Daily Archives: Sunday 15 July 2012

Crich workshop budget slashed

Despite 2012 shaping up to be a classic year for Crich Tramway Village in many ways, with some fantastic enthusiasts events and the launch of three ‘new’ tramcars into the operating fleet, visitor numbers are giving major cause for concern – … Continue reading

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Pleasure Beach advert Flexities continue to increase

The invasion of side panel advertisements on Blackpool’s new fleet of Flexity2 supertrams shows no sign of slowing down just yet, with two more trams making their service debuts with external adverts over the past weeks. Seven Flexities now carry … Continue reading

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Balloon 700 impersonates a Flexity!

Sunday 15th July saw the annual Fleetwood Transport Festival event staged, and Blackpool Transport chose this occasion to unveil the first traditional tram to have been outshopped in the new Flexity-style fleet livery of purple and white. The chosen recipient is … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Nottingham Express Transit 208 in EON advert

As originally reported last week Nottingham Express Transit 208 has received its first all over advert with a design for EON being applied over the weekend of 7th/8th July. The mainly red design means that three of the Incentro trams … Continue reading

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Seaton hit by the weather

The unseasonable heavy rain which has been afflicting much of the UK in this so-called summer in 2012 claimed another victim last weekend  when flooding meant the Seaton Tramway were unable to operate a full service.

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DLR changes for the Olympics confirmed

With the London 2012 Olympic Games fast approaching the Docklands Light Railway have announced that there will be a number of station closures and alterations for the duration of both that event and the following Paralympic Games.

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Edinburgh Trams progress update released

The project to return trams to the streets of the Scottish capital is still on target for opening in summer 2014 and within the revised £776 million budget according to the latest progress update released this week. In the release … Continue reading

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NET delays after car abandoned on tracks

It was certainly a Friday 13th that travellers on Nottingham Express Transit would like to forget after an abandoned car on the tracks caused delays for two hours. The suspected stolen car was left on the tracks north of the … Continue reading

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