Daily Archives: Friday 19 September 2014

And another T68 goes for scrap

The scrap line at Trafford Depot is really starting to look a lot smaller following the departure of another of the T68s for scrapping. 1002 is the latest example to be loaded onto the back of an Allelys low loader … Continue reading

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Newcastle 114 goes back to Beamish

A short but sweet visit to Crich Tramway Village for Newcastle 114 came to an end on Friday 19th September, when the tram departed for its usual home at Beamish, the Living Museum of the North. The tram had been … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Daytime testing and driver training commences on Manchester Airport line

The build-up to the opening of the latest instalment of the expansion of Manchester Metrolink is continuing with the start of daytime test running and driver training on the Airport extension. Testing commenced on Monday 15th September and Steve Hyde … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Midland Metro rail replacement works

The work to replace the track between The Royal and Wolverhampton St George’s is now well underway with a concentration at the moment at The Royal end of the worksite to allow this to completed so that trams can run … Continue reading

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Woodlands Road stop prepares to say goodbye

The end is nigh for the Metrolink stop at Woodlands Road with workmen set to move onto the site to start demolition work. Woodlands Road was closed to all Metrolink services in December 2013 after a TfGM survey had shown … Continue reading

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