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Birthday Party

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In October 1997 the Light Rail Transit Association celebrated its 60th birthday at its Annual General Meeting held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Join with us to view the birthday party snaps!

The Lord Mayor of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne (Mrs Mary Nixon) cuts the Diamond Jubilee Cake, watched by the President of the LRTA (Mr Tony Depledge, Managing Director, Blackpool Transport Services)
Professor Tony Ridley and LRTA President Tony Depledge at the unveiling of a plaque on a Tyne & Wear Metro car commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of the LRTA
The newly unveiled plaque - 26 October 1997

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