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Memorable Overseas Train Journeys #1 – The Dutch Debut

This is the first in a series of blog posts that I will be posting based on train journeys overseas. Fittingly I start where it all began with my debut journey of a 1987 inter-rail trip. 953 more words


UPDATED: Disruption to Rochdale services

Metrolink services on the Rochdale line are been disrupted due to issues on Drake Street in Rochdale Town Centre.

Metrolink services between Rochdale Town Centre and Rochdale Railway Station are currently suspended due to an unsafe building along Drake Street. 354 more words

Road closures at Easter will offer taste of chaos to come

Croydon is about to get a taste of the sort of traffic chaos and disruption which may await once the Hammersfield development gets underway – if it ever does – when the town centre is closed down for 10 days over Easter for repairs to the tram tracks. 392 more words


Frank's Photo Challenge - Curve

Frank, whose fab blog is “Dutch Goes the Photo”, has set “CURVE” as the topic for this week’s Photo Challenge. 

See  https://dutchgoesthephoto.net/2017/03/14/tuesday-photo-challenge-curve/

Instead of looking to nature, I’ve chosen a trio of manmade curves seen in Lisbon, a city served by a wonderful set of old trams and funiculars. 41 more words

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Six Years On!

Arriving by Taxi to our Hotel in Christchurch New Zealand was a bit of a shock to the senses. Six years on from the devastating earthquake that struck on 22nd February 2011 large areas around the main Cathedral square were still very much in the process of being rebuilt. 668 more words


All the stops: My Metrolink challenge

As someone who uses the Manchester Metrolionk network frequantly I thought to myself, how can I challenge myself to explore the United Kingdoms biggest light rail network, and then I got my idea, all the stops, a personal challenge to visit every stop on the network before 31st December 2017. 169 more words