Daily Archives: Friday 25 November 2016

Tram-train pilot delayed to 2018?

The much delayed Tram-Train pilot which will eventually see services running between Sheffield City Centre and Rotherham Parkgate has been delayed even further with the BBC reporting that the first public services will not operate until Summer 2018. This will … Continue reading

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Preston Trampower approved – but not for passengers

After much delay and continued refusal by Preston City Council approval has finally been given for a tram line in the city although if anyone wanted to ride on the line they will be disappointed as it will only be … Continue reading

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Tram-Trains for Glasgow Airport?

Plans for a tram-train service to link Glasgow City Centre with the Airport are once again on the table with local councils set to discuss the plans further. Almost exactly a year since we last reported on the story the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Airport tram passenger numbers down

A new report by the Airport Operators Association has shown that just 8% of all journeys taken to Edinburgh Airport are made by tram – a fall by 2% since the figures were last reviewed. Meanwhile 25% of journeys were … Continue reading

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Fallen tree causes East Didsbury disruption

The first major storm of the autumn caused problems for Manchester Metrolink with a fallen tree damaging the overhead lines at Withington on the East Didsbury line. The tree was reported as being down during the early evening on Monday … Continue reading

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New fare to be introduced on Nottingham Express Transit

Passengers wishing to travel short distances within Nottingham City Centre will be able to take advantage of a new £1 short hop fare from Sunday 27th November. Any single journey between Nottingham Station and Nottingham Trent University will cost just … Continue reading

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