Daily Archives: Saturday 22 December 2012

This week on British Trams Online

Our final main site update of 2012 is now available and we bring you more photos as well  as taking a look at services on offer across the UK for the Christmas and New Year period.

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M5000 3032 derails at Market Street

Manchester Metrolink services through the City Centre were suspended during the evening of Friday 21st December after M5000 3032 derailed having just departed Market Street stop at approximately 1715.

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NET fleet to undergo refurbishment

It has been revealed that as part of a number of improvements planned to be introduced on the Nottingham Express Transit network in 2013 the fleet of 15 Incentro trams are to undergo a refurbishment. No further details have been … Continue reading

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Agreement signed for improvements on Midland Metro

Centro and National Express – operators of Midland Metro – have signed an agreement which will see a number of improvements implemented on the system. Most of the improvements have been previously announced such as the introduction of 20 new … Continue reading

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Bridge to be built over tram line after tragedy

Network Rail have revealed that they are planning to build a bridge over the railway and tramway near to Hucknall where a 13 year old girl tragically lost her life last month. The foot crossing has now had two fatal … Continue reading

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Internal changes for Supertram fleet

All of the Siemens built trams on Stagecoach Supertram are currently receiving new LED interior lighting. The changes are being made when the trams are not required from service and not a complete tram is done at once which means … Continue reading

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Campaign group against Tramlink to Bromley set-up

In one of the more bizarre stories we have reported for quite some time a former councillor has set up a campaign group against extending London Tramlink to Bromley – even though the plans aren’t really on the table! Rod … Continue reading

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Santa may return to Crich in 2013

Support amongst Tramway Museum Society members is growing for the resumption of Santa Specials at Crich Tramway Village next year. These have been a nice source of income during the lean winter months in previous years, and with other heritage … Continue reading

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Winter work at East Anglia

For the second successive year, the East Anglia Transport Museum have found success with the concept of ‘Santa Trams’, which has provided two of its fleet – Blackpool 11 and London Transport 1858 – with employment during the normally quiet … Continue reading

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Winter work at Crich

There may not be any trams running at Crich Tramway Village this winter, but that doesn’t mean that nothing of interest is going on there. In fact, the workshop has been a hive of activity in the last weeks, with … Continue reading

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