Daily Archives: Friday 6 November 2015

Picture in Time: Blackpool Illumination Tours

Over the past couple of months we have been taking a look at the Illuminated trams of the Blackpool Tramway over the past 45 years or so and now to round this off we feature some other trams on Illumination … Continue reading

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Overhead problems on Midland Metro

Midland Metro services were severely disrupted on Friday 6th November after damage to the overhead at The Hawthorns. The problem was discovered at approximately 1300 and saw through tram services from Wolverhampton St George’s to St Paul’s suspended for several … Continue reading

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Stadler 2560 enters service

Just a few days after playing a starring role in the launch of the new platform at Wimbledon Stadler Variobahn 2560 has become the 31st tram to carry passengers on the London Tramlink network.

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In Pictures: Birmingham City Centre extension

The weather might have been a bit grim but the past week has seen significant progress made on Midland Metro’s Birmingham City Centre extension with the major news to report that the old and new lines are now connected up … Continue reading

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In Pictures: The new look Wimbledon opens

Monday 2nd November saw London Tramlink return to Wimbledon station following completion of the work to extend the platform length to allow two trams to be in situ at any one time. Tramlink services had been terminating at Dundonald Road … Continue reading

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New timetable for Blackpool

The end of the Illuminations signals the start of another new timetable on the Blackpool Tramway with a standard 15 minute service due to operate every day of the week from Sunday 8th November.

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Another £1 day on Nottingham Express Transit

Nottingham Express Transit are offering passengers the chance to travel on their network for just £1 again on Sunday 8th November. Following the success of the previous £1 Sunday the deal is being repeated with the offer available for both … Continue reading

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New NET Park and Ride sites are officially safe

The two large Park and Ride sites at Toton Lane and Clifton South on the Phase Two extensions of Nottingham Express Transit have been awarded “Park Mark” safer parking awards following recent Police assessments. Both sites have extensive lighting, excellent … Continue reading

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