Daily Archives: Friday 23 October 2015

Douglas Horse Tramway to run in 2016

It has been confirmed that a full service will run on the Douglas Horse Tramway in 2016 as the tramway celebrates its 140th anniversary. The news was revealed by the Friends of Douglas Bay Horse Tramway this week and seems … Continue reading

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Supertram services resume after collision

Stagecoach Supertram have resumed full services on the Blue and Yellow routes following the removal of the trams involved in the collision at Shalesmoor on Thursday 22nd October. Despite initial external appearances 118 had actually suffered more severe damage than … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Illuminated Western Train 733+734

We have another of the Illuminated feature car fleet from Blackpool as the latest star of Picture in Time. This time it is probably the most iconic of all the feature cars – the Western Train 733+734 which is seen … Continue reading

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Metrolink to reach Exchange Square by Christmas

It is expected that the first section of the Second City Crossing (2CC) will be open to trams by Christmas with good progress being made on the stop at Exchange Square. When the stop is completed extra Metrolink services will … Continue reading

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New Programme Director for Midland Metro

Centro have appointed Phil Hewitt as Midland Metro Programmes Director in replacing Paul Griffiths who has moved to the HS2 project. Mr Hewitt is a name well known to UK tram circles having recently been Executive Chairman of Tramlink Nottingham … Continue reading

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NET services delayed after car incursion

Just to prove that it isn’t only motorists in Greater Manchester who manage to drive onto tram tracks, services on Nottingham Express Transit’s Chilwell line were delayed on Wednesday 21st October after a car became stuck on the Lenton Lane … Continue reading

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