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birkenhead20The Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society is based at Taylor Street Tram Depot on the Birkenhead Heritage Tramway. The line runs from Woodside Ferry terminal, via Shore Road, to the rear of the Old Colonial pub in Taylor Street. Two Hong Kong built, Wirral Council owned, double deck enclosed trams run on the tramway, along with the MTPS-owned original Birkenhead No.20 dating from 1900 (right) (pic by M.Pendleton) The society provide a volunteer driver and a team of conductors to help run the tram service.

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762 at Old ColonialLiverpool 762 (left)(pic by D.Butler) has been restored and can be seen in service, along with our most recent restoration - Wallasey 78.
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    An earlier restoration, a Liverpool horse tram, no.43, is also on display at the depot, and a Birkenhead horse tram restored by the British Horse Tram Enthusiasts, can be found at Woodside Ferry Terminal
   

As well as the trams, Taylor Street also houses a collection of restored local buses. In addition, items from the Baxter Collection of Cars can now be seen at Taylor St., and don't forget to take a look at the model railway layout while you are there.taylor st

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer: Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Winter: (November-March) Saturday & Sunday 12 noon - 4pm

Closed: Monday - Friday (except by appointment) Tel: 0151 666 4000

School Holidays: (Easter, Spring Half Term and Summer)
Wednesday to Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Closed: Monday & Tuesday (except Bank Holidays)

for further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre on:
0151 647 6780

www.wirral.gov.uk

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Society representatives are always present at Liverpool LRTA meetings and Liverpool TLRS meetings, details available on request. Coach trips, Model Exhibitions, Open Days and other events are regularly held - quite a lot to interest prospective members.
If you are interested in the work of the MTPS and would like further information, or would like to join us, please contact Society Secretary:
Rob Jones, 103 Grove Road, Wallasey, Merseyside CH45 3HG

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