Daily Archives: Saturday 21 December 2019

In Pictures: April start planned for Trafford Park line

It seems to be catching – after West Midlands Metro’s “early” opening of the Birmingham Westside extension earlier this month, Manchester Metrolink have now announced their planned early opening of the Trafford Park line. According to an event held on … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Trams in Italy – 2018 & 2019

Today we again head overseas to take a look at some “Trams in Video”. The location this time is Italy and the cameras are pointed towards the trams in Rome, Milan and Turin during 2018 and 2019.

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 260 joins the pact

It may be very nearly Christmas but that hasn’t stopped a new advert livery being applied on Edinburgh Trams with 260 losing its previous C R Smith advert (the from Glasgow to Peterhead version) in favour of a new design … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Blackpool Toastrack 166

After yesterday’s foray to Blackpool today’s “They Ran in 2019” is again a Blackpool tram but this time it’s a tram which has left its former home to find a new home in Derbyshire at the Crich Tramway Village. The … Continue reading

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Power problems cause issues on West Midlands Metro

Sunday 15th December saw service disruption on the West Midlands Metro after a loss of power saw trams only able to operate between Wolverhampton St George’s and Black Lake. Reasons for the power going down are not known but it … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Blackpool Balloon 701

Yes, its Blackpool again and yes its another Balloon Car in this edition of “15 Years Apart” – this time its Balloon 701.

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