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This week we bring you photos from Manchester Metrolink as our busy December continues. These photos were taken at the start of October and mainly concentrate on the Airport line although we also spend a period of time at Deansgate-Castlefield seeing the trams in action.

In case you missed it last week don't forget that voting is now open for the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2019. You can vote in any or all of the four categories: Tram (Traditional), Tram (Modern), Tramway and Event of Year. All you need to do to register your vote is to visit the Tram of the Year page where you can also find details of the shortlists. Voting is now open until Saturday 11th January 2020.

We also have our two Advent Calendars, with new images added each day. There is the Modern Trams and Traditional Trams edition.

Also don't forget that over on the News & Features page we have two daily series throughout December: "15 Years Apart" and "They Ran in 2019". We have also launched a new three times a week series of "Trams in Video" to give you plenty of treats throughout the month.

The news keeps coming as well although the expected announcement of when services on the West Midlands Metro Birmingham Westside extension will start is still awaited at the time of writing these notes - keep an eye on the News & Features page for the final confirmation of this as and when it comes!

Enjoy the update - more soon!

Gareth - 8th December 2019

Picture of the Week: Cambridge Street Tramways 7

Cambridge Street Tramways 7 is the second of our Tram (Traditional) of the Year nominees following the completion of its seven year cosmetic restoration at the Ipswich Transport Museum. The quality of the work is clear to see in this image at taken at the museum a few weeks after its official launch. 5th December 2019.
Photograph by Stephen Cobb

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This page was last updated on Sunday 8th December 2019

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