Daily Archives: Friday 1 April 2016

In Pictures: Manx Electric Railway Ratchet Car 14 restoration

The project to return one of the Manx Electric Railway’s “Ratchet” cars (so called because they were not fitted with air brakes and relied on the ratchet hand brake system) to service is continuing at Derby Castle Sheds with no. … Continue reading

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Tramlink Line 4 extended to Wimbledon from 4th April

The much vaunted increase in London Tramlink services to Wimbledon will be introduced from Monday 4th April with Line 4 extended from Therapia Lane through to Wimbledon. This increase will see 12 trams an hour to Wimbledon instead of the … Continue reading

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Deal signed for fitting of Urbos 3 batteries

It’s official, Midland Metro’s existing fleet of Urbos 3 trams are to be fitted with batteries following the signing of a contract between Centro and CAF. The groundbreaking – for the UK – deal will see the first tram move … Continue reading

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