Daily Archives: Saturday 1 February 2014

A grand day out at Crich for ‘The Big Shunt’

On Saturday 1st February, the doors of the National Tramway Museum were thrown open unusually early, to allow enthusiasts to witness a series of interesting shunting movements involving tramcars which are not currently part of the operational fleet. Although no … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have a couple of more Photo Galleries for you as part of our main site update this week on British Trams Online:

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Picture in Time 13: Glasgow 1245

With Glasgow 1245 in the news recently following progress on its restoration at Summerlee our latest “Picture in Time” takes us back to a time shortly after the tram arrived at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Carlton Colville.

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14th December 2014 named as opening date for NET Phase Two

The Nottingham Evening Post are reporting that the Phase Two extensions of Nottingham Express Transit are due to open to the public on 14th December 2014. Confirmation of the date was given by Chris Deas – project director at Nottingham … Continue reading

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Plans submitted for Ramsey Transport Interchange

A planning application has been submitted for the redevelopment of Ramsey Manx Electric Railway station and the surrounding area into a new transport interchange which would include a new terminus for the trams as well as a bus station and … Continue reading

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Delay to Clifton NET Phase Two works

Work on Southchurch Drive and Farnborough Road in Clifton on the route of Nottingham Express Transit Phase Two has been postponed following discussions between the construction contractor Taylor Woodrow Alstom, the Highway Authority and local bus operators. The work was … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Performance Update

The latest statistics of Manchester Metrolink have been released giving details on the performance of the service, any major incidents, trams out of service and the number of complaints received. The latest document concentrates on periods 8 and 9 (Monday … Continue reading

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Tramlink strike called off

No sooner had we reported about a planned 24 hour strike on London Tramlink then it was postponed! The strike was due to take place from 2200 on Tuesday 4th February and was originally called because of a dispute surrounding … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit Engineering Works: Sunday 9th February

The Phoenix Park branch of Nottingham Express Transit will be closed on Sunday 9th February to allow essential maintenance work to take place. Services to Phoenix Park will terminate at Bulwell with a replacement bus service in operation from there … Continue reading

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Discounted NET monthly ticket offer extended

The five pound reduction of the monthly ticket valid for travel on Nottingham Express Transit has been extended until 31st March. Costing just £40 (instead of the usual £45) this ticket was originally reduced over the Christmas and New Year … Continue reading

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