Daily Archives: Thursday 5 September 2013

First Nottingham Express Transit Citadis set to be unveiled

The first of 22 Alstom Citadis trams for Nottingham Express Transit is set to be unveiled to the world during a special ceremony at Wilkinson Street depot. NET are obviously not superstitious as they are to hold this event on … Continue reading

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Manx Electric Railway gets ready to celebrate 120 years

On 7th September 1893 the official opening tram of the Manx Electric Railway travelled between Douglas and Groudle Glen which was then the full extent of the tramway and now exactly 120 years later a special celebration will be held … Continue reading

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York Place to re-open to traffic

York Place, in Edinburgh city centre, is to re-open to traffic on Friday 6th September following the completion of tramway construction works – this will be four months ahead of the revised schedule. The re-opening of York Place means that … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram Engineering Works: Friday 6th to Sunday 8th September

The next set of rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram will start from 2000 on Friday 6th September with work being concentrated around City Hall. Services will be affected until the end of service on Sunday 8th September. During the … Continue reading

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A new name for Blackpool ‘Boat’ 227

The ‘Friends of Blackpool Tower’ Facebook group has revealed that one of Blackpool’s most legendary entertainers is shortly to be honoured with a tramcar named in his honour. Charlie Cairoli was the most famous clown ever to perform at the … Continue reading

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