Daily Archives: Saturday 18 August 2012

NET 204 receives Glide into Nottingham livery

2012 is fast becoming the year of the all over advert on the UK’s tramways and light rail systems with another tram in Nottingham receiving a vinyl wrap livery over the past few days. This time 204 is the lucky … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Cambridge Horse Car 7

A few weeks ago we bought you photos of Ipswich 33 which has recently been  cosmetically restored at the Ipswich Transport Museum and made mention of the fact that the team responsible were turning their attention to Cambridge Horse Car … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Manx Heritage Transport Festival

At the end of July the annual Manx Heritage Transport Festival took place on the Isle of Man with most of the island’s railways taking part in some form including the Isle of Man Steam Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and … Continue reading

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NET works to start on Wilford Toll Bridge

Works on Wilford Toll Bridge as part of the construction of the Nottingham Express Transit Phase Two line to Clifton are due to commence later this month. Preparatory works are expected to commence from Monday 20th August providing that Nottingham … Continue reading

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More Supertram Engineering Works for August Bank Holiday

Anyone planning on spending any time around Sheffield over the August Bank Holiday  weekend should be aware that once again there will be track replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August and this invariably means … Continue reading

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73 more jobs advertised for NET Phase Two construction

A further 73 construction jobs were advertised at the end of July to help with the building of Phase Two of Nottingham Express Transit, in a major sign that progress on the two new lines is happening rapidly. This last … Continue reading

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DLR delays after track fault

Services on the Docklands Light Railway through Canary Wharf were delayed for a time on Thursday 16th August following a track fault. Transport for London said that services from Lewisham to Stratford and Bank were being severely delayed whilst the … Continue reading

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Man hit by tram at Fieldway

A man received a glancing blow from a tram at the Fieldway stop on London Tramlink during the morning of Tuesday 14th August requiring hospital treatment for minor injuries. The incident happened at around 0900 and saw the man having … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Weekend in Blackpool: 10th-13th August 2012

The Blackpool tramway has undergone many changes since last season, with the new fleet of Bombardier Flexity2 trams providing the bulk of the passenger journeys, and most of the traditional trams now restricted to use on heritage coastal tours between … Continue reading

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