Daily Archives: Monday 8 September 2014

Tram to return to Leeds City Centre!

For the first since 1959 a tram is going to visit Leeds City Centre, as part of the Light Night Leeds event on Friday 3rd October. The tram which will be making the trip to Leeds will be Manchester 173, … Continue reading

Posted in Heaton Park Tramway, Leeds Transport Historical Society | 2 Comments

Newcastle 114 arrives at Crich

The gorgeous Newcastle 114 arrived at Crich Tramway Village on the sunny afternoon of Monday 8th September aboard a low loader supplied by Scott’s Heavy Haulage, and was unloaded in the period street at the museum. This tram is, of … Continue reading

Posted in Beamish Tramway, Crich Tramway Village | 5 Comments

Metrolink T68 1013 departs for scrapping

Unlucky for some 1013 has become the thirteenth of the combined T68/T68A fleet to depart Manchester for scrapping in South Yorkshire with the very familiar sight of an Allely’s low loader taking the LRV to meet its end in the … Continue reading

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1.5 million passengers carried on Edinburgh Trams in first 100 days

Newly released figures have revealed that 1.5 million passengers have been carried on board Edinburgh Trams since the line was launched to the public on 31st May. These figures, and the related revenue levels, are in line with predictions and … Continue reading

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The end of an era for Douglas horse trams

When the Douglas horse tramway on the Isle of Man operates for the last time in 2014 on Sunday 14th September, this will be more than just the end of another year for the oldest surviving street tramway in the … Continue reading

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