Daily Archives: Friday 8 March 2013

New look for 215 as NET start refresh of their fleet

The refurbishment of the Nottingham Express Transit fleet has now commenced with the first example – 215 – being unveiled at Wilkinson Street depot showing off a new livery. The £300,000 project will see all 15 of the trams undergoing … Continue reading

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Stretch of track handed over to City of Edinburgh Council

The 2.8km section of track between Gogar depot and Edinburgh Airport has been handed over to the City of Edinburgh Council following the completion of the programme of testing by the contractors. This becomes the first section of the tramway … Continue reading

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In Pictures: T68s and T68As continue to be key on Metrolink

Since the extension of Manchester Metrolink to Rochdale opened it has been necessary for the use of both T68s and T68As to increase again to ensure that a full service can still be operated. This is particularly key for the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Out and About on Midland Metro

One of the UK light rail systems which doesn’t get an huge amount attention on British Trams Online is Midland Metro which – with the exception of a few major stories such as the upcoming complete system closure – tends … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Rochdale Town Centre Metrolink Extension

Now that the excitement of the opening of the Metrolink line through to Rochdale Railway Station is over we can turn our attention to the latest progress on the Town Centre extension. Tracks are currently been laid on this extension … Continue reading

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Coronation 304 back in Blackpool – but still outside

Blackpool Coronation car 304‘s extended stay at Beamish Museum finally came to an end on Thursday 7th March, when the tram was loaded up for transportation back to Blackpool. The Lancastrian Transport Trust owned tram arrived back on the Fylde … Continue reading

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