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London Trams strikes over – but service now disrupted by wheel damage

Article updated 10/05/2024 with details of further service changes The first of two planned strikes by Unite the Union members at London Trams is now over which should have meant that as from Thursday 9th May a normal service resumed … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 5th May 2024

Photos this week come from London Trams:

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War of words erupts over London Trams strike action

As reported earlier this week, engineers on London Trams will be going on strike from 2000 on Sunday 5th May until 0600 on Thursday 9th May. This will cause major disruption on the network and now just before the strike … Continue reading

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Planned service announced for London Trams strike

When planned strikes affecting London Trams services were suspended back in March it was said by Unite the Union that this was to allow meaningful talks to take place, but the proposed dates in May and July were kept in … Continue reading

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Addiscombe

We reach the end of this series of “Stop by Stop” as we arrive at Addiscombe, which is the last stop on the Beckenham Junction and Elmers End lines.

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Blackhorse Lane

Another stop is reached on the London Trams network.

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Woodside

After our little sojourn last week where we headed back to Elmers End we’re back on our way towards central Croydon in this edition of “Stop by Stop”.

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London Trams strikes suspended

Unite the Union members employed as engineers on London Trams will not be going on strike later this month after all with the union agreeing to suspend the planned action after Transport for London “agreed to engage in meaningful talks”.

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London Trams strikes announced

Services on London Trams – which were already set to be disrupted owing to engineering works from the end of this month – are set to be further after it was announced that members from Unite the Union who maintain … Continue reading

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Elmers End

And on we go with our look at the tramstops on the London Trams network.

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London Trams revised service confirmed

As we reported a few weeks ago there is to be significant engineering works on the London Trams network which will necessitate a partial closure of the system for approximately four weeks from Friday 29th March 2024. The initial information … Continue reading

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Arena

We are back to “Stop by Stop” as our journey on London Trams continues.

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Harrington Road

Today in “Stop by Stop” we turn away from the railway as we’re onto double track tramway having reached Harrington Road.

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More London Trams closure to come

There are to be more line closures on the London Trams network over the next couple of months – including a lengthy, almost a month, closure between 29th March and 24th April. These latest closure come not long after no … Continue reading

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Birkbeck

Another edition of “Stop by Stop” as our journey on London Trams carries on.

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Half price bus and tram travel for care leavers to be offered in London

A new travel concession for care leavers (aged 18-25) has been opened for applications which will allow successful applications to travel on buses and trams in London for half price.

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Avenue Road

On we go with our journey on the Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines on the London Trams system.

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Beckenham Road

Having started another series of “Stop by Stop” last week with a look at stops on the London Trams Beckenham Junction and Elmers End lines we continue here as we set off on our way from Beckenham Junction.

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Stop by Stop London Trams: Beckenham Junction & Elmers End lines – Beckenham Junction

We return with another series of “Stop by Stop” and head to the London Trams network (originally Croydon Tramlink of course) featuring stops on the Beckenham Junction and Elmers End lines. In this series we aim to feature photos at … Continue reading

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Another school holiday closure for London Trams

There will be another line closure on London Trams this February Half Term as more rail replacement works will be taking place. It is again Croydon Town Centre which will see a disrupted service as there will be no trams … Continue reading

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