Daily Archives: Wednesday 29 September 2021

In Pictures: Metrolink 3131 arrives at Queens Road Depot

Saturday 25th September saw the delivery of Manchester Metrolink’s latest M5000 with 3131 arriving in the city having been transported from Germany via Hull as with all other recent deliveries. 3131 is the eleventh of this new batch of trams … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Balloon 700 goes back to wartime colours

It was due to be the highlight of the Anniversary Weekend in Blackpool – the unveiling of (and possibly the worst kept secret for some time!) Balloon 700 back in the popular Wartime Green and Cream livery it last carried … Continue reading

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Coroner urges reassessment on automatic tram brakes

Sarah Ormond-Walshe, South London senior coroner, who presided over the inquest into the traffic deaths of seven people after a London Tramlink tram left the rails at Sandilands in November 2016, has called on the government to reassess the need … Continue reading

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