Daily Archives: Friday 26 April 2013

And then there were three…

There are now only three T68As available for service on Manchester Metrolink following the withdrawal of 2002. The tram last operated services between Piccadilly and Eccles during the evening of Wednesday 24 April after which it returned to Queen’s Road … Continue reading

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Latest Wolverhampton city centre Metro extension plans go on show

Centro have unveiled their latest plan to extend Midland Metro into Wolverhampton city centre with the public and business community being given the opportunity to give their views on the £15 million proposals. The extension would see trams run along … Continue reading

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Heritage Trams for the Next Week…

As part of our feature “Support our Heritage Tramways” we will continue to bring you a weekly look at when and where you can travel on heritage trams across the UK. Once again if you know of any errors or … Continue reading

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Tramlink services stopped between Woodside and East Croydon after attack

The British Transport Police stopped all trams between Woodside and East Croydon for a time shortly before 1800 on Thursday 25 April after a large group of youths attacked three men leaving a tram at Woodside tramstop. Reports have said … Continue reading

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Tram trackworks completed at St Andrew Square

All track works around St Andrew Square in Edinburgh city centre have been completed with the area returning to public use from Friday 26 April. This is the first of four major city centre worksites which will be completed during … Continue reading

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Blackpool heritage tram allocations for May Day weekend

As extensively reported already on British Trams Online, the second stint of extensive heritage tram operation in Blackpool this year will occur over the forthcoming May Day Bank Holiday weekend, 4th to 6th May inclusive. Highlights of this period will … Continue reading

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Historic Blackpool trams moved to Starr Gate

In a surprise move, two of Blackpool’s heritage trams have been transferred to Starr Gate depot, along with at least one of the modified ‘B Fleet’ Balloon cars. The two oldest native trams in the fleet, Fleetwood Box car 40 … Continue reading

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Chesterfield welcomes back an old friend for Arts Festival

As previously reported on British Trams Online, Crich Tramway Village have received a request from Chesterfield Borough Council, for horse drawn tramcar Chesterfield 8 to make a special guest appearance at the first ever Chesterfield Community Arts Festival. Following discussions … Continue reading

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