Daily Archives: Sunday 9 June 2013

This week on British Trams Online

It’s a much quieter week on British Trams Online this week with just the one Photo Gallery being uploaded: Gallery 371: More Blackpool Balloonatic Weekend – http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/gallery371.html

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Tramlink 2534 receives new all over advert

London Tramlink CR4000 2534 has received a new all over advert for McMillan Williams – a Croydon based firm of solicitors. The advert sees a return to red and white on a tram in Croydon and also features significant interior … Continue reading

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57th M5000 enters service

The UK’s largest fleet of trams has just got bigger with the introduction of M5000 3056 to the operational ranks of Manchester Metrolink. 3056 carried passengers for the first time on Saturday 8 June. Although 57 of the M5000s have … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Crich’s Beside the Seaside Event

Whilst many tram enthusiasts were having fun by the real sea in Blackpool over the late May Bank Holiday weekend the Crich Tramway Village were bringing the seaside to Derbyshire as they held their now annual “Beside the Seaside” event. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Old tram track revealed in Liverpool

Some more old tram track has been revealed due to gas main works – over 55 years after it was last used. This time the location is Liverpool at the bottom of the Thomas Drive reservation at the junction with … Continue reading

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Metrolink’s busiest ever weekend hit by taxi collision

It had to happen didn’t it? On the weekend that Manchester Metrolink had already said would be their busiest ever there were delays after a taxi was involved in a collision with T68 1016 (working as a double unit on … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams at the East Lancashire Railway

As has been reported extensively in the past on British Trams Online three of the trams of the Heaton Park Tramway are currently stored at the East Lancashire Railway: Balloons 702 and 708 and Railgrinder 752. A recent supervised visit … Continue reading

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Extra ticket checks to be introduced on NET

Passengers attempting to travel on the Nottingham Express Transit network without a ticket from Monday 10 June could be in for a shock as extra ticket inspections are due to be introduced following passenger feedback. Unsurprisingly one of the things … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Double M5000s on the Rochdale line

Since the extension to East Didsbury opened last month during the morning peak there are two diagrams which see double M5000s operate through to Rochdale Railway Station. Harold Hull provides us some photos from the Rochdale line.

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram

No special reason for these photos except it gives us an excuse to show some more photos! This time Steve Kemp has visits the Stagecoach Supertram system and we see various images including the special liveried 120 in action.

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In Pictures: Nottingham Express Transit

Thanks to Steve Kemp we bring you some photos from Nottingham Express Transit as the new livery starts to spread further across the Incentro fleet.

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In Pictures: Bank Holiday in Manchester

On a wet Bank Holiday Monday on Manchester Metrolink there were service alterations due to engineering works at Victoria. This saw the service from Droylsden running to Eccles via MediaCityUK instead of Bury. Ralph Oakes-Garnett was out and about and … Continue reading

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Man stabbed at Church Street tramstop

A man has been stabbed during a fight at Church Street tramstop in Croydon town centre. The victim suffered cuts to his head, face, ear and chest in the incident which took place on Monday 3 June at approximately 1430. … Continue reading

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