Daily Archives: Saturday 7 February 2015

Metrolink reveal plans for St Peter’s Square stop transformation

It has been confirmed that Manchester Metrolink services which normally run through St Peter’s Square are to be significantly altered from the summer due to the major transformation work due to take place here ahead of the opening of the … Continue reading

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Consultation launched for Sheffield tram-train Tinsley Chord

Plans for the tram-train trial which will link Sheffield and Rotherham are progressing although hopes that it would be up and running by spring 2016 have now been dashed with no new start date announced. In order for tram-trains to … Continue reading

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Glasgow Airport tram-train link could cause delays to other services

A new Transport Scotland report has said that the plans for a tram-train service to Glasgow Airport could cause delays to some other services with other services also likely to have to be removed to make way for the plans. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Victoria transformation works

In less than two weeks time Manchester Metrolink services will once again stop at Victoria following 12 months of transformation works to prepare the stop for the Second City Crossing (2CC). As the countdown continues to the re-opening we bring … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Wolverhampton St George’s rail replacement update

The much delayed rail replacement work at Wolverhampton St George’s is continuing as this picture update shows. The track in the second platform (roadside) has now been completely removed and is not due to be replaced with both tracks on … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Deansgate-Castlefield refurbishment

As well as the major transformation works at Victoria (see separate story) works continue to take place at Deansgate-Castlefield which will end up with three platforms once these are completed. Work has now moved onto reconstructing the outbound platform and … Continue reading

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Expanded Midland Metro Depot officially opened

The newly expanded Midland Metro depot at Wednesbury has been officially opened following the completion of the £13.8 million project. Cllr Darren Cooper, the leader of Sandwell Borough Council and also a member of the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority, … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Performance Update

It is almost time for the Metrolink and Rail Networks sub-committee of the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee to meet again, for the first time in 2015, and that means that we can once again bring you the latest Metrolink … Continue reading

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