Daily Archives: Thursday 12 March 2015

NET Phase Two testing extends again

The testing and commissioning process on the Nottingham Express Transit Phase Two extensions has once again taken a step forward with both the first weekend daytime tests and the extension of overnight testing as far as University Boulevard on the … Continue reading

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An eventful early season weekend at Beamish

Beamish Museum staged two days of enhanced tramway activity on the weekend of Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March, with all of the currently operational tramcars in service and others displayed prominently for photographic opportunities, plus some bonus evening events … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Cambridge Horse Tram 7 restoration

One of the lower profile tram restorations in the UK is that of Cambridge horse tram no. 7 which has been undergoing restoration for two years now at the Ipswich Transport Museum. We have previously reported on the remarkable discovery … Continue reading

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Urbos 3s run a complete weekday service on Midland Metro

The day many had feared would come has finally arrived – a complete Midland Metro weekday service has been operated by the new Urbos 3 trams. The fateful day – or historic day depending on your viewpoint – occurred on … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Ipswich 33

The Ipswich Transport Museum isn’t only home to the Cambridge horse car (see separate story for news on its restoration) as Brush built Ipswich Corporation Tramways 33 is also on display at the Museum.

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