Daily Archives: Saturday 30 September 2023

Testing continues of new Metro fleet – but project confirmed as five months behind schedule

Its been confirmed that the programme to introduce the new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet of trains (currently being built by Stadler) into service is running around five months behind schedule. It had been hoped the first would be in … Continue reading

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Around the World in Trams: Riga 57049

We do back outside of the British Isles for this latest edition of “Around the World in Trams” and we’re still in Riga.

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Police appeal for information after assault on Metrolink

Greater Manchester Police have launched an appeal for information following an incident that happened at approximately 1830 on Friday 22nd September on board a tram as it was close to Failsworth in Oldham. Officers received reports that a man had … Continue reading

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New Metro extension proves popular with passengers

It may only have been open for a couple of weeks but West Midlands Metro are already reporting on the popularity of the new extension to Wolverhampton Railway Station. The line (which includes two new stops) opened on Sunday 17th … Continue reading

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