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This week on British Trams Online

We have another couple of Photo Galleries as part of this week’s main site update:

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2546

Croydon is the location for today’s instalment of Picture in Time as we take a look at one of the early advert liveries on CR4000 2546.

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TfL give update on RAIB recommendations progress

It is now two years since the tragic derailment at Sandilands on London Tramlink which saw seven people die as a result of the tram coming off the rails as a result of it overspeeding. On the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Consultation launched for possible Tramlink extension to Sutton

It is a scheme which has been on the cards for a number of years but a new consultation has just been launched looking at the possibility of extending Tramlink through to Sutton. However, the consultation isn’t committed to the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2553

Picture in Time today is off to the capital again (or Surrey, depending on your opinion!) as we take a look at the Croydon Tramlink system (as it was then) ahead of opening.

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This week on British Trams Online

We have another three Photo Galleries for you this week as part of our latest main site update:

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In Pictures: London Tramlink from above

In this pictorial we take a brief look at London Tramlink from above with a couple of images taken at the Centrale stop on Tamworth Road, part of the single line loop through central Croydon on the way to West … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink

Today Picture in Time is heading to South London for an image from a tram on test on Tramlink.

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English Light Rail journeys suffer small fall for first time in eight years

Over the past few years the number of passengers has been on the increase almost across the board but this overall increase has come to a halt in the latest figures released which have shown 416,000 fewer journeys were made … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Another double helping of photos for you this week:

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The end for ticket machines is on the way on Tramlink

All ticket machines on London Tramlink will be removed on 16th July with the system going fully “cashless”. With less than 66 paper tickets sold a day, and following a consultation last year, the decision has been made to no … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2548

Today we go back to before Croydon Tramlink started to operate public services with a photo taken during the testing and commissioning period.

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Fallen tree causes delays on Tramlink

Passengers wanting to travel on the Beckenham Junction and Elmers End lines of London Tramlink were disappointed on Monday 14th May after a fallen tree between Arena and Harrington Road caused services to be suspended. The first reports of the … Continue reading

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Tramlink look for new automatic braking system

Transport for London (TfL) have started the process of tendering for the installation of a new safety system on London Tramink which would automatically apply the brakes should the speed limit be exceeded at high risk locations. Work has been … Continue reading

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Disruption for Tramlink after derailment at depot (**corrected 10/4/18**)

London Tramlink services have been disrupted on Monday 9th April following the derailment of an empty tram at Therapia Lane Depot at around 0645. Stadler 2565 was returning to depot with a minor fault when the low speed derailment occurred … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have more photos for you this week as we head to the outskirts of London:

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Disruption for three tramways as another week begins

Monday mornings! Never the most popular time of the week as it is but for passengers on three separate UK tramways it was even worse as services were disrupted for a variety of reasons. London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink and Nottingham … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2540

The capital’s only true tram system operates through Croydon and that is exactly where we find ourselves for this edition of Picture in Time.

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More trackwork on the way for Tramlink at Easter

Services on London Tramlink through the town centre will be disrupted over the school Easter holiday period with further track replacement work to take place. Track is due to be replaced between George Street and Church Street and from the … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Snow is the theme of this week’s main site update as we feature two new Photo Galleries of trams running in the white stuff:

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