Daily Archives: Friday 30 September 2016

Event Review: Blackpool Anniversary Spectacular

Over the weekend of 24th and 25th September the Blackpool Tramway celebrated its 131st anniversary in style with an Anniversary Spectacular which saw an intensive tram service in operation alongside depot tours and tram displays at Rigby Road Depot. This … Continue reading

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Trawler launch tour announced for 7th October

Its been a long time coming, but the much-anticipated return to service of the illuminated Trawler 737 in Blackpool is now just a few days away. With the major refurbishment of the tram now nearly complete, it has been confirmed … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget! Wirral Bus & Tram Show 2016

The annual Wirral Bus & Tram Show 2016 will take place on Sunday 2nd October with the Birkenhead Heritage Tramway once again at the centre of the event with a four car service using up to six trams in operation … Continue reading

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It’s coming – 3120 departs Vienna

3120 – the last of the current order of Bombardier M5000s – is on its way to Manchester having left Vienna on Tuesday 27th September with its arrival at Queen’s Road Depot expected in the usual lunchtime slot on Saturday … Continue reading

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Midland Metro service change: Sunday 2nd October

Bull Street will again be the terminus for Midland Metro services heading into Birmingham on Sunday 2nd October between approximately 1030 and 1500. This is due to the TUC march taking place in Birmingham City Centre and the resulting road … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Metrolink closure: 1st and 2nd October

Safety critical maintenance work will be taking place between Altrincham and Timperley on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October causing Metrolink services to be suspended between these stops. Trams will not run from Altrincham to Timperley from 2355 on Saturday … Continue reading

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