Daily Archives: Friday 18 July 2014

Manchester 173 – Your Country Needs You!

Manchester 173 – owned by the Manchester Transport Museum Society and a recent arrival at the Heaton Park Tramway – is to visit Morley, Leeds on Saturday 2nd August where it will be decorated as a recruiting tram to form … Continue reading

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Picture in Time 19: Seaton Tramway 6

We return to the archives for the latest in our occasional series looking back in time and this time we head to the South coast and Eastbourne in 1968 when the tramway was coming towards the end. Our attentions in … Continue reading

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Another new tram for Midland Metro

On Monday 14th July the latest Urbos 3 arrived at Midland Metro’s Wednesbury Depot with 27 being delivered by the tried and tested method. Being sent from CAF’s factory in Zaragoza, Spain by sea to Plymouth the tram was then … Continue reading

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Heritage Trams this week

Want to know when and where you ride on heritage trams over the next few weeks? Well if you do you have come to the right place as this is your one stop guide to heritage trams in the UK … Continue reading

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Blackpool Transport renew safety warnings after teen hit by tram

Blackpool Transport have reiterated the need to be careful in the vicinity of the tramway following an incident which saw a 15 year old boy taken to hospital. The incident took place on Saturday 12th July at Harrow Place tramstop … Continue reading

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Progress continues on Nottingham Express Transit Phase Two

Construction work on Phase Two of Nottingham Express Transit is continuing with Cator Lane in Chilwell now reopened to traffic following the completion of works to install a water culvert, relocate various utilities and install the all important tram tracks. … Continue reading

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Stagecoach to launch new Family Summer Saver ticket in Sheffield

A new Family Summer Saver ticket is being launched on Sunday 20th July which will be valid for travel on not only Stagecoach Supertram but also all Stagecoach bus services in South and West Yorkshire. Costing just £8.50 the ticket … Continue reading

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Metrolink Radcliffe Park and Ride reopens

The Park and Ride site at Manchester Metrolink’s Radcliffe stop has reopened ahead of schedule. The car park now has space for 369 cars and was reopened on Thursday 17th July. Before the works commenced at Radcliffe there was only … Continue reading

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