Daily Archives: Monday 10 March 2014

Midland Metro welcomes its fifth CAF Urbos 3

The fifth of the CAF constructed Urbos 3 trams for Midland Metro arrived at Wednesbury Depot on Monday 10th March. 21 followed the usual road, sea, road path via Santander and Plymouth from the CAF factory at Zaragoza in Spain … Continue reading

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And then there were 10! Citadis 225 arrives in Nottingham

Nottingham Express Transit now has ten Alstom Citadis trams on site following the arrival of 225 late on Friday 7th March. The tram was unloaded the following day and joins its nine other sisters in Nottingham.

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In Pictures: Metrolink T68As on Abraham Moss shuttles

The two remaining T68As available for service – 2001 and 2003 – saw use on the Bury to Abraham Moss shuttle service on Saturday 8th March and with thanks to Steve Kemp we are able to bring you a few … Continue reading

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Help for horse trams at Leeds

The restoration of the rediscovered Cambridge/Bradford/Bath horse tramcar now housed at the Ipswich Transport Museum is now underway, with some assistance being provided by the Leeds Transport Historical Society. Having gained considerable expertise whilst restoring the similar horse tram Leeds … Continue reading

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Another Heaton Park tram goes undercover

It seems like barely a week goes by without something momentous happening at Manchester’s Heaton Park, and the latest milestone was achieved on Sunday 9th March when the first two tracks to be laid within the new Lakeside Depot were … Continue reading

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