Daily Archives: Friday 9 January 2015

Midland Metro T69s continue to hang on

2015 has started and despite rumours during last year that the T69s would all have been withdrawn by the start of the year with the Urbos 3s having completed their takeover Midland Metro services are still being dominated by the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: London Tramlink 2542’s new advert livery

As we reported last weekend London Tramlink CR4000 2542 received a new advertising livery for Turkish Airlines shortly before Christmas and now with thanks to Irvine Cresswell we bring you images of the tram in action on 6th January.

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Testing continues on NET Phase Two

As 2015 starts further testing has commenced on the Phase Two extension of Nottingham Express Transit with the first tram movements taking place into the centre of Clifton overnight on Wednesday 7th January. As with all previous first test runs … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 3013 and 3093 in action on Metrolink

We reported last weekend about 3093 becoming the latest M5000 to enter traffic on Manchester Metrolink whilst 3013 has taken its first tentative steps ahead of a return to service with initial testing being undertaken around Queens Road Depot. And … Continue reading

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RAIB investigation into Tramlink derailment starts

Further information has been released by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) into the derailment of London Tramlink CR4000 2544 at Mitcham Junction on Monday 29th December 2014 at 2355.

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Kimberley feasibility study back on track

Late in 2014 it seemed as though the hopes for extending Nottingham Express Transit to Kimberley were fading following Broxtowe Borough Council’s decision not to provide funding towards a feasibility study. However just three weeks after the vote at a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Manchester Metrolink T68s wait at Trafford

Although it had originally been expected that the last unclaimed Manchester Metrolink T68 and T68As would have left Trafford Depot by the end of 2014 as 2015 dawned there are still three of the vehicles remaining in Manchester. These are … Continue reading

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