Daily Archives: Friday 8 November 2013

Heritage Trams for the rest of the year…

For the final time in 2013 we bring you a summary of when and where you can ride on heritage trams around the UK. With Crich, the Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway now having run their final journeys … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blackpool 167 at Starlight Halloween, Crich

As reported last week the Starlight Halloween event at the Crich Tramway Village featured Blackpool 167 in operation, although not with passengers. The tram had been specially decorated for Halloween and the decorations were so extensive there was very little … Continue reading

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Midland Metro to extend to Coventry?

Plans are being put together for another Midland Metro route which would link Birmingham city centre to Coventry as part of the development likely in the region as a result of HS2. The plans have been revealed by Sir Albert … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Aberdeen horse tram 1

The Grampian Transport Museum in Alford, 25 miles from Aberdeen, is home to two tramcars including Aberdeen District Tramways 1, a horse car dating from 1896. With the Museum now closed for a reorganisation over the winter there have been … Continue reading

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New Addington line to close for improvement work

London Tramlink services to New Addington will be suspended from 2200 on Wednesday 4th December until the end of service on Thursday 12th December to allow major improvement works to take place. The work will be undertaken in two phases … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram 104 receives new air conditioning system

Stagecoach Supertram 104 has returned to service after attention in the workshops at the depot with a new air conditioning system fitted alongside an improved system of eight interior cameras, replacing the previous six. It is planned that one tram … Continue reading

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