Daily Archives: Friday 16 May 2014

In Pictures: Metrolink T68 1008 latest to depart for scrap

Manchester Metrolink T68 1008 became the fifth T68/T68A to leave the north-west for scrapping when it departed on the back of a low loader at 0915 on Friday 16th May. It has been expected that the LRV would depart the … Continue reading

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Midland Metro welcomes another new tram

There are now seven CAF Urbos3 trams at Midland Metro’s Wednesbury Depot following the arrival of number 23 early on Tuesday 13th May. 23 was the first arrival in Birmingham for over a month (22 having arrived back on 9th … Continue reading

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Tragedy strikes as Douglas Horse Tramway re-opens

Albert, a 17 year old horse, has died after collapsing whilst pulling a tram on the Douglas Horse Tramway. The tragic incident happened on Tuesday 13th May, just the second day of the 2014 season, and it is believed that … Continue reading

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Heritage trams this week

This is your one stop guide to when and where you can ride on heritage trams in the UK and Isle of Man. This week sees another special event taking place at the Crich Tramway Village with the launch of … Continue reading

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Sheffield 330 gets ready for the weekend

Preparations for this week’s Sheffield-themed event taking place at Crich Tramway Village are now well underway, with the various trams which will be taking centre stage being readied for the big occasion. As reported previously, works car Sheffield 330 is … Continue reading

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