Daily Archives: Friday 12 February 2016

Pensioners go free in Blackpool

The debate of whether local senior citizens in possession of a NOW card should be entitled to free travel on the Blackpool tramway has often appeared on this website since the tramway’s modernisation, but it now looks like the topic … Continue reading

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Marton 31 & Standard 147 swap places for 2016!

Beamish Museum and Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours have joined forces to announce a very exciting arrangement which will be of mutual benefit, involving a temporary swap between two of their most popular trams. Beamish resident Marton Box 31 is set … Continue reading

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Battery operated trams to run on Midland Metro

In a first for the UK it has been revealed that cutting edge battery technology will enable certain sections of future Midland Metro extensions to be constructed without overhead wires. Often one of the major objections received to the construction … Continue reading

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Luas workers go on strike

The Luas tram system in Dublin is coming towards the end of a two day strike with no services having operated on either Thursday 11th and Friday 12th February. The strike was called by the Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical … Continue reading

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More tickets available on get me there

More tickets have been launched on get me there – the mobile ticketing app for transport in Greater Manchester – with passengers travelling on Manchester Metrolink now able to purchase single and return stop-to-stop tickets and a 28 day stop-to-stop … Continue reading

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