Daily Archives: Saturday 8 February 2020

Significant fall recorded in tram passengers on the Isle of Man

After the past few years have seen increases in passenger numbers on the Isle of Man’s main tramways and railways, 2019 has seen a significant fall in all three tramways with just the Steam Railway seeing a rise. Many reasons … Continue reading

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Around the World in Trams: Potsdam 415

We are staying in Potsdam for this week’s overseas tram image and it is another Siemens Combino featuring.

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Birmingham Eastside extension close to approval

A few weeks ago when we reported on the awarding of the Transport and Works Act Order for the West Midlands Metro Birmingham Eastside extension what was apparent was the complete lack of acknowledgment from Transport for West Midlands that … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Oporto 196 and Sheffield 264 at Beamish

We already know that the early part of 2020 will see the withdrawal from service of Oporto 196 at Beamish but before then it is still available for use and on Tuesday 4th February it was out on driver training … Continue reading

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