Daily Archives: Sunday 4 May 2014

In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 275

As mentioned in our report last on the opening date for Edinburgh Trams, CAF built 275 has had vinyls applied advertising the start date of 31st May. The tram will carry these – which include details of a hashtag they … Continue reading

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Two more M5000s enter service

The latest two M5000s to be delivered to Manchester Metrolink have now entered service with 3081 and 3082 both joining the non-ATS/VRS fitted fleet over the past few days. 3081 operated its first passenger services on 29th April being quickly … Continue reading

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Midland Metro suffers with delays

Most days during the past week have seen delays on Midland Metro mainly caused by tram availability with several vehicles receiving workshop attention at the moment. 14 is currently in the workshops undergoing wheel repair work whilst 08 has also … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 674+684 move in to NEETT’s new depot

A very productive weekend for the North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust has seen Blackpool trams Centenary 647 and Twin set 674+684 moved into the new storage shed at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum near Sunderland, ending their … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Manchester Metrolink T68As – the last day

As reported previously on British Trams Online the last day of operation for the two remaining Manchester Metrolink T68As was on Wednesday 30th April when 2001 and 2003 were allocated to running on the Bury-Abraham Moss shuttle. 2001 departed Bury … Continue reading

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Win a chance to drive a Citadis tram!

With the first daytime test runs of the new Alstom Citadis trams taking place over the past week in Nottingham city centre, Nottingham Express Transit are offering one lucky person and a guest the chance to drive one within the … Continue reading

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Elmers End and Beckenham Junction Tramlink services to be disrupted by bridge works

London Tramlink services to Elmers End and Beckenham Junction will be suspended between Saturday 24th May and Sunday 1st June to allow for the replacement of the road bridge at Spring Lane, Woodside. During this period trams from Therapia Lane … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink Performance Update

The latest statistics from 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 11 (Monday 3rd February-Sunday … Continue reading

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