Daily Archives: Saturday 4 February 2017

399 204 breaks down on test (**Photo now added**)

Firstly, the good news – it is now obvious that test running of the tram-trains is underway on the wider Stagecoach Supertram network. Unfortunately, the reason why we can confirm this is because one of the vehicles broke down in … Continue reading

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M5000 3116 returns to service

Having last operated in July 2016 Manchester Metrolink M5000 3116 has now returned to service following attention in the works. Following successful tests the tram returned to service this week being initially used on the Exchange Square to Rochdale Town … Continue reading

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Lorry gets stuck on Midland Metro tracks

Midland Metro services were into Birmingham City Centre were suspended for nearly six hours on Tuesday 31st January after a lorry driver got lost which ended up which his vehicle becoming stuck on the grassed section of track between Bull … Continue reading

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Silver and Highly Commended for Seaton Tramway at awards

Seaton Tramway are once again celebrating following the receipt of awards at the recent South West Tourism Excellence Awards. Although not walking away with the main prizes Seaton were awarded a Silver Award in one category whilst also being highly … Continue reading

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British Trams Online downtime

Some of you may have noticed that for a period on Friday 3rd February British Trams Online was completely unavailable. Despite my initial fears that I had again managed to forget to renew the hosting package (not realising I could … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 206

We head off to Nottingham for today’s instalment of Picture in Time with an image coming from 2007 of one of the original Incentro trams in the original livery. It is no. 206.

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