Daily Archives: Saturday 5 January 2013

Crich start preparing for 2013 season

Work on preparing the operational tram fleet at Crich Tramway Village for another season of use commenced straight after the Christmas and New Year festivities were over. Leeds 399 has become the first tram to be moved into the workshop, … Continue reading

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TfGM and Thales clash in court over TMS problems

In a development which has worrying echoes of the dispute in Edinburgh, Transport for Greater Manchester and Thales have appeared in Court as the latter seek to get extra money from the transport authority as the saga of the introduction of … Continue reading

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Final tram arrives in Edinburgh

On the night before Christmas, when all through the City not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, the final CAF built tram for Edinburgh Trams arrived at Gogar depot having arrived earlier that day at the Port of … Continue reading

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Information event for new Metrolink stop at Queens Road

Transport for Greater Manchester are holding an information event on proposals for a new Metrolink stop at Queens Road – next to the depot – on Wednesday 9 January so anyone interested can find out the benefits of the new stop … Continue reading

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Metrolink fares rise

As was reported late last year fares on Manchester Metrolink went up from Wednesday 2nd January 2013 by an average of 4.2% – making it four of our light rail systems (Docklands Light Railway, London Tramlink and Midland Metro have … Continue reading

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Metrolink cable thief jailed

The man who fell off a viaduct when attempting to steal cable from Manchester Metrolink near Cornbrook in May 2012 has been jailed for two years and nine months. John Daw, aged 41 from Ordsall, fractured his skull, pelvis and … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: 13, 20 and 27 January 2013

No trams will run into Piccadilly Station before 1000 on Sundays 13, 20 and 27 January – presumably to allow works to be undertaken in preparation for the opening of the East Manchester Line. Trams from Altrincham, Bury and Eccles … Continue reading

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Woman injured after being hit by tram

A woman believed to be in her 50s was taken to hospital in Croydon with non-life threatening injuries on Friday 28th December 2012 after being hit by a tram near to the Fieldway stop on the New Addington line. The … Continue reading

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