Daily Archives: Monday 15 September 2014

‘Electric 50’ at Crich – Part 1: Newcastle & Fleetwood

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few months, readers of this website will surely be aware that 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of electric tramcar operation at Crich Tramway Village – the first museum tramway … Continue reading

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T68 1009 latest to go for scrapping

The scrapping of the Manchester Metrolink T68 continues to take place at a pace with 1009 the latest to leave Trafford Depot for Booths of Rotherham where it has an appointment booked with the cutters torch. This is the 14th … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram services back up and running

Following the completion of planned rail replacement works in the West Street and University areas and repairs to the hole at the Park Square delta junction all Stagecoach Supertram services returned to normal from Saturday 13th September. This is the … Continue reading

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New M5000 order increased to 16 from 12

Transport for Greater Manchester have now confirmed that the recently announced deal for extra LRVs on the Metrolink network will be for 16 vehicles rather than the expected 12, bringing the eventual size of the M5000 fleet to 120.

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