Daily Archives: Tuesday 6 June 2017

Metrolink celebrate “The Spirit of Manchester” with special tram

Manchester Metrolink have unveiled a special tram paying tribute to the unique spirit of Manchester following the Manchester Arena attack. M5000 3022 has been named “Spirit of Manchester” and has a new livery design inspired by the worker bee, which … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Brush car 623 returns to Blackpool

On Tuesday 6th June, Blackpool Brush Railcoach 623 returned to Rigby Road depot at Blackpool to begin a loan period. The tram has been in the care of the Manchester Transport Museum Society since 2010 and has spent most of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NET 229 collision with lorry

As we reported at the weekend Nottingham Express Transit 229 was involved in a collision with a lorry in the city centre on Saturday 3rd June – the second incident involving a Citadis tram in the city centre in a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 3063 receives advert

The latest tram in Manchester to receive an advertising livery is 3063 which has been seen carrying vinyls for Aperol Spritz, which is apparently the most widespread and commonly aperitif drunk in Italy. The livery, featuring contravision on all passenger … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Flooding in Sheffield

You may be forgiven for forgetting that we are now in June with heavy rain and strong winds battering much of the UK in recent days with services on Stagecoach Supertram affected on Monday 5th June. Heavy rain caused flooding … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1115

Today Picture in Time is showing us an image from Crich with a look at one of the trams which has now been withdrawn from service for many years – Glasgow 1115.

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