Daily Archives: Wednesday 9 October 2013

In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams testing starts to Edinburgh Park

Tuesday 8th October saw, as planned, the first test run of a tram as far as Edinburgh Park on the Scottish capital’s tram system due to open in May next year. Tram 267 was the vehicle chosen to perform the … Continue reading

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Metrolink arrives in Ashton-under-Lyne

Manchester Metrolink services are now running in passenger service through to Ashton-under-Lyne following the opening – several months early – of the East Manchester line extension. M5000 3012 had the honour of running the first journeys from Victoria to Ashton-under-Lyne … Continue reading

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The case of the disapearing Facebook page

On the evening of Monday 7th October, the Lancastrian Transport Trust’s Facebook page was mysteriously deleted. Despite a previous period of inactivity, the page had actually been updated less than an hour before it ceased to exist, adding a rather … Continue reading

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Metrolink win at International Light Rail Awards

The expansion of Manchester Metrolink has been named as Project of the Year at the international Light Rail Awards held in London earlier this month. The opening of the East Manchester line as far as Droylsden, the East Didsbury line … Continue reading

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