Tuesday, July 28, 2015

MANCHESTER METROLINK ON 28 JULY 2015 - Frank Bagshaw

Frank Bagshaw has been to Manchester today, see some photos of Victoria and work associated with St Peter's Square.
3004 and 3036 under the new glass roof at Victoria. Trams for Rochdale and Bury are currently using the centre track - Platform B.

NOTTINGHAM MORE PROGRESS ON 27 JULY 2015 - Frank Bagshaw

Tram 217 collects passengers at the new Nottingham station stop on the day the opening day.
 

Tram 235 bound for Nottingham station and Hucknall passes through the Meadows junction where the two new routes separate.
 

Tram 219 has just used the Meadows Way crossover - the points are being changed by a temporary pointsman, and sets off for the station and Phoenix Park
 
A spokesman on the local news yesterday evening said that the new routes would definitely open in August after some remedial track work has been completed - let's see.

Monday, July 27, 2015

NOTTINGHAM MORE PROGRESS ON 27 JULY 2015 - Martin Miller

Another milestone in the Nottingham saga with the opening of the new tram stop above Nottingham Station that opened today. The southbound trams continued to either Queens Walk on the Clifton route or Meadows Way West on the Beeston and Toton route to turn back. The photos show Queens Walk and the video shows the new entrances to the Stop and trams on the Karlsruhr Friendship Bridge.
 
https://youtu.be/w72Oz-HIW7E

Queens Walk stop

Queens Walk stop other direction

Saturday, July 25, 2015

CRICH 24 JULY 2015 - FRANK'S FRIDAYS - Frank Bagshaw

On Friday 24th I conducted tram MET 331 at Crich. Other trams in service were: Leeds 399 and Sheffield 510.

Monday, July 20, 2015

CRICH HOME FRONT WEEK JULY 2015 - Hazel Quarmby

The eventful Edwardian/Home Front/Battle Bus week is over and here are a few more of my photos.






Thursday, July 16, 2015

BATTLE BUS FROM LT MUSEUM ARRIVES AT CRICH FOR WW1 EVENT - Hazel Quarmby

The battle bus from The London Transport Museum arrived at Crich on 15 July 2015 to take part in the WW! Home Front activities.  Here are some photos from its arrival to parking outside the Red Lion - turning out a few exhaust fumes along the way!!!





Tuesday, July 14, 2015

CRICH ON FRIDAY 10 JULY 2015 - Frank Bagshaw

 I was on relief duties at Crich on Friday, trams in service were: Sheffield 74, Glasgow 1068 and the Blackpool boat. 3006 also ran one trip as the "access tram."
I conducted on all the day's trams, here is the "boat" on it's final journey of the day.

Monday, July 06, 2015

CRICH - LUT159 - ON FRIDAY 3 JULY 2015 -Frank Bagshaw

On Friday, I spent an enjoyable day at Crich conducting LUT 159. It was very popular with the passengers especially the school parties. 


Wednesday, July 01, 2015