Daily Archives: Friday 30 August 2013

Daytime testing starts to Ashton-under-Lyne

The next piece of the Manchester Metrolink jigsaw has moved a step further forward with the start of daytime testing on the East Manchester line to Ashton-under-Lyne, which is  still scheduled to open in winter 2013/4.

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In Pictures: Midland Metro 11 goes retro

As previously reported on British Trams Online Midland Metro have become the latest transport undertaking in the UK to go all retro with the painting of 11 in a representation of Birmingham Corporation Tramways livery. The tram was officially launched at … Continue reading

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Heritage Trams this week…

It’s time again for us to remind you just where you can travel on heritage trams in the UK and Isle of Man over the next week or so. All the information here is given in good faith but you … Continue reading

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Metrolink launch Wi-Fi tram

Manchester Metrolink M5000 3054 has become the first tram on the network to be fitted with Wi-Fi which will enable passengers to access the internet whilst on the move for free. The tram is now out on the system running … Continue reading

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In Pictures: London Tramlink Engineering Works

London Tramlink joined in the summer engineering work fun during August with track being replaced at Reeves Corner which necessitated the Wimbledon-New Addington service being split between Monday 19th and Wednesday 28th August. Initially this saw trams running Wimbledon-Wandle Park … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram Engineering Works update

The track replacement work on Park Grange Road is continuing with Stagecoach Supertram services still not able to run on the Purple line to Herdings Park or on the Blue line between Sheffield Station and Spring Lane with replacement buses … Continue reading

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Cornbrook points failure causes Metrolink delays

Manchester Metrolink services were suspended for around half an hour on Wednesday 28th August after a points failure at Cornbrook. Trams on the Altrincham, East Didsbury and Eccles lines were bought to a standstill at 1835 when the points failed … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram Engineering Works: Friday 30th August-Sunday 1st September

The next stage of track replacement work on Stagecoach Supertram will take place between 2000 on Friday 30th August and the end of service on Sunday 1st September in the Shalesmoor area. This work will mean that no trams will … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 1st September

More engineering works on Manchester Metrolink on Sunday 1st September will see service alterations throughout the day. Trams will run Bury-Crumpsall, Droylsden-Eccles, East Didsbury-Piccadilly, Rochdale-Central Park and Timperley-Piccadilly with replacement bus services running Altrincham-Timperley, Central Park-Piccadilly and Crumpsall-Piccadilly.

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