Daily Archives: Thursday 13 June 2013

Heritage Trams this week…

It’s that time of the week again when we bring you a round-up of when and where you can travel on heritage trams across the UK. Once again if you know of any errors or omissions please let us know … Continue reading

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Tram-trains for Wolverhampton to Walsall?

Another extension to Midland Metro could be on the cards with Centro investigating whether the Walsall-Wolverhampton rail line could be converted to allow tram-trains to operate. The direct service on this line last ran in 2008 but was axed because … Continue reading

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NET services altered for Armed Forces Day

On Saturday 29 June the main national celebrations for Armed Forces Day will be taking place in Nottingham which with the main feature being a spectacular tri-service parade and drumhead service in Old Market Square. As a result of this … Continue reading

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Midland Metro extension to provide boost for the unemployed

Balfour Beatty, the contractor in charge of the Midland Metro Birmingham city centre extension, have signed up to the Employment Access Team (EAT) which seeks to support the unemployed of Birmingham into finding work. The firm will provide up to … Continue reading

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Mitcham pedestrian crossing reopens

A pedestrian crossing across the Tramlink tracks at Mitcham Junction has been reopened after a year following a local campaign to see it reinstated. The crossing – which is a public right of way – was blocked off during the … Continue reading

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Flexity 007 isn’t so lucky after all!

Despite the number 7 supposedly being associated with good luck, the reverse seems to be true of Blackpool Flexity 007 which has recently been involved in an accident with a motor car. This isn’t the first time that this particular … Continue reading

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