Daily Archives: Friday 26 July 2013

TMS commissioned through Cornbrook

After a couple of weekends of commissioning work trams through the Cornbrook area of Manchester Metrolink are now operating under TMS (Tram Management System and not Tramway Museum Society or even Test Match Special!) which means services now run using … 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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And then there were 71

3071 – the 71st M5000 to be delivered to Manchester – arrived at Queen’s Road depot on Saturday 20 July. As with all previous arrivals the tram is now undergoing commissioning and mileage accumulation trips on the Oldham line ahead … Continue reading

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Failed Variotram causes delays for Tramlink

One of the Stadler Variotrams broke down in Croydon town centre on Thursday 25 July bringing through services between Wimbledon and New Addington to a halt. The tram is reported to have lost all power as it was arriving at … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July

Engineering works in Manchester city centre over the weekend of Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July will see further changes to the service pattern on Manchester Metrolink.

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Nottingham Express Transit Engineering Work: Sunday 4 August

There will be no trams between Bulwell and Hucknall from the start of service on Sunday 4 August until 1215 because of work on the overhead line. A shuttle bus service will be in operation during the work which will … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram Engineering Works: Further dates announced

In addition to the major track replacement work taking place between Spring Lane and Park Grange Croft stops on Stagecoach Supertram which has seen the Blue route split into two, further weekend closures have now been announced up until the … Continue reading

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NET Phase Two construction works move onto Ruddington Lane

Works have now commenced to allow trams to cross Ruddington Lane on Phase Two of Nottingham Express Transit which has seen the road temporarily closed. This work will allow trams to cross the road between the former railway embankment and … Continue reading

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Supertram Child Week Meagrider discounted for summer

Stagecoach Supertram are attempting to make the school summer holidays that bit more affordable by cutting the price of a Child Weekly Megarider to £5 between Wednesday 24 July and Friday 30 August. Valid for travel on all Stagecoach Supertram … Continue reading

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