Daily Archives: Thursday 20 June 2013

Heaton Park prepared for depot construction!

Now that the go-ahead has been given for work to proceed on the construction of a new tram depot at Heaton Park in Manchester, it is pleasing to report that visible progress is finally being made on this exciting project. … Continue reading

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Two red (and white) Balloons go by

Following on from the news that the North East Electrical Traction Trust are to repaint Blackpool Balloon car 721 into red and white ‘Routemaster’ style livery, Blackpool Transport have now confirmed plans for a similar repaint of sister car 701. … Continue reading

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Tram-train contracts signed

A major milestone in the history of light rail in the UK has moved a step closer after the contracts for the Tram-Train project between Sheffield and Rotherham were signed. This will be the first official Tram-Train to operate in … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering works: Sunday 23 June

Another Sunday, another day of disruption for Metrolink services through Victoria. There will be no trams all day between Crumpsall and Piccadilly and from Central Park to Piccadilly with replacement buses running instead. In addition trams will not run between … Continue reading

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