Daily Archives: Tuesday 1 October 2013

Shadow running starts as Metrolink gets ready to open to Ashton

It has been confirmed that – subject to the successful completion of final tests – Manchester Metrolink services to Ashton-under-Lyne will start from Wednesday 9th October – several months ahead of schedule. In preparation for the start of services full … Continue reading

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First Midland Metro Urbos 3 tram due “very soon”

A recent update on the Midland Metro website has revealed that the first of 21 new Urbos 3 trams being built by CAF in Spain is due to arrive at the Wednesbury depot “very soon”, although no exact has been … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams Latest

With Edinburgh Trams being in the news recently for more positive reasons than usual we are delighted to be able to bring you a couple of photos from the line showing just how far construction has now come on as … Continue reading

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NET gear up for Goose Fair

The annual Goose Fair takes place at The Forest Recreation Ground in Nottingham from Wednesday 2nd until Sunday 6th October and as usual Nottingham Express Transit will be running extra trams in connection with the event. On Thursday 3rd, Friday … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Engineering Works: Sunday 6th October

Manchester Metrolink services through Victoria will once again be suspended on Sunday 6th October as work continues on “improving” the network. In addition there will be no trams between Altrincham and Timperely throughout the day with replacement buses put in … Continue reading

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Bridge moved into position over A52

Another bridge has been moved into position as work to construct Phase Two of Nottingham Express Transit continues. The latest structure will carry the trams over the A52 and is part of a series of structures which will eventually form … Continue reading

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