Daily Archives: Tuesday 16 December 2014

Another Midland Metro Urbos 3 arrives as a T69 is withdrawn

Tuesday 16th December saw the 17th CAF built Urbos 3 arrive on Midland Metro with the delivery of 33 to the depot at Wednesbury. The tram followed the same pattern of delivery as the previous 16 arriving on the back … Continue reading

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Trams return to The Royal

After more than three months of trams terminating at Priestfield Monday 15th December finally saw the return of Midland Metro services through to The Royal although anyone wishing to travel through to Wolverhampton St Georges will still have a wait … Continue reading

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Platform changes at Deansgate-Castlefield

All Manchester Metrolink services running through Deansgate-Castlefield will use the new island platform from Wednesday 17th December – subject to final testing. Works have now been completed to allow the outer face of the island platform to be used by … Continue reading

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Enhanced service for London Tramlink on Sundays

As from 14th December passengers on the Wimbledon to New Addington route of London Tramlink can enjoy a higher frequency service on Sundays with the introduction of a new service. Whereas previously trams ran every 15 minutes throughout the day … Continue reading

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Metrolink fares to be frozen – for now

Transport for Greater Manchester have confirmed that there will be no fare rises on any Metrolink fares in January although this is only likely to delay the increases with paper tickets being reviewed at the end of August 2015 and … Continue reading

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Midland Metro fares to rise

Fares on Midland Metro are due to increase from Friday 2nd January 2015 although National Express West Midlands have said that they have tried to keep these to a minimum. Despite this all child singles will increase by 5p, child … Continue reading

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Free wifi for all on Manchester Metrolink

Transport for Greater Manchester have announced that the free wifi fitting to a few trams as a trial is to extended across the fleet of M5000s by Spring 2015. As well as the LRVs the free wifi will be fitted … Continue reading

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Metrolink “Kids Go Free” offer extended for another weekend

The “Kids Go Free” voucher offer on Manchester Metrolink has been extended for a further weekend following the disruption caused by the cold weather last weekend. Families will now be able to take advantage of the offer over the weekend … Continue reading

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