Daily Archives: Saturday 9 June 2012

Metrolink’s Trafford Depot opens for business

As from Tuesday 5th June the second Manchester Metrolink depot at Trafford was formally opened for operational staff which means that the first time some of the serviceable fleet is now based there for passenger use. Since the depot was … Continue reading

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Flexity2 015 arrives in Blackpool

Less than a day after the latest delivery of a new tram to Croydon it was the turn of  Blackpool to be receiving a delivery with 015 becoming the penultimate Flexity2 to be in the resort. 015 arrived during the … Continue reading

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Works to start on depot extension works at Wilkinson Street

Work is to start on extending the depot complex at Wilkinson Street in Nottingham to create more storage space for the extra trams currently on order from Alstom for the Phase Two extensions of Nottingham Express Transit. The work will … Continue reading

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Glasgow 1245 restoration commences

A tramway we don’t often feature on British Trams Online is the heritage line at Summerlee but this week we can bring you news that the restoration of Glasgow 1245 has now commenced with the body being raised and the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram Jubilee Bank Holiday Engineering Works

Further track replacement works took place on the Stagecoach Supertram network on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th June with the road crossing inbound just below the City Hall tramstop tackled this time around. The site was totally enclosed with padding … Continue reading

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Queen to visit Nottingham – tram services to be affected

The Queen is to visit Nottingham City Centre on Wednesday 13th June and between 0500 and 1200 all trams on NET will terminate at Royal Centre, not serving Old Market Square, Lace Market or Station Street. Trams are due to … Continue reading

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Beside the Seaside at Crich Tramway Village

The late Spring Bank Holiday weekend saw Crich Tramway Village transformed into a sort of ‘Crich-on-Sea’ for the now annual ‘Beside the Seaside’ event. Although most of the attractions, such as the ‘beach’ area and end of pier style entertainment … Continue reading

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