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Blackpool Trams: Starr Gate To Fleetwood Cab Ride [DVD]

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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Product details

  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: Factory Digital Media
  • DVD Release Date: 21 Feb 2013
  • Run Time: 72 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00BMPG9BQ
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 129,630 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

Documentary showing the full journey from Starr Gate to Fleetwood in one of Blackpool's famous Bombardier Flexity trams. Filmed from the cab, the programme gives the audience a chance to witness the driver's viewpoint along the historic tramway.

Product Description

Blackpool Trams - Starr Gate to Fleetwood Cab Ride. This uncut DVD takes you on a cab ride along the entire length of one of the UK's most modern and famous tramways. Filmed with permission of Blackpool Transport and using professional equipment giving a clear and stable picture. From Starr Gate to Fleetwood in 50 minutes. Professionally filmed from the cab of a Bombardier Flexity 2 Tram, this DVD gives you the ultimate driver's eye view of Blackpool's historic tram way Special Bonus feature: Starr Gate to Fleetwood in 6 minutes - the entire 50 minute journey condensed into 6 minutes.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value DVD 5 April 2013
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For the price of £10.99 you get a lot for your money.

I had originally seen the bonus video of this DVD on Youtube and was so impressed with the video quality I was determined to buy it.

With a viewing time of 50 minutes on the main feature you see a lot more of the surrounding scenery than you do on the sped up version.
You can see where the tram reversal loops are en route, unusual terminal layouts where trams turn round and Fleetwood town centre, where the tram lines run on the roads. Having watched the DVD, I like all of the feature, but my favourite part is where the tram is travelling along the roads in Fleetwood.

This DVD is definitely one for the transport enthusiast to watch and enjoy. It will make you feel like you're in the driving seat and after watching this you may decide that you want to go and see the new trams for yourself.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A great dvd 20 April 2014
By bobbie
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I bought this as an 80th birthday gift for my cousin who used to lived in Blackpool. It would have created so much more atmosphere if there had been a backing music also if the names of the tram stops had been shown as ex residents do forget and my cousin would really have loved to see the names of all the tram stops.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a Christmas present 16 Mar 2014
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Bought this for my dad as he's from Fleetwood, it was a great reminisce for him to see it all again. Thank you for this!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Driver's Eye View 26 Jan 2014
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Having visited the resort a number of times before and after the new "Flexity" trams took over from the old fleet, I decided to get this DVD to get a "new look" at the tramway.
This DVD gives you chance to ride the length of the tramway from Starr Gate to Fleetwood in the cab of one of the new trams.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blackpool one sunny morning 23 April 2013
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Excellent cab-ride on the new trams all the way from Starr Gate to Fleetwood Pier. If I had any criticism it would be that it would have been nice to have had a minimal soundtrack gioving identity to the various stops and landmarks.
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