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Great Orme Tramway

By DicksPics
Firstly, many thanks for the positive responses to my 'Looking Towards Snowdonia' upload and for all of the wonderful User Awards - very much appreciated, as is your continued support and encouragement.SmileSmile

Today's photos were taken last Friday on the final day of our stay in Llandudno, North Wales - when the rain stopped and sun eventually decided to shine!!

The lead image and V1 show Tram No.6 approaching the station at the summit of The Great Orme.

V2, taken a little earlier from the trig point, is a two image panorama looking across the tramway and summit station towards the Conwy Estuary with Snowdonia in the distance.
Anglesey can be seen in the distance to the right of the shot; Puffin Island and Penmon Lighthouse can just be made out.

V3 is a grab shot taken on our way down showing Tram No.5 on the way up!

The other versions show and almost empty Tram No.5 descending one of the steepest parts of its journey and are included to show just how steep the tramway is!

The final version shows the full sweep of Llandudno Bay and part of The Little Orme at the far end.

I hope your week is going well.

RichardSmile




Tags: North wales Transport Llandudno Trams Landscape and travel The great orme

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14 May 2019 1:14PM
Lovely set, Richard.
Mike

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14 May 2019 1:21PM
Beautiful serie. Number 2 and 7 is my two favorites Richard!

Arne Smile
Excellent set, long time since I was there
14 May 2019 1:35PM
Wonderful captured set of images Richard.
Jeff. SmileSmileSmile
14 May 2019 1:47PM
Super set Richard, like them all,
Fred.
14 May 2019 1:58PM
beautifully chronicled, Richard, and it's definitely fun
Outstanding set of lovely images, All lovely captures, Very nicely presented, Richard.
BRITCHIE
manicam 15 29 1 Canada
14 May 2019 2:24PM
nice series, Richard GrinGrinGrinGrin, thanks your sharing.

Sherman
dark_lord Plus
15 2.3k 577 England
14 May 2019 2:44PM
Nice set Richard, I hope there's some good brakes on those trams Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
10 13 12 England
14 May 2019 2:49PM
Oh Richard, you've made me want to go back there and go on that tram!! Excellent collection here, the lead, V1 & V2 are my faves 👍 Can't quite see Puffin Island or Penmon, but can see my hotel in V7, the County, when I was there last there! 😁 Just have to give you another Award here... 🏆
Trev 😀
14 May 2019 2:52PM
Excellent set Richard!
franken Plus
16 4.9k 4 United Kingdom
14 May 2019 2:57PM
An interesting set, Richard.
dimalexa 2 2 Greece
14 May 2019 3:25PM
Wonderfull compositions all photos, an excellent set, Richard!
Dimitris
14 May 2019 3:45PM
Cracking set Richard, excellent clarity too.SmileSmileSmile
mistere Plus
5 4 3 England
14 May 2019 4:13PM
A wonderful set Richard. Very nicely photographed and documented,

Dave.
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
14 May 2019 4:40PM
A terrific set of this wonderful tram and area
Ju
Tooma Plus
3 1.7k 2 Scotland
14 May 2019 4:45PM
A fine and enjoyable set of travel pics, Richard. My fave is V7. Must go there sometime. Smile
I have to say I love all versions but itís not a trip for the faint hearted

Carole
Tobytoes 6 3 United Kingdom
14 May 2019 5:28PM
A wonderful set of images ****, well done, I particularly like No 2
14 May 2019 6:15PM
beautiful...
capto Plus
7 5.6k 10 United Kingdom
14 May 2019 6:17PM
Never been there, but now I have seen your shots I want to.Smile
ivor
taggart Plus
14 47 13 United States
14 May 2019 6:32PM
Thanks for the ride and these beautiful views---- I would like to go again!
14 May 2019 7:07PM
Super set Richard. Cathy
14 May 2019 7:16PM
Awesome coverage.
14 May 2019 8:18PM
An excellent set of this old machine , Richard!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile - Jukka.
Really good Richard. Feel like I have shared the day out with you. Debs
14 May 2019 8:43PM
Stunning set of captures of this fabulous tramway, Richard.Smile
Perfectly presented.Smile
14 May 2019 8:47PM
Excellent set Richard beautifully captured SmileSmileSmileSmile
Davy
15 May 2019 9:15AM
A great set here, Richard, I particularly like V1.

JohnSmile
Irishkate Plus
8 41 115 United Kingdom
15 May 2019 9:33AM
Brings out the child is us all. Would love a ride on that little train.
Wales may be on the cards later this year!
KateGrin
Super series, every image just perfect Richard.
Carol
Nikonuser1 Plus
6 159 16 United Kingdom
15 May 2019 10:27AM
A great set of images Richard, V2 a great landscape imageSmileSmile

Cliff
15 May 2019 2:31PM
Fantastic trams Richard and you have superbly captured them in this wonderful set , that's a pretty steep gradient they have to negotiate !

Ian
bricurtis Plus
13 2.3k 50 England
15 May 2019 9:01PM
Interesting journey Richard - V2 appeals most for me.
Brian.
viscostatic 12 43 5 United Kingdom
15 May 2019 10:06PM
Excellent images Richard. Interesting too.

Phil.
bliba Plus
13 2 Austria
17 May 2019 1:05PM
an excellent set
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
17 May 2019 1:26PM
Stunning Tram Richard. Great scenic set... Lead shot and the last one are top favourites...
Isabel GrinGrin
Techno Plus
10 3.8k 8 England
17 May 2019 3:11PM
Quality montage Richard, very difficult to choose a favourite, but I rather think V2 with that sweeping vista is a bostin shot!!!WinkWinkWinkWink

Keep yer powder dry.
Mal
Excellent series, Richard, faves are the lead and V2.

Ray
17 May 2019 8:22PM
Great set Richard.

Particularly like V3 and V7

Steve
18 May 2019 3:55PM
Wonderful view of the tram and of the bay, I forgot they came along the streets, hoping to go away on holiday in August to Llandudno hope to ride the tram too. Super collection well done with the awards. Have mine too.



PattySmile
23 May 2019 5:30AM
Stellar series Richard... the tram looks like a lot of fun would love to ride it one day
Cheers Walt

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