Daily Archives: Saturday 29 July 2017

In Pictures: New advert for 261 as Edinburgh launch late night trams for Festival

Edinburgh Trams 261 has received new adverts to publicise the Edinburgh Festival and the special tram service running on Saturday nights throughout August. This service will see trams running every half hour between midnight and 0530 on Saturday night/Sunday morning … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield Tram-Train project update

Despite the recent revelations about how much the Sheffield Tram-Train project has gone over budget and how close it came to be being abandoned work is still progressing at its rather sedate pace ahead of services starting in mid-2018. In … Continue reading

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Three tram systems in one day completed for charity

On Thursday 20th July Chris Holmes, Metrolink Asset Management Technical Assistant at Transport for Greater Manchester, completed a challenge of travelling across three tram systems in England in one day – all in the name of charity. Starting on Metrolink … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Work: Sunday 30th July

Engineering works on Aytoun Street in Manchester City Centre will mean that a revised service will run on Manchester Metrolink on Sunday 30th July with no trams running between Piccadilly and Piccadilly Gardens throughout the day.

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Collisions in Manchester and Birmingham

The past week has seen a couple of collisions involving trams with Manchester Metrolink and Midland Metro the affected systems this time around.

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Bridge opens linking tramstop to Queen’s Medical Centre

A new pedestrian bridge has opened linking the Nottingham Express Transit tramstop with the Queen’s Medical Centre. Named in honour of Professor Sir Peter Mansfield – who also has a tram named after him – the bridge is 90 metres … Continue reading

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