Daily Archives: Wednesday 1 July 2015

Delays after contractor hits cable at St Peter’s Square

No sooner had the work at St Peter’s Square got started in earnest then Manchester Metrolink services came to a standstill after a contractor struck an uncharted cable during excavation works. The incident meant that a complete power failure was … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Latest on Supertram rail replacement works

The latest phase of rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram have now commenced with the first stage of these works being on South Street Bridge between the delta junction and Sheffield Station. As a result of these works trams on … Continue reading

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NET Citadis to be named Stephen Lowe

The latest name to be added to a tram on Nottingham Express Transit is to be Stephen Lowe, a playwright who comes from Nottingham. Mr Lowe is said to be “Nottingham’s most successful playwright…ever” and has had over 40 plays … Continue reading

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It’s a yes to bikes on Edinburgh Trams

Following a successful two month trial it has been confirmed that bikes will be allowed to on board Edinburgh Trams permanently. During the trial, which was initially for one month but this was extended to two for further data to … Continue reading

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But it’s a no for dogs on Metrolink

A report is recommending that non-assistance dogs should not be carried on Manchester Metrolink following a lengthy consultation into whether it would be possible. The report has identified a number of key risks which raise concerns over both the safety … Continue reading

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