Daily Archives: Monday 7 October 2013

The sun shines on Birkenhead’s event

The annual Wirral Bus & Tram Show was held at Birkenhead on Sunday 6th October, and was blessed by fine weather, prompting many transport enthusiasts to visit the Birkenhead tramway to enjoy the attraction’s best event of the year. As … Continue reading

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Blackpool Standard 143 and Railcoach 279 go home

Monday 7th October turned out to be another exciting day for Blackpool’s heritage tram fleet, with the return of two more tramcars previously acquired for preservation by the Lancastrian Transport Trust to Blackpool Transport’s own premises at Rigby Road. Following … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blackpool 762 continues testing at Crich

Following on from its first run up the entire length of the line at the Crich Tramway Village on Saturday 28th September Blackpool Jubilee Car 762 hasn’t been resting on its laurels as it has been out testing again as … Continue reading

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Overnight tests to commence on Oldham town centre line

Overnight testing on the Oldham town centre extension of Manchester Metrolink is due to commence from Monday 7th October as further preparations are made on extending the network. The tests will take place between Westwood Business Park and Oldham Mumps … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 13th October

Another Sunday, another Sunday of service alterations on Manchester Metrolink – although at least this time they are different alterations! On Sunday 13th October trams will run between Bury and Ashton-under-Lyne and from Rochdale to Piccadilly only with buses replacing … Continue reading

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