Daily Archives: Thursday 21 March 2013

M5000 3020 named Lancashire Fusiliers

As promised when T68 1020 was withdrawn from service last November, M5000 3020 has taken the name Lancashire Fusiliers to keep Manchester Metrolink’s long and proud journey with the regiment going. The naming took place within Queen’s Road depot on … Continue reading

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Excellent response for new tram drivers in Nottingham

It has been revealed that nearly 350 people have applied for the first of up to 50 new tram driver roles on Nottingham Express Transit. The new jobs are available as NET prepares for the major expansion of phase two … Continue reading

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Old Cardiff Tram Depot up for sale

The former Clare Road tram depot in Cardiff is to be put up for sale by the local Council when they move their service vehicles to a new site in the city. The depot dates from 1902 and after closure … Continue reading

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Supertram fares to rise from 1st April

April Fools Day will not be one of joy for Stagecoach Supertram passengers after it was announced that fares on the network will be rising from that date as a result of rising costs from items such as “labour, energy … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Midland Metro in March

Following on from our look at Midland Metro a couple of weeks ago we bring you another selection of photos from the line taken earlier this week by Mervyn Williams.

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Changes announced for Blackpool’s heritage tours

Detailed plans for the operation of historic trams on the Blackpool tramway during the 2013 season have at last been announced, with a number of changes to the service that was offered last summer. With poor passenger numbers during 2012, … Continue reading

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