Category Archives: London Tramlink

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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Snow! Disruption on some English tram systems

Whilst both Edinburgh and Dublin have been hit by heavy snow which for the latter involved a complete service shutdown the situation hasn’t been quite as severe in England. On the whole it has been calmer although as Thursday 1st … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

One further Photo Gallery has been added to the main site this week:

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New London Tramlink timetable to start on Sunday 25th February

It has been confirmed that the new London Tramlink timetable will start operation from Sunday 25th February – the third revised timetable on a UK tramway in under a month. This new timetable is being introduced to “provide a more … Continue reading

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Two bridges to be replaced in Croydon with contractor appointed

Morgan Sindell have been appointed as contractor to replace two bridges which cross London Tramlink in a joint project. The 120 year old Blackhorse Lane Bridge and the nearby Addiscombe Park Bridge are to be replaced with work due to … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2531 & 2546

A double helping of trams in adverts for you in this edition of Picture in Time as we head back to the year 2000 and Croydon Tramlink.

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Car on tracks in Croydon

London Tramlink services running through Sandilands were delayed on Monday 8th January after a car was driven onto the tracks. The elderly driver of the car was said to be lost when he managed to drive onto the tracks at … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2017/18

Once again we bring you an one-stop guide to all services being operated on the tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period 2017-18. There are no big changes in the services … Continue reading

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British Trams Online at 15 – Events: Variobahns introduced on Tramlink

In preparing this series we have tried to include as many different tramways across the UK but when we came to look at London Tramlink we had to think what key events have actually taken place over the past 15 … Continue reading

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UK Tram release statement on London Tramlink derailment report

Following the release of the RAIB report into the London Tramlink derailment, UK Tram have released their own statement confirming steps being taken across the country to help prevent any further tragic incidents like this taking place again. This is … Continue reading

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RAIB report released into Sandilands derailment

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch have released their full report into the tragic derailment at Sandilands on 9th November 2016. Although it has not been possible to prove for definite why it happened the main cause of the incident has … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have two different types of Photo Gallery for you this week, as we head overseas and also look back to our launch year in 2002:

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New timetable proposed for Tramlink

Anyone who has observed the service on London Tramlink in recent weeks probably can’t helped to have noticed that following on from the speed restrictions the service has become less regulated with trams on the same branch often bunching rather … Continue reading

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Memorials unveiled as Croydon remembers one year on

It is now one year since the tragic derailment on London Tramlink at Sandilands and to commemorate the anniversary two memorials have been unveiled as the local community remembers the events.

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Tramlink strike suspended

The planned strike by ASLEF members on London Tramlink, due to take place on 13th November, has been suspended following talks between the union and Tram Operations Limited, the operator of Tramlink. The strike had been called as a result … Continue reading

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