Daily Archives: Friday 22 November 2013

It’s back! Tram of the Year nominations now open

Leeds 602, Blackpool 736, Nottingham Express Transit 203, Trampower, Leeds 345, Blackpool 623, Blackpool 717, Blackpool 733+734, Liverpool 762, Blackpool 11, Blackpool 623 (again!). When you hear those trams what is the first thing you think of? Well apart from … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online…

This week on the main site update of British Trams Online we bring you another two Photo Galleries: Gallery 413: Behind the Scenes at Derby Castle car sheds – http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/gallery413.html Gallery 414: Heaton Park Tramway Autumn Gala 2013 – http://www.britishtramsonline.co.uk/gallery414.html

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In Pictures: Grimsby & Immingham 26 goes off the rails

Grimsby & Immingham 26 caused more problems for the Beamish Tramway on Tuesday 19th November when it suffered a minor derailment. The tram was soon re-railed but was immediately taken out of service and returned to depot for investigations into … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink now on Twitter

An official Twitter feed for Manchester Metrolink has gone live to give passengers the  latest updates on the service being operated across the network between 0630 and 1900 on weekdays and 0800 to 1800 at weekends. It can be found … Continue reading

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Midland Metro delays after collision

Midland Metro services from Birmingham Snow Hill terminated at Priestfield for several hours on Friday 22nd November following a collision between a van and a tram on Bilston Road at approximately 0947. The collision, which took place at low speed, … Continue reading

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Santa set to visit Douglas

Father Christmas is to be the star of the show again on the Douglas Horse Tramway when he plays a flying visit on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December. An illuminated horse tram will be used on nine return trips … Continue reading

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Repairs commence on Snaefell Mountain Railway landslip

Repairs have commenced on the Snaefell Mountain Railway between Bungalow and Snaefell Mountain to fix a landslip which occurred last winter after a once in 50 years rainfall event happened – twice! The extremely heavy rainfall and flooding caused a … Continue reading

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