Daily Archives: Friday 20 December 2013

NEETT depot gets its walls

Construction work on the new tram shed at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum near Sunderland has made incredibly rapid progress during December. As the accompanying photograph clearly shows, the building is now structurally almost complete following a … Continue reading

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Blow for Blackpool North Station extension?

Earlier this year there was much celebration at the news that Transport for Lancashire were going to release more than £16 million towards extending the Blackpool Tramway to North Station, but it could now turn out that this celebration was … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Variotrams to New Addington

Since their introduction to the London Tramlink fleet in 2012 the Stadler built Variotrams have been very rare visitors to New Addington, however on Sunday 15th December all that changed with four of the seven Wimbledon-New Addington diagrams being in … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NET 208 receives its stripes

No sooner has we speculated that Nottingham Express Transit 208 was about to enter the workshops for its refurbishment than it was seen in service carrying a revised livery. You may remember that this tram has recently been stripped of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: The early liveries of Edinburgh Trams

It seems strange that a system which has yet to open has already had so many different livery styles but that is exactly what has happened in Edinburgh with no fewer than four different liveries carried so far. Starting off … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram service changes: 13th-26th January 2014

Services between Tinsley/Meadowhall South and Meadowhall Interchange on Stagecoach Supertram will be suspended between Monday 13th and Sunday 26th January due to essential highway works which forms part of the Bus Rapid Transit scheme. A replacement bus service will be … Continue reading

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Dundee tram plan rejected

City leaders in Dundee have rejected plans put forward by consultants to introduce a small tram system in the city. The £20 million scheme would have seen a circular route introduced around the city, similar to the one in San … Continue reading

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Five for £5 ticket back in Nottingham

The popular Group ticket which allows two adults and up to three children (or just two adults) to unlimited travel on the tram for just £5 is returning for the Christmas holidays. The ticket is available everyday from Monday 23rd … Continue reading

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Car hits tram in Oldham town centre

It didn’t take long did it? The first collision between a car and a tram on the Oldham town centre extension of Manchester Metrolink has taken place with an incident happened shortly after 1500 on Thursday 19th December. The collision … Continue reading

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