Daily Archives: Friday 13 November 2015

Trams to return to Birmingham City Centre on 6th December

It has been confirmed that Midland Metro services will start operating to Bull Street in Birmingham City Centre from 6th December however in a change of plan the full extension will not now open this year with a “scaling down” … Continue reading

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Report backs Edinburgh Trams extension along Leith Walk

Councillors from the City of Edinburgh Council are being urged to back plans for an extension to the city’s tram system with a vote due to take place next week. Council officials have been investigating three proposals for extensions and … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit extension to Derby is a priority

A major expansion of Nottingham Express Transit which would see it running to Derby, East Midlands Airport and the proposed HS2 station at Toton has been named as a priority project as part of devolution negotiations. The 19 local councils … Continue reading

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Heaton Park get ready for their Autumn Gala

The last major event of 2015 takes place at the Heaton Park Tramway on Sunday 15th November with their annual Autumn Gala where you will have the chance to ride on four different trams along with various unique photo opportunities.

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NET Citadis 228 named

The latest Nottingham Express Transit Citadis to receive a name has been 228 which was named Local Armed Forces Heroes in a ceremony at Toton Lane on Remembrance Day, 11th November. The name was chosen as a tribute to servicemen … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Tramlink 2560 in service

As we reported last week London Tramlink Stadler 2560 entered service on Friday 6th November following the completion of its commissioning process. The tram has continued to be used in service over the past week and was caught on camera … Continue reading

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Supertram revise Purple route services

Due to the recent collision at Shalesmoor which has reduced the number of available trams on Stagecoach Supertram it has been announced that the Purple route timetable is to be amended until further notice. On Mondays-Saturdays no trams on this … Continue reading

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Get me there app launched

It seems to have been a long time coming but the get me there app has finally been launched which will enable some Manchester Metrolink tickets to be purchased by smartphone saving passengers time in queuing at tramstops. The app … Continue reading

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TfL fares to rise by 1%

It has been announced that fares across the Transport for London network will rise on average by 1% from 2 January 2016. In real terms this is considered to be a fares freeze as this is the level at which … Continue reading

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Dogs continue to get a ruff deal on Metrolink

Councillors have rejected proposals to allow dogs in cages to be carried on Manchester Metrolink – despite a recommendation that they should accept the plans for a trial to take place. Councillors said that a recent risk assessment had raised … Continue reading

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