Daily Archives: Friday 14 February 2014

Farewell to the Manchester Metrolink T68s

Monday 3rd February 2014. A date which will go into the record books as a major landmark in the history of second generation tramways as that is the last occasion that the original on street light rail vehicles in the … Continue reading

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Lost Trams 10: Norwich 39

The tenth tram to feature as part of our “Lost Trams” is Norwich 39 – a tram which was for a time on site at the East Anglia Transport Museum but which has since moved on to become a garden … Continue reading

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Heritage Trams this week…

It’s back (for one week only for now and will return again towards the end of March). It is our look at just when and where you can go and take a ride on a heritage tram in the UK. … Continue reading

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Centenary Square Metro extension plans to move forward

Members of Birmingham City Council are expected to approve £3 million worth of funding to go towards the design and development of the next planned extension of Midland Metro between New Street and Centenary Square at a meeting to be … Continue reading

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Massive interest for NET recruitment programme

A recent successful driver recruitment programme on Nottingham Express Transit has seen over 30 people already start new jobs with many more positions to be filled in the coming months ahead of the opening of the extensions to Beeston, Chilwell … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Improvement Works: Sunday 16th February

Improvement works on Manchester Metrolink in the Victoria area and between West and East Didsbury will mean that a revised service is in operation on Sunday 16th February. Metrolink services will run Bury-Abraham Moss, Eccles-Ashton via MediaCityUK, Rochdale-Central Park and … Continue reading

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NET £5 family ticket offer extended

The special £5 family ticket for travel on Nottingham Express Transit will be available every day between Monday 17 and Friday 21 February in addition to remaining available at weekends. The ticket allows two adults and up to three children … Continue reading

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A novel use for ex-tram seats

The withdrawal of the original fleet of T68 LRVs from service on the Manchester Metrolink system, has provided a glut of modern tram parts which are potentially up for grabs. One organisation that has been quick to seize this opportunity … Continue reading

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Blackpool gala at Beamish confirmed

The planned mini-event at Beamish Museum, starring the four Blackpool trams currently on site, is now expected to take place on the weekend of Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March. This is likely to be the only such opportunity to … Continue reading

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