Daily Archives: Friday 6 October 2017

Record number of passengers travelling on Metrolink

More than 40 million journeys a year are now being made on Manchester Metrolink according to the latest figures released by Transport for Greater Manchester. This is an increase of more than four million in the year to September 2017 … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams scoops top award at Global Awards

Edinburgh Trams is officially the best tramway in the UK following its win at the Global Light Rail Awards this week. Edinburgh walked away with the Operator of the Year Award at the glittering ceremony which was held at London’s … Continue reading

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More Supertram rail replacement works to come

Disruption for passengers on Stagecoach Supertram is coming over the next two summers with the news that the rail replacement works – started in 2013 – are to be concluded as part of a £12.5 million project. South Yorkshire PTE … Continue reading

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New cycle lanes to be added in Edinburgh to make crossing tracks safer

The City of Edinburgh Council are to install a number of red surfaced cycle lanes at key points of Edinburgh’s tram network within the city centre in order to try and make it safer for cyclists when traversing the tram … Continue reading

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Protestors cause Metrolink disruption

Manchester Metrolink services running through St Peter’s Square were disrupted on Sunday 1st October after protestors decided to sit and stand on the tracks during protests outside the Conservative Party Conference (which was taking place at Manchester Central and the … Continue reading

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Man dies after being hit by tram at St Paul’s

A man has died after being hit by a tram at St Paul’s Midland Metro stop. The incident happened at approximately 0530 on Saturday 30th September with the Police treating the death as unexplained. Trams were only able to run … Continue reading

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