Daily Archives: Friday 27 June 2014

Nottingham Express Transit Phase Two opening to be delayed

It has been confirmed that the Phase Two extensions of Nottingham Express Transit will not open on 14th December as previously announced with a two to three month delay likely due to a number of “challenges” encountered during the construction. … Continue reading

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Izzy wizzy, let’s get…scrapped!

1005 has become the latest T68 to leave Manchester Metrolink property and head for scrapping in Rotherham. The LRV departed at 0500 on Wednesday 25th June on the back on the familiar Allely’s low loader having spent the previous few … Continue reading

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Another early opening for Metrolink on the cards

The first stage of the Second City Crossing (2CC) for Manchester Metrolink looks set to open in winter 2015/6 following confirmation of a £10.8 million European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) bid grant. This grant should allow completion of the line … Continue reading

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Heritage Trams this week

It’s that time of the week again when we provide a round-up of when and where you can ride on heritage trams in the UK and Isle of Man. Just another normal week on our heritage tramways this week with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Airport line testing continues

The early hours of Tuesday 24th June saw another evening of testing on the Airport line of Manchester Metrolink and Steve Kemp was there again to record the historic images with his camera.

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Supertram rail replacement works come to an end, for now

The current phase of rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram will be completed by the end of service on Sunday 29th June with a normal service operating on the network from the start of Monday 30th June – but only … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Performance Update

The latest statistics from 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 periods 13 (Monday 31st March-Saturday … Continue reading

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Now available: Seaton Tramway The Valentines Day Storm

The Seaton Tramway have produced a new booklet which details the six weeks of hard work undertaken to get the tramway back to full operation following the devastating storms of Valentines Night which washed away part of the trackbed of … Continue reading

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