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Fire on Blackpool Tram

Electrical fire on Blackpool Heritage Tram at Gynn Square, 24 September 2016.

This news article was withdrawn on

This item has been moved to the National Archives as RAIB has published its Safety digest describing this incident. See Safety digest 10/2016.

Image of the tram involved (courtesy of the Blackpool Gazette)
Image of the tram involved (courtesy of the Blackpool Gazette)

We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this accident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.

The safety digest will shortly be made available on our website.

Published 19 October 2016