Daily Archives: Wednesday 8 October 2014

T69 02 leaves Midland Metro

As expected another of the withdrawn Midland Metro T69’s has departed Wednesbury Depot with 02 the second of the week to make the trip to Long Marston courtesy of Allelys. The tram departed on Tuesday 7th October and follows in … Continue reading

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National Express West Midlands win Operator of Year at Light Rail Awards

The annual Light Rail Awards took place in London on 1st October 2014 with many of the UK’s systems winning on the night. Probably the most prestigious award is the “Operator of the Year” and this went to National Express … Continue reading

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NET Citadis to be named Carl Froch

It has been confirmed that a second Nottingham Express Transit Citadis tram is to receive a name. An unknown vehicle will be named “Carl Froch” in a special ceremony at The Forest on Thursday 16th October at 1615 after which … Continue reading

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Metrolink mobility scooter permit trial extended

The trial permit scheme that allows mobility scooter users to travel by Metrolink has been extended until 1st December 2014. An initial six month trial started on 31st March and since that time 52 mobility scooter users have receiveid a … Continue reading

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