Daily Archives: Wednesday 18 January 2017

In Pictures: Metrolink Second City Crossing testing

Testing on Manchester Metrolink’s Second City Crossing (2CC) has begun again ahead of an opening of the line in “early 2017”. In the early hours of 16th January double M5000 3004+3059 was used on the test runs between Victoria and … Continue reading

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Urbos3 18 bids adios to Midland Metro – for now

Midland Metro’s Urbos 3 18 has left Wednesbury Depot to return to Spain for the fitting of batteries to allow its eventual operation on sections of line which will not have overhead wires installed. All of the trams will carry … Continue reading

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New operator confirmed for Manchester Metrolink

Manchester Metrolink will have a new operator from the summer following the news that KeolisAmey will take over the contract from RATP Dev in July. The decision has been taken to change operators after a competitive process led by TfGM … Continue reading

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