Daily Archives: Wednesday 27 November 2013

Another new livery on Nottingham Express Transit

Nottingham Express Transit is rapidly taking on the mantle of the most colourful tramway in the UK with another all over advert debuting this week, although this one – on 207 – has yet to be completed. The tram is … Continue reading

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Metrolink T68 1002 withdrawal leaves fleet in single figures

Manchester Metrolink T68 1002 was officially withdrawn from service on Monday 18th November, leaving the T68 passenger fleet at just nine examples. 1002 had proved to be unreliable in recent weeks and it last worked on the Eccles service on … Continue reading

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Vote for a new look for the front of DLR trains

A scheme to rebuild some of the trains on the Docklands Light Railway has been announced and Transport for London are looking for people’s views on how the fronts should be redesigned! Three designs have been released on the DLR … Continue reading

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Midland Metro delays after overhead failure

Services on Midland Metro were severely disrupted on Tuesday 26th November after problems with the overhead wires at Wednesbury Parkway. The official Midland Metro Twitter feed (http://twitter.com/MidlandMetro) reported that a fire in the area was causing the delays and it … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s tram service will have positive impact on city – top civil engineer claims

The new President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geoff French, has claimed that Edinburgh’s new tram service will enhance the ambience of Princes Street whilst at the same time have a general positive impact on the city. Mr French … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Improvement Works: Sunday 1st December

Improvement works on the Manchester Metrolink network before 0900 on Sunday 1st December will see services altered. Trams will only run Altrincham-Piccadilly, Bury-Crumpsall, East Didsbury-Victoria, Eccles-Piccadilly via MediaCityUK and Rochdale-Central Park until 0900 and then normal services will commence. Replacement … Continue reading

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Moor Bridge stop changes

Continuing upgrade work at stops across Nottingham Express Transit will see the footpath and steps leading from the park and ride facilities to the tram stop at Moor Bridge closed this week. Signs will be in place to direct passengers … Continue reading

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