Daily Archives: Saturday 7 July 2012

NET 208 enters service in new all over advert for EON

Nottingham Express Transit 208 has received its first full vinyl wrap advert with a red based design for EON being applied over the weekend of 30th June/1st July. This now means that three of the fleet of Bombardier built trams … Continue reading

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Plans to be submitted for reconstruction of Douglas Promenade

The Douglas Horse Tramway could be set for a major change if plans due to be submitted to Douglas Council next month are approved. These plans are part of a major reconstruction of the promenade in Douglas which would see … Continue reading

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New campaign to encourage more passengers onto NET

Nottingham Express Transit have launched a new poster campaign urging more people to  glide into Nottingham”. The posters are due to start appearing across the City in the coming weeks and they will also contain special “QR codes” which can … Continue reading

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Edinburgh tram drivers to be employed 18 months before the system opens?

More controversy has been caused in Edinburgh with the news that ten drivers and controllers and a General Manager for the tram system are to employed by the end of this year – at least 18 months before the system … Continue reading

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NET Phase Two works continue

Utility diversion work is due to commence on Abbey Street in Lenton next week with motorists being advised to either avoid the area or expect delays. Abbey Street is one of the main routes into Nottingham and so the utility … Continue reading

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Woman hit by tram in Blackpool

The first major pedestrian versus tram incident has happened on the upgraded Blackpool Tramway when a woman in her early 20s was hit by a tram on the newly installed pedestrian crossing near Lauderdale Avenue in Cleveleys – the location … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 15th July

Engineering works on Manchester Metrolink on Sunday 15th July will see no trams running between St Werburgh’s Road and Trafford Bar. A replacement bus will operate between these two stops calling at all stops. As a result of these works … Continue reading

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Horse tram hit by van in Douglas

A horse tram was struck by a van on Douglas Promenade during the afternoon of Wednesday 4th July. The Police undertook an investigation which entailed the road being closed and tram services suspended. No-one (including the horse) was injured in … Continue reading

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Public Exhibitions for Metrolink Manchester Airport extension

Transport for Greater Manchester are holding a series of informal drop in sessions for people to find out more about the Metrolink extension to Manchester Airport which is due to open in 2016. Work on utility diversions for this line … Continue reading

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