Daily Archives: Tuesday 11 February 2020

Storm Ciara causes disruption across UK

“Storm of the Century”, named Ciara in the alphabetical naming sequence used by the Met Office in recent years, has seen severe disruption for UK tramways with not only strong winds but heavy rain leading to service changes. Blackpool, Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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Strathallan Depot to be officially opened as part of Rush Hour on the Railways

The first of two big general transport events on the Isle of Man for 2020 will see the official opening of the new Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Depot at Strathallan. Rush Hour on the Railways takes place over the Easter … Continue reading

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Still standing! Tram rosettes in Horwich

Some of the remnants of first generation tramways are more difficult to spot than others but probably the most common remains can be seen on the side of various buildings around the UK with the rosettes which the overhead span … Continue reading

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