Daily Archives: Tuesday 29 September 2015

Cash boost for the Sheffield trams of Crich

The extensive collection of Sheffield tramcars owned by the Tramway Museum Society look set to benefit from the latest incredible act of generosity by a late tram enthusiast. TMS member Roger Benton who passed away recently, has bequeathed the remarkable … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1158

We are heading back into the black and white era for today’s Picture in Time image as our time machine lands in Glasgow during 1961 at a time when the extensive Glasgow Corporation Tramways was on the final straight of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stadler 2561 arrives in Croydon

As we previously reported on British Trams Online Stadler Variobahn 2561 arrived at London Tramlink’s Therapia Lane Depot on Sunday 6th September and we can now show you some images of the tram arriving at its new home courtesy of … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit Citadis 229 named Viv Anderson MBE

229 is the latest Citadis tram to be named in Nottingham with former footballer Viv Anderson MBE the latest recipient following nominations from the public. The naming ceremony took place on Thursday 24th September at Clifton South tramstop and is … Continue reading

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Last chance to ride the Recruitment Tramcar at Crich

There are just two more opportunities to ride on Chesterfield 7 in its Recruitment Tramcar guise at Crich with the tram due to run for the last time with the decorations on Thursday 1st and Saturday 3rd October. 7 has … Continue reading

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Trial to be held for overnight parking at Metrolink Park and Ride sites

Proposals to allow limited overnight parking at some of Manchester Metrolink’s Park and Ride sites are set to be discussed by Councillors later this week. The idea is that overnight parking would be allowed at 13 sites on a three … Continue reading

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In Pictures: East Croydon affected by Connecting Croydon project

Platform 3 at East Croydon has been closed temporarily to allow for more works to take place under the banner of the local council’s Connecting Croydon project. As a result all westbound trams travelling through East Croydon are now using … Continue reading

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Blackpool celebrates 130 years in style

The weekend of 26th and 27th September saw the eyes of tram enthusiasts looking towards Blackpool with the most ambitious period of heritage operations planned since the upgrade of the tramway to help celebrate the 130th anniversary of the tramway. … Continue reading

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