Daily Archives: Wednesday 27 January 2016

Is there a future for the Douglas Horse Tramway after all?

After several days of recriminations and debate in the media and amongst politicians on the Isle of Man it has now been announced that ongoing discussions are looking at the possibility of running a service on the Douglas Horse Tramway … Continue reading

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2016 Crich operating fleet revealed

With preparations now well underway for another operating season at the Crich Tramway Village we are delighted to be able to bring you news of which trams will be forming the operational pool in 2016. 17 electric passenger trams will … Continue reading

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Trams arrive and re-arrive

Both Manchester Metrolink and London Tramlink have seen their stock of trams increase again with the latter now having a full fleet in town following the return of accident damaged 2556 whilst Metrolink is now only waiting delivery of 10 … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Urbos 3 36 enters service

A piece of news which didn’t get reported at the time was the entry into service of Urbos 3 36 on Midland Metro during late December. This means that 19 of the 21 of these Spanish built trams have now … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Metrolink celebrates the Chinese New Year

The latest window vinyls to be adorned on Manchester Metrolink trams are to celebrate the Chinese New Year which this year takes place on Monday 8th February. Unlike the Christmas vinyls added late last year these are less obtrusive and … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Douglas Horse Tramway 1

Following on from last week’s news about the permanent closure of the Douglas Horse Tramway (although there may be a more positive outlook now – see news story above) there could only be one tramway we featured in Picture in … Continue reading

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