Daily Archives: Saturday 9 May 2015

Daytime testing reaches Clifton terminus

Trams are now running on the whole Clifton line during daylight hours following the latest extension of testing on the Phase Two extension of Nottingham Express Transit. Previously testing and driver training on this line was only running as far … Continue reading

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Calling all southern tram enthusiasts!

Over the years practically all of the operating heritage tramways have developed in the Midlands and north of England but if a small group of enthusiasts’ ambitious plans come about all of that could be about to change! With the … Continue reading

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Latest plans for Douglas Promenade revealed

The Douglas Horse Tramway is to be moved onto the Promenade walkway as part of plans for the redevelopment of the area it has been confirmed. The latest – and presumably hoped for final – plans show that the twin … Continue reading

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24 hour charity Tramathon to take place at Seaton

Trams will run on the Seaton Tramway for 24 hours non-stop as part of a charity Tramathon on Wednesday 27th May. Starting at 1300 on Wednesday 27th May a special tram will depart the Seaton terminus for Colyton on the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway 7 at Transport Festival

The Llandudno Transport Festival took place over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend with Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway Society’s replica tram no. 7 one of the star exhibits once again. It had been planned to offer hauled rides … Continue reading

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Supertram rail replacement works move on to Area 6

The first phase of rail replacement works this year on Stagecoach Supertram will be completed on Saturday 9th May and a normal tram service will then run on Sunday 10th May ahead of the next phase commencing on Monday 11th … Continue reading

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Cars take on trams in Manchester – twice in a week

The past week has seen two significant collisions between cars and trams on the Manchester Metrolink system – once on the Eccles line with the second incident taking place on the line to Manchester Airport. The first incident happened at … Continue reading

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