Daily Archives: Saturday 3 January 2015

New advert for Tramlink 2542

There are now three CR4000s (and four trams in total on Tramlink) in advertising liveries following the release of 2542 shortly being Christmas in a vinyl wrap ad for Turkish Airlines. The advert is almost completely red with the usual … Continue reading

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Snow causes problems for Stagecoach Supertram

Snow – it looks nice and is lovely when you don’t have to go anywhere but it can also cause major travel chaos and that is exactly what happened on Stagecoach Supertram after a 4” snow fall starting on Boxing … Continue reading

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Derailment on London Tramlink

London Tramlink CR4000 2544 derailed late on Monday 29th December on the approach to Mitcham Junction causing the service to be suspended between Mitcham Junction and Belgrave Walk. Full details of the incident are not yet known but from a … Continue reading

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Metro extension to New Cross back on the cards?

The latest Wolverhampton City Council city centre action plan has seemingly revived plans for a Midland Metro extension to serve New Cross Hospital. Originally on the table as part of the Five Ws line (which would have connected Wolverhampton, Wednesfield, … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Enter the Green Route!

On both Boxing Day and New Years Day Stagecoach Supertram operated a special festive timetable which saw the Blue route run from Halfway to Meadowhall via Cathedral. As this saw the trams in effect run on both the Blue and … Continue reading

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Metrolink 1 Fireworks 0

As the clock struck midnight revellers across the UK celebrated the start of a new year with fireworks going off all around, except that is in Manchester where the new year fireworks did not go off until 0004! And the … Continue reading

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Man airlifted to hospital after being hit by tram

A 22 year old man was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a Midland Metro tram on Bilston Road between Priestfield and The Royal on Thursday 1st January. The pedestrian was knocked unconscious in the incident, which happened at … Continue reading

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