Daily Archives: Wednesday 30 January 2013

‘Missing’ Flexities return to use

The two most elusive members of Blackpool’s Flexity 2 class have both enjoyed something of a revival during the latter part of January. After an absence of some nine months, Flexity 002 has finally resumed its career in passenger service, … Continue reading

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TfGM name new Metrolink Director

Transport for Greater Manchester’s new Metrolink Director will be Peter Cushing it has been announced. Mr Cushing will replace Philip Purdy who is returning to his native Australia next month for family reasons. Previously with Central Trains Peter has also … Continue reading

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DLR services from Stratford to Canary Wharf increase in frequency

Docklands Light Railway services between Stratford and Canary Wharf are now more frequent on weekdays between 0630 and 2100 following the latest service change on the network. Trains will now run every six minutes between the two stations and as … Continue reading

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Volunteers undertake more EML tests

Metrolink staff and volunteers have undertaken a series of tests to look at match day conditions on the East Manchester Line of Manchester Metrolink which is due to open to the public on 11th February. With the home of Manchester … Continue reading

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More roadworks for Oldham Metrolink works

The Manchester Street roundabout in Oldham Town Centre is to be closed between 2000 and 0600 Monday to Friday for up to 15 nights starting from Friday 1st February as works to bring Manchester Metrolink into the town continue. This … Continue reading

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