Taking Place Saturday 16th September, 2017, Pacific Road, Birkenhead
From the Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society News
"On Saturday 14th September 1957 - Liverpool's last trams ran on the citys tramlines for final time so on Saturday 16th September 2017 we are going to commemorate and celebrate Liverpools World famous trams and tramways with a one-off special event.
This event is going to reach both sides of the River Mersey as we are coordinating and working with National Museums Liverpool to bring you something very special indeed which commemorates and celebrates liverpool's world famous tramways and tramcars!
- There will be a FREE (Liverpool Corporation) vintage bus service running between our museum here in Birkenhead and the magnificent Museum of Liverpool located on the world famous Liverpool Waterfront.
PLUS - MAKE A NOTE - at around 4.15pm - Be at Pacific Road as we re-create and set up and original 1950's street scene (Timeshift) using a minimum of 3 original Liverpool Tramcar's, Original 1950's Liverpool Corporation Buses, PLUS Auxiliary Fire Engines as well as Classic Cars from the period to create a 2017 - 1950's time-shift image.
Make a note of the date of this event - Saturday 16th September 2017.
Background & Event Info.
Liverpool routes 6A & 40 were the last two routes to close and mark the end of Liverpool Tramways forever.
A procession of Trams took to the streets on the last day. Soon after all but 5 of Liverpools original trams were lost or destroyed.
On Saturday 16th September 2017 we are to mark and commemorate 60 years since the end of Liverpools Tramways with a very special event which will see a number of Orginial Liverpool Buses joining us, classic cars and 1950's vehicles as well as music from the period playing inside the museum."
NB The annual Birkenhead Bus & Tram show is a few weeks later on Sunday 1st October.