Daily Archives: Friday 22 April 2016

TfGM warn motorists over yellow box junctions

Anyone who has ever spent any period of time just outside Piccadilly undercroft on London Road watching or photographing Manchester Metrolink will know how often trams gets delayed by traffic encroaching on the rather obvious yellow box junction and now … Continue reading

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Midland Metro duo to represent UK in European TramDriver Championships

Two tram drivers from Midland Metro have been selected to represent the UK in the European TramDriver Championships due to take place in Berlin over the weekend of 23 and 24 April. Cath Wood and Karol Wilski were selected by … Continue reading

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Manchester Airport early bird service a success

Manchester Metrolink’s early bird service to the Airport has been declared a success with 1,474 passengers taking the tram in the first month of the service. The service departs Firswood at 0300 and was introduced from 21st March to encourage … Continue reading

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NET services hit by ice

It may be April but that doesn’t mean that overnight ice on the overhead wires doesn’t still have the knack of delaying tram services with Nottingham Express Transit having problems on Sunday 17th April.

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Cyclists in Sheffield demand changes after injuries caused by tram tracks

Campaign group Cycle Sheffield have this week revealed that there have been at least 228 cyclists who have crashed due to tram lines in the city over the past two years and they are now demanding improvements to the cycle … Continue reading

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Fares to increase in Blackpool

Sunday 1st May will see an increase in single fares on the Blackpool Tramway with a 10p increase across the board. The reason for this increase – the first standard single fare increase since 2010 – is an increase in … Continue reading

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London horse tram to enter preservation

The London County Council Tramways Trust have announced that the unrestored body of a North Metropolitan Tramways horse car is set to join the national collection. The remains of the tram were actually discovered in 2014 when they were inspected … Continue reading

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