Archive for September, 2013

Trains, Trams and no Automobiles Exhibition, Altrincham to 29 September 2013 ….

Posted on September 26th, 2013, by The Chairman

Thursday 26 – Sunday 29 September are the final 4 days of the Train, Tram and no Automobiles art exhibition at the Art With A Heart gallery off Regents Road in Altrincham. Entry is free. The exhibition has been organised by Art With A Heart in conjunction with the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership, TfGM, […]

Local councils better than DfT at determining local train services? ….

Posted on September 20th, 2013, by The Chairman

There has been a lot of discussion about “Rail in the North”, the concept behind local councils getting together to specify train services in Northern England apart from longer distance and some other services. The Manchester Evening News covered this further a few weeks ago. Some think things being determined “locally” has to be better […]

Metrolink Update – September 2013 ….

Posted on September 17th, 2013, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. From Monday 9 September 2013 Metrolink have re-timed the double unit service on the Altrincham to Bury route to better provide better capacity in the morning peak. Two out of the ten Altrincham – Bury direct trams run as single units. Metrolink have adjusted which two are singles in the sequence […]