

photo: photographer unknown

.......... crossing Waterloo Bridge at Betws-y-Coed ..........
photo: photographer unknown
.......... and arriving in North Wales.

photo: photographer unknown

On display (in Lisbon livery) in 1998 on a low-loader
photo: photographer unknown
Click here for more pictures of  No.305 in service at Lisbon  
Click here for more pictures of  No.305 at the 2000 Llandudno Transport Festival  

The long-term future of this tram depends entirely on the amount of money made available, as priority must be given to restoring the 'operational' tram No.6
If ultimately funds were made available for it to be re-built similar to Lisbon 283, it would made a interesting running partner for No.6


All the pictures on this page are understood to have been donated to the Society archives at some time or another
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