Daily Archives: Tuesday 31 March 2015

Picture in Time: Gateshead 5

Today “Picture in Time” heads back to Crich and we feature a tram which is currently withdrawn from service. That tram is Gateshead 5.

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In Pictures: Glasgow 488 restoration continues

Another restoration which we don’t feature too often on these pages is that of Glasgow 488 which is currently undergoing extensive work at the Boston Lodge workshops of the Ffestiniog Railway. Recent progress has seen work coming to an end … Continue reading

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Midland Metro services return to Wolverhampton

Friday 5th September. That was the last time that Midland Metro ran services through to Wolverhampton St George’s. But now almost seven months later trams are finally once again running the complete length of the tramway following the completion of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Manchester Metrolink 3097 arrives

As we reported at the weekend the 97th M5000 for Manchester Metrolink was delivered to Queen’s Road Depot on Saturday 28th March. 3097 arrived on the back of a low loader around midday having made the trip from mainland Europe … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Croydon Town Centre Easter blockade starts

On Saturday 28th March a 16 day blockade of the Croydon loop started with no trams running between Reeves Corner and East Croydon (with the closure extended through to Sandilands over the Easter weekend). Although the main purpose of the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram 2015 rail replacement works commence

The 2015 programme of rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram commenced on Saturday 28th March. The first phase of works this year – known as Area 5 – is on the stretch between Infirmary Road and Hillsborough with the first … Continue reading

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