Daily Archives: Friday 29 July 2016

Details revealed for Douglas Bay Horse Tramway 140th Anniversary

We may still be midway through the Manx Heritage Transport Festival (continuing until Sunday 31st July) but already we are looking forward to the next transport event on the Isle of Man – the 140th Anniversary of the Douglas Bay … Continue reading

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Blackpool reveal details of next two Gold operating weekends

The next couple of months will see a further two periods of the popular Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours Gold timetable operating with outline details of both weekends now revealed. The next time the Gold timetable will be in action will … Continue reading

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Metrolink set to return to MediaCityUK

Manchester Metrolink Services to MediaCityUK are set to return from Monday 1st August – subject to the successful completion of testing and commissioning of the new rails. Metrolink services on the Eccles line have not been running since 26th June … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Metrolink 3117 enters service

The latest M500 to enter service on Manchester Metrolink is 3117 with these pictures showing the tram in action on Saturday 23rd July, believed to be its first day in service since completing mileage accumulation. On this day the tram … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams service frequency increases

Edinburgh Trams services in the morning and evening peak will now run every 5 minutes following a successful – and unpublicised – trial earlier in July. The new timetable was officially introduced from 26th July and will see trams running … Continue reading

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Astrotrams arrive in Manchester

The past week has seen a number of trams on Manchester Metrolink transformed into Astrotrams as part of the City of Science Festival. Externally the trams don’t look very different with just small window vinyls saying #astrotram but internally it … Continue reading

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Midland Metro Birmingham City Centre closure for engineering works

Just two months after the much delayed opening of the Midland Metro Birmingham City Centre extension to Grand Central (New Street Station) there are to be three weekends of closures for engineering works! No details of just what engineering works … Continue reading

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