Daily Archives: Saturday 19 January 2013

Metrolink T68 1025 becomes twelfth to be withdrawn – with a twist!

12 of the original T68 vehicles on Manchester Metrolink have now been withdrawn from passenger service with 1025 the latest to be taken out of service, although this time it has a more secure future as it is to be used … Continue reading

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MER helps to save the day again!

The first passenger runs of the Manx Electric Railway in 2013, and the first services in  January since 2004, occurred on the afternoon of Thursday 17th January when a service was operated to cover the second bus strike on the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: London Tramlink in the snow

On Friday 18th January a significant amount of snowfall fell in many parts of the UK including London which allowed for photographic opportunities of Tramlink in the snow. Although not as heavy as the snow seen in the past it … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 20 January 2013

Piccadilly Station will now be closed all day on Sunday 20th January instead of the previously announced morning closure until 1000. Trams which normally run into Piccadilly from Altrincham, Bury and Eccles will terminate at Piccadilly Gardens with a shuttle … Continue reading

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Rare winter outings for a Balloon and a Standard

The first remotely significant snowfall in Blackpool this winter occured on Friday 18th January, and the fact that this co-incided with an unusual private charter resulted in two of the traditional fleet getting a rare winter outing. To see a … Continue reading

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