Daily Archives: Tuesday 20 August 2013

Balloon cars visit Starr Gate

The appearance of any of Blackpool’s traditional trams at the new Starr Gate depot, normally reserved solely for housing the Flexity2 class, always continues to create intrigue amongst enthusiasts. Recently, open top Balloon car ‘Princess Alice’ 706 spent a few days … Continue reading

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Metrolink T68 1024 latest to be withdrawn

The fourteenth Manchester Metrolink T68 has been taken out of service following the withdrawal of 1024. The tram last operated on Friday 9 August when it was paired with 1021 on the Bury to Altrincham direct service.

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In Pictures: East Anglia Transport Museum Update

The East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville near Lowestoft, Suffolk continues to be open every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday until 28th August with its operating tramway, trolleybus route and railway. Images from the tramway don’t often feature … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram Infirmary Road trackworks

Over the weekend of Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August further track replacement works took place on the Stagecoach Supertram network with attention turned to the inbound line at Infirmary Road. Photos of the work on the first day are … Continue reading

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