Daily Archives: Wednesday 3 July 2013

Heaton Park depot work begins!

After seemingly endless delays and complications, work on the new tram depot for Manchester’s Heaton Park Tramway has finally commenced. After various materials and plant were delivered to the work site, near to the park’s boating lake, work on laying … Continue reading

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Eastbourne days return to the Seaton Tramway

Normally when you attend the Seaton Tramway the scheduled services are mainly covered by the new trams 9, 10 and 11 – the high capacity, disabled friendly vehicles built in the early part of this century – which means for … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 7 July

More engineering works take place in Manchester city centre on Sunday 7 July with no trams running on Metrolink between Central Park and Manchester city centre and Crumpsall and Manchester city centre all day. In addition the line between Altrincham … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit Engineering Works: Sunday 7 July

Services on Nottingham Express Transit between Hucknall and Bulwell will not start until 1130 on Sunday 7 July to allow for work to be undertaken on the overhead line between these stops. A replacement bus service will operate between Hucknall … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram Engineering Works: 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21 July

As well as the previously announced major 12 week track replacement work between Spring Lane and Park Grange Croft on Stagecoach Supertram there will be further engineering works over three consecutive weekends in July on Ridgeway Road. These works will … Continue reading

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Double tram causes delays to Rochdale

Services were suspended for around two hours between Oldham Mumps and Rochdale Railway Station on Monday 1 July during the morning peak after a double M5000 had problems at Derker. It was reported that there was a problem with the … Continue reading

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Blackpool heritage workshop update

The Blackpool tram and bus workshops at Rigby Road have been a hive of activity in the last few weeks, with several small but exciting projects involving various heritage trams currently in progress. These involve Boat, Brush and Centenary cars, … Continue reading

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Changes for Blackpool lights switch-on

Blackpool Council have announced that the annual ceremony to switch-on the town’s famous illuminations will take on a new format this year, in the form of a pre-paid, ticketed event. It has also been announced that a second concert will … Continue reading

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