Daily Archives: Friday 27 May 2016

In Pictures & Video: 37 named Ozzy Osbourne

As expected Ozzy Osbourne was in Birmingham City Centre on Thursday 26th May to unveil his name on the side of the newest of the Urbos 3 trams, 37. The ceremony took place at the new stop on Corporation Street … Continue reading

Posted in West Midlands Metro | 3 Comments

A night of trouble on Metrolink

Wednesday 25th May was a night which proved to be a bit troublesome for passengers attempting to travel on Manchester Metrolink with four incidents causing problems – on a night when scores of people were trying to get to the … Continue reading

Posted in Manchester Metrolink | 9 Comments

Decision delayed for Blackpool North tramway extension

Blackpool Council’s executive committee have delayed their approval for the North Station tramway extension so they can examine the proposals in more detail. It had been expected that the committee would be recommending to the full council that a formal … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway | 9 Comments

Latest Luas strikes cancelled

Two four hour strikes due to take place on Dublin’s Luas network on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May have been cancelled to allow talks to take place in an attempt to find an end to the pay dispute which … Continue reading

Posted in Dublin Luas | Comments Off on Latest Luas strikes cancelled

Tramlink to be added to Tube map

The next edition of the iconic Tube map is to include London Tramlink routes for the first time when it is released next month. The Docklands Light Railway, London Overground and even the Emirates Air Line have featured on the … Continue reading

Posted in London Tramlink | Comments Off on Tramlink to be added to Tube map

Book Review: ‘Regional Tramways – Scotland’ by Peter Waller

‘Regional Tramways’ is a new series of books by Peter Waller which aims to cover the history of tramway operations on all systems which existed across the British Isles, or at least as many as possible. The first two volumes … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | 2 Comments