Daily Archives: Sunday 29 October 2017

More ambitious plans for Preston

Preston and modern trams is a story which keeps coming and this week in order to prove a point about how trams can run in the Lancashire city the Trampower group hired a bendy bus to go along proposed routes … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A windy day in Dudley

It isn’t just operating tramways who have trouble in the wind! On Sunday 22nd October the tram service was suspended at the Black Country Living Museum because of fears that the wind would dewire the tram and cause it to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Speed restrictions in Blackpool

Coming less than a week after the previous storm, Brian made its presence felt over the weekend of 21st/22nd October although the damage caused and disruption to tramways was nowhere as near severe as that caused by Ophelia. In Blackpool … Continue reading

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First phase of Trafford Park Metrolink works completed

The first phase of highway works for the extension of Manchester Metrolink to Trafford Park have been completed – in plenty of time for Christmas so that those visiting the Trafford Centre aren’t badly affected. A temporary road layout has … Continue reading

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