Daily Archives: Saturday 21 November 2020

First test train arrives at temporary Metro depot

The first train has entered the Tyne and Wear Metro’s new temporary depot at Howdon on test as preparations for its opening continue at a pace. The depot – on the site of an old landfill site – has been … Continue reading

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Around the World in Trams: Berlin 2003

We move on this week to Germany and Berlin where for the next few weeks we will be taking a look at the trams running over several years between 2016 and 2019.

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Lift replacement to start at The Hawthorns

The lifts at The Hawthorns Railway Station are to be replaced in a three month project which will see both railway station and tram stop having no step free access between 1st December 2020 and 15th March 2021. The lifts … Continue reading

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Punctuality up, reliability down on Metrolink

The latest performance report for Manchester Metrolink has been released and as the headline says it shows that punctuality has gone up whilst reliability has fallen. But in both cases they are big changes with Metrolink continuing to perform at … Continue reading

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