Daily Archives: Thursday 30 August 2012

In Pictures: Crich prepare for Glasgow 50 event

As we reported earlier this week preparations for the eagerly anticipated Glasgow 50/Enthusiasts Tram Event at the Crich Tramway Village stepped up a gear last weekend with a significant amount of shunting to enable Glasgow 1115 to escape its usual … Continue reading

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Blackpool 626 returns to Pacific Road

The excitement surrounding Blackpool Brush car 626‘s expected entry into service at the Birkenhead tramway imminently has turned out to be nothing more than false hope, as the tram has now been returned to the Pacific Road building for continued … Continue reading

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Midland Metro first UK tram system to win safety award

Midland Metro are celebrating after becoming the first tram network in the UK to win a prestigious award for passenger safety and crime reduction. All 23 stops on the line, which links Birmingham Snow Hill and Wolverhampton St Georges, have … Continue reading

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Signal problems cause delays for Bury line

There was more woe for anyone wanting to travel on Manchester Metrolink around  lunchtime on Wednesday 29th August as a signal failure at Queens Road caused disruption to the Bury and Oldham lines for around three hours. Initially no trams … Continue reading

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Winson Green tramstop to be closed for maintenance works

Because of essential maintenance works Winson Green tramstop on Midland Metro will be closed to the public after the last tram on Saturday 1st September and will not reopen until the start of service on Monday 3rd September. Midland Metro … Continue reading

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