Daily Archives: Friday 13 March 2015

Picture in Time: Blackpool Brush 621

With Blackpool Brush 621 enjoying a rare weekend in the spotlight last weekend as part of the Beamish’s Power from the Past event what better tram to feature in tonight’s Picture in Time feature? We head back over 20 years … Continue reading

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Penultimate Urbos 3 arrives in the West Midlands

There are now 20 Urbos 3 trams on Midland Metro metals following the delivery of 36 to the Wednesbury depot early on Friday 13th March. The tram was once again delivered in two sections and was unloaded in the rain … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Midland Metro rail replacement project goes on

The severely over running rail replacement project on Midland Metro between The Royal and Wolverhampton St George’s is continuing as efforts are made to re-open the line this month as promised by Centro earlier this year. In this latest picture … Continue reading

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Date confirmed for 680’s Heaton Park debut

The much-anticipated entry into service of Blackpool Ex-Towing car 680 (currently known by its earlier identity of 280) at its new permanent home, the Heaton Park Tramway, has been confirmed to take place on 26th April. Having just made its … Continue reading

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Man hit by tram in Wythenshawe

A pensioner was hit by a tram in Wythenshawe Town Centre on Monday 9th March causing Metrolink services to be suspended for two hours from shortly after 1000. It seems that the man was attempting to cross the tram tracks … Continue reading

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