Daily Archives: Friday 10 June 2016

More Manchester T68s to enter preservation?

The Manchester Transport Museum Society have released a statement concerning the future of three of the withdrawn T68s stored at the Trafford Park depot on the Metrolink system. It is already well known that the MTMS plan to acquire car … Continue reading

Posted in Heaton Park Tramway, Manchester Metrolink | 3 Comments

In Pictures: 17 resumes testing on Midland Metro

Despite having been in the West Midlands since October 2013 the very first of the Urbos 3 trams, 17, has yet to enter passenger service and indeed has made very few public appearances save for some testing in July 2014. … Continue reading

Posted in West Midlands Metro | 5 Comments

Hello 3116 as 3115 enters service

We’re nearly there! The 116th M5000 for Manchester Metrolink was delivered to Queen’s Road Depot on Saturday 4th June with 3116 arriving leaving just a further four trams before the order for 120 trams is concluded. Meanwhile the previous arrival … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Tram-train construction works

There has been a fair bit of negativity surrounding the tram-train pilot recently following the news that Network Rail would not be able to meet the already revised opening date of early 2017 for services to Rotherham Parkgate but despite … Continue reading

Posted in Stagecoach Supertram | 4 Comments