In pictures: Tram Sunday 2009
Forty thousand people got aboard the 25th Tram Sunday. PC Paul Clarke at the helm of the procession leading the Red Rose Brass Band.
The last of the open toppers in existence known as the Princess Alice. The 706 was involved in a crash in the 80's with 705. The Princess Alice as it is known dates back to 1943 and was restored in 1985 with parts from the 705
The William Riley lifeboat which certainly made a splash in the procession and on its journey from Whitby. Built in 1909, it is credited with saving ten lives but was badly damaged in 2001. The restoration started in 2005, taking three years
Sydney and Aileen Hall take a stroll down Lord Street to keep sister Sylvia Jones' spirit alive. It was a poignant day for Aileen as Sylvia died in March and she was the secretary of Tram Sunday. She was well known for dressing up as Queen Victoria
Steph Fowler is in the pink after restoring her VW camper van. Luigi is a pink palace now with everything pink, black and white. VW purists aren't impressed with what they see as kitsch style, though, believing it should be restored to the original colours
Geoff Madden with his restored Hesketh bike thought to be made by the descendents of Fleetwood's original founding family. When it was made in 1982 it was £6500 to buy and seen as the Rolls Royce of motorcycles.
Feeding the transport troops with a smile...Fleetwood's very own spice girls from Janine's Cafe!
Scott Miller shows off his DeLorean car. His interest in the cars was initially sparked by the film Back To The Future. He bought this when he was 18 and has had to wait three years before he can get it insured to drive it on the road
Buttercup entertained the crowds gathered at The North Euston Hotel with her version of Fat Mama Blues with the Wyre Levy Stompers.
Lesley Ward from St Annes with his pride and joy; his ex military tank recovery Scammells."I've done this with all my love and care. I've spent more hours on it than money." He adds: "It could've been divorce but my wife understands the tank comes first!"
Roy Tomkinson supplies his collection of 40 classic vehicles to film companies. He is pictured here with his 1958 cab which featured in Carry on Cabbie, Buster and Miss Marple
The view from the North Euston Hotel.