Daily Archives: Saturday 10 May 2014

In Pictures: Glasgow 488 under restoration

Over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend the Ffestiniog Railway opened the doors to the Boston Lodge workshops as part of their gala and this gave members of the public a chance to see how far the restoration of Glasgow … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NET 209 receives another new livery

Nottingham Express Transit 209 is running with another new look following the expansion of its adverts for The Milk Race alongside lime green ends. The two end cars are now complete in plain lime green with text at the top … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Strange destination for Supertram

Rail replacement works are continuing on Stagecoach Supertram with the current work being concentrated beyond Gleadless Townend which means no trams are running to Halfway. Blue route trams are being diverted to Herdings Park with bus connections to Halfway available … Continue reading

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Latest M5000 arrives in Manchester

3083 has become the latest Bombardier built M5000 to arrive at Manchester Metrolink’s Queens Road Depot with it being delivered on Saturday 10th May. After unloading the LRV was moved into the workshops where a start will be made on … Continue reading

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Enter Stanley the Supertram

One of Stagecoach Supertram’ s trams has been immortalised in cartoon form in a new book written to mark the 60th anniversary of Stagecoach’s co-founder and Chairman Sir Brian Souter. Stanley the Supertram is one of a number of Stagecoach … Continue reading

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Whitefield Park and Ride to reopen

The expanded Park and Ride site at the Manchester Metrolink Whitefield stop is due to reopen on Monday 12 May following four months work. During the closure of the car park an extra deck of parking has been installed increasing … Continue reading

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Metrolink delays after taxi collides with tram in Rochdale

Manchester Metrolink services were suspended between Newbold and Rochdale Town Centre for around half an hour on Thursday 8th May after a taxi was involved in a collision with a tram on Maclure Road. The incident occurred shortly before 1230 … Continue reading

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Man dies after being hit by tram at Prestwich

A 33 year old man died on Monday 5th May after being hit by a tram at Prestwich. The man was pronounced dead at the scene after the incident at approximately 1330 which saw him become trapped under the tram. … Continue reading

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