Daily Archives: Friday 26 June 2015

In Pictures: Stadler 2560 starts testing

Since arriving in Croydon at the start of May little has been reported of 2560 which is the first of the second batch of Stadler Variobahn’s for operation on London Tramlink but after several weeks of commissioning the tram has … Continue reading

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First Tram-Train for Sheffield nears completion

The first of seven Tram-Trains for use on Stagecoach Supertram is nearing completion in Spain with the first pictures of the vehicle under construction having recently been released on social media by Supertram. The seven vehicles are being built by … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Jubilee 761

The latest subject of “Picture in Time” is Blackpool Jubilee 761 as we take a look at a couple of images taken of the tram back in 1984 whilst it was operating on the Fleetwood to Starr Gate service.

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Metrolink give 3100 an official launch

The excitement over Manchester Metrolink’s one hundredth M5000 hasn’t abated yet as an official launch event for 3100 has taken place at Trafford Depot ahead of the tram entering service this weekend. Staff from Transport for Greater Manchester and RATP … Continue reading

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Maintenance work disrupts Crich services

Its not only the main public transport tramways who have to disrupt services due to engineering works as was shown at the Crich Tramway Village on Wednesday 24th June. Necessary maintenance work was required on the points at the north … Continue reading

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Latest phase of Supertram rail replacement works to finish early

Area 7 of the Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works within Sheffield City Centre are set to end early with normal services now due to operate on all routes over the weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June. Recent progress … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Performance Update

With the new Council structure now in place it is time for the regular Transport for Greater Manchester Metrolink and Rail Networks sub-committee meetings to start once again and we can bring you all the latest performance updates on Manchester … Continue reading

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