Daily Archives: Saturday 22 March 2014

Rochdale town centre extension to open 31st March

The next Manchester Metrolink extension to open will be the Rochdale town centre line with Transport for Greater Manchester now confirming this will carry its first passengers on Monday 31st March – subject to final testing.

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In Pictures: NET 208 receives fleet livery

Nottingham Express Transit Incentro 208 has finally received standard fleet livery having been operating in a plain red livery since December 2013 following the removal of its all over advert for e-on. The tram was seen operating in fleet livery … Continue reading

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No delay for start of Manx Electric Railway season

Despite fears that the 2014 season on the Manx Electric Railway would start with a truncated service it has now been confirmed that repairs at Ballaglass are to commence next week with the initial work expected to be completed by … Continue reading

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Next stage of Supertram track replacement work set to start

The second phase of rail replacement works on the Stagecoach Supertram network is due to commence from Saturday 29th March and will continue in various stages until September (with a short break for the Tour de France). Work will initially … 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 period 10 (Monday 6th January … Continue reading

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Edinburgh plan ahead for Leith extension

Forthcoming road works along Leith Walk are to be undertaken in such a way that will “tram proof” the route of any future extension of Edinburgh’s tram system. The works, due to be approved by Councillors this month, will see … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Improvement Works: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th March

Manchester Metrolink services will not run between Piccadilly Station and Ashton-under-Lyne on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March as there are gas works taking place alongside the tramway. All trams from Eccles will terminate at Piccadilly running via MediaCityUK with … Continue reading

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