Daily Archives: Sunday 22 June 2014

Manchester Airport line to open early – very early!

A line which was due to open to the public in summer 2016 is set to welcome its first passengers before this year is out it has been confirmed by Transport for Greater Manchester. The Manchester Metrolink extension to the … Continue reading

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Passengers on the up again across England

The Department for Transport have released their annual light rail statistics and once again they have shown that more passengers than ever before in the “modern era” have been carried. 227 million passenger journeys were recorded on the 8 systems … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Midland Metro 14 says goodbye to Birmingham

As reported earlier this week 14 became the first of the T69s to depart Midland Metro when it left on the back of a low loader bound for Long Marston where it will eventually be used for testing for UK … Continue reading

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Douglas Horse Tramway stables to be sold off?

Councillors in Douglas have agreed to sell off the horse tram stables at Summerhill and progress with plans to develop the Strathallan depot to include room for not only the trams but also the horses. It is proposed that the … Continue reading

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Blackpool Transport “simplify” fares

Last September we ran a story about Blackpool Transport “simplifying” their fares and now just nine months down the line the fares are once again being simplified. Obviously simplified actually means increasing! To make things easier, for passengers and drivers/conductors … Continue reading

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