Preserving Glasgow Tram No.488
It's history and restoration progress in the UK
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Time to catch the last tram home
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Technical Information for this Web Site
By January 2021, many of the pages on this web site had not been updated for several years and unfortunately had garnered many broken links over time with some information that was no longer relevant. A major overhaul of this site was very necessary and brought with it some new features; and these are mentioned below.
Talk to the Webmaster
You can request a Call Back from us by clicking on the icon to the left. It might not be possible to call you back immediately, but you will get a return call sometime! The authentication code you have to enter is tiresome to get it right, but a necessary evil to prevent nuisance calls.
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Now that we have meet, would it be OK to push out to you an occasional newsletter on the restoration progress of 'Caur' 488? Please click on the image to subscribe to this service from which you can unsubscribe at any time. We will remind you every month that you are included in this email listing.
Uncollected fares can be paid here
Your Webmaster doesn't know how many hours has been put in to research and create this web site, but it is conservatively considered to be around a thousand hours. Then there is the yearly hosting and domain name registration fees to be paid of around £70 per year, which has come out of my back pocket. If only there was a way to collect a few pennies from each visitor to buy a pint every now and then, that would go down really well!
Maybe there is. If you have derived pleasure for visiting this site today, then click on the 'Pay Now' button in the image above. Overwrite the box called "Price per item" with the amount of your donation and press the Continue button. The minimum sum that can be transmitted is 50p. Don't worry if you have not got a PayPal account; there's the option to use a Credit or Debit Card. Cheers everyone!
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Welcome Message Feature on the Home Page
The Welcome message on the Home Page includes a randomly generated tram route for a visitor to board. A typical example being . A different route is shown when the Home Page, or this one, is viewed.
Please tell others about this web site
Click on the fine chap to the right for the URL of our web site and other information. It would be very sad if the hours spent on creating and maintaining this site had
no passengers, so please spread the word of this site's existence which could, perhaps, include a link on your web site please?
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If you spot anything on this web site that needs our attention,
Every effort is made to obtain permission to use material on this web site and to give credit to photographer's work. Sometimes this proves quite impossible.
We will naturally give credit where due if this information comes to light or remove such material if really necessary to do so.