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    West Midlands Metro extension to Wolverhampton Station

    I thought that this had already been built. Seems to have taken a long time. It will be a useful link.
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    Manchester Trams, Maps, Fares

    Thanks, I did try that infact but to no avail. I shall search around until I find something that works.
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    Manchester Trams, Maps, Fares

    Many Tanks for that very useful info.
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    Manchester Trams, Maps, Fares

    Good morning, All being well I am going to Manchester for the day in a couple of months time and want to "Play" on the trams, using the new city link too. I can not seem to find a map online of the whole UPDATED network that will print the whole network on A4 paper. It does the middle part but...
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    Glasgow Subway trains first in UK to run with no staff on board

    As mentioned above, a few overseas metros run like this, Lille I think and one of the Paris metro lines. Back in the 1960s when the London Transport Victoria line opened, I think it was designed then for driverless operation, not sure if the Jubilee line is too?
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    Isle of Man Horse Trams suspended

    I had thought that the horse trams had stopped running due to "Road Improvements or something"
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    New Metrolink routes after second city crossing.

    I am planning a visit to Manchester fairly soon, is teh second city link now working ok and is the best day fare £ 5.00 Thanks.?
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    West Midland Trams

    That's great, thank you. :)
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    West Midland Trams

    Good morning, All being well I shall be in Brum next month and want to go on the trams for a few stops now they are using New Street Stn. I can not work out from the website how much a return ticket would be say to the Hawthorns or Jewelry Quarter, it would be for afternoon on a week day...
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    Steam on the Met(rolink)

    As well as these Metrolink engineering works being helped by steam loco. is it true that elsewhere in the UK, there are still some movements in a heavy industrial area, possibly mining or iron/steel, that are also being operated by steam. I presume shunting wagons etc? I heard about this on a...
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    Steam on the Met(rolink)

    Wow, that's amazing, very good to see, I wonder how it came about, using steam rather than diesel?
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    Wimbledon -- Platform 10

    I too was wondering what was happening with platform 10 at Wimbledon. There are plans, mentioned elsewhere in this forum, to build a second foot bridge at the London end of Wimbledon station which should ease congestion in the rush hour when connecting from the District line to SWT...
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    Manchester Victoria tram stop set to reopen on Wednesday 18th February 2015.

    Ahem, sorry. I'll stand in the corner.:oops: It sounds like it will be good when it's all completed.
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    Manchester Victoria tram stop set to reopen on Wednesday 18th February 2015.

    I was in Manchester last week and saw all the work going on. I am not clear though, when the work is all done, will there be a direct tram link again between man Vic & Man Picc on a regular daily basis?
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    Manchester Trams

    Thank you for all this info, I will note to change at Cornbrook. It's interesting, seeing from the map, how much the tram network has expanded in recent years. I guess we will prob get a day rover type ticket.
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    Manchester Trams

    Good morning, All being well I hope to be visiting Manchester on a Tuesday or Wednesday in early February. I have heard something about trams not stopping at Man Victoria Station for a while. Does anyone know if that is true, we are planning to visit Salford Media City, so I think we...
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    H-Train Proposal for Leeds...

    Oh right, tks. :D
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    H-Train Proposal for Leeds...

    Does this mean they are seriously looking at bringing back trolley buses to Leads? That would be good.
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    Enfield to Colindale by Public Transport

    Thank you to everybody's suggestions here re the journey I was planning. I followed the advise and used the 307,107,292 connections all worked, journey time just under 90 minutes, and then later the walk as suggested from Belsize Park Stn to the LOO at Hampstead Heath Station where I only had...
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    Enfield to Colindale by Public Transport

    OK, Thank you for this extra item of info. Rgds.

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