Daily Archives: Saturday 30 May 2015

In Pictures: London Tramlink 2553 returns to service

In August 2014 London Tramlink CR4000 2553 was involved in a collision with a truck causing significant damage and the tram had not run in service since whilst repairs were undertaken. These repairs have now been completed and 2553 returned … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams first anniversary: passenger numbers higher than expected

As the Edinburgh Trams line between the Airport and York Place in the city centre prepares to celebrate its first anniversary (the first passenger services ran on Saturday 31st May 2014) it has been revealed that more passengers than expected … Continue reading

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New platform set to open at Deansgate-Castlefield

The transformation of Manchester Metrolink’s Deansgate-Castlefield stop is now starting to reach a conclusion with the new outbound platform due to be opened from Tuesday 2nd June. Trams for Altrincham, East Didsbury, MediaCityUK and Eccles will use this new platform … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works go on…

The ongoing rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram are continuing in the city centre with recent progress being on the top of Commercial Street and Lower High Street. Only one line was dealt with at a time so as to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Croydon Town Centre trackworks again

The Croydon Town Centre loop was closed once again between Saturday 23rd and Tuesday 26th May to allow further track replacement to take place with work at West Croydon and on the curve from Station Road to Wellesley Road. Photos … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams bike trial to be extended

The trial of carrying bikes on Edinburgh Trams is to be extended for a further month following a successful trial during May. On average 10 bikes a day have been carried on the trams with a third of all journeys … Continue reading

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