Daily Archives: Monday 18 November 2013

Heaton Park end the season in style

Despite being scaled back in format, the Heaton Park Tramway’s Autumn Gala event, held on Sunday 17th November turned out to be an absolutely fantastic occasion, with the tramway’s volunteers pulling out all the stops to put on a great … Continue reading

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Beamish Town crossover back in use

The little-used tramway crossover in the centre of the tram line through Beamish Museum’s period town area, has recently been brought back into regular use for the first time in a number of years. This crossover has been rarely used since the completion … Continue reading

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Oldham town centre extension set to open in early 2014

The Oldham town centre extension of Manchester Metrolink is set to be the third  extension in a row to open ahead of schedule with an early 2014 commencement of public services now looking likely. It had originally been planned that … Continue reading

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Get me there moves a step closer

The countdown towards the introduction of smart ticketing in Greater Manchester – to be known as get me there – has moved a step closer with over 350 smart readers now having been installed across the Manchester Metrolink network. And … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Improvement Works: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November

More Improvement Works (formerly known as engineering works!) will take place on Manchester Metrolink over the weekend of Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November. Everything will run as normal until 2300 on Saturday 23rd after which time trams will only … Continue reading

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