Daily Archives: Friday 3 March 2017

Permission given for temporary horse tram building at Derby Castle

It would appear that the trams and horses of the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway will have a new home in 2017 following the approval of a planning application to construct a temporary building on part of the former Summerland site. … Continue reading

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Blackpool Tramway hits 5 million passengers

More passengers than at any time in the past 20 years are travelling on the Blackpool Tramway according to new figures released this week. 5 million passenger journeys have been recorded since April 2016 – the first time since 1994 … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Cardiff 21 shows off new lighting at Crich

Crich may have been closed to the public since the end of October but that doesn’t mean that nothing has been going on at the home of the National Tramway Museum. Aside from the high profile going on in the … Continue reading

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RAIB launch investigation into DLR incident

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch have announced that they are investigating what they are calling a “platform-train interface” incident which happened at Bank Station on the Docklands Light Railway on 6th February. The incident happened at approximately 2130 and saw … Continue reading

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Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway 7 grounded

A regular sight at events across Llandudno and Colwyn Bay in recent years has been the replica Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway tramcar no. 7. Normally hauled by the Matador truck – itself a historic vehicle in its own … Continue reading

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Work starts on new footbridge at Queens Medical Centre

Work has started to build a new footbridge linking the tramsotp at Queens Medical Centre to the main hospital. The new bridge will provide direct access from the tram platform to the south side of the hospital. It is planned … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams celebrate award wins

Edinburgh Trams are celebrating after they walked away with two prestigious awards at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Having been nominated in five categories they were named winners in the High Growth and Excellence in Health and Safety … Continue reading

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Car on tracks causes NET disruption

Nottingham Express Transit services on the Toton Lane line were disrupted for nearly two hours on Wednesday 1st March after a car got stuck on the tracks. The car managed to drive onto the bridge close to Gregory Street tramstop … Continue reading

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