Daily Archives: Thursday 23 May 2013

Metrolink services start to East Didsbury

Shortly after 0500 on Thursday 23 May 3055 departed Victoria with the first passenger service to run to East Didsbury as the latest section of Manchester Metrolink opened. The line to East Didsbury is part of the South Manchester line … Continue reading

Posted in Manchester Metrolink | 4 Comments

Teddy bears on a Tuesday at Heaton Park

The Heaton Park Tramway is taking full advantage of the upcoming school half-term break, with a rare midweek opening on Tuesday 28th May. This day will see the first ever Teddy Bear’s Picnic event held at this tramway. It had … Continue reading

Posted in Heaton Park Tramway | Comments Off on Teddy bears on a Tuesday at Heaton Park

Picture in Time 6: Bolton 366

The 50th anniversary of V.E. Day in May 1995 was acknowledged by two different trams at Blackpool, both of which were returned to approximations of their 1940s appearance. The more obvious of the two was Blackpool Balloon car 703 which … Continue reading

Posted in Picture in Time | Comments Off on Picture in Time 6: Bolton 366