Daily Archives: Tuesday 29 April 2014

NET Citadis trams start daytime testing but Midland Metro Urbos3 training runs delayed

As we reported at the weekend the first daytime test/driver training runs of the Nottingham Express Transit Alstom Citadis trams have taken place this week with regular trips between Wilkinson Street and Nottingham city centre. This is the next stage … Continue reading

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New DLR Pudding Mill Lane Station opens

The new Docklands Light Railway station at Pudding Mill Lane welcomed its first passengers on Monday 28th April following a ten day closure of the line into Stratford to connect it up to the rest of the network. The station … Continue reading

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NET ticket machines are live!

Nottingham Express Transit has become the latest UK light rail system to introduce ticket machines with the machines going live for the first time this week. The machines have undergone extensive testing over the past few weeks and after this … Continue reading

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A Balloon lands at Heaton Park

Tuesday 29th April 2014 was a momentous day for the Heaton Park Tramway, with the arrival of yet another ‘new’ tram on site – Blackpool Balloon 702. The arrival of this tram has been eagerly awaited ever since it was … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Beamish and hello to Blackpool for 167!

One of the most anticipated tram loans of recent years kicked off late on Monday 28th April, when Blackpool Pantograph car 167 touched down on Blackpool tracks for its fourth visit back home since entering preservation. This stunning tram has … Continue reading

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