Daily Archives: Friday 21 June 2013

Road-rail vehicle derails at Queens Road causing major delays for Metrolink

Services on Manchester Metrolink suffered severe delays during the morning rush hour on Friday 21 June after a road-rail vehicle derailed at the entrance to Queens Road depot preventing trams from leaving to form the days service. The incident happened … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit refurbishments continue

Seven of the Nottingham Express Transit Incentros have now received the refurbishment work with the latest to be stopped for the work to take place being 202. Recent vehicles to have been released back into traffic wearing the new Silver, … Continue reading

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VolkerRail awarded Supertram renewal contract

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive have announced that VolkerRail have been awarded the £4 million contract on the joint rail replacement project between SYPTE and Stagecoach Supertram. The work involves the replacement of 5,540 metres of track and is due … Continue reading

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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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Metrolink construction work continues in Rochdale town centre

Work is continuing to progress on the construction of the Manchester Metrolink extension in Rochdale town centre with some traffic diversions being put into place from Monday 24 June. Traffic islands are due to be constructed in Moore Street (near … Continue reading

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Totally Transport, trams and timetables

Blackpool Transport have released details of the planned heritage tram service for this Sunday, 23rd June. As expected, this will differ from the previous heritage tram operating days, as the vintage cars will be confined to the Pleasure Beach – … Continue reading

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