Daily Archives: Wednesday 4 June 2014

Concert chaos to hit Blackpool again

Blackpool Council have revealed plans for the annual illuminations switch-on event, which will once again be held at the Tower Festival Headland venue. Unlike last year, the main switch-on event will be totally free; however, to compensate, two further shows … Continue reading

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Last T68s leave Queens Road

Queens Road Depot now has no T68 LRVs in situ – for the first time since the 29th August 1991. The remaining four T68s were moved across the city to Trafford Depot for storage over the first few days of … Continue reading

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Supertram rail replacement works progress

The second phase of this year’s rail replacement work on Stagecoach Supertram have now been completed with trams now running again between White Lane and Halfway as planned. No sooner were these completed then phase three started with works concentrated … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Spring Lane road bridge replacement causes Tramlink disruption

Between Saturday 24th May and Sunday 1st June London Tramlink services to Beckenham Junction and Elmers End were curtailed at Addiscombe to allow for the replacement of the Spring Lane road bridge which crosses the tramway at Woodside. This meant … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink to operate revised service for Parklife

A revised service will operate on Manchester Metrolink on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June due to the Parklife concerts taking place in Heaton Park. On both days the Altrincham direct service will not run and will be replaced by … Continue reading

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NET Citadis to be named after Nurse of the Year

It has been announced that one of Nottingham Express Transit’s new Citadis trams will be named after the Nottingham Nurse of the Year ahead of its entry into service later this year. Nottingham Express Transit were one of the sponsors … Continue reading

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Utility diversion works continue on Lower Mosley Street

Preparatory works for the construction of Manchester Metrolink’s Second City Crossing (2CC) will be continuing over the next four weeks with Lower Mosley Street closed to traffic from Monday 2nd June. BT are due to start their works from this … Continue reading

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