Category Archives: London Tramlink

More trackwork on the way in Croydon

There will be a revised service running on London Tramlink between Friday 23rd August and Sunday 1st September as further track and other infrastructure works take place on the network. During this period trams will only run between Wimbledon and … Continue reading

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Study names Metrolink as fifth best in the world

In another boost for Manchester Metrolink the system has been named as the fifth best in the world as part of an international study. This study looked at 32 trams systems from across the world and Metrolink was in the … Continue reading

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Driver’s accept pay deal on Tramlink

Earlier this year services on London Tramlink were severely disrupted for two 24 hour periods after driver’s voted to strike over a pay offer made by Tram Operations Limited. However, after a fresh offer was made – including a minimum … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Another pair of photo galleries have been added to the site today:

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English Light Rail journeys on the up again

After last year’s blip, when there was a small decrease in light rail journeys in England, the latest figures have shown that once again there has been an increase with a grand total of 272.4 million journeys recorded on the … Continue reading

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Improved pay offer and more rest days on the table for Tramlink drivers

As we reported last week the strike action on London Tramlink was suspended although at the time no details of what progress had been made at the talks between ASLEF and Tram Operations Ltd (TOL) was known. However, it has … Continue reading

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Tramlink strike called off

It has been confirmed that the proposed strike on London Tramlink, due to take place on Thursday 9th May, has been called off. The industrial action had been called as a result of the latest pay offer from Tram Operations … Continue reading

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Support high for linking Sutton to London Tramlink

In late 2018 Transport for London launched a consultation into proposals to improve transport connections between the boroughs of Sutton and Merton which could include an extension of London Tramlink. The results have now been revealed and have shown that … Continue reading

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Next Tramlink strike to see same service as last time

The second 24 hour strike called in a dispute over pay on London Tramlink will take place on Wednesday 1st May, unless any last minute talks cause a rethink. Conservative members of the London Assembly have called upon Sadiq Khan, … Continue reading

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More dates set for Tramlink strikes

A further three 24 hour strikes have been called by ASLEF over the continuing dispute over pay on London Tramlink. The latest dates announced are due to be on 1st, 9th and 23rd May and follow on from a previous … Continue reading

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Tramlink disruption after collision with car

Monday 25th March saw disruption to London Tramlink services with a suspension of the service between East Croydon and Sandilands after a car and a tram collided on Addiscombe Road. The collision occurred at around 0915 and although no injuries … Continue reading

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Limited Tramlink service confirmed for 28th March

Transport for London have confirmed that a limited service will operate on London Tramlink during the planned strike on Thursday 28th March. This service will mainly consist of trams running between Wimbledon and East Croydon although the very first two … Continue reading

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Tramlink strike to go-ahead after talks break-down

London Tramlink services are likely to be severely disrupted on Thursday 28th March after talks at ACAS between ASLEF and FirstTram Operations ended without agreement. A recent ballot of ASLEF members on Tramlink found an overwhelming majority in favour of … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2546

Another all over advert carried on one of the trams of Croydon Tramlink in the early days of the system features as the latest image in Picture in Time today.

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London Tramlink strike set for 28th March

ASLEF have confirmed that they are instructing their members to go on strike on Thursday 28th March in a dispute over the latest pay offer made to staff on London Tramlink. As we reported earlier this month a ballot was … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink construction

A bit of a difference for today’s archive image as we take a look at construction work rather than a tram.

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“Faulty” tram causes major disruption to Wimbledon

When is a faulty tram a derailment? When its on London Tramlink it would seem. Thursday 7th March saw approximately 15 hours of disruption for services to Wimbledon with TfL saying at various times that this was down to an … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Croydon Tramlink 2542

One of the features of the early days of the Croydon Tramlink system was the number of advertising liveries carried on the trams and we take a look at one of these today.

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Tramlink staff balloted on strike action over pay

Members of ASLEF working on London Tramlink are being balloted on taking industrial action in an ongoing dispute over the latest pay offer which is said not to be acceptable to staff.

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This week on British Trams Online

We head to Croydon for a selection of photos from Tramlink this week:

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