Daily Archives: Friday 8 September 2017

All change for Seaton from 18th September

It has now been confirmed that the old Victorian style terminus at Seaton will be used for the last time on Sunday 17th September with work to redevelop the site starting the following day. Tram services will continue until the … Continue reading

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Next phase of Midland Metro expansion starts

No sooner had there been confirmation of Government support for the Midland Metro Edgbaston extension than work on the next phase commenced with one of Birmingham’s most iconic statues being lifted out of Victoria Square. Iron: Man, created by Anthony … Continue reading

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Consultation started to remove ticket machines on Tramlink

An eight week consultation has been launched on plans to make London Tramlink completely “cashless”. The proposal would see all existing cash ticket machines removed from tramstops with passengers asked to use Oyster or go contactless instead.

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Edinburgh Trams Inquiry public hearings start

The long awaited public hearings of the Edinburgh Trams Inquiry have now started with the first two weeks due to hear evidence from various councillors and council officials. The hearings will only be taking place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays … Continue reading

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Over 1300 “incidents” reported on Isle of Man’s Railways in six years

Following a recent Freedom of Information request it has been revealed that there have been 1,352 “safety related incidents” reported on Isle of Man Railway’s since October 2011. These figures include occurrences on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway … Continue reading

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In Pictures: St Chad’s lift and stairs opened

For well over a year we have been following the story of the lack of access from the Midland Metro stop at St Chad’s (or Snow Hill as originally named) with the only way to get to the stop to … Continue reading

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Man hit by tram in Nottingham

A man was hit by a tram close to Gregory Street tramstop at approximately 0815 on Thursday 7th September suffering serious, although not life threatening, injuries. Nottingham Express Transit are investigating the incident. The incident caused NET services were unable … Continue reading

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