Daily Archives: Friday 4 December 2015

Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours get bigger and better for 2016!

After a hugely successful 2015, the Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours team have already planned for an even more ambitious operating schedule next year! After a few years of cutbacks and a general air of uncertainty, 2015 has been a massive … Continue reading

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Seven more trams for Luas

Dublin’s Luas tram network will be receiving seven extra trams before the end of 2017 as part of the Cross City project which will see an extension to the exisiting network. The seven trams will once again by Citadis trams … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Manchester Metrolink 3107 enters service

3107 has become the latest Manchester Metrolink M5000 to enter revenue earning service with it being allocated to the Rochdale to Ashton-under-Lyne service on Friday 4th December. The tram had been delivered to Manchester on 14th November and has been … Continue reading

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More Purple route changes on Stagecoach Supertram

With the continued tram shortages being experienced on Stagecoach Supertram (thanks in no small part to the collision at Shalesmoor in October) a further change to the Purple route timetable has been revealed; this time, though, it is more drastic … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Christmas arrives on Metrolink

As it is now only three weeks to Christmas (in fact it is exactly three weeks today until the big day!) the decorations are starting to go up across the country and Manchester Metrolink is no different with large window … Continue reading

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Edinburgh to allow mobility scooters on trams for trial period

Edinburgh Trams are to allow mobility scooters to travel on board for a trial period from 1st January 2016 in a similar scheme to that seen on Manchester Metrolink. Any mobility scooters users are now being invited to sign up … Continue reading

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DLR workers to strike for 17 days in New Year

The ongoing dispute between members of the RMT union and KeolisAmey Docklands (operators of the Docklands Light Railway) is set to escalate significantly in the New Year with strikes lasting a total of 17 days having been called. The RMT … Continue reading

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Overnight parking on the way for Metrolink car parks

It has been announced that free overnight parking will be available at 15 selected Manchester Metrolink car parks on Friday and Saturday nights from Friday 4th December as part of a three month trial. More than 2,500 parking spaces will … Continue reading

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