Daily Archives: Sunday 2 July 2017

In Pictures: Cruden Bay Tramway 2

The Grampian Transport Museum in Alford is usually the home of two trams. Earlier this week we reported on Aberdeen horse car no. 1 which has gone back home to Aberdeen for a few months but that still leaves one … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 60 years not out!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of heritage tramways in the UK and for one such volunteer at the Seaton Tramway the past week has seen him celebrate 60 years driving. David Rivers started driving for Modern Electric Tramways when the operation … Continue reading

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Business case for Midland Metro Brierley Hill extension handed over

The business case for the extension of Midland Metro to Brierley Hill has been formally presented to the Department for Transport as plans for the line continue to progress.

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Council to look at trams for Bath once again

Bath and North East Somerset Council have revealed that they are planning to conduct a feasibility study into whether a tram system could help to solve some of the traffic congestion problems being experienced in the historic city. The idea … Continue reading

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Tram shortages causes Purple route amendments

The poor old Purple route on Stagecoach Supertram. Every time there are temporary tram shortages it becomes the sacrificial lamb and is either completely suspended or runs an amended service. And that it exactly what has happened this week with … Continue reading

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Excellent progress being made on Bilston Road

As previously reported on these very pages work to replace the track along Bilston Road commenced on Sunday 11th June with Midland Metro services curtailed at Priestfield. With the six month project now underway the Midland Metro Alliance have given … Continue reading

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Try a tram days a success

Stagecoach Supertram and South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) have run six session special “Try a Tram” sessions on board the new Citylink trams set to enter service on the current Supertram network from late summer. More than 100 vulnerable … Continue reading

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