Daily Archives: Monday 10 September 2012

MER 19 involved in collision with bin lorry

One of the Manx Electric Railway Winter Saloons suffered minor damage on Tuesday 4th September following an incident with a bin lorry in Groudle. The exact circumstances of the incident are not known but what is known is that MER … Continue reading

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Norman Baker gets NET Phase Two Update

Transport Minister Norman Baker, who kept his job at the Department for Transport as part of the recent reshuffle, has been given an update on how the plan to extend Nottingham Express Transit is progressing during a visit to the … Continue reading

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Appeal for Ilkeston tram memorabilia

Erewash Museum is appealing for anyone who has any memorabilia, photographs or even just memories of the tramway in Ilkeston for a proposed exhibition to be held next year celebrating the 110th anniversary of the opening of the tramway in … Continue reading

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Metrolink Service Performance Update

The latest service performance statistics on the Manchester Metrolink system have been  released on the TfGM Committee website – http://tiny.cc/6hffkw. This latest report gives details on periods 1, 2 and 3 between Monday 30th April and Sunday 22nd July 2012.

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Special Supertram Park and Ride offer launched

Between Sunday 16th September and Saturday 13th October a special offer is available for anyone using the Park and Ride sites on Stagecoach Supertram at Nunnery Square or Middlewood. Passengers can pay just £3.90 for a day’s Supertram travel and … Continue reading

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Oldham’s King Street reopens to traffic after Metrolink construction works

King Street in Oldham reopened to traffic on Monday 10th September following the completion of utility diversion and track laying work for the Manchester Metrolink extension to Oldham town centre, which is due to open in 2014.

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