Daily Archives: Saturday 12 November 2016

Tram removed from derailment site as investigation continues

London Tramlink CR4000 2551 has now been removed from Sandilands junction following Wednesday’s derailment as the investigation into what happened continues with the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) set to release an interim report next week. The clear up of … Continue reading

Posted in London Tramlink | Comments Off on Tram removed from derailment site as investigation continues

American Boats 1: Blackpool Boat 606

This weekend we will be taking a look at the Blackpool Boat Cars that escaped the UK for the United States of America. Tomorrow we take a look at the Californian Boats but first up we head to Maryland to … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway | Comments Off on American Boats 1: Blackpool Boat 606

Enthusiast tour raises over £1,000 for children’s charity

When you think of enthusiast Private Hires you probably think of the Blackpool Tramway but recently the London Transport Museum Friends hired a tram on Nottingham Express Transit for a full system tour with over £1,000 being raised for local … Continue reading

Posted in Nottingham Express Transit | Comments Off on Enthusiast tour raises over £1,000 for children’s charity

Double win for Seaton at Devon Tourism Awards

Seaton Tramway are celebrating after winning two awards at the Devon Tourism Awards 2016 which took place this week in Exeter. Having being shortlisted in two categories Seaton were presented with a Silver Award for Large Attraction of the Year … Continue reading

Posted in Seaton Tramway | Comments Off on Double win for Seaton at Devon Tourism Awards

Strike action threatened in Edinburgh

Drivers and Ticketing Services Assistants (TSAs) on Edinburgh Trams are threatening strike action over what they say are the imposition of new rotas which will see more weekend working for no extra pay. There is also said to be unhappiness … Continue reading

Posted in Edinburgh Trams | 1 Comment

Midland Metro delays after car driven onto tracks

Midland Metro services were unable to travel into Birmingham City Centre for around three hours on Sunday 6th November after a car was driven onto the tracks at Snow Hill becoming wedged and requiring the Fire Service to free it. … Continue reading

Posted in West Midlands Metro | 3 Comments