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Australia Trip Notes: First Impressions, Melbourne

I recently returned from Australia — my first time ever on this continent.  My posts over the next few days will recount my impressions of this land, or at least the relatively small piece I visited.   1,396 more words


Briggate in Brief

Local History Librarian, Ross Horsley, celebrates Black Friday with a special deal of ten FREE facts about Briggate, one of the oldest streets in Leeds. 501 more words

Leeds History

To Budge?

Saturday 28th October 2017 ko 12.30

Scottish Premiership


RANGERS 3 (Miller 43 65 Windass 72)

Att 32,852 (14,102 away) 975 more words


Metrolink Service Recovery on 10th November: What could have been done?

So, my final word in this series, at least for now: My thoughts on what could have been done better, instead of suspending the network for so long. 2,021 more words


Metrolink Service Recovery Challenges - Pt2

Despite looking alike, not all of Metrolink’s trams are created equal.

This is because Metrolink has: Two Different Signalling Systems

When Metrolink was built initially, and the Altrincham and Bury lines were converted from British Rail operations, it used a railway style signalling system, and part of this is a safety system called ATS fitted to the trams. 624 more words


Tram Tracks 2

Low autumn sun lights up the street trees in autumn colour, transforming an everyday scene.

Line 3 of the Paris Tramway at Porte d’Ivry.

Paris Streets

Metrolink Service Recovery Challenges - Pt 1

In the opening post in this series, I put forward a series of probably common questions as to why it took so long to recover service following the Metrolink disruption on 10th November: 1,063 more words