Daily Archives: Friday 14 July 2017

Centenary Car looks for a new home **updated**

When the traditional Blackpool Tramway closed a number of trams were sold and left their home of many years for new lives. Whilst the majority went on to preservation groups or private individuals looking to restore them to their former … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway | 1 Comment

Latest Douglas Prom plans to go to Tynwald

The redevelopment of Douglas Promenade is in the news again with the plans agreed in principle back in January now requiring full approval from Tynwald. The main headlines for supporters of the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway are that twin tracks … Continue reading

Posted in Douglas Bay Horse Tramway | 2 Comments

In Pictures: NET 210’s livery of many colours

It looks as though another new advertising livery is on the way in Nottingham – either that or NET are trialling a new dazzle livery! – with Incentro 210 currently running in a multi coloured vinyl wrap livery. It doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Nottingham Express Transit | Comments Off

In Pictures: Armstrong Siddeley Rally at Crich

The latest classic vehicle rally to visit the Crich Tramway Village was the Armstrong Siddeley Rally which was on site on Saturday 8th July. The day also saw the sun make an appearance which saw a complete open top service … Continue reading

Posted in Crich Tramway Village | Comments Off

More tram shortages in Sheffield leads to further Purple route disruption

The ongoing saga of tram shortages on Stagecoach Supertram – the sooner the Citylink trams are cleared for entry into service the better – has reared its ugly head again with the Purple route once again feeling the brunt of … Continue reading

Posted in Stagecoach Supertram | 1 Comment

Work set to start in Wolverhampton

The much anticipated short Wolverhampton City Centre Midland Metro extension is getting closer with works set to start shortly. The first tracks for the extension are due to be installed once a survey is undertaken with traffic management to be … Continue reading

Posted in West Midlands Metro | 1 Comment

Utility diversion works under way on Trafford Park line

Those of you who looked at last week’s Photo Galleries would have seen some photos from the Trafford Park extension of Manchester Metrolink where the first work has now started on construction. This first stage is the diversion of various … Continue reading

Posted in Manchester Metrolink | Comments Off

Car v trams in Croydon and Blackpool

The last few days have seen further incidences of trams being involved in collisions with cars in both Croydon and Blackpool. The latter system also saw a car abandoned on the tracks close to Cleveleys

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, London Tramlink, Nottingham Express Transit | Comments Off

Edinburgh Trams Service Change: Sunday 16th July

Edinburgh Trams services will only run between Edinburgh Airport and West End Princes Street for a few hours on Sunday 16th July because of a street parade in connection with the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival. The last full route … Continue reading

Posted in Edinburgh Trams | Comments Off