Daily Archives: Friday 13 December 2013

Citadis 221 arrives in Nottingham

Alstom Citadis 221 has become the sixth of the class to arrive at Wilkinson Street Depot in Nottingham, arriving on 11th December. Just like its five sisters before it the tram was transported from Alstom’s Barcelona plant to Southampton Docks … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Manchester Metrolink 3077 arrives

Saturday 7th December saw the arrival of the last M5000 in Manchester of 2014 with 3077 being delivered on the back of a low loader. 3077 arrived at Queens Road Depot shortly after midday before being unloaded and transferred to … Continue reading

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Late night trams for the New Year in Nottingham

For the first time since opening Nottingham Express Transit are going to offer a service during the early hours of 1st January to aid those coming back from New Year parties in the city centre. Between 0030 and 0200 on … Continue reading

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Midland Metro fares to rise

Midland Metro fares are to increase from 2nd January 2014 to support improvements to the network. In fact the press release from National Express West Midlands give details of both bus and tram fare changes and goes on to say … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Performance Update

The latest statistics of Manchester Metrolink have been released giving details on the performance of the service, any major incidents, trams out of service and the number of complaints received. The latest document concentrates on periods 5, 6 and 7 … Continue reading

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Overhead problems cause delays for Tramlink

Services between Wimbledon and Therapia Lane were suspended on Tuesday 10th December during the morning rush hour after a fault with the overhead lines was discovered. Engineers were quickly despatched to the scene to repair the fault but trams were … Continue reading

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