Daily Archives: Wednesday 22 August 2012

Lost Trams 4: Blackpool Centenary car 643

The end of the 2011 illuminations season in Blackpool marked the end of the working careers for several of the town’s traditional trams, as the tramway prepared to enter a new phase of its long history. All eight of the … Continue reading

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Trio of trams on test at Crich

2012 has been an extremely busy year for the hard-working volunteers and staff in the workshop at Crich Tramway Village, but this is paying dividends with no less than three trams recently operating on test along the mile-long museum tramway. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Nottingham Express Transit 204

As reported at the weekend the latest tram on the Nottingham Express Transit network to  receive advertising vinyls has been 204 which has received its first ever all over advert for Glide into Nottingham, a campaign to encourage more people … Continue reading

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Ruddington Lane to close for six months as part of NET Phase Two

It has been announced that part of Ruddington Lane in Wilford will close for six months from October this year to allow major works in connection with phase two of Nottingham Express Transit to take place. The news that the … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 2nd September

Engineering works on Manchester Metrolink will see service alterations on Sunday 2nd September. No trams will run all day on the South Manchester line with the Altrincham and Eccles lines also suspended until 1600. All trams from Oldham and Bury … Continue reading

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Man seriously injured after being hit by tram at Radcliffe

A man has been seriously injured after being hit by a tram at Radcliffe on the Bury line of Manchester Metrolink. The incident happened at approximately 1030 on Wednesday 22nd August and reports in the local media suggest the man … Continue reading

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